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Guide to the California Constitution Revision Commission collection, 1930-1974 (1965-1970)
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Series 1: General Files,

Language of Material: English

Series Description

This series contains general published and unpublished information gathered by Donald Pflueger while he was a member of the Constitutional Revision Commission. Subseries 1 contains material about constitutions and the constitutional revision process. Subseries 2 contains material about transporation issues. Mr. Pflueger served on a subcommittee of the Commission that studied transportation issues. Folders in both subseries are in chronological order. Subseries 3 contains some personal files of Donald Pflueger.
 

Subseries 1: Constitutions and the constitutional revision process, 1930-1973.

Subseries Description

These pamphlets and published and unpublished articles provide background information about the constitution revision process and were part of the files of Donald Pflueger. The material is organized in chronological order.
Box 1, Folder 1

Report of the California Costitution Revision Commission, 1930.

Box 1, Folder 2

Assembly Interim Committee on Constitutional Amendments (agenda), 1960.

Box 1, Folder 3

The Problem of Constitutional Revision in California (unpublished paper), 1960.

Box 1, Folder 4

Major Problems in State Constitutional Revision (published article), 1960.

Box 1, Folder 5

American State Legislatures in Mid-twentieth Century (conference report), 1961.

Box 1, Folder 6

Muskopf v. Corning Hospital District (law case), 1961.

Box 1, Folder 7

Salient Issues of Constitutional Revision (published book), 1961.

Box 1, Folder 8

State Constitutional Revision in California (published article), 1961.

Box 1, Folder 9

California Legislature Looks at the State Constitution (journal article), 1962.

Box 1, Folder 10

A New Constitution for Oregon, 1962.

Box 1, Folder 11

Model State Constitution (published book), 1963.

Box 1, Folder 12

Summary of Workshop on State Constitutional Revision (meeting summary), 1964.

Box 1, Folder 13

History of the California Constitution (speech), 1964.

Box 1, Folder 14

Constitutional Code of Laws of California (copy of laws), 1964.

Box 1, Folder 15

Report of a Committee on a Code of Fundamental Laws (committee report), 1964.

Box 1, Folder 16

Techniques for Simplifying a Constitution (unpublished report), 1964.

Box 1, Folder 17

Constitution of the United States and of the State of California (published book), 1965.

Box 1, Folder 18

Hamstrung Legislatures (published article), 1965.

Box 1, Folder 19

Final Report of the Assembly Interim Committee on Constitutional Amendments, 1965-67.

Box 1, Folder 20

Assembly Interim Committee on Constitutional Amendments - Summary of Testimony, 1968.

Box 1, Folder 21

Report of the Select Committee on Assembly Reorganization (state reports), 1968.

Box 1, Folder 22

Advisory Commission on Tax Reform - Researcher's Tentative Report and Tax Reform Report, 1968-70.

Box 1, Folder 23

California Revises Its Constitution (journal article), 1969.

Box 1, Folder 24

Facts about California Constitutional Revision (fact sheet), 1969.

Box 1, Folder 25

Status of Constitutional Revision (fact sheet), 1973.

Box 1, Folder 26

Unfinished Business -- Constitutional Revision (journal article), 1973.

Box 1, Folder 27

Constitutions of Other States, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 28

Do You Know... Upon What Authority California Government Rests... (book chapter), n.d.

Box 1, Folder 29

Forms of Legal Authority (unpublished article), n.d.

Box 1, Folder 30

Initiative and Referendum (report), n.d.

Box 1, Folder 31

Legislative Reorganization (speech), n.d.

Box 1, Folder 32

Possible Approaches to Limiting Power to Amend Constitution (report), n.d.

Box 1, Folder 33

A Summary of Constitutional One Subject Provisions (report), n.d.

 

Subseries 2: Transporation Issues, 1965-1969.

Subseries Description

One of Donald Pflueger's committee assignments dealt with transportation issues. These documents provide background information. This material is in chronological order.
Box 2, Folder 1

Diversion - Obstacle to Adequate Roads (report), 1965.

Box 2, Folder 2

The Freeway Establishment (journal article), 1968.

Box 2, Folder 3

Bay Area Transportation Report (folder 1 of 2), 1969.

Box 2, Folder 4

Bay Area Transportation Report (folder 2 of 2), 1969.

Box 2, Folder 5

California Transportation Resources (proposal prepared for state), 1969.

Box 2, Folder 6

Controversy over Rapid Transit (California Digest article), 1969.

 

Subseries 3: Personal files of Donald Pflueger, n.d.

Subseries Description

These personal papers provide a sampling of Donald Pflueger's involvement in the committee process. Photographs appear to be of a visit to the Huntington Library.
Box 2, Folder 7

Handwritten Notes and Two Speeches of Donald Pflueger, n.d.

Box 2, Folder 8

Donald Pflueger - Personal Papers and Photographs, n.d.

 

Series 2: Working Files of the Constitutional Revision Commission, 1964-1974.

Series Description

This series contains committee biographies, publicity material, general correspondence as well as agenda, minutes, and working papers of the Commission. Also included are the reports prepared by subcommittees of the Commission. These committees met on a monthly basis in various locations throughout California. These subcommitttes suggested revision of specific articles of the Constitution. Written public comment concerning revision of a specific article is contained in the folder pertaining to that article.
 

Subseries 1: Commission Agendas and Minutes, 1964-1970.

Box 2, Folder 9

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum, 1964.

Box 2, Folder 10

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum, 1965.

Box 2, Folder 11

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum, 1966.

Box 2, Folder 12

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum, 1967.

Box 2, Folder 13

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 1 of 2), 1968.

Box 3, Folder 1

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 2 of 2), 1968.

Box 3, Folder 2

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 1 of 3), 1969.

Box 3, Folder 3

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 2 of 3), 1969.

Box 3, Folder 4

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 3 of 3), 1969.

Box 3, Folder 5

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 1 of 3), 1970.

Box 3, Folder 6

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 2 of 3), 1970.

Box 4, Folder 1

Constitutional Revision Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Memorandum (folder 3 of 3), 1970.

 

Constitutional Articles Committee reports on suggested revision, Subseries 2: 1964-1970.

Subseries Description

Folders include written public comments.
Box 4, Folder 2

Article 1 (folder 1 of 2), 1969-70.

Box 4, Folder 3

Article 1 (folder 2 of 2), 1969-70.

Box 4, Folder 4

Article 2, 1968-69.

Box 4, Folder 5

Article 4, 1964.

Box 4, Folder 6

Article 5, n.d.

Box 4, Folder 7

Article 6, 1964.

Box 4, Folder 8

Article 7, n.d.

Box 4, Folder 9

Article 9 (folder 1 of 2), 1967-70.

Box 4, Folder 10

Article 9 (folder 2 of 2), 1967-70.

Box 5, Folder 1

Article 10, 1970.

Box 5, Folder 2

Article 11 (folder 1 of 2), 1967.

Box 5, Folder 3

Article 11 (folder 2 of 2), 1967.

Box 5, Folder 4

Article 12, 1970.

Box 5, Folder 5

Article 9, 11, and 12 - Background Study, 1968.

Box 5, Folder 6

Article 13 - Part 1, 1969-70.

Box 5, Folder 7

Article 13 - Part 2, 1969-70.

Box 6, Folder 1

Article 13 - Part 3, 1969-70.

Box 6, Folder 2

Article 13 - Part 4, 1969-70.

Box 6, Folder 3

Article 13 - Part 5, 1969-70.

Box 6, Folder 4

Article 14, 1968.

Box 6, Folder 5

Article 15, 1968-69.

Box 6, Folder 6

Article 16 - Part 1, 1969-70.

Box 7, Folder 1

Article 16 - Part 2, 1969-70.

Box 7, Folder 2

Article 20 - Part 1, 1968-70.

Box 7, Folder 3

Article 20 - Part 2, 1968-70.

Box 7, Folder 4

Article 20 - Part 3 (folder 1 of 2), 1969-70.

Box 7, Folder 5

Article 20 - Part 3 (folder 2 of 2), 1969-70.

Box 7, Folder 6

Article 21, 1968-69.

Box 7, Folder 7

Article 23 (folder 1 of 2), 1969-70.

Box 7, Folder 8

Article 23 (folder 2 of 2), 1969-70.

Box 8, Folder 1

Article 24, 1964-65

Box 8, Folder 2

Article 26 - Part 1, 1969-70.

Box 8, Folder 3

Article 26 - Part 2, 1969-70.

Box 8, Folder 4

Article 34, 1968-69.

Box 8, Folder 5

Article 37, 1968.

Box 8, Folder 6

Revenue and Taxation Constitutional Provision from Articles XIII, IX, XI, and XII, 1970.

Box 8, Folder 7

Drafting Committee Reports, 1969-70.

Box 8, Folder 8

Special Committee, 1970.

 

Subseries 3: Biographical Information and Subcommittee Assignments, 1965-1970.

Subseries Description

These folders contain biographical information about each committee member and gives subcommittee assignments.
Box 8, Folder 9

Committee Membership, 1968-69.

Box 8, Folder 10

Speeches and Letters to Bruce Summner, Committee Chair, 1965-70.

Box 9, Folder 1

Committee Humor, n.d.

 

Subseries 4: Incoming Letters, 1960-1974.

Subseries Description

These folders contain correspondence to commission members about meetings. Letters from the general public not pertaining to a specific constitutional article are also filed in these folders.
Box 9, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1960-67.

Box 9, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1968-72.

Box 9, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1973-74.

 

Subseries 5: Publicity, 1965-1970.

Subseries Description

Included are press releases from the commissions, material provided to commission members who were to give speeches, and news clippings about the Commission.
Box 9, Folder 5

Public Information Committee, 1965-66.

Box 9, Folder 6

Material for Speaking Engagements, 1966-68.

Box 9, Folder 7

News Clippings (folder 1 of 2), 1968-70.

Box 9, Folder 8

News Clippings (folder 2 of 2), 1968-70.

Box 10, Folder 1

Press Releases, 1968-69.

 

Series 3: Legislation and Voting Information, 1966-1974.

Series Description

Included in this box is information provided to the California voters concerning amendments to the California constitution.
Box 10, Folder 2

Four Proposals for Constitutional Revision (voter pamphlet), n.d.

Box 10, Folder 3

All for Revision (voter pamphlet), n.d.

Box 10, Folder 4

A Move to Improve - Four Proposals for Constitutional Revision (voter pamphlet), n.d.

Box 10, Folder 5

Both Candidates Agree, n.d.

Box 10, Folder 6

League of Women Voters - Prop 1 - Pro and Con, n.d.

Box 10, Folder 7

League of Women Voters - Comprehensives, 1970.

Box 10, Folder 8

California Voter's Pamphlet (General Election, November 1974), 1974.

Box 10, Folder 9

California Election Extra, 1970,

Box 10, Folder 10

Proposition 1, 1968.

Box 10, Folder 11

Assembly Constitutional Amendments, 1966-70.

Box 10, Folder 12

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, 1968-70.

Box 10, Folder 13

Proposed Revision of the California Constitution, 1966.

Box 10, Folder 14

Proposed Revision of the California Constitution, 1968.

Box 10, Folder 15

Proposed Revision of the California Constitution, 1970.

Box 10, Folder 16

Proposed Revision of the California Constitution, 1971.