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Inventory of the John Lofland Papers
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  • Creator: Lofland, John
    Title: John Lofland Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1974-2012
    Extent: 7 linear feet
    Abstract: John Lofland served as Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis from 1970-1994. His papers contain research materials on demonstrations in or near the California State Capitol building in 1977 for his books, Symbolic Sit-ins: Protest Occupations at the California Capitol (1982) and Crowd Lobbying: An Emerging Tactic of Interest Group Influence in California (1982). Also included are materials relating to the formation of the sister city relationship between the City of Davis, California and the Ukrainian city of Uman.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-473
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    John Franklin Lofland was born on March 4, 1936 in Milford, Delaware. He received his B.A. from Swarthmore College (1958), his M.A. in Sociology from Columbia University (1960), and his Ph.D in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley (1964). Lofland served as Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis from 1970-1994.

    Scope and Content

    The papers contain research materials on demonstrations in or near the California State Capitol building in 1977 for Lofland's books, Symbolic Sit-ins: Protest Occupations at the California Capitol (1982) and Crowd Lobbying: An Emerging Tactic of Interest Group Influence in California (1982). Also included are materials relating to the formation of the sister city relationship between the City of Davis, California and the Ukrainian city of Uman.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in two series: 1. Symbolic Sit-ins and Crowd Lobbying Books and 2. Davis, California Historical Materials.

    Related Collections

    Special Collections also holds the John Lofland Papers on the Unification Church, D-361.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Lofland, John--Archives
    University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
    Demonstrations--California--Sacramento
    Davis (Calif.)--History

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michele Ko.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], D-473, John Lofland Papers, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.