California -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The papers include material collected by Chauncey Alexander over a long and active life in social work and radical politics. Included are personal papers, school papers, and materials relating to Alexander's leadership of such organizations as the National Association of Social Workers, the International Federation of Social Workers, the First Amendment Foundation, and other organizations. Considerable materials are preserved from Alexander's service as an adjunct professor of Social Work at...
Dates: 1917 - 2004
Abstract Alphonzo Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) was a United States Congressman who represented the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - which encompassed the communities of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, and West Los Angeles - between 1961 and 1977. Materials within the collection date from the 1930s to the 1980s and document Bell's political career.
Abstract The Edmund G. Brown, Jr. papers comprise the papers of Jerry Brown during his tenure as California Secretary of State (1971-1975) and his first two terms as the Governor of California (1975-1983). Over the course of his career, Jerry Brown has served as the California Secretary of State (1971-1975), the 34th Governor of California (1975-1983), the Mayor of Oakland (1999-2007), the Attorney General of California (2007-2011), and the 39th Governor of California (2011-2019).
Dates: circa 1971-1987
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, administrative records, regulations and legislation, campaign finances, budget reports for the State of California, commission and agency agendas, speeches, newspaper clippings, articles, and photographs from Houston Flournoy's political career from 1956 to 1974.
Dates: 1956 - 1974
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics California political campaign ephemera consists of files containing primarily direct mail materials for various local and state of California political campaigns, 1993-2009.
Abstract The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases of Klein's long career: his early career as a journalist with Copley Newspapers in Alhambra and San Diego; his work with Richard Nixon, beginning with the Vice Presidential campaign of 1956; and his subsequent career as a media...
Dates: 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973)
Abstract The Frank Lanterman papers, 1955-1978 (bulk 1965-1978), represent a part of the legislative career of Frank Lanterman, who served in the California State Assembly from 1951 to 1978. Lanterman, who was responsible for almost 400 bills during his 28-year career, was known as California's "Father of Mental Health," a tribute to his long service as champion for the state's mentally ill community.
Dates: 1955 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978
Abstract Lynn Schenk was a representative from California. She served as Deputy Attorney General in the California State Attorney General's Office, Criminal Division for about a year before taking a position with San Diego Gas and Electric as an in-house lawyer. In 1976, she left San Diego Gas and Electric when she was offered a position to be special assistant to Vice Presidents Nelson A. Rockefeller and Walter F. Mondale. From 1977 to 1980, she served as Secretary of California's State Department...