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Knox Mellon collection of material about the John Birch Society and other radical conservative organizations and causes
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  • Title: Knox Mellon collection of material about the John Birch Society and other radical conservative organizations and causes
    Collection number: 1102
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 17.5 linear ft. (35 boxes. 1 oversize box.)
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1968
    Abstract: William Knox Mellon, Jr. (b.1925) was a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College, the Democratic nominee for the California 24th District for Congress (1962), and the treasurer for the Oral History Association. The collection consists of periodicals and various publications of the John Birch Society, clippings and documents of the Pasadena-based Network of Patriotic Letter Writers, and papers and clippings of several political campaigns in Southern California.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Mellon, Knox

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Knox Mellon collection of material about the John Birch Society and other radical conservative organizations and causes (Collection 1102). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233405 

    Biography/History

    William Knox Mellon, Jr. was born on October 20, 1925 in Houston, Texas; BA, Pomona College, 1950; MA, Claremont College, 1953; Ph.D, Claremont Graduate School, 1972; became a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College; Democratic nominee for the California 24th District for Congress, 1962; became treasurer, Oral History Association.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of periodicals and various publications of the John Birch Society, clippings and documents of the Pasadena-based Network of Patriotic Letter Writers, and papers and clippings of several political campaigns in Southern California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    John Birch Society.
    Mellon, Knox--Archives.
    History teachers--California--Los Angeles.