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Finding Aid to the Phillip Burton Papers, 1945-1986, bulk 1956-1983
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Series 1 Personal Files 1945-1985

Physical Description: Carton 1; Carton 2, folders 1-12; Oversize Volume 1; Oversize Folder 2

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials related to Burton's memorial services, as well as other memorabilia.
Carton 1, Folder 1

Fraternity Plaque, 1945

Carton 1, Folder 2

University of Southern Californian Bachelor of Arts Graduation Diploma, 1947

Carton 1, Folder 3-5

Memorial Services, 1983

Carton 1, Folder 6-23

Condolences, 1983

Carton 1, Folder 6-8

Colleagues, 1983

Carton 1, Folder 9-13

Friends, 1983

Carton 1, Folder 14-18

Organizations, 1983

Carton 1, Folder 19-21

Constituents, 1983

Carton 1, Folder 22-23

Donations, 1983

Carton 2, Folder 1-2

Letters of Support for Sala Burton, 1983

Carton 2, Folder 3-10

Memorial Tributes, 1983-1985

Carton 2, Folder 11-12

Obituaries, 1983

Oversize Volume 1

Newspaper Clippings, 1983

Oversize B, Folder 2

Certificates, 1952-1956

Oversize B, Folder 2

Memorabilia, 1979-1983

Oversize B, Folder 2

Charles Surendorf Prints, circa 1950

 

Series 2 Campaign and Political Files 1951-1982

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 13-25; Cartons 3-6; Carton 7, folders 1-9; Oversize Folder 1

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials related to Burton's campaigns for the California Assembly and the United States House of Representatives, as well as his non-congressional political activities.
Carton 2-5

Campaign, 1954-1982

Carton 2, Folder 13-25

Assembly, 1954-1962

Carton 3, Folder 1-4

Assembly (continued), 1954-1962

Carton 3, Folder 5-27

Congress, 1964-1982

Carton 4, Folder 1-24

Congress (continued), 1964-1982

Carton 5, Folder 1-10

Congress (continued), 1964-1982

Carton 5, Folder 11-21

Assembly, 1958-1962

Oversize B, Folder 1

Campaign Poster and Bumper Sticker, circa 1956

Carton 5-7

Political, 1951-1980

Carton 5-6

John Burton, 1964-1974

Carton 5, Folder 22-23

Assembly Campaign, 1964

Carton 5, Folder 24

Recall Petition Over Vietnam, 1965

Carton 6, Folder 1-5

State Senate Campaign, 1967

Carton 6, Folder 6-13

Congressional Campaign, 1974

Carton 6, Folder 14

Jack Shelley, 1956

Carton 6, Folder 15

Adlai Stevenson, 1956

Carton 6, Folder 16

Willie Brown, 1964

Carton 6, Folder 17

Robert Kennedy, 1968

Carton 6, Folder 18

Hubert Humphrey, 1968

Carton 6, Folder 19

George McGovern, 1972

Carton 6, Folder 20-27

City Elections, 1961-1980

Carton 6, Folder 28-29

Democratic National Convention, 1968

Carton 7, Folder 1-6

Young Democratic Clubs of America, 1951-1959

Carton 7, Folder 7

San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, 1954

Carton 7, Folder 8

Democratic League of San Francisco, 1954-1955

Carton 7, Folder 9

United Democrats, 1951

 

Series 3 California State Assembly Files 1952-1964

Physical Description: Carton 7, folders 10-27; Cartons 8-9; Carton 10, folders 1-14

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials related to Burton's tenure in the California State Assembly.
Carton 7, Folder 10-11

Correspondence, 1956-1964

Carton 7, Folder 12-19

Sponsored Bills, 1957-1963

Carton 7, Folder 20

Correspondence, 1957-1964

Carton 7, Folder 21

Awards and Certificates, 1957-1962

Carton 7, Folder 22

Speeches, circa 1960

Carton 7, Folder 23

Newsletters, 1957-1963

Carton 7, Folder 24

Press Releases, 1959-1963

Carton 7, Folder 25

Sponsored Bills, 1958-1963

Carton 7, Folder 26

Campaign, 1952-1960

Carton 7, Folder 27

Newspaper Clippings, 1959-1964

Carton 8, Folder 1

Legislative Handbook, 1957

Carton 8, Folder 2-5

Correspondence, 1957-1963

Carton 8, Folder 6

Form Letters, 1957-1964

Carton 8, Folder 7-8

Press Releases, 1957-1963

Carton 8, Folder 9

Newsletters, 1957-1963

Carton 8, Folder 10-11

Events, 1958-1960

Carton 8, Folder 12-13

Elections, 1952-1960

Carton 8, Folder 14

San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, 1958-1960

Carton 8, Folder 15-16

Young Democratic Clubs of America, 1957-1959

Carton 8, Folder 17-18

Democratic Platform, 1954-1960

Carton 8, Folder 19-21

Campaigns, 1956-1959

Carton 8, Folder 22

Newspaper Clippings, 1957-1960

Carton 8, Folder 23

Voting Records, 1954-1961

Carton 8, Folder 24

Jesse Unruh, 1963

Carton 8, Folder 25

San Francisco, 1954-1956

Carton 9, Folder 1-6

Civil Rights, 1957-1963

Carton 9, Folder 7-13

Labor, 1947-1963

Carton 9, Folder 14-22

Social Welfare, 1957-1964

Carton 10, Folder 1-2

Social Welfare (continued), 1957-1964

Carton 10, Folder 3

Legislative Handbook, 1963

Carton 10, Folder 4-5

Member Directories, circa 1960

Carton 10, Folder 6

Press Releases, 1962-1963

Carton 10, Folder 7

Newsletters, 1963

Carton 10, Folder 8

Form Letters, 1962-1963

Carton 10, Folder 9-14

Social Welfare, 1958-1963

 

Series 4 Office Files 1946-1982

Physical Description: Carton 10, folders 15-31; Carton 11, folders 1-10

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of office files, including photographs, memorabilia, and form correspondence, kept by Burton and his staff during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 10, Folder 15-19

Correspondence, 1946-1982

Carton 10, Folder 15

Very Important Persons, 1977-1982

Carton 10, Folder 16-17

Letters of Recommendation, 1946-1954

Carton 10, Folder 18

Political Thanks, 1955-1982

Carton 10, Folder 19

General, 1956-1982

Carton 10, Folder 20

Photographs, 1964-1980

Carton 10, Folder 21

University Transcripts and Diploma, 1952

Carton 10, Folder 22

State Bar Certificate, 1952

Carton 10, Folder 23

Liberal Credentials, 1962-1982

Carton 10, Folder 24

Memorabilia, 1957-1972

Carton 10, Folder 25

Stationary, circa 1960-1980

Carton 10, Folder 26

Soviet Union Trip, 1975

Carton 10, Folder 27

Member Directory, 1982

Carton 10, Folder 28

Election, 1978

Carton 10, Folder 29-31

Form Letters, 1975-1978

Carton 11, Folder 1-10

Correspondence, 1968-1982

 

Series 5 Press Files 1952-1983

Physical Description: Carton 11, folders 11-24; Carton 12, folders 1-7; Oversize Folder 1

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of press files, including newsletters, press releases, and speeches, kept by Burton and his staff during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 11, Folder 11

Biographies, 1972-1982

Carton 11, Folder 12

Newsletters, 1964-1982

Carton 11, Folder 13-15

Congratulations and Awards, 1967-1982

Carton 11, Folder 16-23

Newspaper Clippings, 1955-1983

Carton 11, Folder 24

Publications, 1963-1975

Carton 12, Folder 1-5

Releases, 1972-1982

Carton 12, Folder 6

Political Cartoons, 1974-1983

Carton 12, Folder 7

Certificates and Awards, 1952-1983

Oversize B, Folder 1

Political Cartoons, 1975-1983

 

Series 6 Constituent Services 1982

Physical Description: Carton 12, folder 8

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of files documenting constituent services kept by Burton and his staff during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 12, Folder 8

Survey, 1982

 

Series 7 Legislative Files 1954-1986

Physical Description: Carton 12, folders 9-23; Cartons 13-34

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials related to Burton's service in the United States House of Representatives.
 

Subseries 7.1 Congressional Profile 1959-1983

Physical Description: Carton 12, folders 9-23; Carton 13, folders 1-22; Oversize Folder 1

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of general congressional materials, including legislative portfolios, bills supported, and floor statements that Burton made during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 12, Folder 9-11

Statements, 1972-1978

Carton 12, Folder 12-23

Voting Records, 1964-1983

Carton 13, Folder 1-3

Voting Records (continued), 1964-1983

Carton 13, Folder 4

Presidential Correspondence, 1959-1980

Carton 13, Folder 5-7

Sponsored Bills, 1964-1980

Carton 13, Folder 8-13

House Majority Race, 1976

Carton 13, Folder 14-22

Statements, 1969-1983

Oversize B, Folder 1

Certificates, 1966-1983

Oversize B, Folder 1

Resolutions, 1966-1982

 

Subseries 7.2 Committee and Board Work 1954-1984

Physical Description: Carton 13, folders 23-30; Cartons 14-26; Carton 27, folders 1-26

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of materials related to Burton's work on various committees during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
 

Subsubseries 7.2.1 Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs 1954-1984

Physical Description: Carton 13, folders 23-30; Cartons 14-26; Carton 27, folders 1-21

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subsubseries consists of files kept by Burton and his staff during his service on the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
 

Subsubsubseries 7.2.1.1: United States Territories, 1954-1982

Physical Description: Carton 13, folders 23-30; Cartons 14-16; Carton 17, folders 1-6

Scope and Content Note

This subsubsubseries consists of files pertaining to United States territories kept by Burton and his staff during his service on the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.
Carton 13, Folder 23-24

Correspondence, 1971-1972

Carton 13, Folder 25-26

Legislation, 1971-1980

Carton 13, Folder 27

Compact of Free Association, 1980

Carton 13, Folder 28

Grant Consolidation, 1980-1981

Carton 13, Folder 29

Democratic Convention Delegates, 1972

Carton 13, Folder 30

Alaska and Hawaii Statehood, 1954-1959

Carton 14, Folder 1-9

American Samoa, 1974-1981

Carton 14, Folder 10-16

Guam, 1968-1981

Carton 14, Folder 17-18

Marshall Islands, 1972-1980

Carton 14, Folder 19

Micronesia, 1974-1983

Carton 14, Folder 20-24

Northern Mariana Islands, 1972-1982

Carton 15, Folder 1-21

Northern Mariana Islands (continued), 1972-1982

Carton 16, Folder 1-2

Northern Mariana Islands (continued), 1972-1982

Carton 16, Folder 3-21

Puerto Rico, 1964-1981

Carton 16, Folder 22-23

Trust Territories, 1974-1981

Carton 17, Folder 1-2

Trust Territories (continued), 1974-1981

Carton 17, Folder 3-6

Virgin Islands, 1969-1981

 

Subsubsubseries 7.2.1.2: National Parks, 1958-1984

Physical Description: Carton 17, folders 7-27; Cartons 18-26; Carton 27, folders 1-21

Scope and Content Note

This subsubsubseries consists of files pertaining to the United States National Parks system kept by Burton and his staff during his service on the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order..
Carton 17, Folder 7

Legislative Summary, 1980

Carton 17, Folder 8-12

Point Reyes National Seashore, 1964-1980

Carton 17, Folder 13-17

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 1972-1980

Carton 17, Folder 18

Muir Woods, 1969-1971

Carton 17, Folder 19-20

Bodega Head, 1958-1964

Carton 17, Folder 21

Channel Islands, 1978-1980

Carton 17, Folder 22

Mineral King, 1978

Carton 17, Folder 23

Boundary Waters Canoe Area, 1978

Carton 17, Folder 24-27

Big Sur, 1978-1982

Carton 18, Folder 1-4

Big Sur (continued), 1978-1982

Carton 18, Folder 5-23

Redwood National Park, 1965-1982

Carton 19, Folder 1-13

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 1970-1976

Carton 19, Folder 14

California Parks, 1974-1978

Carton 19, Folder 15-17

San Francisco Maritime Museum, 1976-1979

Carton 19, Folder 18-19

Alcatraz, 1965-1977

Carton 19, Folder 20

Angel Island, 1975-1978

Carton 19, Folder 21

Fort Baker, 1977-1978

Carton 19, Folder 22

Fort Barry, 1977

Carton 19, Folder 23

Fort Cronkhite, 1974-1981

Carton 19, Folder 24

Fort Mason, 1968-1980

Carton 19, Folder 25

Fort Miley, 1970-1978

Carton 19, Folder 26-28

Fort Point, 1968-1970

Carton 20, Folder 1-4

San Francisco Mint, 1967-1972

Carton 20, Folder 5-16

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 1973-1980

Carton 20, Folder 17

Trust for Public Land Nature Conservancy, 1978-1980

Carton 20, Folder 18

Mount Tamalpais, 1975-1977

Carton 20, Folder 19

Muir Beach, 1974-1977

Carton 20, Folder 20

Audubon Canyon Ranch, 1978-1980

Carton 20, Folder 21-23

Fort Mason, 1975-1977

Carton 20, Folder 24

Cliff House and Sutro Baths, 1977-1980

Carton 20, Folder 25-26

Farallon Islands, 1969-1980

Carton 20, Folder 27-28

Ocean Beach and Playland, 1975-1978

Carton 21, Folder 1

William Whalen, 1975-1977

Carton 21, Folder 2-12

Sweeney Ridge, 1979-1984

Carton 21, Folder 13-16

Irvine Coast, 1976-1980

Carton 21, Folder 17-24

Lake Tahoe, 1978-1982

Carton 22, Folder 1-4

Lake Tahoe (continued), 1978-1982

Carton 22, Folder 5-18

Boundary Waters Canoe Area, 1977-1979

Carton 22, Folder 19-22

Tock's Island, 1974-1978

Carton 22, Folder 23-24

Mineral King, 1967-1979

Carton 23, Folder 1-3

Mineral King (continued), 1967-1979

Carton 23, Folder 4-22

California Wilderness Act, 1974-1983

Carton 23, Folder 23

Mono Lake, 1983-1984

Carton 23, Folder 24-26

Stanislaus River, 1979-1980

Carton 24, Folder 1-3

Tuolumne River, 1983-1984

Carton 24, Folder 4-8

Santa Monica Mountains, 1978-1982

Carton 24, Folder 9-18

Wild and Scenic Rivers, 1977-1980

Carton 24, Folder 19-22

California Wilderness Act, 1983-1984

Carton 25, Folder 1-3

California Wilderness Act (continued), 1983-1984

Carton 25, Folder 4-6

Park Service Additions of Social Significance, 1977-1980

Carton 25, Folder 7

Biscayne Park, 1979-1980

Carton 25, Folder 8-9

Channel Islands, 1979-1980

Carton 25, Folder 10

Chattahoochee River, 1977-1978

Carton 25, Folder 11

Cuyahoga Valley, 1973-1974

Carton 25, Folder 12

Jean Lafitte park, 1978

Carton 25, Folder 13

Pennsylvania Avenue, 1979

Carton 25, Folder 14

Goodloe Byron, 1979

Carton 25, Folder 15

Frederick Law Olmsted Historic Site, 1979

Carton 25, Folder 16

Transportation, 1977-1979

Carton 25, Folder 17-18

Urban Parks, 1978-1979

Carton 25, Folder 19

Land and Water Conservation Fund, 1969-1977

Carton 25, Folder 20

Sierra Club, 1971-1982

Carton 25, Folder 21

Pine Barrens Ecological Reserves, 1977-1978

Carton 25, Folder 22-28

Omnibus Parks Bill, 1978-1980

Carton 26, Folder 1-13

Omnibus Parks Bill (continued), 1978-1980

Carton 26, Folder 14

Wild and Scenic Rivers, 1979-1980

Carton 26, Folder 15

National Trails System, 1979-1980

Carton 26, Folder 16

National Hostels System, 1979-1980

Carton 26, Folder 17

Black History Sites, 1975-1980

Carton 26, Folder 18

Holocaust Memorial Council, 1980

Carton 26, Folder 19

Capital Boundary Stones, 1979-1980

Carton 26, Folder 20

John Adams, 1980

Carton 26, Folder 21

Franklin Roosevelt, 1980

Carton 26, Folder 22

Lyndon Johnson, 1979

Carton 26, Folder 23

Manassas National Battlefield Park, 1977-1980

Carton 26, Folder 24

Indiana Dunes, 1979-1980

Carton 26, Folder 25

Alaska Public Lands, 1980

Carton 26, Folder 26

Lowell National Cultural Park, 1977-1980

Carton 26, Folder 27

San Francisco Maritime Museum, 1980

Carton 26, Folder 28

Acid Rain: The Water That Kills Article, 1982

Carton 26, Folder 29-30

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 1972-1984

Carton 27, Folder 1-12

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (continued), 1972-1984

Carton 27, Folder 13

Fort Point, 1980

Carton 27, Folder 14

Point Reyes National Seashore, 1979-1980

Carton 27, Folder 15

Farallon Islands, 1971-1980

Carton 27, Folder 16-18

Barrier Islands, 1979-1980

Carton 27, Folder 19

National Hostels System, 1976-1980

Carton 27, Folder 20

Legislative Summary, 1975-1978

Carton 27, Folder 21

James Watt, 1981-1983

 

Subsubseries 7.2.2 Committee on Education and Labor 1967-1984

Physical Description: Carton 27, folders 22-26

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subsubseries consists of files kept by Burton and his staff during his service on the Committee on Education and Labor during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 27, Folder 22

Adam Powell, 1967-1968

Carton 27, Folder 23

Minimum Wage, 1978

Carton 27, Folder 24

Health Care, 1976-1978

Carton 27, Folder 25

Saccharin, 1977

Carton 27, Folder 26

Asbestos, 1983-1984

 

Subseries 7.3 Issue Files 1956-1986

Physical Description: Carton 27, folders 27-29; Cartons 28-34; Oversize Folder 2

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of documents kept by Burton and his staff during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives that were filed by political issue.
 

Subsubseries 7.3.1 State and District Issue 1956-1982

Physical Description: Carton 27, folders 27-29; Cartons 28-32; Oversize Folder 2

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subsubseries consists of state and district issue files kept by Burton and his staff during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 27, Folder 27

District History, 1966-1972

Carton 27, Folder 28

Mission Neighborhood Health Center, 1979-1982

Carton 27, Folder 29

Postmaster Lim Lee, 1966-1982

Carton 28, Folder 1-24

Reapportionment, 1956-1982

Carton 29, Folder 1-23

Reapportionment (continued), 1956-1982

Carton 30, Folder 1-24

Reapportionment (continued), 1956-1982

Carton 31, Folder 1-24

Reapportionment (continued), 1956-1982

Carton 32, Folder 1-25

Reapportionment (continued), 1956-1982

Oversize B, Folder 2

Maps, 1959-1975

 

Subsubseries 7.3.2 Federal 1964-1986

Physical Description: Cartons 33-34

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in original order.

Scope and Content Note

This subsubseries consists of federal issue files kept by Burton and his staff during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives.
Carton 33, Folder 1

Civil Rights Act, 1964-1968

Carton 33, Folder 2

Mississippi, 1964

Carton 33, Folder 3

Martin Luther King, Junior, 1968

Carton 33, Folder 4

Julian Bond, 1966

Carton 33, Folder 5

Anne Gorsuch, 1982

Carton 33, Folder 6

Public Debt Limit, 1972

Carton 33, Folder 7

Chicory Roots and Aid to Dependent Children, 1969

Carton 33, Folder 8

Jewish Community, 1972-1982

Carton 33, Folder 9

Senior Citizens, 1982

Carton 33, Folder 10

China, 1980

Carton 33, Folder 11

Ireland, 1969

Carton 33, Folder 12

Middle East, 1965-1980

Carton 33, Folder 13-14

Soviet Union Jewish Community, 1975-1986

Carton 33, Folder 15-17

Vietnam, 1966-1970

Carton 33, Folder 18-19

Farm Labor, 1968-1970

Carton 33, Folder 20-27

House Un-American Activities Committee, 1961-1970

Carton 33, Folder 28-30

Social Security, 1967-1977

Carton 34, Folder 1-8

Social Security (continued), 1967-1977

Carton 34, Folder 9

Handicapped, 1977-1982

Carton 34, Folder 10-12

Gay and Lesbian Community, 1977-1982

Carton 34, Folder 13

Nuclear Arms Freeze, 1982

Carton 34, Folder 14

Bilingual Voter Challenge, 1982

Carton 34, Folder 15

North Atlantic Assembly, 1973-1982

Carton 34, Folder 16

Jerry Patterson, 1979-1980