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Democratic National Convention


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

These papers document the activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke during her tenure as an elected member of the California State Assembly (1966-1972) and the U.S. Congress (1973-1978), and an appointed member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (1979-1980). In addition, they document her unsuccessful campaign for California Attorney General (1978). The papers contain correspondence and memorandums, campaign materials, clippings, ephemera, financial documents, moving images, notes, photographs, public opinion polls, schedules, sound recordings. speeches and statements, and artifacts.

For papers documenting Ms. Burke's later tenure on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (1992-2008), see the Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Papers, Collection 0218.2, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC.


  • 1973-1976



COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access. The collection is open for research. There are files that contain confidential information, and, therefore, access to these files is restricted.


From the Collection: 417 Linear Feet (417 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States