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Inventory of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission Records
R367  
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Description
The scope of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission records cover the eight year period of the Commission's existence and the tasks granted to the Commission to create a memorial dedicated to California Vietnam Veterans. Topics include fundraising, Commission finances, media promotions, the design and construction of the memorial, and construction progress.
Background
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission was established by Statutes 1983, chapter 1042 (AB650-Floyd) as a limited term nine-member Commission that oversaw the design and construction of California's Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol in Sacramento.
Extent
3 cubic feet of textual records, 440 photographs, 68 negative strips, 154 slides, one blue print, 25 building plans, 1 poster transparency, 2 publicity posters, 10 videos, 3 audio cassettes and 2 audio reel recordings
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
All series are open to research except series R367.07 (Memorial Correspondence Files) which are restricted per concerns regarding third party information, Information Practices Act, California Civil Code, beginning with section 1798.