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Finding Aid of the James D. Hodgson Papers
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James D. Hodgson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1969-1973
    Collection number: 1470
    Creator: Hodgson, James D., 1915-
    Extent: 47 boxes (23.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: James Day Hodgson (1915- ) worked for the Lockheed Corporation as vice president of industrial relations (1968-69) before serving as U.S. Undersecretary of Labor (1969-70), then Secretary of Labor (1970-73). He returned to the Lockheed Corporation as senior vice president (1973-74), then served as ambassador to Japan (1974-77). He was also a adjunct professor at UCLA (1977- ). The collection consists of office records, research notes, correspondence, press releases, speeches, lecture notes and outlines, books, subject files and publications related to Hodgson's service as Undersecretary, then Secretary of Labor.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

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

    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], James D. Hodgson Papers (Collection 1470). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233156 

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of James D. Hodgson, 1986.

    Biography

    James Day Hodgson was born on December 3, 1915 in Dawson, Minnesota; AB, 1938, graduate student, 1940, University of Minnesota, and UCLA, 1947-48; worked for Lockheed Corporation, 1941-69, serving as vice president of industrial relations, 1968-69; became U.S. Undersecretary of Labor, 1969-70, then Secretary of Labor, 1970-73; senior vice president, Lockheed Corporation, 1973-74; ambassador to Japan, 1974-77; chairman of the board, Uranium Mining Company, beginning in 1977; adjunct professor, UCLA, beginning in 1977; visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of office records, research notes, correspondence, press releases, speeches, lecture notes and outlines, books, subject files and publications related to James D. Hodgson's service as Undersecretary, then Secretary of Labor. Includes secretarial memos and preparation data for appearances before Congressional committees.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Hodgson, James D., 1915- --Archives.
    Industrial management--United States--Archival resources.
    Cabinet officers--United States--Archival resources.