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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Politics and government -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Eugene Biscailuz scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 0216
Abstract

This collection contains photograph scrapbooks kept by Eugene Biscailuz during his tenure as Los Angeles County Sheriff, as well as scrapbooks of newspaper clippings kept by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Biscailuz joined the Sheriff’s Department in 1907 and became Sheriff of Los Angeles County in 1932. He retired from the force in 1958.

Dates: 1870 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1958

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

 Collection
Identifier: 0218-2
Abstract

The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included in this collection are the records from Burke's second tenure on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (1992-2008).

Dates: 1968 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1991 - 2008

Chester Earl Holifield papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0220
Abstract Chester Earl Holifield (1903-1995) -- also known as Chet Holifield -- of Montebello, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, KY, December 3, 1903. Moved to Montebello in 1920 and engaged in the manufacture and selling of men's apparel 1920-1943; U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1943-75. Congressional adviser to international conferences on uses of atomic energy, nuclear weapons testing, water desalinization, and disarmament. Upon his retirement from the...
Dates: circa 1944-1974

Osborne-Montague family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0190
Abstract The Osborne-Montague family papers contains the papers of multiple generations of the Osborne and Montague families, as well as of the families they married into (primarily the Tingstads and the Caleffs). Rodney Montague moved to Los Angeles in 1853, while Henry Zenas Osborne moved to the area in 1878. Montague was a farmer; Osborne owned the Los Angeles Evening Express and was a Congressman for California's 10th Congressional District from 1917 until his death in 1923. His son, Henry...
Dates: 1847 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1945

Speakers' Club of Los Angeles records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0097
Abstract

This collection contains the records of the Speakers' Club of Los Angeles for the years 1931-1935. Established in 1931, the club aimed to facilitate cooperation between government officials and agencies and the public.

Dates: 1931 - 1935

University of Southern California School of Public Administration records

 Collection
Identifier: 0295
Abstract

The collection contains records of the USC School of Public Administration from its inception as the USC Institute of Government through 1985. Records include correspondence and other administrative documents, records of Institutes and other joint projects, contracts, faculty papers, and similar materials.

Dates: 1929 - 1985