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Finding Aid for the Diane E. Watson papers, 1978-2011
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Description
Diane E. Watson is an American politician who served as a United States Representative, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Micronesia, California State Senator, and Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education member. The collection covers Watson's time in the California State Senate, Ambassadorship to Micronesia, and in the U.S. Congress. It includes press clippings collected and arranged by Watson's staff, a sizable collection of photographs from events throughout Watson's career, correspondence, and documents from various events, meetings, and conferences.
Background
Diane E. Watson (born November 12, 1933) is a former United States Representative (2001-2011), United States Ambassador to the Republic of Micronesia (1999-2000), California State Senator (1978-1998), and Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education member (1975-1978). Watson's Congressional (32nd/33rd) and Senatorial (26th/28th/30th) districts are located entirely within Los Angeles County, including Culver City, portions of the city of Los Angeles, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. She is a life-long resident of the area.
Extent
24 boxes (13.25 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.