Finding Aid for the Los Angeles City and County Consolidation Collection, 1926-1944

Processed by Dan Luckenbill; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library Special Collections
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Los Angeles City and County Consolidation Collection, 1926-1944

Collection number: 1566

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Dan Luckenbill, November 1988
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Front Matter created by:
Alight Tsai & Ed Geaney
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, April 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Los Angeles City and County Consolidation Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1926-1944
Collection number: 1566
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

UCLA Public Affairs Service, transfer.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Los Angeles City and County Consolidation Collection (Collection 1566). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2221042 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of government files and correspondence pertaining to issues surrounding proposals of consolidation of Los Angeles city and county governments. Includes county sanitation district notes, mayor's budget messages, annexation and consolidation laws, board of works annual reports, city planning commission annual reports and minutes, and correspondence regarding the proposed amendments to the Los Angeles County charter (1936).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Annexation (County government)--California--Archival resources.
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics and government--Archival resources.
Los Angeles County (Calif.)--Politics and government--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

PAS questionnaire replies.

Box 1, Folder 2

City Planning Commission. Annual reports and minutes.

Box 1, Folder 3

Berwald notes.

Box 1, Folder 4

Records examined (Berwald).

Box 1, Folder 5

Publications (miscellaneous).

Box 1, Folder 6

County Sanitation District notes.

Box 1, Folder 7

Books and pamphlets on Los Angeles and vicinity.

Box 1, Folder 8

Annexation--City Attorney.

Box 1, Folder 9

Consolidation--City Attorney.

Box 1, Folders 10, 11

City--county consolidations.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 12

Functional consolidation--tax assessor and collector.

Box 2, Folder 1

Functional consolidation: health, charities, weights and measures, police, planning, building.

Box 2, Folder 2

Mayor's budget messages.

Box 2, Folder 3

Board of Public Works. Annual reports.

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence re proposed amendments to the Los Angeles County Charter, 1936.

Box 2, Folder 5

Board of Water and Power Commissioners. Annual reports.

Box 2, Folder 6

Consolidation--laws.

Box 2, Folder 7

County--health.

Box 2, Folder 8

County Board of Supervisors. Decentralized county government.

Box 2, Folder 9

Los Angeles--general annexation.

Box 2, Folder 10

County counsel. Correspondence.

Box 2, Folder 11

Annexation and consolidation laws.

Box 2, Folders 12, 13, 14

City--county consolidation.

Physical Description: (Second series of files) 3 folders.
Box 2, Folder 15

Borough system.

Box 2, Folder 16

Consolidation and elimination of counties.

Box 3, Folder 1

Functional consolidation (miscellaneous).

Box 3, Folder 2

Borough system. Correspondence. John Anson Ford.

Box 3, Folders 3, 4

Borough system. Correspondence. William A. Smith.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 3, Folder 5

Community newspapers: Alhambra, Beverly Hills, Compton, Glendale, etc.