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Finding Aid for the Alexander Saxton Papers, 1846-1990 bulk 1936-1990
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Description
Alexander Plaisted Saxton (b.1919) taught at UC Berkeley and Wayne State University before joining the Department of History at UCLA in 1968. His writings include Grand crossing (1943), The great midland (1948), Bright web in the darkness (1958), The great fear (1970), and The indispensable enemy: labor and the anti-Chinese movement in California (1971). The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and clippings related to Saxton's professional life, materials related to his teaching in the Department of History at UCLA, and family papers (1846-1943).
Background
Alexander Plaisted Saxton was born July 16, 1919 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; AB, University of Chicago, 1940; MA (1962) and Ph.D (1967), UC Berkeley; after teaching at UC Berkeley and Wayne State University, Saxton began teaching in the Department of History at UCLA in 1968; his writings include Grand crossing (1943), The great midland (1948), Bright web in the darkness (1958), The great fear (1970), and The indispensable enemy: labor and the anti-Chinese movement in California (1971).
Extent
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.