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Finding Aid of the Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research reports, surveys, and other material 0239
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  • Historical Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Scope and Contents

  • Title: Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research reports, surveys, and other material
    Collection number: 0239
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 14.33 Linear feet 14 bankers boxes, 1 document box
    Date (inclusive): 1928-1981
    Abstract: The collection includes reports, surveys and related material, and maps complied by the Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research and dates from 1928-1981.
    creator: Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research.

    Historical Note

    The Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research was incorporated in 1931 under the laws of the State of California as a non-profit corporation. The Bureau's primary purpose was the study of land economics and fiscal policies to insure that equitable balance is maintained in relation to the taxpaying ability of the economy. In order to do this the Bureau used expert research and independent analysis to ensure that the basics of city government, its tax policies, service delivery and schools promoted a strong business and residential climate. James O. Stevenson was the Director of the Bureau from its inception. Municipal incorporation studies have been made for Bellflower, East Los Angeles, Lawndale, Norwalk, Palmdale, Paramount, Pico Rivera, and Rolling Hills Estates. Economic and tax surveys have been made for Santa Fe Springs, Vernon, West Covina, and Whittier; the county of Riverside; Las Vegas; Nevada and the island of Oahu.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research reports, surveys, and other material, Collection no.0239, Regional History Collections, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Use

    The collection contains published articles; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes reports, surveys and related material, and maps complied (Reports, Surveys, and Maps) and written (Subject Files) by the Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research and dates from 1928-1981.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research. -- Archives
    City planning--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
    City planning--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century--Archival resources
    Maps
    Reports
    Surveys (documents)