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1. Bound volumes 1921-1980

Physical Description: 24.5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains assorted types of bound volumes. Arranged in subseries A-D as follows:
  • A. Diaries, 1922-1980 (7.5 boxes)
  • B. Financial ledgers, 1945-1980 (4 boxes)
  • C. Notebooks, 1921-1972 (2 boxes)
  • D. Scrapbooks, 1923-1949 (11 boxes).
 

1A. Diaries 1922-1980

Physical Description: 7.5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains McWilliams's personal diaries. A partial index is located at the beginning of the subseries. Preservation photocopies of the diaries from 1924, 1927, and 1929-33 are located in box 32. All other items are arranged in chronological order.
Box 1, Folder 1

Loose notebook papers with index to diaries ca. 1975

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Notebook contains a partial index to the diaries from the years 1945-1975, intermixed with a general index/timeline for contemporary events in "bound volumes" (unidentified) 1951-1974. Also contains miscellaneous notes and quotations, with subjects including: 1930s, 1940s, Legislative Investigation Report (1938 December 12), Dan Biderman, Clay Steinman, HUAC, Hamby, F.O. Matthiessen, Moynihan, Memo of Conversation Angus Cameron (1976 August 13), and book reviews.
Box 1, Folder 2

Diary 1922-1924

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted diary entries and notes, both typed and handwritten. Includes reading lists, quotations and poems.
Box 1, Folder 3

Diaries 1923-1925

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

There is a preservation copy of the 1924 diary in box 32.
Box 1, Folder 4

Diary 1925-1927

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains loose clippings and 2 loose leaves.
Box 1, Folder 5

Diaries 1926-1928

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

1928 diary contains 2 black and white photographs, one of Betty Bond, the other unidentified. There is a preservation copy of the 1927 diary in box 32.
Box 1, Folder 6

Diary 1929-1933

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains 1 loose clipping. There is a preservation copy of this diary in box 32.
Box 1, Folder 7

Diary 1934-1937

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains 2 loose clippings.
Box 2, Folder 1

Diaries 1938-1939

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Diaries 1940-1941

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2, Folder 3

Diaries 1942-1943

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1942 diary contains 1 loose clipping.
Box 2, Folder 4

Diaries 1944-1945

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1944 diary contains 1 loose leaf.
Box 3, Folder 1

Diaries 1946-1947

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3, Folder 2

Diaries 1948-1949

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1948 diary contains 3 loose leaves.
Box 3, Folder 3

Diaries 1950-1951

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3, Folder 4

Diaries 1954-1955

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 4, Folder 1

Diaries 1956-1957

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1957 diary contains 2 loose clippings.
Box 4, Folder 2

Diaries 1958-1959

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1958 diary contains 1 loose clipping and 2 loose leaves (In Remembrance of McWilliams's mother); 1959 diary contains 1 loose leaf (Memorial for Susan McWilliams).
Box 4, Folder 3

Diaries 1960-1961

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Both diaries contain 1 loose clipping.
Box 4, Folder 4

Diaries 1962-1963

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 5, Folder 1

Diaries 1964

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 5, Folder 2

Diaries 1965

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 5, Folder 3

Diaries 1966-1967

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1966 diary contains 2 loose clippings.
Box 5, Folder 4

Diaries 1968-1969

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1968 diary contains 1 loose clipping and 1 loose leaf; 1969 diary contains 1 loose leaf.
Box 6, Folder 1

Diaries 1970-1971

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1970 diary contains 3 loose leaves.
Box 6, Folder 2

Diaries 1972-1973

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1972 diary contains 1 loose clipping and 2 loose leaves.
Box 6, Folder 3

Diaries 1974-1975

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1975 diary contains 2 loose leaves.
Box 6, Folder 4

Diary 1976

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 1

Diaries 1977-1978

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1977 diary contains 1 loose clipping.
Box 11, Folder 2

Diary 1979

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains 8 loose clippings and 5 loose leaves.
Box 11, Folder 3

Diary 1980

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains 1 loose clipping and 1 loose leaf.
Box 32, Folder 1

Diary--Preservation copy 1924

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Original is in box 1.
Box 32, Folder 2

Diary--Preservation copy 1927

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Original is in box 1.
Box 32, Folder 3

Diary--Preservation copy 1929-1933

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Original is in box 1.
 

1B. Financial ledgers 1945-1980

Physical Description: 4 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains ledgers documenting McWilliams's personal and professional expenses. Items are arranged in chronological order.
Box 12, Folder 1

Financial ledger 1945-1947

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 12, Folder 2

Financial ledger 1948-1950

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 12, Folder 3

Financial ledgers 1951-1952

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 12, Folder 4

Financial ledger 1953-1954

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 12, Folder 5

Financial ledger 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 1

Financial ledger 1956

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 2

Financial ledger 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 3

Financial ledger 1958

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 4

Financial ledger 1959

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

Financial ledger 1960

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

Financial ledger 1961

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 7

Financial ledger 1962

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 16, Folder 1

Financial ledger 1963

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 16, Folder 2

Financial ledger 1964

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 16, Folder 3

Financial ledgers 1965-1966

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 16, Folder 4

Financial ledgers 1967-1968

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 16, Folder 5

Financial ledgers 1969-1970

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 16, Folder 6

Financial ledgers 1970-1971

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 19, Folder 1

Financial ledger 1972

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Includes hospital patient ID card.
Box 19, Folder 2

Financial ledger 1973

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 19, Folder 3

Financial ledgers 1974-1975

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 19, Folder 4

Financial ledgers 1976

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 19, Folder 5

Financial ledgers 1977-1978

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 19, Folder 6

Financial ledger 1979

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 19, Folder 7

Financial ledger 1980

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1C. Notebooks 1921-1972

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains notebooks of holograph and typewritten notes, reading lists, outlines, and quotations. It also includes a typewritten bibliography of McWilliams's published work from 1924-1972. Items are arranged in approximate chronological order.
Box 17, Folder 1

Anti-Semitism undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes and quotations dated 1878-1941.
Box 17, Folder 2

Bibliography 1922-1924, ca. 1972

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten bibliography of McWilliams's published works from 1924-1972; and a loose-leaf, handwritten reading list dated 1924.
Box 17, Folder 3

Loose notebook leaves 1921-1922, 1939-1940

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Two groupings of loose notebook pages. First group consists of Division of Immigration and Housing appearances, a reading list, and typed notes on subjects including Nipomo, migratory schools, Korean residents of California, Filipinos, Imperial Valley, and agricultural strikes. Second group contains handwritten and typed reading lists and quotations.
Box 17, Folder 4

General notebook (1 of 4) ca. 1930

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Extensive typed notes about and quotations from published articles ( The Nation, The Outlook, Saturday Evening Post, etc.). Reviews and notes on books, principally titles on political and social science. Cover is illustrated with a clipping showing the view of Los Angeles from a hill garden.
Box 17, Folder 5

General notebook (2 of 4) ca. 1939

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes and quotations dated from 1889-1936. The primary subject is Southern California. Also contains loose leaves and many blank pages.
Box 17, Folder 6

General notebook (3 of 4) ca. 1941

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes and quotations dated from 1904-1941. Subjects include the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and racism against the Chinese.
Box 17, Folder 7

General notebook (4 of 4) undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes and quotations with references to 1871-1899. Subjects include the Spanish-American War and Ambrose Bierce.
Box 18, Folder 1

Quotations (1 of 2) ca. 1931

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten quotations from New Republic, The Nation and other publications dated 1886-1931.
Box 18, Folder 2

Quotations (2 of 2) undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes and clippings of quotations in alphabetical order by person, and handwritten notes. Labeled "Quotes from writers" on cover.
Box 18, Folder 3

Minorities and race in America ca. 1940-1949

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes, quotations, and outlines. Primary subject is racism, including African Americans, Japanese-Americans, and the South. Titles of outlines include "Race relations in tomorrow's America," "Reaction to Smith vs. Allright," "A practical solution for America's race problem," "Orientals in American life," and "Japanese-Americans face the future," among others. Also includes notes from an interview with Jacob Kravitz of the Jewish Welfare Federation in Dallas, dated 1946 March 30.
Box 19, Folder 8

Idea notebook undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Five pages of handwritten notes.
 

1D. Scrapbooks 1923-1949

Physical Description: 11 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains scrapbooks of clippings from a variety of publications, many mentioning McWilliams or his work. Some scrapbooks also include clippings of articles and essays written by him. Items are arranged by the original scrapbook number assigned to each volume by McWilliams himself.
Box 56, Folder 1

Scrapbook I 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings that mention Factories in the Field. Clippings come from numerous publications, mostly newspapers, including some from The Nation and a few written by McWilliams. Other subjects include migrant labor, Grapes of Wrath, and books. Ca. 60 pages.
Box 56, Folder 2

Scrapbook II 1939

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications (mostly newspapers) that mention Factories in the Field. Other subjects include migrant labor, Grapes of Wrath, and books. Ca. 70 pages.
Box 57, Folder 1

Scrapbook III 1945-1946

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily clippings and some assorted printed materials. Majority of clippings by or about McWilliams and/or his work. Clippings come from numerous publications, mostly newspapers (including a few from The Nation and PM). Subjects include While You Were Gone, Prejudice: Japanese Americans, Symbol of Racial Intolerance, Primer for White Folks. Ca. 30 pages.
Box 57, Folder 2

Scrapbook IV 1935-1936

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily clippings and some assorted printed materials. Majority of clippings by or about McWilliams and/or his work. Clippings come from numerous publications, mostly newspapers, a few from The Nation and Pacific Weekly. Subjects include Louis Adamic, fascism, "yellow peril," anti-Semitism, the press. Ca. 50 pages.
Box 58, Folder 1

Scrapbook V 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily newspaper clippings. Majority of clippings mention McWilliams's work as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing. Clippings come from numerous publications, including 2 loose leaf articles from NM. Subjects include farm labor, migrant labor, Factories in the Field, Grapes of Wrath, and the Bancroft Debates. Ca. 70 pages.
Box 58, Folder 2

Scrapbook VI 1938-1944

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings and some assorted printed materials. Majority of clippings mention McWilliams or his work. Clippings come from numerous publications, mostly newspapers. Subjects include farm labor, migrant labor, Factories in the Field (reviews), race relations, aliens, Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee, Humphrey Cobb, Wage Rate Hearings. Ca. 90 pages.
Box 59, Folder 1

Scrapbook VII 1935-1938

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains newspaper clippings from numerous publications. Subjects are farm and migratory labor, and the Orange County strikes. Ca. 50 pages.
Box 59, Folder 2

Scrapbook VIII 1942-1943

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, from numerous publications, of reviews of Ill Fares the Land. Many loose clippings in addition to scrapbook's ca. 40 pages.
Box 60, Folder 1

Scrapbook IX 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications (mostly newspapers) and a few assorted printed materials. These clippings mention McWilliams's work as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing and/or as author of Factories in the Field. Subjects are primarily farm and migratory labor and housing. Contains 2 loose leaves in addition to scrapbook's ca. 60 pages.
Box 60, Folder 2

Scrapbook X 1944-1945

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications, mostly reviews of (or articles touching on the issues of) Prejudice: Japanese Americans, Symbol of Racial Intolerance. Also includes a few articles written by McWilliams for NM and The Nation. Ca. 70 pages.
Box 61, Folder 1

Scrapbook XII 1923-1931, 1937

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily clippings from numerous publications and some assorted printed materials, including an attestation of McWilliams's membership in The Order of the Coif (a national honor society). Main subjects are George Sterling, and the New Regionalism. Also contains typewritten poetry manuscripts by Sterling, clippings of published poems and literary articles and reviews by McWilliams. Contains loose leaves in addition to scrapbook's ca. 50 pages.
Box 61, Folder 2

Scrapbook XIII 1935-1938

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains newspaper clippings from numerous publications. Main subject is labor, including farm labor and wages. Ca. 50 pages.
Box 62, Folder 1

Scrapbook XIV 1939

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications (mostly newspapers) that mention Factories in the Field. Other subjects include migrant labor, Grapes of Wrath, and books. Ca. 50 pages
Box 62, Folder 2

[Scrapbook XXI] 1946-1949

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications of reviews of Southern California Country. Includes 3 manuscripts of reviews (2 by George Stiller, 1 by Lawrence Clark Powell). Contains additional loose clippings (2 envelopes). Ca. 60 pages.
Box 63, Folder 1

Scrapbook XVI 1933-1935

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, including many articles written by McWilliams for California Curiosa, Tides West, New Republic and other publications. Subjects include Ambrose Bierce, California, and elections. Ca. 70 pages.
Box 63, Folder 2

Scrapbook XVII 1925-1932

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, primarily literary reviews by McWilliams for numerous publications. Also contains loose leaves in addition to scrapbook's ca. 80 pages.
Box 64, Folder 1

Scrapbook XV 1933-1937

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, some assorted printed materials, and 2 loose leaves (1 from a manuscript about a journalist White). McWilliams wrote many of these articles, which appeared in numerous publications including American Mercury, Pacific Weekly, The Nation, News of the World. Subjects include Ambrose Bierce, farm labor, Nazis, Fascism, and the Congress of Western Writers. Ca. 50 pages.
Box 64, Folder 2

Scrapbook XIX 1940

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily newspaper clippings from numerous publications. Majority of clippings mention McWilliams's work as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing. Subjects include farm labor, migrant labor and housing, Factories in the Field, and George Kidwell's statements. Ca. 60 pages.
Box 75, Folder 1

Scrapbook XI 1943

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications. Most are reviews of Brother Under the Skin, but a few address the Zoot Suit Riots. Also includes a list of newspaper and magazine advertising on McWilliams. Contains a few loose leaves in addition to scrapbook's ca. 40 pages.
Box 75, Folder 2

Scrapbook XVIII 1939-1945

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings from numerous publications and some assorted printed materials, including a few articles written by McWilliams for The New Republic and The Nation. Many clippings mention McWilliams's work as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing. Subjects include Prejudice: Japanese Americans, Symbol of Racial Intolerance, Ill Fares the Land, farm labor, and housing. Ca. 80 pages.
Box 76, Folder 1

[Scrapbook XX] 1945

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings/reviews of Ill Fares the Land from British and Irish newspapers. 8 pages.
 

2. Correspondence and research files 1896-1982

Physical Description: 38 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains McWilliams's general correspondence and research files, and comprises the bulk of the collection. Arranged in subseries A-D as follows:
  • A. Files on people, 1912-1982 (11 boxes)
  • B. Files on subjects, 1914-1982 (20 boxes)
  • C. General correspondence, 1923-1980 (6 boxes)
  • D. Publisher correspondence, 1942-1980 (1 box).
 

2A. Files on people 1912-1982

Physical Description: 11 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains McWilliams's extensive research and correspondence files relating to specific individuals with whom he corresponded, or who were research subjects for his writings. The files contain correspondence (by or about the person named on the file), clippings, ephemera, and assorted printed materials. Arranged alphabetically by surname.
Box 7, Folder 1

Aickman, Duncan 1947

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Aickman, and typewritten poetry manuscripts.
Box 7, Folder 2

Algren, Nelson 1953, 1959-1961

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Algren, and a clipping.
Box 7, Folder 3

Alinsky, Saul 1952-1953, 1971-1972

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Alinsky, clippings, and a newsletter.
Box 7, Folder 4

Austin, Mary (1 of 2) 1934-1938, 1951, 1967-1977

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Austin and McWilliams's writings on her; 2 clippings.
Box 7, Folder 5

Austin, Mary (2 of 2) 1927-1934

Physical Description: ca. 130 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied correspondence with Austin from the Carey McWilliams's Collection of Materials About Mary Hunter Austin (Collection 278)   and from the Huntington Library. Clippings.
Box 7, Folder 6

Bain, Terry 1971-1973

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Bain, and an essay by Bain.
Box 7, Folder 7

Banks, R. 1959

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Banks.
Box 7, Folder 8

Beals, Carleton 1979

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from John A. Britton, and a paper by Britton.
Box 7, Folder 9

Bentley, Eric 1963, 1969

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Bentley.
Box 7, Folder 10

Berman, Louise 1955-1956, 1963-1972

Physical Description: 56 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (primarily with Berman), a handwritten note, a booklet, a manuscript by McWilliams entitled "Remembering Louise Berman," an invitation to her memorial, and an obituary.
Box 7, Folder 11

Bioff, Willie and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (1 of 2) 1939-1967

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, 2 manuscripts ("Congress goes to Hollywood" by Bernard J. McMahon and "Hollywood labor dispute--a study in immorality" by George H. Dunne), and newspaper clippings.
Box 7, Folder 12

Bioff, Willie and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (2 of 2) 1949-1950

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Legal documents, such as transcripts, stipulations, and an opening statement, primarily from the case of Conference of Studio Unions vs. Loew's Incorporated.
Box 7, Folder 13

Botkin, B.A. 1930-1933, 1975

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Botkin. Also includes a leaflet, a clipping, bibliographies compiled by Botkin and typed reviews of the publication Folk-Say.
Box 7, Folder 14

Boyd, Andrew 1969-1970, 1979

Physical Description: 48 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Boyd, typed notes, and manuscripts by Boyd.
Box 7, Folder 15

Boyle, Kay 1970-1971

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Boyle.
Box 8, Folder 1

Bradbury, Ray 1952-1953, 1960

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Bradbury.
Box 8, Folder 2

Bronowski, Jacob (1 of 2) 1957-1976

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Bronowski's work, correspondence between Bronowski and McWilliams, typed notes, and four manuscripts (1 untitled by McWilliams, "Bronowski: Man of Many Gifts" by McWilliams, "Sociological Knowledge and Social Control" by Robert Bierstedt, and "A Tribute to J. Bronowski" by Gerard Piel).
Box 8, Folder 3

Bronowski, Jacob (2 of 2) 1958-1975

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles and clippings, including published works by McWilliams about Bronowski.
Box 8, Folder 4

Brown, Jerry 1974-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Brown, one press release, and clippings.
Box 8, Folder 5

Bunker, Eddie 1972, 1976-1979

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Bunker (as well as letters regarding Bunker), a book jacket, an article by Bunker, and clippings.
Box 8, Folder 6

Burgess, Larry E. 1979

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Burgess, and brochures on the A.K. Smiley Public Library and the Lincoln Memorial Shrine.
Box 8, Folder 7

Burke, Kenneth 1959-1969

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Burke, clippings, and an annotated poem and a manuscript by Burke.
Box 8, Folder 8

Cain, James M. 1933, 1969, 1977

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

One letter from Cain, and clippings.
Box 8, Folder 9

Carlson, Colonel Evans F. 1945, 1970

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten note from Alex Pesonen, an address by Carlson, and clippings of McWilliams's articles.
Box 8, Folder 10

Carney, Francis 1977-1979

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Carney.
Box 8, Folder 11

Carr, Harry 1931, 1975

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters (mostly from Carr to McWilliams), and a clipping.
Box 8, Folder 12

Carrington, Otis M. 1934

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Carrington about his brother's letters from Ambrose Bierce.
Box 8, Folder 13

Chandler, Raymond 1973-1976

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, including an article written by Chandler.
Box 8, Folder 14

Chavez, Cesar 1970-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Chavez, a press release, a leaflet, and newspaper clippings. Also includes a quote from Chavez about Factories in the Field. These materials mostly refer to Chavez in context as the leader of the United Farm Workers.
Box 8, Folder 15

Chevalier, Haakon 1954-1967

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Chevalier regarding an open letter from Chevalier to J. Robert Oppenheimer that was to appear in The Nation. Also includes correspondence between Philip M. Stern and McWilliams, and newspaper clippings.
Box 8, Folder 16

Chotiner, Murray 1960-1966

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

One letter regarding Chotiner, a typed note, clippings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 8, Folder 17

Clark, Evans 1951

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Clark, and a clipping.
Box 8, Folder 18

Cobb, Humphrey 1939-1978

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (primarily with Cobb), along with some assorted printed materials, including a black and white photograph.
Box 8, Folder 19

Collins, Seward 1930-1931

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Collins.
Box 8, Folder 20

Condon, Richard 1962-1964

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Condon.
Box 8, Folder 21

Conover, Grandin 1969-1971

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Conover, one letter from Conover to McWilliams, and photocopies of Conover's work.
Box 9, Folder 1

Cooper, Evelyn N. 1951-1953

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Cooper.
Box 9, Folder 2

Couch, William Jr. 1966-1970

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Couch.
Box 9, Folder 3

Cowell, Henry 1939-1965

Physical Description: 45 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, primarily from Olive Thompson Cowell, and clippings. Also contains correspondence with the prison board and a few letters from McWilliams to Henry Cowell.
Box 9, Folder 4

Crane, Clarkson 1928-1931, 1961-1975

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of letters, primarily from Crane to McWilliams.
Box 9, Folder 5

Curtis, Christine Turner 1931-1935

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Curtis.
Box 9, Folder 6

Daggett, Charles 1951

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Daggett.
Box 9, Folder 7

Dahlberg, Edward 1937, 1968, 1977

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Dahlberg; one article and one clipping.
Box 9, Folder 8

Day, Mark 1975-1979

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Day, typed notes, and a clipping.
Box 9, Folder 9

Dekker, Albert 1968-1979

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Dekker, one typed note, a manuscript by Dekker, and clippings.
Box 9, Folder 10

di Giovanni, Norman Thomas 1962-1967

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with di Giovanni; one article and one clipping.
Box 9, Folder 11

Downey, Sheridan 1933-1949

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Downey, handwritten and typed notes, and assorted printed materials. Also includes correspondence with Downey and Stephen Downey.
Box 9, Folder 12

Dreier, Mary 1955-1961

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Dreier.
Box 9, Folder 13

Eastlake, William 1959, 1963, 1966-1971

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Eastlake; one black and white photograph of Eastlake, and some letters regarding his work.
Box 9, Folder 14

Eaton, Cyrus 1955-1979

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Eaton; photocopy of a letter from Anna Louis Strong to Eaton, a press release, and clippings.
Box 9, Folder 15

Ellsberg, Daniel 1970

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda concerning a conversation in which Ellsberg discusses Henry Kissinger.
Box 9, Folder 16

Elman, Richard 1959-1979

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Elman.
Box 9, Folder 17

Erikson, Erik H. 1950, 1953

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Erikson.
Box 9, Folder 18

Fante, John (1 of 3) ca.1933-1960

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence (undated) with Fante, and clippings.
Box 9, Folder 19

Fante, John (2 of 3) 1933-1948

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Fante, and a manuscript entitled "St. Anthony's Forty Wards." Also includes letters concerning "Home is the Hunter," by Fante and McWilliams.
Box 9, Folder 20

Fante, John (3 of 3) 1951-1979

Physical Description: 45 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Fante, but also with Marilyn Murphy-Pittman (regarding a biography she was writing on Fante) and Joyce Fante.
Box 9, Folder 21

Feliz, Zoe Anne 1974 June

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

A research paper by Feliz entitled "Carey McWilliams: A Selected Bibliography of His Works 1924-1954."
Box 9, Folder 22

Flanner, Hildegarde 1928-1980

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Flanner, and clippings of her publications.
Box 9, Folder 23

Fleming, D.F. 1961-1962, 1968

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Fleming, and reviews.
Box 10, Folder 1

Follett, Wilson 1930-1966

Physical Description: 51 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters primarily from Wilson or Margaret Follett to Carey or Dorothy McWilliams. Clippings of published works by Follett.
Box 10, Folder 2

Galvao, Henrique 1960-1963, 1970, 1974

Physical Description: 67 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, primarily regarding an article Galvao wrote for The Nation (including some correspondence between Galvao and McWilliams). Also contains clippings, press releases, two Galvao manuscripts in Portuguese, and The Seizing of the Santa Maria.
Box 10, Folder 3

Gitt, J. W. 1948-1970

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily between Gitt and McWilliams, but also between Gitt and Freda Kirchwey or George Kirstein.
Box 10, Folder 4

Glass, Murv Jr. 1974-1979

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Glass, and photocopies of clippings.
Box 10, Folder 5

Gottlieb, Bob 1974-1976

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Gottlieb and Edward T. Chase.
Box 10, Folder 6

Goulden, Joseph C. 1970-1971

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Goulden.
Box 10, Folder 7

Gruening, Ernest 1964-1973

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Gruening and George McGovern, and a clipping.
Box 10, Folder 8

Halsell, Grace 1977-1978

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Halsell.
Box 10, Folder 9

Haslam, Gerald 1974-1978

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Haslam.
Box 10, Folder 10

Hilton, Ronald 1960-1961, 1967

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Hilton; a press release and television program transcript, and clippings.
Box 10, Folder 11

Hiss, Alger 1978-1980

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters (including two from Hiss to McWilliams), clippings, articles, and book reviews.
Box 10, Folder 12

Huling, Betty 1968-1969

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning Huling.
Box 10, Folder 13

Jeffers, Robinson 1903-1935, 1962, 1973-1978

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Robinson and Uma Jeffers, and a letter from Jeffers to Louis Adamic. Also includes clippings, typed copies of poems by Jeffers, three copies of The Carmelite, and assorted printed materials.
Box 10, Folder 14

Jones, Idwal 1964, 1970

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 10, Folder 15

Josephson, Matthew 1952-1953, 1960, 1967-1979

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Josephson, and letters from Hannah Josephson and David E. Shi. Manuscripts, including "The August 27 Attack on Radio and Book Publishing" by Josephson, and a chapter entitled "The Age of Darkness" by Shi. Clippings.
Box 10, Folder 16

Julian, C.C. 1977

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of article.
Box 10, Folder 17

Kauffman, Joseph P. 1962-1964

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning Kauffman, a television transcript, and a manuscript of a statement by The Nation's editors.
Box 14, Folder 1

Kelley, Edith Summers 1928-1940, 1972-1978

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Kelley, Matthew J. Bruccoli, and Jane Weisman Stein. Photocopies of letters, copies of poems by Kelley, and one clipping.
Box 14, Folder 2

Kenny, Robert W. 1942-1979

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, including two from Kenny to McWilliams; clippings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 14, Folder 3

Kerby, Phil 1952, 1967-1970, 1976

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Kerby; manuscript of a speech by Kerby.
Box 14, Folder 4

King, Martin Luther 1967, 1972

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with David E. Luellen, and an annotated manuscript of a February 1967 King speech given in Los Angeles at The Nation's conference on American foreign policy.
Box 14, Folder 5

Kirchwey, Freda (1 of 3) 1948-1954

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Kirchwey and McWilliams. Also includes letters from J.W. Gitt, and Dudley Nichols.
Box 14, Folder 6

Kirchwey, Freda (2 of 3) 1972-1976

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Kirchwey, including correspondence with Sara Alpern in relation to her dissertation on Kirchwey.
Box 14, Folder 7

Kirchwey, Freda (3 of 3) 1940-1949, 1976

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 14, Folder 8

Kirstein, George and Lincoln 1963-1978

Physical Description: 38 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between the Kirsteins and McWilliams. Also includes a typed note and clippings.
Box 14, Folder 9

Lamb, Edward 1951, 1976-1980

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Lamb, a press release, and clippings.
Box 14, Folder 10

Lamont, Corliss 1955-1978

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (primarily with Lamont), typewritten notes, clippings, and a manuscript by Lamont. One Basic Pamphlet by Lamont entitled My First Sixty Years, and assorted printed materials.
Box 14, Folder 11

Lane, Mark 1964-1970

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding a manuscript by Lane rejected by The Nation. Also includes press releases and clippings.
Box 14, Folder 12

Lasch, Christopher 1967

Physical Description: 47 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Lasch. Also includes one letter from Ralph Bunche to James Storrow, a partial clipping, and a handwritten note.
Box 14, Folder 13

Lernoux, Penny 1976-1980

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Lernoux to McWilliams.
Box 14, Folder 14

Lieber, Maxim 1962-1966

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Lieber.
Box 14, Folder 15

Lindsay, John V. 1961-1975

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Lindsay (primarily letters from Lindsay to McWilliams), a press release, and a clipping.
Box 15, Folder 1

Love, Eulia (1 of 2) 1979-1980

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Love, press releases, photocopies of clippings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 15, Folder 2

Love, Eulia (2 of 2) 1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 15, Folder 3

MacLeod, Leroy 1929-1934, 1966

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from MacLeod.
Box 15, Folder 4

MacLeod, Norman 1931-1932

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with MacLeod.
Box 15, Folder 5

Mandell, Maurice 1955-1957

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Mandell.
Box 15, Folder 6

Mann, Abby 1979

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter and a manuscript for The Sleepy Lagoon Murders.
Box 15, Folder 7

Matthiessen, F.O. 1944-1950, 1973-1978

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Matthiessen, and clippings.
Box 15, Folder 8

Matusow, Harvey 1954-1960, 1968

Physical Description: 36 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Matusow, clippings, a press release, and assorted printed materials.
Box 15, Folder 9

McCann, Frasier 1953-1979

Physical Description: 38 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters (primarily from McWilliams to McCann), and a clipping.
Box 15, Folder 10

McGovern, George 1968-1979

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with McGovern, primarily letters from him to McWilliams.
Box 15, Folder 11

McGrath, Alice Greenfield 1944-1945, 1953, 1970-1980

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with McGrath. Includes letters regarding the Sleepy Lagoon case, one press release, one 3x5 color snapshot of McGrath in a small group, one copy of the Performing Arts playbill, clippings, and a manuscript of a statement by McWilliams for the Guy Endore pamphlet regarding the Sleepy Lagoon case.
Box 15, Folder 12

McPherson, Aimee Semple (1 of 2) 1946-1947

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding McPherson, typed notes, and a 30 page timeline/outline.
Box 15, Folder 13

McPherson, Aimee Semple (2 of 2) 1929, 1978-1979

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

A study by Gary Tavetian, and clippings.
Box 15, Folder 14

Meiklejohn, Alexander 1964-1965

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Alexander and Helen Meiklejohn, and clippings.
Box 15, Folder 15

Mencken, H. L. (1 of 3) 1928-1941, 1955, 1977

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, primarily from Mencken to McWilliams.
Box 15, Folder 16

Mencken, H. L. (2 of 3) 1912, 1924-1934, 1965

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings by and about Mencken. Also includes lecture notes by McWilliams, "Six Points About H.L. Mencken," and a McWilliams article "Notes on H. L. Mencken" from The Wooden Horse.
Box 15, Folder 17

Mencken, H. L. (3 of 3) 1926-1931, 1971-1977

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings (mostly written by Mencken).
Box 20, Folder 1

Mikulski, Marta 1957-1973

Physical Description: 84 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Mikulski, 12 black and white photographs of paintings done by Kazimierz Mikulski.
Box 20, Folder 2

Mills, Omer 1948

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning Mills, and McWilliams's Affidavit.
Box 20, Folder 3

Monroe, Eason 1951, 1974-1975

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Monroe, photocopies, and a clipping.
Box 20, Folder 4

Morse, Wayne 1959, 1969-1973

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (primarily with Morse), and two press releases.
Box 20, Folder 5

Mucha, Jiri 1967-1969

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Mucha.
Box 20, Folder 6

Murrow, Edward R. 1955

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Murrow and Fred Friendly, typed statements by McWilliams in response to Anne Smart's request his work be banned, a transcript from the television show See It Now, and a clipping.
Box 20, Folder 7

Navarro, Joseph (1 of 7) 1969-1970

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Navarro. Subjects include Navarro's review of North from Mexico, the reissue of North from Mexico, the founding of the Journal of Mexican American History, and a bibliography by Navarro and Ruben Cortez entitled Mexican-American History: A Critical Selective Bibliography. Also contains a review of aforementioned bibliography by McWilliams dated 1969 October 15.
Box 20, Folder 8

Navarro, Joseph (2 of 7) 1971

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Navarro. Subjects include works relating to their common interests, Navarro's paper on McWilliams's contribution to the history of ethnic minorities, Navarro's studies, and funding for the Journal of Mexican American History. Also includes chronologies by McWilliams of his work/life.
Box 20, Folder 9

Navarro, Joseph (3 of 7) 1972

Physical Description: 68 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence primarily with Navarro. Subjects include Navarro's research for his dissertation on McWilliams, the article, "The Incarceration of the Japanese-Americans" by William Petersen, and a Guy T. Nunn letter with documents about McWilliams held by The National Archive. Also contains two letters from Alice Greenfield McGrath to McWilliams, 1 letter from McWilliams to William F. Buckley, Jr., correspondence with Kathleen O'Connor Navarro, a 10 page typed answer by McWilliams in response to Navarro's questions concerning his work/life, and the outline and abstract from Navarro's dissertation.
Box 20, Folder 10

Navarro, Joseph (4 of 7) 1973

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Navarro, including a letter in which McWilliams discusses red-baiting. The primary subject is Navarro's research for his dissertation on McWilliams. Also contains correspondence with John Bright and William Petersen, a revised dissertation abstract and outline, as well as a copy of an article by McWilliams, "The Battle of Camp San Vicente."
Box 20, Folder 11

Navarro, Joseph (5 of 7) 1974-1975

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Navarro. Subjects include Navarro's research for his dissertation on McWilliams and the Journal of Mexican American History. Also contains correspondence with Kathleen O'Connor Navarro, and two manuscripts by Navarro from his dissertation (Chapter 2 and The Twenties).
Box 20, Folder 12

Navarro, Joseph (6 of 7) 1976-1980

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, primarily with Joseph and Kathleen O'Connor Navarro. Subjects include Navarro's research for his dissertation on McWilliams and the Journal of Mexican American History.
Box 20, Folder 13

Navarro, Joseph (7 of 7) ca. 1970-1980

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts: "Carey McWilliams as Minority Historian," "The Contribution of Carey McWilliams to Ethnic Historiography," and "Early Years and Rocky Mountain Background, 1905-1922."
Box 22, Folder 1

Nelson, Patricia 1974-1977

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Nelson.
Box 22, Folder 2

Neruda, Pablo 1964-1977

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, and copies of Neruda's poems.
Box 22, Folder 3

Neutra, Richard 1948-1954, 1966-1979

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (with accompanying materials) primarily between Richard and Dione Neutra and McWilliams.
Box 22, Folder 4

Nixon, Richard (1 of 6) 1969-1974

Physical Description: 38 items.

Scope and Content Note

Memo, report, newsletters, press releases, clippings.
Box 22, Folder 5

Nixon, Richard (2 of 6) 1969-1978

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 22, Folder 6

Nixon, Richard (3 of 6) 1970-1977

Physical Description: ca. 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 22, Folder 7

Nixon, Richard (4 of 6) 1969-1977

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 22, Folder 8

Nixon, Richard (5 of 6) 1969-1979

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 22, Folder 9

Nixon, Richard (6 of 6) 1969-1977

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 23, Folder 1

Noble, Robert ca. 1950

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Leaflets.
Box 23, Folder 2

Nossiter, Bernard 1955-1957

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Nossiter.
Box 23, Folder 3

Orans, Alice 1937-1947, 1954, 1970, 1979

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted printed materials, primarily regarding either the Committee to Aid Agricultural Organization or the ACLU, including migrant labor ephemera. Also contains a letter from McWilliams to Sheridan Downey and a few letters from Alice and Martin Orans to McWilliams.
Box 23, Folder 4

Packard, Walter 1966-1977

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Packard, including correspondence with Emma L. Packard. Also includes two manuscripts: a statement by McWilliams and an introduction by Alan Temko.
Box 23, Folder 5

Pasternak, Boris 1958, 1960

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Two letters, a handwritten note, and clippings regarding Pasternak winning the Nobel Prize.
Box 23, Folder 6

Pauling, Linus 1958-1960, 1975, 1977

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Two letters from Pauling to McWilliams, a handwritten note, and clippings.
Box 23, Folder 7

Perry, Bernard 1965, 1973-1977

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Perry, as well as related letters concerning a Nation anthology.
Box 23, Folder 8

Phillips, Gifford 1965-1971

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Phillips and McWilliams, and a memo.
Box 23, Folder 9

Piel, Gerard 1966-1972

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters from Piel to McWilliams, typed notes, and clippings.
Box 23, Folder 10

Purdy, James 1960, 1964, 1969

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Purdy.
Box 23, Folder 11

Radin, Max 1939-1940, 1950

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript entitled "The Nomination of Max Radin: People, Politics, and the California Supreme Court" by David M. Margolick. Also includes a clipping.
Box 23, Folder 12

Rechy, John 1959-1975

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Rechy, and a clipping.
Box 23, Folder 13

Rexroth, Kenneth 1959, 1962, 1965, 1977

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Rexroth, an annotated text by McWilliams, and a clipping.
Box 23, Folder 14

Ring, Frances 1975-1979

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Ring.
Box 23, Folder 15

Rodman, Samuel and Alexander Racolin, attorney 1955-1958

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Rodman and Racolin, concerning The Nation.
Box 23, Folder 16

Rose, Stanley 1954, 1975

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Maude Rose and Charles Katz, and clippings.
Box 23, Folder 17

Roszak, Theodore 1961-1979

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Roszak, and a clipping.
Box 23, Folder 18

Sahl, Mort 1966

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, including one letter from John Fante to McWilliams, and one letter from McWilliams to Sahl.
Box 23, Folder 19

Samish, Arthur 1949-1954, 1971

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, including one from Samish to McWilliams, a typewritten statement by McWilliams, two copies of Frontier journal, and clippings.
Box 23, Folder 20

Sánchez, George 1968-1974

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Sánchez including one letter from Sánchez to McWilliams, and a manuscript McWilliams for a volume honoring Sánchez.
Box 23, Folder 21

Saroyan, William 1971-1975

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Saroyan, and clippings.
Box 23, Folder 22

Schlesinger, Arthur Jr. (1 of 2) 1950-1956, 1967

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Schlesinger, typed notes, and an untitled manuscript of a letter addressing the deterioration of civil liberties.
Box 23, Folder 23

Schlesinger, Arthur Jr. (2 of 2) 1951-1960, 1976-1977

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 23, Folder 24

Schuman, Frederick L. 1953-1954

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (primarily with Schuman), a conference program, a typewritten press release by Schuman, and a Petition for Review.
Box 23, Folder 25

Scotten, William E. Jr. 1924-1928

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Scotten to McWilliams. Also includes poems by Scotten.
Box 23, Folder 26

Seidenbaum, Art 1964-1979

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Seidenbaum, and newspaper clippings of articles written by him in which he mentions McWilliams.
Box 23, Folder 27

Self, Edwin 1975-1979

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Self.
Box 23, Folder 28

Shane, Joseph D. 1955-1966

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Shane. Includes a letter from Clore Warne to McWilliams.
Box 23, Folder 29

Shapiro, Vic 1951-1952

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Shapiro, and two statements by him.
Box 23, Folder 30

Sherrill, Bob 1962-1968, 1978-1981

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Sherrill, handwritten note, and clippings.
Box 24, Folder 1

Sinclair, Upton 1926-1942, 1968, 1978-1980

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, primarily from Sinclair to McWilliams, a copy of The Upton Sinclair Quarterly, and clippings. Also contains the McWilliams's article "The Strange Case of Upton Sinclair."
Box 24, Folder 2

Smedley, Agnes 1942-1943, 1950, 1974-1975

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Smedley, and clippings.
Box 24, Folder 3

Smith, Jack 1977-1979

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings of articles by Smith.
Box 24, Folder 4

Snow, Edgar 1938, 1955-1972

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Snow. Also includes handwritten and typed notes (some concerning suggested articles and new featured series for The Nation), a press release, clippings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 24, Folder 5

Stein, Jane Weissman 1975-1977

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Stein, primarily letters from her.
Box 24, Folder 6

Steinbeck, John 1934-1941,1968-1978

Physical Description: 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Steinbeck, including correspondence with John Seelye, and one piece of correspondence with Steinbeck. Also contains handwritten and typed notes, press releases, clippings, 2 McWilliams's articles ("The Farmers Get Tough," and "A Man, a Place, and a Time"), 2 McWilliams's manuscripts ("They Still Keep Coming" and "Steinbeck and the 1930s in California"), and assorted printed materials.
Box 24, Folder 7

Sterling, George 1952-1980

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Sterling, notes, and an article.
Box 24, Folder 8

Strong, Anna Louise 1936-1937

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Strong, an article, and a clipping.
Box 24, Folder 9

Swados, Harvey 1958-1958

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Swados appearing at the Aspen Institute, including one letter from Swados to McWilliams.
Box 24, Folder 10

Terkel, Studs 1972

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

One letter from Terkel, a manuscript by Terkel entitled "Celebrities and Nobodies," and clippings.
Box 24, Folder 11

Thompson, Hunter 1965, 1974

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

A postcard from Thompson to McWilliams, and clippings.
Box 24, Folder 12

Thurber, James 1952

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Thurber.
Box 24, Folder 13

Towne, Robert 1974-1976

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Towne, and clippings.
Box 24, Folder 14

Trumbo, Dalton (1 of 5) 1959-1977

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Trumbo, and clippings.
Box 24, Folder 15

Trumbo, Dalton (2 of 5) 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of the Amicus Curiae Brief written by McWilliams for the case Lawson & Trumbo vs. United States. This fragile document is the original. Please examine the preservation copy in the next folder.
Box 24, Folder 16

Trumbo, Dalton (3 of 5) 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of the Amicus Curiae Brief written by McWilliams for the case Lawson & Trumbo vs. United States. This is the preservation copy. The original is in the preceding folder.
Box 24, Folder 17

Trumbo, Dalton (4 of 5) 1949

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 typewritten note from Clay (no last name) to McWilliams, a typewritten manuscript of the Amicus Curiae Brief (slightly different than the one in previous folder) written by McWilliams for the case Lawson & Trumbo vs. United States, a typewritten statement regarding the "Hollywood Ten" also written by McWilliams, and the published Brief of Alexander Meiklejohn, of Cultural Workers in Motion Pictures and Other Arts, and of Members of the Professions, as Amici Curiae.
Box 24, Folder 18

Trumbo, Dalton (5 of 5) 1951

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

A letter from Albert Maltz to McWilliams, and a copy of Robert W. Kenny's brief the "Right of Silence" in the appeal Lawson & Trumbo vs. United States.
Box 44, Folder 1

Twe, Dihdwo 1951-1956, 1973

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Twe and either McWilliams or Freda Kirchwey; clippings.
Box 44, Folder 2

Vale, Rena 1939-1942, 1954

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Affidavit of Vale before the Assembly Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities in California. Also includes a press release with Lloyd Barenblatt's Objection to the Committee, an article written by Vale, and two letters.
Box 44, Folder 3

Vernier, Paul 1934-1936

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Vernier, primarily letters from Vernier to McWilliams.
Box 44, Folder 4

Villard, Oswald Garrison 1943

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Villard.
Box 44, Folder 5

Warne, Clore 1951-1969

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Warne. Also contains one letter from Warne to William O. Douglas, a program, clippings, and a manuscript of a lecture given by McWilliams at ACLU dinner in Los Angeles on December 14, 1969.
Box 44, Folder 6

Warren, Earl (1 of 2) 1940-1946, 1965-1969, 1974

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Warren, including one from Edmund G. Brown. A chronology of Warren in California, and printed materials prepared by research committees (Kenny for Governor and the CIO).
Box 44, Folder 7

Warren, Earl (2 of 2) 1943-1948, 1964-1965, 1974

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes, pamphlets, and clippings.
Box 44, Folder 8

Werth, Alexander 1949, 1963-1969

Physical Description: 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Werth, handwritten and typed notes, a clipping, and assorted printed materials. Also includes an annotated manuscript by Werth entitled "De Gaulle's Plea for Siniavsky and Daniel."
Box 44, Folder 9

Wills, Ross 1924, 1934-1935

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Wills, and a typewritten manuscript by Wills.
Box 44, Folder 10

Wilson, Edmund 1929-1930, 1962-1979

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, mostly photocopies of ones from Wilson to McWilliams, and a clipping.
Box 44, Folder 11

Wood, Charles Erskine Scott 1979

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Irving R. Cohen, and a paper by Cohen.
Box 44, Folder 12

Wright, Stanton MacDonald 1913-1928, 1971-1979

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Wright, three letters from Leslie Baird to McWilliams, handwritten notes, and clippings.
Box 44, Folder 13

Wuliger, Robert 1950-1953

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Wuliger.
Box 44, Folder 14

Yankwich, Leon R. 1939, 1951-1953, 1964

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Yankwich to McWilliams. Also includes a manuscript and a publication by Yankwich.
Box 44, Folder 15

Yeats, W.B. 1960, 1965

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles and clippings.
Box 44, Folder 16

Zeitlin, Jake 1936-1982

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily with Zeitlin. A black and white photograph, stock certificates, clippings, and assorted printed materials.
 

2B. Files on subjects 1914-1982

Physical Description: 20 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains McWilliams's extensive research files relating to specific topics, issues, or concepts. The files contain correspondence, handwritten and typed notes, press releases, leaflets, articles, and clippings. Some of the folders contain information about his work and political activities, most notably in the folders entitled "Red-Baiting." McWilliams's original file names were maintained during processing wherever possible, though some were altered to ensure consistency and collocation. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Box 33, Folder 1

Japanese (1 of 3) 1941-1952, 1960, 1969-1979

Physical Description: 51 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, press releases, a pamphlet entitled "The Japanese American Incarceration: A Case for Redress," a photocopied manuscript of James Michener's introduction to Michi Weglyn's book "Years of Infamy," and assorted printed materials. Includes letters from A.H. Petersen, Ruth E. McKee, Russell Leong, Mine Okubo, Thomas H. Kreneck, Sandra Oshiro, Nicholas Dancy, Don T. Nakanishi, James Holliday, Afton Dill Nance, Minejiro Hayashida, Larry Tajiri, and others.
Box 33, Folder 2

Japanese (2 of 3) 1943-1948, 1970-1982

Physical Description: 37 items.

Scope and Content Note

1971 UCLA Asian American Studies Conference materials, teacher and student manuals entitled "Citizens Behind Barbed Wire," articles, and clippings. Also includes 2 papers: "Japanese American Internment in Retrospect" by Sandra Sachiko Oshiro and "Evacuation" by Ives Neely.
Box 33, Folder 3

Japanese (3 of 3) 1962, 1969-1979

Physical Description: ca.70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, including McWilliams's Nation article "Japanese Out of California."
Box 33, Folder 4

Kersten Committee 1954

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Jack H. Bishop, handwritten and typed notes, newsletters, a copy of the Congressional Record and the Second Interim Report of the Select Committee on Communist Aggression, and clippings (ca. 50).
Box 33, Folder 5

Labor (1 of 2) 1977-1978

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Moe Foner, press releases, leaflets, and a photocopy of untitled manuscript by B.J. Widick.
Box 33, Folder 6

Labor (2 of 2) 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper), and a copy of The Nation. Subjects include unions, George Meaney, and Jimmy Carter.
Box 33, Folder 7

Landslides 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 35, Folder 1

Los Angeles 1930-1980

Physical Description: 41 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter, typewritten note, an untitled manuscript by Sam Enriques about growing up in Palos Verdes, and clippings.
Box 35, Folder 2

Los Angeles--Population Growth and Incomes 1953-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes, news releases, a leaflet, a copy of the publication TASK, and clippings (mostly newspaper). Also contains 2 manuscripts by Dennis L. Cuddy: "The Yanks are Coming," and "Down Under Ho!"
Box 35, Folder 3

Los Angeles--Smog 1979

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 35, Folder 4

Media 1971, 1978-1980

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases, newsletters, articles, and clippings. Also contains 1 letter from the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy with accompanying materials. Subjects include Spanish-speakers in the United States, North American economic ties, and immigration.
Box 35, Folder 5

Mexican-Americans 1972-1978

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters (1 from Kathleen O'Connor Navarro primarily concerning the Journal of Mexican American History), a paper entitled, Mexican Migrants and Relief in Depression California (author unknown), and clippings.
Box 35, Folder 6

Mexican-Americans--Ethnic Minorities 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, handwritten notes, copy of Somos journal, and clippings. Contains letters from Dr. Julian Samora, Kathy Valdez, and Margaret E. Bailey. Subjects include Mexican-Americans in California and in higher education, immigration, and bilingual education.
Box 35, Folder 7

Mexican-Americans--Religion 1974, 1979

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 35, Folder 8

Mexican-Americans in California--1970s (1 of 2) 1923, 1941, 1954, 1959, 1978-1979

Physical Description: 54 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Robert J. Salazar, letters, typed note, leaflet, press releases, clippings, photocopies of clippings, and photocopies of legal documents in Spanish and English relating to claims between Mexico and the United States. Includes 3 papers: "Texas Land Grant Heirs Seek Justice" by Salazar, "Mexico/U.S. Worker Migration Policy Considerations" by Rudy Torres, and "A Wind from the South" by Richard Louv.
Box 35, Folder 9

Mexican-Americans in California--1970s (2 of 2) 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 35, Folder 10

Mobilization for Democracy Committee 1945

Physical Description: 64 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (primarily concerning contributions made at the July 20th meeting at the Olympic Auditorium to help defeat Gerald L. K. Smith), typed notes, minutes, and assorted financial documents. Also includes McWilliams's letter of resignation as treasurer of the committee.
Box 36, Folder 1

Muckraking (1 of 2) 1896, 1970, 1977-1979

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed notes, a press release, articles, and clippings.Includes the article "Is Muckraking Coming Back?" by McWilliams, and typewritten copy of essay "Huntington Lying in his Last Ditch" by Ambrose Bierce.
Box 36, Folder 2

Muckraking (2 of 2) 1977-1982

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 36, Folder 3

Muggings 1968-1973

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper) dealing with crime and racism. Includes McWilliams's article "After You're Mugged."
Box 36, Folder 4

Neo-Fascism 1963-1973

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

A partial typewritten statement by Laurent B. Frantz along with a clipping and a newsletter. Also includes a paper by Carl Marzani entitled, "Watergate and American Neo-Fascism," and 2 pamphlets ( The Mood of The Nation, and The Threat of American Neo-Fascism).
Box 36, Folder 5

The New Californians (1 of 3) 1938,1955, 1969-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed note, press release, articles, and clippings (mostly newspaper). Also includes typed copies of articles Curtis Pendergast wrote for the Sacramento Bee entitled "Foreign Colonies of Fresno." The primary subject is the various immigrants in California.
Box 36, Folder 6

The New Californians (2 of 3) 1962, 1972-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Leaflets and clippings (mostly newspaper. Subjects include African-Americans, and Asian, Arab, and Jewish immigrants. Also contains a copy of the publication Participant, a National Science Foundation publication entitled, "Scientists, Engineers, and Physicians from Abroad," and a paper from the California Office of the Lieutenant Governor called "Third World Population in California."
Box 36, Folder 7

The New Californians (3 of 3) 1973-1979

Physical Description: ca.70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper). Subjects include Native Americans, and Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese immigrants.
Box 36, Folder 8

New Politics (1 of 6) 1957-1967

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with David Thomson and Tom Burns, typed notes, newsletter, pamphlets (including two from the Socialist Party), and clippings
Box 36, Folder 9

New Politics (2 of 6) 1957-1960

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes, newsletter, pamphlet (Socialism in the Sixties: The Irresponsible Society), articles, and clippings. Also includes "The Dilemma of Punishment" (a lecture by David L. Bazelon), "The Corporation: Will it be Managed by Machines" (a paper by Herbert A. Simon), "The Irrepressible Issues of the 60s" (an address by Adolf A. Berle, Jr.).
Box 37, Folder 1

New Politics (3 of 6) 1953-1962

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper). Subjects include nationalism, technology, and political unrest.
Box 37, Folder 2

New Politics (4 of 6) 1965-1967

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Harvey Wheeler, Charles Tait, and C. George Benello. Also contains letters, press releases, a manuscript by Wheeler ("A Call to a New Politics"), a publication entitled, "Harvey Wheeler on The Restoration of Politics," leaflets, articles, and clippings.
Box 37, Folder 3

New Politics (5 of 6) 1960-1967

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include the Left, international politics, and the Vietnam War.
Box 37, Folder 4

New Politics (6 of 6) 1965-1966

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

A copy of the newsletter Inter/Change, a copy of publication The Public Interest, minutes from the Conference on Strengthening the New Politics, and a paper by Harvey Wheeler: "American Participational Democracy."
Box 37, Folder 5

New York and Los Angeles (1 of 2) 1975-1980

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 37, Folder 6

New York and Los Angeles (2 of 2) 1926-1929, 1959-1979

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 37, Folder 7

New York City (1 of 2) 1971-1975

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, clippings, and a paper from the State of New York's Division of the Budget entitled, "Comments on the Feasibility and Practicality of New York City Becoming a Separate State."
Box 38, Folder 1

New York City (2 of 2) 1963-1964, 1971-1979

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 38, Folder 2

Oakies 1975-1979

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

A typed note, and newspaper clippings.
Box 38, Folder 3

Oil 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed notes, a press release, and clippings. Subjects include spills, shortage, imports, and companies.
Box 38, Folder 4

Orange County 1974-1979

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Melvin Bernstein, and clippings.
Box 38, Folder 5

Owens Valley (1 of 2) 1957, 1966-1967,1975-1980

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Christopher D. Stone and Robert Conhaim, a handwritten note, a script by Will Thornbury entitled, "Eagles, Wolves and Lambs: The Times Explosion of 1910," a copy of the publication Aqueduct, and clippings.
Box 38, Folder 6

Owens Valley (2 of 2) 1976-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Primary subject is water.
Box 38, Folder 7

Peekskill 1949

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

ACLU report and pamphlet both entitled, "Violence in Peekskill."
Box 38, Folder 8

People's Temple (1 of 3) 1978-1979

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters from Abram Eisenman, press releases, articles, and clippings.
Box 38, Folder 9

People's Temple (2 of 3) 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 38, Folder 10

People's Temple (3 of 3) 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 38, Folder 11

Poetry 1925-1939, 1962-1979

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten poems and clippings of poems about California.
Box 38, Folder 12

Poland 1965

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (with Witold Lipski, Maxim Lieber, Stanislaw Ehrlich, and Grzegorz Jaszunski), letters, handwritten contact information, business cards, and typewritten lists of questions and people McWilliams interviewed during his visit. Also contains his article "Poland's Perennial Problem." McWilliams traveled to Poland in July of 1965.
Box 39, Folder 1

Political Economy 1978-1980

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Art Seidenbaum, an untitled paper about American political parties, a newsletter, and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 39, Folder 2

Politics (1 of 7) 1969-1980

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 39, Folder 3

Politics (2 of 7) 1973-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper), and a photocopy of a manuscript by Peter Wiley entitled, "San Francisco, Your Neighbor, and Labor."
Box 39, Folder 4

Politics (3 of 7) 1971

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Election Time Series Analysis of Attitudes of Trust in Government survey by the Center for Political Studies.
Box 39, Folder 5

Politics (4 of 7) ca. 1970s

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles by William Domhoff.
Box 39, Folder 6

Politics (5 of 7) 1971-1976

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed quotation and notes, press releases, article, and clippings.
Box 39, Folder 7

Politics (6 of 7) 1977

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 39, Folder 8

Politics (7 of 7) 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

A press release, and newspaper clippings. Also contains a McWilliams's article from the New Statesman entitled, "Mexico's Needy Neighbor." Subjects include the North American Common Market, Mexican tomatoes, and Latino politics.
Box 39, Folder 9

Politics 1976--Private Vices and Public Benefits (1 of 2) 1973-1975

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Stephen W. Hartman, 1 handwritten note from Jay Marin, press releases, a newsletter, articles, and clippings.
Box 39, Folder 10

Politics 1976--Private Vices and Public Benefits (2 of 2) 1975

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 press releases, and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 40, Folder 1

The Press 1961-1977

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter, handwritten and typed notes, a proposal, a prospectus, an address by Seric Sevareid, articles, and clippings. Also includes McWilliams's article "A Frank Appraisal of the Press."
Box 40, Folder 2

Problem Solving 1962-1972

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters from Stuart Cuthbertson, a typed note, a press release, and clippings.
Box 40, Folder 3

Puerto Rico 1962, 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 press release, and newspaper clippings. Includes 2 articles by McWilliams: "Timing was propitious, says The Nation of Plebiscite" ( Island Times), and "Adopted without consent, Puerto Rico weighs its future" ( Los Angeles Times).
Box 40, Folder 4

Race and Intelligence 1969, 1974

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from E. Earl Baughman, 1 press release, a paper by Gerard Piel entitled "...Ye May Be Mistaken," and newspaper clippings.
Box 40, Folder 5

Red-Baiting (1 of 2) 1950-1953

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed notes, newsletters, leaflets, and an article by McWilliams entitled, "Demagogues and Democracy."
Box 40, Folder 6

Red-Baiting (2 of 2) 1936, 1953-1959

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Includes 2 copies of the journal Alert, and an article by McWilliams entitled, "The Writer and Civil Liberties" ( The Open Forum).
Box 40, Folder 7

Red-Baiting--Emergency Civil Liberties Committee 1953-1958, 1977

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, the television transcript of a broadcast by Tom Duggan, press releases, minutes, statement of principles, a program, and a clipping. McWilliams helped form this Committee.
Box 40, Folder 8

Red-Baiting--Investigations (1 of 2) 1948-1954, 1957

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (including 1 letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Freda Kirchwey with an accompanying statement, 1 letter from Victor Rabinowitz with an accompanying memorandum, and 1 piece of correspondence with Guy Endore), typed notes, press releases, pamphlets, a newsletter, newspaper clippings, and the Sixth Report of the Senate Investigating Committee on Education. Some of these materials refer to McWilliams's purported communist ties.
Box 40, Folder 9

Red-Baiting--Investigations (2 of 2) 1947-1956

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, and printed materials concerning Lillian Tapley, Chairman of the Plymouth Meeting Library Committee, being subpoenaed by the Un-American Activities Committee.
Box 40, Folder 10

Red-Baiting--Sacramento 1963

Physical Description: 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (including with W. Colston Leigh, Inc.), signed contracts, a report, and newspaper clippings, most of which refer to protests over McWilliams's appearance in Sacramento.
Box 40, Folder 11

Red-Baiting--The Tenney Committee 1948-1954

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

References to McWilliams that appeared in the Fourth Report of the California Senate Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities accompanied by McWilliams's comments. Also includes a list of activities with which McWilliams was associated compiled by the committee and related materials.
Box 41, Folder 1

Relevance (1 of 3) 1969-1973

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter, articles, and clippings. Subjects include the search for relevancy in higher education, politics, and religion. Includes McWilliams's article "In Quest of Relevance."
Box 41, Folder 2

Relevance (2 of 3) 1969-1972

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 41, Folder 3

Relevance (3 of 3) 1969-1972

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 41, Folder 4

Scientology 1976-1979

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter, typed notes, clippings, and photocopies of clippings.
Box 41, Folder 5

Skokie, Illinois--Rights (1 of 3) 1976-1979

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes, a press release, articles, and clippings from The Nation. Also includes a signed note from Alice Greenfield McGrath.
Box 41, Folder 6

Skokie, Illinois--Rights (2 of 3) 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include racism, book banning, free speech, Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan.
Box 41, Folder 7

Skokie, Illinois--Rights (3 of 3) 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include racism, free speech, Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan.
Box 41, Folder 8

Small Magazines (1 of 2) 1956-1965, 1974-1979

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Morris Rubin, articles (including 6 by Theodore Peterson), and clippings.
Box 41, Folder 9

Small Magazines (2 of 2) 1936, 1956-1957, 1971-1977

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters (including 1 from Bob Sherrill), handwritten notes, a leaflet, articles (2 by McWilliams: "The Nation and the Magazine of Opinion" and "A Frank Appraisal of the Press") and newspaper clippings.
Box 42, Folder 1

Socialism (1 of 3) 1914, 1950-1980

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes, press releases, leaflets, articles, and clippings. Also contains a paper by Richard Platkin and Charles O'Connell entitled, "Does Dutt's Thesis Apply to the Contemporary U.S. Crisis?"
Box 42, Folder 2

Socialism (2 of 3) 1976-1980

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and reviews.
Box 42, Folder 3

Socialism (3 of 3) 1964-1979

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and reviews. Includes a copy of The Nation.
Box 42, Folder 4

Southern California Newspapers 1977-1979

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 42, Folder 5

Spanish Speaking Minority (1 of 2) 1978-1980

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Dennis Laurence Cuddy and the Association of Mexican American Educators, letters, handwritten and typed notes, press releases, and clippings. Includes an untitled article by McWilliams about illegal aliens.
Box 42, Folder 6

Spanish Speaking Minority (2 of 2) 1976-1980

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, and a Los Angeles Times pull-out about Mexico. Includes 2 McWilliams's articles ("Dope & Jobs: The Border Story" from The Nation, and a Second Thoughts column discussing the Immigration and Naturalization Services proposed fence between Mexico and the United States).
Box 42, Folder 7

Synanon 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Victor Navasky, 1 letter from Arthur H. Samuelson to Victor Navasky, articles, and clippings.
Box 42, Folder 8

Tic Douloureux 1966-1979

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with doctors, clippings, and typed and handwritten notes documenting the occurrences and treatment of the painful facial twitch from which McWilliams suffered.
Box 42, Folder 9

Two Americas 1970-1975

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

A press release, a newsletter, articles, and clippings.
Box 43, Folder 1

Two-Party System (1 of 2) 1965-1966

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Stuart Cuthbertson, newsletters, articles, clippings, and assorted printed materials. Also includes papers ("Technology and the Enterprise of Philosophy" by Emmanuel G. Mesthene, "Ideas in Action" by Stephen Horn, and "Social Cleavages in the 1964 Election" by Philip E. Converse).
Box 43, Folder 2

Two-Party System (2 of 2) 1965-1966

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 43, Folder 3

Vietnam Aftermath (1 of 2) 1965-1978

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Frederick L. Schuman and Stephen G. Cary, handwritten note from Joseph H. Crown, a paper entitled "The Saga of the Lawyers Committee on American Policy Towards Vietnam" by Crown, a lecture entitled "Tragedy in Vietnam" by Schuman, handwritten and typed notes, lists of Nation articles about Vietnam, and clippings.
Box 43, Folder 4

Vietnam Aftermath (2 of 2) 1966-1978

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 43, Folder 5

Violence and Television 1975-1977

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases, and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 43, Folder 6

War on Poverty 1963-1965

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

A press release, a clipping, a copy of The Yale Law Journal, and a report for the California Welfare Study Commission by Earl Raab and Hugh Folk entitled, "Pattern of Dependent Poverty in LA."
Box 43, Folder 7

Water 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 press release, and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 43, Folder 8

Zoot Suit--The Play 1977-1979

Physical Description: 48 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Kenneth Brecher, 1 playbill, 1 copy of Westways, a newsletter, and clippings. Also includes an annotated copy of McWilliams's article for The Nation. The subjects are the play's production in Los Angeles and New York, and its author Luis Valdez.
Box 43, Folder 9

Zoot Suit--Sleepy Lagoon 1969, 1975-1979

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Ernest-Ulrich Franzen, handwritten and typed notes, a reading list about Mexicans in North America, a notebook from unidentified source, and newspaper clippings and photocopies. Subjects include the Zoot Suit riots, and the monograph Zoot Suit Murders by Thomas Sanchez.
Box 45, Folder 1

1920s 1958-1976

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, handwritten and typed notes, articles, and clippings.
Box 45, Folder 2

1930s (1 of 3) 1938-1942, 1960-1976

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript about organized labor in Hollywood and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees entitled, "Chapter I: The Eternal Triangle." Also includes typed and handwritten (19 leaves) notes, clippings, assorted printed materials, and a copy of the journal Working Papers for a New Society with an article by McWilliams: "California's Utopias."
Box 45, Folder 3

1930s (2 of 3) 1940, 1964-1974

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes (13 leaves), correspondence (including 2 long letters from Helen H.), transcript of an interview of McWilliams discussing the La Follette Committee, and a transcript of an interview with Fred Ross. Includes articles by McWilliams: "La Follette Hearings: Final Sessions," and "Civil Rights in California."
Box 45, Folder 4

1930s (3 of 3) 1934-1940, 1959-1975

Physical Description: 37 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, newspaper clippings, and photocopies. Includes the following McWilliams's articles: "Franco, Congress and the Pentagon," "Civil Rights in California," "The Joads on Strike," and "American Exiles."
Box 45, Folder 5

1940s 1942-1949, 1969-1976

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten (9 leaves) notes, an outline entitled, "Community Action: Race Relations," clippings, and assorted printed materials. Also contains a report by the Institute of Ethnic Affairs--Division of Spanish Speaking People in the United States.
Box 45, Folder 6

1950s 1951, 1959-1967, 1974-1975

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes, clippings, a manuscript by McWilliams (Confidential Talk with Stevenson), and a newsletter with an article by McWilliams (McWilliams on Goslin). Subjects include plastic bag deaths, suicides, the Pasadena School Board, the Cal Tech Chinese scientist, and McCarthyism.
Box 45, Folder 7

1950s--The Vile Decade 1951-1962, 1973

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, typed notes, newsletter, leaflets, clippings, the publication What Price Security by Ben H. Bagdikian, and a copy of the Monthly Review with an article by McWilliams entitled "Liberty in the Warfare State." The main subject is McCarthyism.
Box 45, Folder 8

Acreage 1977-1980

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, press release, clippings, and assorted printed materials. Subject is primarily farm size and water usage.
Box 46, Folder 1

Affluence (1 of 2) 1964-1965

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed notes, press release, newsletter, and article clippings. Includes an untitled report on economic challenges by Theodore J. Kreps, a paper entitled, "Ethics and the Social Relations of Science" by Barry Commoner, and McWilliams's article, "Ethics in an Affluent Society."
Box 46, Folder 2

Affluence (2 of 2) 1962-1965

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include academic cheating, ethics in foreign policy, youth drug usage, and James B. Carey and the International Union of Electrical Workers.
Box 46, Folder 3

Aging 1971-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Public Affairs Pamphlet and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 46, Folder 4

Agriculture 1976-1980

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Leaflet and clippings (mostly newspaper). Subjects include crops and farm land.
Box 46, Folder 5

The American Crisis (1 of 2) 1953, 1966-1968

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Frank Pickstock, press releases, newsletters, articles, and clippings. Also includes a statement by The Southern Regional Council entitled "On The National Crisis," and a lecture by J. William Fulbright entitled "The Two Americas."
Box 46, Folder 6

The American Crisis (2 of 2) 1962-1968

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 46, Folder 7

Architecture (1 of 2) 1930, 1945, 1972-1979

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (including a letter mentioning Richard Neutra), photocopies of articles, and clippings. Primary subject is architecture in California.
Box 46, Folder 8

Architecture (2 of 2) 1965, 1971-1980

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Primary subject is architecture in California.
Box 46, Folder 9

Arms 1975-1980

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases (2 items) and newspaper clippings. Subjects include military spending and public policies.
Box 46, Folder 10

Arts and Crafts 1932, 1976-1979

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings about California arts and crafts.
Box 47, Folder 1

The Bicentennial (1 of 3) 1969-1976

Physical Description: 36 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (with Jack Greene, Phyllis Belk, and McKinley C. Olson), an untitled manuscript by J.W. Gitt, handwritten and typed notes and quotations, newsletter, pamphlet, and clippings. Includes McWilliams's article "Thoughts on the Bicentennial" from The Nation.
Box 47, Folder 2

The Bicentennial (2 of 3) 1969-1976

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 47, Folder 3

The Bicentennial (3 of 3) 1969-1976

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 47, Folder 4

The Blacklist (1 of 3) 1951-1957, 1971-1978

Physical Description: 36 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, including letters from Hildreth Graves, Dore Schary, Dudley Nichols, Philip Langner, John Caughey, Joseph Navarro, and Barbara Beecher. Also includes a typed note, a press release, a copy of the Hollywood Review, and a paper entitled, "Crossfire: A Dialectical Attack."
Box 47, Folder 5

The Blacklist (2 of 3) 1948-1957, 1974-1980

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases, a typed note, leaflets, articles, clippings, and assorted printed materials. Includes a photocopy of McWilliams's Nation article "Hollywood Gray List," as well as an ACLU publication "The Way We Really Were" (for the 183rd anniversary of the Bill of Rights), and the article "Legal Aspects of 'Political Black Listing' in the Entertainment Industry" by Harold W. Horowitz.
Box 47, Folder 6

The Blacklist (3 of 3) 1948-1978

Physical Description: ca. 120 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles and the Congressional Record.
Box 47, Folder 7

Blacks (1 of 4) 1953, 1960-1961, 1974-1979

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, a manuscript by Bruce Catton about the Civil War, note, press releases, 6 ACLU papers, a speech by Dr. W.E.B. DuBois, "The Wrongs which Suppress Our Rights," and lectures by Gunnar Myrdal entitled, "An American Dilemma Revisited." Also includes the pamphlet, "The Negro in American Life" distributed by the United States Information Service.
Box 47, Folder 8

Blacks (2 of 4) 1965-1978

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, clippings, a copy of The Nation that contains an article by McWilliams: "Halfway on the Long Walk." Subjects include race relations and prejudice.
Box 48, Folder 1

Blacks (3 of 4) 1972-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include civil rights, Eldridge Cleaver, segregation, and unemployment.
Box 48, Folder 2

Blacks (4 of 4) 1974-1979

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include integration, discrimination, politics.
Box 48, Folder 3

Book Material (1 of 5) 1957-1968

Physical Description: 52 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten notes, quotations, and poems ("Encounter" by John Wain, "The Crossing," and "Russian Art Club Reverie..."). Also includes articles, book reviews, clippings, and an address by Leslie A. White entitled, "Man, Culture, and Human Beings." Topics include writers and literature.
Box 48, Folder 4

Book Material (2 of 5) 1957-1960

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and book reviews. Subjects include writers and literature.
Box 48, Folder 5

Book Material (3 of 5) 1958, 1967-1968

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, clippings, and book reviews. Subjects include writers and literature.
Box 48, Folder 6

Book Material (4 of 5) 1963-1969

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

A typed quotation, articles, clippings, and book reviews. Subjects include writers and literature.
Box 48, Folder 7

Book Material (5 of 5) 1964-1966

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and book reviews. Subjects include writers and literature.
Box 49, Folder 1

Book Series for the Centennial 1955-1966

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Stanley Moore, letters from Richard Sundt and Michael Blankfort, and a typewritten note regarding lists of influential books. Also contains literary reviews.
Box 49, Folder 2

Books (1 of 2) 1930-1931, 1973, 1977-1979

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typed notes on a program of the Southern California Library, a handwritten list of literary titles and prices, 2 letters (including 1 from McWilliams to John Fante), clippings, and a copy of the publication Don Ryan's Magazine.
Box 49, Folder 3

Books (2 of 2) 1965, 1973-1980

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and reviews. Subjects include publishing, writers, writing, and book sellers.
Box 49, Folder 4

Brush Fires 1979

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 49, Folder 5

Business and Manufacture 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 press releases, and clippings. Main subject is United States and Mexico economic ties.
Box 49, Folder 6

California--Churches 1976-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter, and clippings (mostly newspaper). Main subject is religion in California.
Box 49, Folder 7

California--Exceptionalism (1 of 3) 1959-1980

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

3 letters, handwritten and typed notes, a manuscript ( Has the Pacific Coast an Identifiable Culture by Otis Pease), an address by Jesse E. Hobson entitled, California Man in the 1980s, a transcript of an oral history interview of M. Larry Lawrence, and a study entitled, The Challenge of Leisure: A Southern California Case Study.
Box 49, Folder 8

California--Exceptionalism (2 of 3) 1963-1975

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and printed publications.
Box 49, Folder 9

California--Exceptionalism (3 of 3) 1964-1978

Physical Description: ca.60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 49, Folder 10

California--Growth 1932, 1976-1979

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 49, Folder 11

California--Places 1964-1979

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 50, Folder 1

California--Science and Technology 1963-1979

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 50, Folder 2

California--Sociology 1973-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 50, Folder 3

California--The Waning Dream (1 of 2) 1966-1975

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter, 2 typewritten notes, articles, and clippings. Subjects include population shifts and sprawl.
Box 50, Folder 4

California--The Waning Dream (2 of 2) 1963-1974

Physical Description: ca. 80 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include population shifts and sprawl.
Box 50, Folder 5

Canadians 1979

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 50, Folder 6

Cars--Freeways 1932, 1957, 1963, 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release, article, and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 50, Folder 7

Central Intelligence Agency (1 of 2) 1977-1980

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter, typewritten note, press releases, articles, and clippings.
Box 50, Folder 8

Central Intelligence Agency (2 of 2) 1976-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 50, Folder 9

Chicago 1967-1968

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

A publication entitled, "Law & Disorder: The Chicago Convention and its Aftermath," and a report to the citizens of Chicago on the April 27 Peace Parade entitled, "Dissent and Disorder."
Box 50, Folder 10

Chicanos 1979

Physical Description: ca.40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten notes, and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 50, Folder 11

China 1979

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects are ports and trade.
Box 50, Folder 12

Civil Liberties 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten note, press releases, newspaper clippings, Arms Control Today newsletter, and pamphlet on the proposed FBI charter.
Box 65, Folder 1

The Cold War (1 of 2) 1976-1979

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed notes and quotations, press releases, and 1 letter. This material was possibly compiled for a chapter in The Education of Carey McWilliams.
Box 65, Folder 2

The Cold War (2 of 2) 1958-1976

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles and clippings. Also includes the published introduction by McWilliams to the reprint edition of The Education of Carey McWilliams, a photocopy of "The Watergate Putsch" by Seymour Melman, and a photocopy of "The American Left and the Dilemmas of the Cold War" by Joseph R. Starobin. This material was possibly compiled for a chapter in The Education of Carey McWilliams.
Box 65, Folder 3

Collier's Magazine 1951

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, manuscript entitled "Helpless Drift," and clippings. Main subject is D.F. Fleming's article "Collier's wins World War III" that appeared in The Nation. Includes a copy of the article, a letter from Fleming, and a letter from the editors of Colliers.
Box 65, Folder 4

Colorado (1 of 5) 1959-1976

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, handwritten and typed notes. Includes letters from Casley Williams, George Killion, John Rolfe Burroughs, Marcellus M. Murdock, and others.
Box 65, Folder 5

Colorado (2 of 5) 1922-1927, 1950, 1959, 1967-1976

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, clippings, and a copy of The Steamboat Pilot.
Box 65, Folder 6

Colorado (3 of 5) 1948-1949

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, primarily from the Rocky Mountain Empire Magazine.
Box 65, Folder 7

Colorado (4 of 5) 1930-1932, 1959, 1967-1975

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 65, Folder 8

Colorado (5 of 5) 1960-1976

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures and leaflets.
Box 65, Folder 9

Consensus Politics 1965-1967

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper), a copy of the publication Commentary, and a pamphlet entitled, Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam.
Box 69, Folder 1

Conservatism (1 of 3) 1955-1962

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, typewritten note, press release, text of speech by Raymond Loewy before the Society of Automobile Engineers, and text of an address by Harold Taylor entitled, Liberalism and the Modern World.
Box 69, Folder 2

Conservatism (2 of 3) 1958-1967

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 69, Folder 3

Conservatism (3 of 3) 1957-1966

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletters, articles, clippings, and the monograph Utopianism and Politics by J.L. Talmon.
Box 69, Folder 4

Counter-Culture Culture 1973-1975

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Margaret Levi, David Gold, and Alan Wolfe. Also includes outlines/proposals for a book, and clippings.
Box 69, Folder 5

Cults 1969, 1976-1980

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and clippings (mostly newspaper)
Box 69, Folder 6

Deserts 1971-1980

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 69, Folder 7

Earthquakes 1969-1979

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 69, Folder 8

East Coast 1972-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper). Subjects include Hispanic immigrants, Puerto Rico, and illegal aliens in New York.
Box 69, Folder 9

Eastern Europe 1966-68, 1973

Physical Description: 71 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (with George Wheeler, Igor Hajek, and others), handwritten and typed notes and contact information, business cards, McWilliams's work schedule, and clippings. McWilliams traveled to Eastern Europe in July of 1967.
Box 72, Folder 1

Ecology 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and clippings (mostly newspaper). Subjects include urban development, smog, flood control, and acid rain.
Box 72, Folder 2

Economics 1974-1979

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases, clippings (mostly newspaper), newsletter, pamphlet, and a report. Subjects include Pacific Rim trade, and industries and housing in Los Angeles.
Box 72, Folder 3

Education 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subject include bilingual education and Spanish-speakers in the United States.
Box 72, Folder 4

Ethics ca. 1969-1971

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 72, Folder 5

Ethnics (1 of 3) 1966-1975

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, press releases, articles, clippings, assorted printed materials, and a summary report from The National Consultation on Ethnic America. Also includes a dialogue discussion paper from the Conference on Ethnicity and Historical Consciousness or Identity in the Modern World; a paper for the American Educational Research Association by R.J. Havighurst entitled, "Cultural Pluralism and Education;" and a paper by Nathan Irvin Huggins entitled, "The Afro-American, National Character, and Community: Toward a new Synthesis."
Box 72, Folder 6

Ethnics (2 of 3) 1972-1978

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings (mostly newspaper). Subjects include voting, different ethnic groups in the United States, affirmative action, and minorities.
Box 72, Folder 7

Ethnics (3 of 3) 1967-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include civil rights, desegregation, racism, and universities and minorities.
Box 72, Folder 8

Evangelicals (1 of 3) 1965, 1972-1980

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release, a copy of the Voice, and clippings.
Box 72, Folder 9

Evangelicals (2 of 3) 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 72, Folder 10

Evangelicals (3 of 3) 1977-1979

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 73, Folder 1

Federal Bureau of Investigation 1944, 1952-1964, 1975-1980

Physical Description: 44 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with R.B. Hood and Paul Harrison. Memoranda and photocopies about the FBI files on the ACLU, including an ACLU testimony report on charter legislation entitled, "Controlling the FBI." Justice Department Watch newsletters, and assorted clippings.
Box 73, Folder 2

Foreign Guest Workers 1976-1979

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release and newspaper clippings. Also includes Worldwatch Paper 33 "International Migration: The Search for Work" by Kathleen Newman.
Box 73, Folder 3

Hispanics (1 of 2) 1966-1970, 1975-1979

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Dr. Jaime Sena-Rivera and Jennifer Hurtsfeld, a letter from Priscilla Falcon, a report by Hurtsfeld entitled, "Identity, Assimilation and the Social Question: The Mexican Americans in Los Angeles," press releases, clippings, a newsletter, and a Mexican-American Study Project progress report.
Box 73, Folder 4

Hispanics (2 of 2) 1961, 1969-1979

Physical Description: ca. 70 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include oil, politics, health, the arts, churches, schools, San Francisco and Los Angeles populations, and United States/Mexico relations.
Box 73, Folder 5

Hollywood 1927-1934, 1974-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten note, a copy of Panorama (with an article, "The Hollywood Gesture," by McWilliams) an image by Wm. Shaw, and clippings.
Box 73, Folder 6

Hollywood Hussars 1935

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 telegraph from Jack Moss, handwritten notes, the Hollywood Hussars' brochure, and newspaper clippings.
Box 73, Folder 7

Illegal Aliens and Immigration 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release and clippings (mostly newspaper).
Box 73, Folder 8

Illegals--1979 1978-1979

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings. Subjects include United States/Mexico border, the census, and Mexican immigrants.
Box 73, Folder 9

Immigration and Naturalization Service Raids--Racial Violence 1979-1980

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 73, Folder 10

Innovations 1967-1968, 1976-1979

Physical Description: ca. 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Dr. Ira M. Robinson, press releases, clippings (mostly newspaper), and a pamphlet entitled, "Present Value, Constructing a Sustainable Future" from the State of California's Office of Planning and Research. Subjects include societal trends and the environment.
 

2C. General correspondence 1923-1980

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains McWilliams's main body of personal and professional correspondence that was not originally filed by him in folders under the names of individual people or topics. Additional correspondence may be found throughout the collection, particularly in the files on people (see Subseries 2A), his publisher correspondence (see Subseries 2D), his lecture files (see Series 5), his The Nation files (see Series 7, box 86), and within his papers relating to the publication of major monographs (see Subseries 6E). McWilliams kept his original correspondence files in an approximate chronological fashion. To preserve the integrity of the original order of these materials, this subseries was arranged chronologically. The names of important or interesting correspondents are given at the folder level.
Box 25, Folder 1

Correspondence undated

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from F. Scott Fitzgerald (photocopies), Gwen Cash, V.F. Calverton, E.A. von Westphalen, and others.
Box 25, Folder 2

Correspondence 1923-1924

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of letters concerning McWilliams's suspension from the University of Southern California and subsequent reinstatement.
Box 25, Folder 3

Correspondence 1925-1927

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Eda W. Blackmer (photocopy), Mrs. VanWyck Brooks, Floyd Dell, Lillian Friend Marcus, and S. Swall.
Box 25, Folder 4

Correspondence 1928-1929

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Gertrude Atherton (photocopies), and Wilbur Macey Stone. Also includes clippings.
Box 25, Folder 5

Correspondence 1930

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Harold D. Carew, T. H. Bell, and Harry A. Potamkin.
Box 25, Folder 6

Correspondence 1931

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from P. D. Perkins, Charmian London, the University of Southern California, Lella Clough, and Althea Warren. Also contains a four-page letter by McWilliams that he calls a "footnote" to John T. Flynn's article, "Graft in Business."
Box 25, Folder 7

Correspondence 1932-1934

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from John Jay Chapman, Harry Carlisle, Henry E. "Pat" Stubbs, Henry Smith, and Hamilton Stark. Also includes a clipping.
Box 25, Folder 8

Correspondence 1935

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters. Also contains a manuscript by T. H. Bell.
Box 25, Folder 9

Correspondence 1936

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from William Soskin, Edwin Buckalew, James Farrell, and others. Also contains letters related to the Progressive State Committee Supporting Roosevelt for President.
Box 25, Folder 10

Correspondence 1937

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from David Anderson, G.R. MacMinn, and others. Also contains letters related to the American League Against War and Fascism.
Box 25, Folder 11

Correspondence 1938

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Julia Coolidge Altrocchi, Jackson Barber, Charles Wakefield Cadman, Elizabeth Forman, and the Lawyers Committee on American Relations with Spain. Also contains the Preliminary Report of The Committee on Labor Education, and correspondence with Herbert Resner discussing the possibility of McWilliams's being appointed Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing.
Box 25, Folder 12

Correspondence 1939

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Leonard Austin, Milton Abernethy, and others. Many congratulate McWilliams on his being appointed Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing Commission. Also contains a 12-page open letter To All Active Supporters of Democracy and Peace, a statement of recommendation for Loren Miller, and a letter protesting Charles Kramer's appointment to the United States District Court in Los Angeles.
Box 25, Folder 13

Correspondence 1940-1941

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, mostly from people referring to hearing McWilliams speak on the radio program America's Town Meeting of the Air. Also contains one from the U.S. Department of Labor congratulating McWilliams for receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Box 25, Folder 14

Correspondence 1941-1943

Physical Description: 62 items.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly letters from people referring to hearing McWilliams speak on the radio program America's Town Meeting of the Air. Also includes a letter from Jessica McManus Paul.
Box 25, Folder 15

Correspondence 1942-1943

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily letters from people referring to Brothers Under the Skin or to hearing McWilliams speak on the radio program America's Town Meeting of the Air.
Box 25, Folder 16

Correspondence 1944

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from James Pope, and others, including some related to McWilliams's lecture appearances.
Box 25, Folder 17

Correspondence 1945

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, including some pertaining to Prejudice.
Box 25, Folder 18

Correspondence 1946

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Phil Townsend Hanna, Will Rogers, Jr., Helen Louise Johnston, and others.
Box 25, Folder 19

Correspondence 1947

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Robert K. Carr, George H. Dunne, Saul Alinsky, and others. Includes a manuscript by Joseph Kinsey Howard, and a signed agreement.
Box 25, Folder 20

Correspondence 1948

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters related to McWilliams's lecture appearances and congratulations on A Mask for Privilege.
Box 25, Folder 21

Correspondence 1948-1951

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to McWilliams's being accused of communist leanings. Includes letters from Robert Kenny.
Box 25, Folder 22

Correspondence 1949

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters related to McWilliams's honors, lecture appearances, and North from Mexico (including one from Edna Ferber).
Box 26, Folder 1

Correspondence 1950

Physical Description: 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Thomas Mann, Rose L. Rashmir, Helen Gahagan Douglas, Chas. H. Thompson, Will Maslow, Anton Smole, and Edward R. Roybal. Some letters refer to Cecil Palmer.
Box 26, Folder 2

Correspondence 1951 January-May

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Carl F. Stover, William Wyler, Porter Sargent, Harry Barnard, John Valleau, Leon Henkin, Mark Graubard, and others. Some letters refer to The Nation article, "Knights in Shining Buicks."
Box 26, Folder 3

Correspondence 1951 June-December

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Clifford J. Durr, Ella Winter, Grace McDonald, Irmgard Lenel, Vernette Landers, Will Rogers, Jr., John B. Thompson, and others.
Box 26, Folder 4

Correspondence 1952 January-July

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Geraldine Stern, H. Arthur Klein, Dudley Nichols, Porter Sargent, and others. Also includes a typewritten statement concerning Sidney Buchman and HUAC.
Box 26, Folder 5

Correspondence 1952 August-December

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Clyde T. Ellis, Angus Cameron, Richard W. Petherbridge, John M. Pickering, George E. Bodle, J. M. Domenach, and others. Also includes a report by Graeme C. Moodie.
Box 26, Folder 6

Correspondence 1952-1953

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to McWilliams's being accused of communist leanings.
Box 26, Folder 7

Correspondence 1953 January-September

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Howard H. Quint, Charles D. Hornig, Alex Blumstein, Elizabeth Partridge, Dorothy Sterling, and others. Also includes a manuscript by Maury Maverick.
Box 26, Folder 8

Correspondence 1953 October-December

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph W. Aidlin, Howard H. Quint, Maury Maverick, Mary Grooms, and others.
Box 26, Folder 9

Correspondence 1954

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Albert Einstein, William Wyler, Robert Leonetti, Richard Morgan, and others.
Box 27, Folder 1

Correspondence 1955-1956

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Robert W. Kenny, Guy Endore, and others.
Box 27, Folder 2

Correspondence 1957-1974

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to McWilliams's exemption for jury duty.
Box 27, Folder 3

Correspondence 1958-1959

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to McWilliams's being accused of communist leanings.
Box 27, Folder 4

Correspondence 1959

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Andre Schiffrin, Bob Eckhardt, Jay S. Goldenberg, Bosley Crowther, Maury Maverick, and others.
Box 27, Folder 5

Correspondence 1960

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Wright Mills and others. Also includes and a letter from McWilliams to Eleanor Roosevelt.
Box 27, Folder 6

Correspondence 1961-1962

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Friedrich Pollock, James S. Pope, Joe Dolan, Harry Girvetz, and others. Includes letters written by McWilliams in response to charges of communist leanings.
Box 27, Folder 7

Correspondence 1963

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Harry Simmons, and others.
Box 27, Folder 8

Correspondence 1964

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Hubert H. Humphrey, Kenneth B. Keating, Irving Bernstein, and others.
Box 27, Folder 9

Correspondence 1964-1966

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to McWilliams's being accused of communist leanings.
Box 27, Folder 10

Correspondence 1965

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Lois Phillips Hudson, Russell Nixon, Norman Mailer, and others.
Box 27, Folder 11

Correspondence 1966

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from David B. Lord, Drew Pearson, Edward M. Kennedy, Bernard Reich, and J.F. Powers, Herb Frank, and others.
Box 27, Folder 12

Correspondence 1967

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from H. Arthur Klein, Leslie R. Colitt, Maxwell Geismar, Robert E. Kellar, D.B. Luten, Edward W. Lewis, Ray Southworth, Alan Lawson, Alan Hensher, and others.
Box 27, Folder 13

Correspondence 1968

Physical Description: 47 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from H.H. Wilson, William Appleman Williams, Eugene J. McCarthy, Adlai E. Stevenson, Patrick J. Buchanan, Edward W. Lewis, James Aronson, Tristram Coffin, and others.
Box 27, Folder 14

Correspondence 1969

Physical Description: 36 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Carl Cohen, George Core, Margaret Maxwell, Steve Murdock, Alice B. Hoskins, Ethyle M. Hawk, Brenda (Goldie) Weisberg Meckler, Jerome Cavanagh, and others. Also includes a letter to Carolyn Caddes in which McWilliams's discusses the Tenney Committee.
Box 27, Folder 15

Correspondence 1970

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from John D. Rockefeller IV, Charles A. Graham, Chanler A. Chapman, Melvin B. Yoken, Peter de Lissovoy, Leo P. Ribuffo, Jack D. Rittenhouse, and others.
Box 28, Folder 1

Correspondence 1971

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Eugene J. McCarthy, Edward W. Lewis, C.P. Larrowe, Carl Cohen, Jackson J. Benson, Dwayne E. Walls, Richard O. Boyer, Sam J. Ervin, Richard Kluger, and others.
Box 28, Folder 2

Correspondence 1972

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Steve Murdock, Brenda (Goldie) Weisberg Meckler, Irving Louis Horowitz, John R. Dunbar, Gerard Piel, Barbara Probst Solomon, J.K. Obatala, Guy T. Nunn, Harold Rubin, Hannah Josephson, Andrew Levison, Clay Steinman, Dan Hammack, Howard Costigan, and others.
Box 28, Folder 3

Correspondence 1972-1979

Physical Description: 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily concerning McWilliams's mugging. Includes letters from Corliss Lamont, Maxim Lieber, Edward W. Lewis, Hannah Josephson, Arthur Miller, Stanley Mosk, Art Seidenbaum, Phil Kerby, and others.
Box 28, Folder 4

Correspondence 1973

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Stanley Mosk, Harry G. Mendelson, Kenneth Millar, Joe Goulden, Virginia E. Wilson, Helen Gahagan Douglas, and others.
Box 28, Folder 5

Correspondence 1974

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Kevin Starr, John Platts Mills, Mary Inman, James Aronson, W.H. Ferry, and others.
Box 28, Folder 6

Correspondence 1974

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, handwritten and typed notes, and an invoice concerning Iris McWilliams's mugging on June 10, 1974.
Box 28, Folder 7

Correspondence 1975 January-July

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joel Rothschild, Frances Putnam Fritchman, Suzanne Hunsucker, Sam J. Ervin, Rose Altman, Edward W. Lewis, J.K. Obatala, Lee Lowenfish, Joseph Wershba, and others.
Box 28, Folder 8

Correspondence 1975 August-December

Physical Description: 36 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Roberta Perry, Cora Weiss, Bill Whitehead, James Weinstein, Marvin E. Frankel, James Bassett, J.S. Holliday, and others. Also includes a signed agreement.
Box 28, Folder 9

Correspondence 1975-1978

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning McWilliams's oral history interview as part of the University of California, Los Angeles's Oral History Program. Also contains oral history guidelines, a contract, an outline, and queries.
Box 28, Folder 10

Correspondence 1976 January-July

Physical Description: 41 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Lawrence E. Larson, J.S. Holliday, Alan Reitman, Helen Mears, David Cort, and others.
Box 29, Folder 1

Correspondence 1976 August-December

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from H. Arthur Klein, M. Margaret Anderson, Matthew J. Bruccoli, Grace Schulman, Mary Matheson Wills, Clay Steinman, Janet Stevenson, Landon Morris, James Bassett, and others.
Box 29, Folder 2

Correspondence 1977 January-May

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Samantha Connell O'Neill, Wayne Warga, Elinor Langer, Albert S. Broussard, Pete Wilson, Alvah Bessie, Raymond Rector, Nora Sayre, and others. Also includes signed agreements.
Box 29, Folder 3

Correspondence 1977 June-August

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from J.S. Holliday, Janet Stevenson, Stephen H. Fritchman, Harry Bridges, John R. Crowe, David J. Thompson, Robert R. Alonzo, Mrs. H.H. Wilson, and others. Includes the galleys for McWilliams's article entitled, "George Sanchez: Teacher, Scholar, Activist."
Box 29, Folder 4

Correspondence 1977 September-December

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from E. Harburg, Joseph G. Jorgensen, J. Edward Schamberger, Philip M. Stern, and others. Also includes 4 pages of typed notes.
Box 29, Folder 5

Correspondence 1977-1979

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence primarily concerning McWilliams's being a Regents Lecturer at the University of California Riverside. Also includes a few newspaper clippings.
Box 29, Folder 6

Correspondence 1978 January-April

Physical Description: 39 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Celeste MacLeod, Philip M. Stern, J. Edward Schamberger, William Wingfield, Mrs. Malcolm Cowley, John Breasted, H. Arthur Klein, Sybil H. May, Mary Ellen Leary, Clay Steinman, John A. Britton, and others.
Box 29, Folder 7

Correspondence 1978 May-September

Physical Description: 49 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Theodore Brown, Casley McWilliams, Maureen McCutcheon, Craig Scharlin, Lilia Villanueva, James Aronson, David J. Thompson, Bruce Henstell, Howard Costigan, and others.
Box 29, Folder 8

Correspondence 1978 October-December

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Sandy Close, Tom Gaddis, P.C Morantte, Tristram Coffin, Lester Cole, Thomas Sanchez, R. Freeman Butts, Donald Paneth, Harry Bridges, and others.
Box 29, Folder 9

Correspondence 1978

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters relating to the Earl Warren Civil Liberties Award bestowed upon McWilliams by the ACLU Foundation of Northern California at their Bill of Rights Day Celebration. Also includes a program, and a clipping.
Box 29, Folder 10

Correspondence 1978-1980

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning McWilliams's appointment as Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. Also includes some materials on the Chicano Studies Center.
Box 30, Folder 1

Correspondence 1978-1980

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily letters of congratulations for The Education of Carey McWilliams and/or denunciations of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s review of it. Includes letters from Harry Barnard, Abram Eisenman, Emery Nanasy, Clay Steinman, James Storrow, and others.
Box 30, Folder 2

Correspondence 1979 January-February

Physical Description: 37 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Jeffrey W. Limerick, Landon Morris, David J. Thompson, Margo McBane, Bruce Henstell, Thomas P. Carter, Vernette Landers, J. Edward Schamberger, Simon Bourgin, Bruce Jackson, and others.
Box 30, Folder 3

Correspondence 1979 March-May

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Mae Galarza, Abram Eisenman, Peter Gessner, Don Gold, Emery Nanasy, Stanislaw Ehrlich, T. M. Pearce, Susan Nall Bales, P.C. Morantte, and others.
Box 30, Folder 4

Correspondence 1979 June-August

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from J. Edward Schamberger, Howard Lachtman, Gordon DeMarco, Dusty Sklar, Gary May, Patrick Griffin, Janet Stevenson, David Cort, Cedric Belfrage, M. Stephen Schwartz, and others.
Box 30, Folder 5

Correspondence 1979 September-December

Physical Description: 37 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Leonard Leader, Frederick Valentine, Dan C.A. Smith, Rex Wilcox, Henry Geiger, Pam Whalen, Brenda (Goldie) Weisberg Meckler, Howard Lachtman, Mary Cleveland, Maurice Dunbar, Melvin H. Bernstein, and others.
Box 30, Folder 6

Correspondence 1980 January

Physical Description: 39 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Celeste MacLeod, Dennis Laurence Cuddy, Howard Lachtman, Henry Geiger, Frank A. Rowe, Herbert Shapiro, and others.
Box 30, Folder 7

Correspondence 1980 February-March

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Celeste MacLeod, Stanislaw Ehrlich, Linda B. Hall, Frederick Valentine, Philip Stern, Richard Louv, Sondra Blake, Louis E. Wolfson, and others.
Box 30, Folder 8

Correspondence 1980 April-June

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Stanley K. Sheinbaum, Dennis Laurence Cuddy, Stanislaw Ehrlich, Don Gold, Louis E. Wolfson, W.H. Ferry, and others.
 

2D. Publisher correspondence 1942-1980

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains letters and correspondence with McWilliams's major publishers. Materials include legal and financial documents, such as contracts. For additional publisher correspondence related to the publication of specific titles, see the monograph files (Subseries 6E). Items are arranged alphabetically by publisher, then chronologically.
Box 31, Folder 1

Greenwood Press (1 of 4) 1967-1976

Physical Description: 21 items.
Box 31, Folder 2

Greenwood Press (2 of 4) 1967-1969

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily concerning North from Mexico.
Box 31, Folder 3

Greenwood Press (3 of 4) 1970-1972

Physical Description: 45 items.

Scope and Content Note

Much of which mentions North from Mexico. Also includes 1 item of correspondence between McWilliams and The Author's League of America, Inc.
Box 31, Folder 4

Greenwood Press (4 of 4) 1973-1980

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Much of which mentions North from Mexico.
Box 31, Folder 5

Grossman Publishers, Inc. 1966-1978

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, a signed agreement, and royalty statements for The California Revolution.
Box 31, Folder 6

Hart Publishing Company, Inc. 1971-1975

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Also includes a typewritten manuscript by McWilliams entitled, "Strikes: A New Perspective," and clippings.
Box 31, Folder 7

Little, Brown and Company (1 of 5) 1942

Physical Description: 52 items.

Scope and Content Note

Much of which mentions Ill Fares the Land.
Box 31, Folder 8

Little, Brown and Company (2 of 5) 1950-1954

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily concerning The Education of Carey McWilliams.
Box 31, Folder 9

Little, Brown and Company (3 of 5) 1963-1974

Physical Description: 39 items.

Scope and Content Note

Also includes a typewritten manuscript of McWilliams's introduction to the 1964 edition of Brothers Under the Skin.
Box 31, Folder 10

Little, Brown and Company (4 of 5) 1942-1980

Physical Description: 46 items.

Scope and Content Note

Royalty statements. Also includes one from Faber & Faber Ltd.
Box 31, Folder 11

Little, Brown and Company (5 of 5) 1942, 1950-1951

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Signed agreements.
Box 31, Folder 12

Peregrine Press (1 of 4) 1970-1971

Physical Description: 47 items.

Scope and Content Note

Much of which mentions Factories in the Field. Includes a letter from Cesar Chavez.
Box 31, Folder 13

Peregrine Press (2 of 4) 1972-1974

Physical Description: 44 items.

Scope and Content Note

Much of which mentions Southern California. Includes a quote from Cesar Chavez about Factories in the Field.
Box 31, Folder 14

Peregrine Press (3 of 4) 1975-1979

Physical Description: 46 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a letter from Morrow Mayo.
Box 31, Folder 15

Peregrine Press (4 of 4) 1971-1979

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Royalty statements, signed agreements, and a catalog.
Box 31, Folder 16

Simon & Schuster, Inc. (1 of 2) 1976-1979

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Concerning The Education of Carey McWilliams. Includes typewritten notes, an outline, endnotes, and a selected bibliography.
Box 31, Folder 17

Simon & Schuster, Inc. (2 of 2) 1977-1979

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Royalty statements for The Aspirin Age.
Box 31, Folder 18

W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1968-1979

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, and royalty statements for Indians in America by John Collier.
 

3. Division of Immigration and Housing 1939-1964

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Content Note

This series contains papers, reports and manuscripts relating to McWilliams's tenure as Chief of the Division. Other DIH materials may be found in his notebooks (Subseries 1C, box 17, folder 3), the scrapbooks (Subseries 1D), the monograph files (Subseries 6E, box 82, folders 5-11), and within the general correspondence files (Subseries 2C, box 25, folders 11 and 12). Files are in chronological order, with the exception of undated materials, which are filed alphabetically at the beginning of the series.
Box 34, Folder 1

Essay. "Current housing problems in California" undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript by McWilliams.
Box 34, Folder 2

Essay. "Manpower crisis: Mexican immigration, a proposed solution" undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript by McWilliams.
Box 34, Folder 3

Essay. [Rural housing in California] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript by McWilliams.
Box 34, Folder 4

Notes on the Division of Immigration and Housing undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten notes on the history of the division.
Box 34, Folder 5

Press release. "Housing shortage in Los Angeles County" undated

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 34, Folder 6

Publicity 1939-1941

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Press release, newsletter, and newspaper clippings regarding McWilliams in his role at the Division of Immigration and Housing.
Box 34, Folder 7

Report. "Memorandum on housing conditions among migratory workers in California" 1939 March 20

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Report prepared by McWilliams.
Box 34, Folder 8

Address. [The campaign against aliens in America] 1939 April 28

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Text of an address by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, before the First National Congress of the Mexican and Spanish American Peoples in the United States, Los Angeles, CA.
Box 34, Folder 9

Report. [Cotton chopping in Madera County] 1939 May 12

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Report prepared by McWilliams, in the form of a letter, to the Hon. Culbert L. Olson regarding a hearing in Madera, CA, on May 9, 1939.
Box 34, Folder 10

Address. "Housing and camps for migrants" 1939 May 18

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Text of an address by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, before the California State Conference of Social Work.
Box 34, Folder 11

Report for the Division of Immigration and Housing 1939 August 20

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

General report by McWilliams for the period of January 1, 1939 to July 1, 1939.
Box 34, Folder 12

Report for the Division of Immigration and Housing 1939 September

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

General report by McWilliams.
Box 34, Folder 13

Address. "What are we doing for the interstate migrant" 1939 October 27

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Text of an address by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, to the Western Conference on Governmental Problems, San Francisco, CA.
Box 34, Folder 14

Bibliography on immigration and housing issues 1940-1944

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

One letter to C. Read on the compilation of the bibliography, which consists of theses and dissertations accepted by USC from 1910-1939 related to immigration and housing. 38 pages of handwritten notes and typed bibliography.
Box 34, Folder 15

Remarks. [The problem of migratory farm labor in California...] 1940 March 21

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Text of remarks by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, before the Migrant Mass Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.
Box 34, Folder 16

Address. "Economics of rural dependency" 1940 May 27

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Text of an address by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, before The National Conference of Social Workers in Grand Rapids, MI.
Box 34, Folder 17

Address. "Rural dependency in California" 1940 May 30

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Text of an address by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, before The National Conference of Social Work in Grand Rapids, MI.
Box 34, Folder 18

Essay. "Migration and resettlement of the people" 1940 July 8-11

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Text of a paper by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, presented at The National Conference on Planning, San Francisco, CA.
Box 34, Folder 19

Testimony before the Tolan Committee 1940 September 24

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of McWilliams's testimony regarding migrant housing in San Francisco, CA.
Box 34, Folder 20

Assembly bills 1941 January 25

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 34, Folder 21

Testimony before the Select Committee Investigating National Defense Migration, House of Representatives 1942 March 7

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of McWilliams's testimony.
Box 34, Folder 22

Report. "Importation of Negro labor to California" 1942 August 10

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten report prepared by McWilliams.
Box 34, Folder 23

Alien registration reports 1942 October 3

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Preliminary reports from 1941 from the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Box 34, Folder 24

Testimony before the Los Angeles County Grand Jury 1942 October 8

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of McWilliams's testimony.
Box 34, Folder 25

Address. "The Department of Industrial Relations" 1942 October 29

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Text of an address by McWilliams, as Chief of the DIH, to the Department of Social Welfare Graduate Students at Berkeley, CA.
Box 34, Folder 26

Miscellaneous letters 1940-1964

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Grace McDonald; letters from W.D. Phillips and Mattie Richards Butler regarding McWilliams's tenure at the DIH; one telegram regarding Ray Barry's retirement and McWilliams's response.
 

4. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1940-1980

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of one folder of correspondence related to McWilliams's Freedom of Information Act requests for information from his CIA and FBI files, and eight folders of photocopied documents from McWilliams's FBI file, arranged in chronological order. The files include reports, transcripts by informants, clippings, and statements of fact related to McWilliams's activities. McWilliams's own research file on the FBI may be found in the general subject files (Subseries 2B, box 73, folder 1).
Box 21, Folder 1

Correspondence 1976-1980

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and by Carey McWilliams from Martin Solow (regarding his FBI file), the Department of Justice, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Naval Investigative Service, and the FBI regarding McWilliams's Freedom of Information Act requests for documents from his FBI and CIA files.
Box 21, Folder 2

File no. 100-2638 (1 of 5) 1940-1944

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 3

File no. 100-2638 (2 of 5) 1944-1946

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 4

File no. 100-2638 (3 of 5) 1947-1950

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 5

File no. 100-2638 (4 of 5) 1951

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 6

File no. 100-2638 (5 of 5) 1951-1955

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 7

File no. 100-98442 (1 of 2) 1956-1963

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 8

File no. 100-98442 (2 of 2) 1964-1972

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 21, Folder 9

Memoranda 1958-1961

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of two documents from McWilliams's FBI files regarding the distribution of Leftist literature to his address.
 

5. Lecture files 1939-1980

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence, publicity materials, receipts, and agency files related to McWilliams's lecture appearances. The correspondence includes lecture offers and letters of thanks. Other materials mentioning McWilliams's lecture appearances may be found in the publicity and criticism files (Series 9), the general subject files (Subseries 2B, box 40, folder 10), and in the general correspondence files (Subseries 2C). Typewritten manuscripts and outlines of actual lectures may be found in the Division of Immigration and Housing files (Series 3), and in the manuscripts subseries for addresses and lectures (Subseries 6A). Files are arranged alphabetically, then chronologically.
Box 51, Folder 1

Correspondence 1949-1957

Physical Description: 34 items.
Box 51, Folder 2

Correspondence 1960-1962

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 51, Folder 3

Correspondence 1963

Physical Description: 31 items.
Box 51, Folder 4

Correspondence 1964

Physical Description: 26 items.
Box 51, Folder 5

Correspondence 1965

Physical Description: 35 items.
Box 51, Folder 6

Correspondence 1966

Physical Description: 29 items.
Box 51, Folder 7

Correspondence 1967

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 51, Folder 8

Correspondence 1968

Physical Description: 30 items.
Box 51, Folder 9

Correspondence 1969-1970

Physical Description: 29 items.
Box 51, Folder 10

Correspondence 1971-1972

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 51, Folder 11

Correspondence 1975-1977

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 51, Folder 12

Correspondence--Re appearances at UC Berkeley and California State College at Bakersfield 1979-1980

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 51, Folder 13

Publicity--Promotional leaflets from W. Colston Leigh undated

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 51, Folder 14

Publicity--Conference programs, leaflets, and clippings 1939-1951

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 51, Folder 15

Publicity--Newspaper clippings 1953-1963

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.
Box 51, Folder 16

Publicity--Assorted printed materials 1956-1963

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 51, Folder 17

Publicity--Assorted printed materials 1964-1968

Physical Description: 31 items.
Box 52, Folder 1

Publicity--Newspaper clippings 1964-1968

Physical Description: ca. 50 items.
Box 52, Folder 2

Publicity--Assorted printed materials 1969-1976

Physical Description: 20 items.
Box 52, Folder 3

Publicity--Newspaper clippings 1970-1974

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 52, Folder 4

Publicity--2 leaflets and an activities calendar 1979

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 52, Folder 5

Receipts 1946-1950

Physical Description: 41 items.
Box 52, Folder 6

Receipts and business cards 1976

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 52, Folder 7

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence 1946

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 52, Folder 8

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence, agreements, notebook 1947-1952

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 52, Folder 9

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence, lecture summaries, a signed agreement, and a leaflet 1958-1959

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 52, Folder 10

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence, lecture summaries, and a leaflet 1960

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 52, Folder 11

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Signed contracts 1960-1965

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.
Box 52, Folder 12

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Lecture engagements 1960-1971

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 52, Folder 13

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence and lecture summaries 1962-1963

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 52, Folder 14

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence and leaflets 1964-1969

Physical Description: 20 items.
Box 52, Folder 15

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Signed contacts 1966-1971

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.
Box 52, Folder 16

W. Colston Leigh, Inc.--Correspondence and a signed agreement 1970-1971

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 52, Folder 17

William B. Feakins, Inc. (1 of 2)--Correspondence and list of engagements 1943-1946

Physical Description: 61 items.
Box 52, Folder 18

William B. Feakins, Inc. (2 of 2)--Correspondence 1945-1946

Physical Description: 18 items.
 

6. Manuscripts 1896-1981

Physical Description: 18 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains typewritten manuscript drafts and outlines by McWilliams, along with supporting materials. Arranged in subseries A-E as follows:
  • A. Addresses and lectures, 1937-1979 (7.5 boxes)
  • B. Articles and essays, 1927-1981 (5 boxes)
  • C. Book reviews, ca. 1941-1978 (.25 box)
  • D. Fiction, ca. 1920s-1948 (.25 box)
  • E. Monographs, 1896-1980 (5 boxes).
Manuscripts composed for McWilliams's role as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing can be found in the DIH files (Series 3).
 

6A. Addresses and lectures 1937-1979

Physical Description: 7.5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains drafts and outlines of the many public addresses and lectures given by McWilliams, along with assorted supporting materials. It also includes acceptance speeches for awards. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 53, Folder 1

[Academic freedom] undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address, and two fragments, to be delivered at an undetermined location.
Box 53, Folder 2

Academic freedom undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address given in Chicago.
Box 53, Folder 3

[Address] ca. 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten address before an unidentified audience, on a variety of topics, including: F.O. Matthiessen, the Hollywood Ten, the Bridges case, University of California Loyalty Oaths, and The Education of Carey McWilliams.
Box 53, Folder 4

[Address, Brotherhood Week] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an untitled lecture for a Midwest college trip.
Box 53, Folder 5

[Address, Celebration of the golden anniversary of The Capital Times] undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript on newspapers and their editors and publishers.
Box 53, Folder 6

[Address, Coalition for a Democratic Alternative] 1967 October 10

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered in a community church, NY.
Box 53, Folder 7

[Address, The Nation Associates West Coast Conference] ca. 1946

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript, untitled, of an address delivered before the first western conference of The Nation Associates.
Box 53, Folder 8

[Address, The Nation dinner] 1978 November 29

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript, untitled, of an address delivered before a dinner honoring The Nation and McWilliams's contributions.
Box 53, Folder 9

[Address, Second Annual Conference on American Studies: "The Revolution Heritage in Popular Culture"] 1976 April-May

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address given at San Diego State University. Also includes related letters, receipts, a newsletter, and the conference program and schedule.
Box 53, Folder 10

[The American conversation] 1962 May 7

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 53, Folder 11

The American crisis 1967

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 53, Folder 12

The American political scene (1 of 2) 1960-1964, 1976

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and manuscript drafts, to be delivered at various locations.
Box 53, Folder 13

The American political scene (2 of 2) 1968-1970

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline, and various clippings and articles.
Box 53, Folder 14

[American politics] 1963-1966

Physical Description: ca. 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an untitled address to be delivered at the Economics Club, NY, notes, and clippings.
Box 53, Folder 15

The American scene ca. 1960

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 53, Folder 16

The American scene: 1957 ca. 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 53, Folder 17

America's no. 1 problem undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 53, Folder 18

America's race problem undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 53, Folder 19

Are we heading for fascism? undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript and outline fragment.
Box 53, Folder 20

Aspects of national defense undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address given at an undetermined date and location.
Box 53, Folder 21

Atoms for peace 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address delivered before The Nation's 90th anniversary conference in New York, NY.
Box 53, Folder 22

[Attitudes towards civil liberties] 1969 December 14

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at an ACLU dinner in Los Angeles, CA.
Box 53, Folder 23

Automation 1963-1968

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted lecture drafts and outlines from addresses delivered at the College of Marin, Newark State College, and the cities of Flint, MI, San Bernardino, CA, Toronto, and others. Includes variant titles such as "Automation and its effect on human resources," "Automation and the new leisure," and "Automation and abundance.
Box 53, Folder 24

Behind today's The Education of Carey McWilliams undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 53, Folder 25

The Bicentennial and beyond 1975 January 27

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines of an address given at the Cooper Union.
Box 53, Folder 26

The big city press and big city politics 1959 November 18

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines for an address for the A.D.A.
Box 54, Folder 1

The Borderlands: let justice make us friends 1975-1976

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a typewritten manuscript of an address given at the Fronteras 1976 Conference entitled "The International Border" in San Diego. Also includes related correspondence (with Lucy Killea and Larry Goodwyn), the conference proceedings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 54, Folder 2

[C.B. "Beanie" Baldwin] 1975

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address given at Baldwin's memorial, related letters, and an obituary.
Box 54, Folder 3

Carter: after two years 1979 February 4

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 54, Folder 4

Chief for a day undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered before the ACLU, at an undetermined location.
Box 54, Folder 5

Circumstances, trial, consequences 1968

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 54, Folder 6

Citizen response to the disarmament controversy in America 1962 November 24

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript for an address delivered before The National Council for Social Studies, Philadelphia, PA.
Box 54, Folder 7

Civil liberties in the modern world undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted lecture outlines.
Box 54, Folder 8

[Civil liberties lecture notes] 1951-1954

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled manuscript and outline fragments, notes, a program, and clippings.
Box 54, Folder 9

Civil rights: a perspective 1978

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address, and a related article.
Box 54, Folder 10

Civil rights: sore spot in American democracy ca. 1957

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 54, Folder 11

Commencement address, History Department, UC Berkeley 1979

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of typewritten manuscripts, and related correspondence.
Box 54, Folder 12

Comments by Carey McWilliams 1966 September 30

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscripts of an address given in response to Vernon Dibble's paper "The garrison society: powerful state and the citizen" at the Conference on National Priorities Problem at Columbia University, New York.
Box 54, Folder 13

[Committee for a Democratic Spain] 1962 December 5

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered before the Committee in New York.
Box 54, Folder 14

Community action undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture outlines on race relations.
Box 54, Folder 15

Consensus politics and the press 1965 October 19

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Lecture outlines.
Box 54, Folder 16

The continuing tradition of reform journalism 1970 May 15

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline and manuscript for an address delivered at Penn State.
Box 54, Folder 17

Corruption in U.S. society ca. 1954

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Two letters signed H.H.W. (H.H. Wilson?), from Princeton, regarding edits to the lecture drafts. Typewritten lecture outline.
Box 54, Folder 18

[The crisis in Vietnam] 1967 August 22

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address for Canadian Broadcasting.
Box 54, Folder 19

The crisis of American democracy undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 54, Folder 20

The crisis of the cities 1968 April 19

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at Mount Union College.
Box 54, Folder 21

The critical journal of opinion 1957 October 24

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at Dartmouth College.
Box 54, Folder 22

The cross and the circle 1946 December 10

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered in Montreal, Canada.
Box 54, Folder 23

Current threats to the media 1970-1971

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 54, Folder 24

Dare we trust the press? undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 54, Folder 25

Democracy and the business system undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address given at an undetermined date and location.
Box 54, Folder 26

Dissent and politics 1968 March 28

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address delivered at the University of Michigan.
Box 54, Folder 27

[District 1199] 1976 June 24

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address delivered at District 1199's Retirees Banquet about problems facing New York City. Also includes an invitation, and a clipping.
Box 55, Folder 1

Domestic politics in an age of power undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 55, Folder 2

[Dr. Harold C. Urey] 1955 February 12

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten draft an address on Dr. Harold C. Urey, delivered on the occasion of his receiving the Joseph Priestley Award.
Box 55, Folder 3

[Ethics and new politics] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 55, Folder 4

Ethics in an affluent society 1963-1970

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines, drafts, and fragments of addresses delivered at different locations.
Box 55, Folder 5

The ethics of affluence 1962

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines, and a clipping.
Box 55, Folder 6

The ethics of power 1968 October 15

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline and draft for an address at N.Y.U. Alternatively titled, "Press power and power pressure."
Box 55, Folder 7

A frank appraisal 1961 March 23

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address on the American press, delivered before the State Teacher's College, Indiana, PA.
Box 55, Folder 8

Freedom and cultural expression 1953

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at the Nassau Forum. Includes an invitation to the event.
Box 55, Folder 9

[Freedom of association] ca. 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address delivered at Chicago.
Box 55, Folder 10

The genesis of California's cultural climate 1963 April 6

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered in Royce Hall, UCLA.
Box 55, Folder 11

[Geographers and borders] 1971-1978

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline fragment of an address given at the Association of American Geographers 72nd Annual Meeting Special Session: The Mexican American: Papers in Honor of Carey McWilliams, which took place on April 11-14, 1976 in New York, New York. Also contains related correspondence with Richard L. Norstrand and David Hornbeck, conference papers, typed notes about 3 of the papers, and assorted printed materials.
Box 55, Folder 12

[George Polk Award] 1978

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of McWilliams's acceptance speech. Also includes related letters, a leaflet, and a clipping.
Box 55, Folder 13

The great society 1965-1967

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten drafts and outlines for addresses delivered at different locations.
Box 55, Folder 14

Growing up in Steamboat 1975-1978

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied manuscripts of an address given at the Sun Valley Center for Arts and Humanities' Conference "The Writer and the West," which took place on July 4-8, 1978 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Also includes related correspondence with Richard Hart, another address by McWilliams ("That Awesome Space"), leaflets, a program, clippings, and assorted printed materials.
Box 55, Folder 15

[Heresy] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 55, Folder 16

Honoring Charles J. Katz 1979

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address given in tribute to Katz. Also includes 2 letters from Katz, and assorted printed materials.
Box 55, Folder 17

Horizons for the independent voter undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 55, Folder 18

How free is the press in America? 1958-1959

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and clippings.
Box 55, Folder 19

How stands the The Education of Carey McWilliams? undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 55, Folder 20

Human meaning of change 1966 October 13

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 55, Folder 21

[The importance of ideas] 1975-1976

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 55, Folder 22

In further quest of relevance 1969-1973

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline, and numerous articles, clippings, and notes on relevance.
Box 66, Folder 1

In quest of relevance (1 of 2) 1969-1970

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten lecture outlines and drafts.
Box 66, Folder 2

In quest of relevance (2 of 2) 1969-1970

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten lecture outlines and drafts, and assorted printed materials.
Box 66, Folder 3

Independent voter and the two party system undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 66, Folder 4

The individual and organized society 1960-1963

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted lecture drafts, outlines, and manuscripts from addresses delivered at various locations.
Box 66, Folder 5

Individual rights and world upheaval undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline, possibly incomplete.
Box 66, Folder 6

Informal three-dimensional education as a journalist undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 66, Folder 7

Institutional racism 1975 April 29

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 66, Folder 8

Integrating the U.S. into the world 1962 February 26

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and manuscripts for a lecture.
Box 66, Folder 9

Investigative journalism 1975 April 2

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline for an address delivered at UCLA.
Box 66, Folder 10

[Jack Tenney] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 66, Folder 11

[Journals of ideas] undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines, and a clipping.
Box 66, Folder 12

Khrushchev's Visit: Good or Bad? 1959

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of the opening statement in a debate at Morristown, N.J. with William Rusher.
Box 66, Folder 13

Labor and civil liberties ca. 1956

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 66, Folder 14

Labor and the development of the West 1948 December 31

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at the 23rd conference of the Pacific Coast Economic Association. Includes program.
Box 66, Folder 15

A liberal's plea for conservatism (1 of 3) 1961-1962

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines of an address delivered at various locations.
Box 66, Folder 16

A liberal's plea for conservatism (2 of 3) 1966-1967

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines of an address delivered at various locations, and numerous clippings.
Box 66, Folder 17

A liberal's plea for conservatism (3 of 3) 1963-1972

Physical Description: ca. 60 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines, lecture drafts, and notes, including an essay on Henry S. Kariel. Includes letters, clippings on American politics, and articles.
Box 66, Folder 18

Liberalism today 1973 January 15

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 66, Folder 19

The liberals in a period of war crisis 1941 May 6

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscripts for an address delivered before the "Social Work Today" luncheon at Long Beach, CA.
Box 67, Folder 1

Liberty in the Warfare State 1961 December 15

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at the Hotel Commodore.
Box 67, Folder 2

A look at national politics 1979 November-December

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline for an address delivered at UCLA, and a later version.
Box 67, Folder 3

Make way for tomorrow 1960 January 10

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 67, Folder 4

Mass media and race 1969 April 11

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline for an address in Atlanta, GA.
Box 67, Folder 5

The matter of oaths undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and lecture notes.
Box 67, Folder 6

[The McCarran Act] ca. 1952

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address sponsored by the Arts, Sciences, and Professions Council, Southern California Chapter, for a meeting against the McCarran Act. Includes event flier.
Box 67, Folder 7

The meaning of the '68 election ca. 1968

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 67, Folder 8

Migrants and migratory labor in California undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address before the Washington State Conference of Social Workers, April 24.
Box 67, Folder 9

Migrants and the rural poor 1940, 1977

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address given at The Rural Poor Unseen by Policy Makers Conference on March 24-25, 1977 in Phoenix, Arizona. Also contains related correspondence, a program, 2 papers (including one by McWilliams: "Migration and resettlement of the people"), typewritten outlines, and clippings.
Box 67, Folder 10

Minorities and the press 1973 February 26

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 67, Folder 11

[Monopolies in the North and East and regional development] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 67, Folder 12

The Nation's editorials 1971 March 25

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten copies of an outline for an address delivered at the University of Illinois. Includes correspondence and a schedule for the lecture series.
Box 67, Folder 13

The Nation's problem undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 67, Folder 14

The National Citizens Political Action Committee: what it stands for, how it functions, what it means 1946 April 9

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of an address given at dinner in honor of Henry A. Wallace in Beverly Hills, CA.
Box 67, Folder 15

National defense and human values undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 67, Folder 16

The need for dissent 1961-1968

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted lecture outlines and drafts.
Box 67, Folder 17

The need for dissent in American society 1960-1967

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted lecture drafts and outlines.
Box 67, Folder 18

The new constituencies 1967 February 25

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript and outline of an address given at The Nation's conference on American foreign policy. (See also box 88, folder 1)
Box 67, Folder 19

New forms of political action 1977 March 14

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address delivered at Cooper Union.
Box 67, Folder 20

The new McCarthyism ca. 1954-1961

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted lecture outlines and drafts, including a fragment entitled, "The McCarthy era."
Box 67, Folder 21

The new politics 1968

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 67, Folder 22

News management 1970-1971

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten lecture drafts to be read at various locations.
Box 67, Folder 23

News management: a threat to a free press 1966-1967

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten lecture drafts to be read at various locations.
Box 67, Folder 24

News management: threat to democracy 1968 March 11

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 1

The 1956 election undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 2

The 1964 election ca. 1963-1964

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and notes, press releases, and clippings.
Box 68, Folder 3

The 1966 election 1966 November

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of commentary for CBS Television, and a letter.
Box 68, Folder 4

The 1974 election 1974 November 3

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 5

[Notes on UCLA course procedures] 1978-1979

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten notes serving as the introduction to, and procedural explanation for, a course McWilliams's taught at UCLA. Contains reference to his teaching philosophy and attitudes towards formal education. Includes letters from Robert Towne, David Brodsly, and Lou Cannon.
Box 68, Folder 6

November election: issues and prospects ca. 1960

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 7

On understanding America undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Graduation speech lecture notes and manuscript, typewritten.
Box 68, Folder 8

Our freedom is our security undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address, and notes.
Box 68, Folder 9

Outlook on civil liberties 1953 October 31

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscripts of an address delivered before the United Packinghouse Workers of America's Anti-Discrimination Conference, Chicago, IL. Also entitled, "Outlook on civil rights."
Box 68, Folder 10

Organized racism: a threat to democracy undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 11

The paradox of racism undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 12

Perspective on race relations 1967-1968

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and manuscripts, to be read at various locations.
Box 68, Folder 13

Perspective '77 1977 September 10

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 14

Political trials 1971-1975

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline, one letter, and assorted notes, articles, and clippings.
Box 68, Folder 15

[Politics lecture notes] ca. 1950-1959

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted untitled manuscript fragments, notes, outlines, and clipping on various aspects of American politics.
Box 68, Folder 16

Politics: 1976 ca. 1976

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and notes.
Box 68, Folder 17

The politics of drift undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 18

The politics of the 1960s 1960-1961

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and manuscripts, to be read at various locations. Includes outlines entitled, "The issues in 1960."
Box 68, Folder 19

A practical approach to America's race problem 1961 July 12

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 68, Folder 20

[The present state of the The Education of Carey McWilliams] 1963 March 27

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 68, Folder 21

The presidency 1968 November 5

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture outline and notes.
Box 68, Folder 22

[The presidency and constitutional freedoms] 1976

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture outline, leaflets, clippings, and a copy of The Civil Liberties Review.
Box 68, Folder 23

The prevalence of witches undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture outlines, to be delivered at an undetermined location.
Box 70, Folder 1

The prospects for disarmament 1963

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 70, Folder 2

[Race relations] 1945-1949, 1964

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled fragments of lecture drafts, notes, and clippings.
Box 70, Folder 3

Race relations in a post-war world undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 4

Race relations in the USA undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Incomplete typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 5

Race relations: the new myths 1967 February 23

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 6

The radical Right 1962-1963

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline for an address given at N.Y. State College and in Hamden, CT.
Box 70, Folder 7

The rape of Owens Valley 1978 July

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a typewritten outline for an address in Sun Valley.
Box 70, Folder 8

Reflections on the Hiss case 1978 May 26

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 9

Remembering Louise Berman 1977 November 14

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address.
Box 70, Folder 10

Remembering the 1930s 1975 May 7

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at Yale University.
Box 70, Folder 11

The role of the journal of critical opinion in American journalism 1956 November 9

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered before the Associated Collegiate Press Conference in Cleveland, OH.
Box 70, Folder 12

Role of the media 1970 October 19

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 13

Scorecard on the American press 1936 April 28

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline for an address given in New York.
Box 70, Folder 14

Scorecard on the [American] press 1961-1967

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten lecture outlines and drafts, to be read at various locations.
Box 70, Folder 15

A sensible foreign policy 1962 October 22

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 16

Six points about H.L. Mencken undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 17

[Social ethics] 1969 March 8

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline for an address given at the Cambridge Institute in Boston, MA.
Box 70, Folder 18

Some thoughts on the Bicentennial 1976 May 1

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and notes for an address given at San Diego State.
Box 70, Folder 19

Sore Spots in the American Democracy 1956 October 19

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered in St. Louis before the Missouri Association for Social Welfare. Includes the Association's conference program.
Box 70, Folder 20

The Spanish-speaking: a special case 1978 December 13

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address given at California State Sacramento.
Box 70, Folder 21

Starr King and the problem of leadership 1950 October 15

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten copies of an address delivered before the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles.
Box 70, Folder 22

Student protest movements 1967-1969

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Lecture outlines and notes for addresses given at various locations, including Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia on November 16, 1967. Also contains related letters, 1 black and white photograph, a press release, and newspaper clippings.
Box 70, Folder 23

The student revolt 1966 March 28

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 70, Folder 24

[Thanks] undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of a thank-you speech pertaining to The Nation.
Box 70, Folder 25

That awesome space 1978 July

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied outline of an address for the Sun Valley Center for Arts and Humanities' Conference "The Writer and the West"
Box 70, Folder 26

Thoughts on the Bicentennial 1975

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of an address given in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and a clipping of the published article that appeared in The Nation.
Box 70, Folder 27

Time for a new politics 1962 November 4

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines.
Box 70, Folder 28

Time to think 1940 April 6

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Copy of an address delivered at the Peace Conference, Knight of Columbus Hall, in San Francisco, CA.
Box 70, Folder 29

To defend these freedoms: by suppression or liberty undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture.
Box 70, Folder 30

The two-party system 1966

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines. Includes a fragment entitled, "Ghouls, ghosts, and the GOP."
Box 71, Folder 1

[University of Southern California Distinguished Achievement Award in Journalism] 1976

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline of McWilliams's acceptance speech. Also includes related letters, the awards' program, and a clipping.
Box 71, Folder 2

Utah's ecclesiastical politics 1945 December 12

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered in Salt Lake City, UT.
Box 71, Folder 3

The vile decade 1960 June 24

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture outlines and the draft of a paper presented for the ACLU in San Francisco.
Box 71, Folder 4

Voice of America ca. 1939-1945

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address given at an undetermined date and location.
Box 71, Folder 5

The warfare state 1960-1963

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline, notes, clippings, and articles.
Box 71, Folder 6

What is liberalism? undated

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten lecture outline and notes.
Box 71, Folder 7

What price civilization? 1967 October 16

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted typewritten drafts for an address delivered at Cooper Union.
Box 71, Folder 8

What's wrong with our politics 1966-1968, 1975-1976

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline and notes for an address delivered at the Merced College Talk, and earlier drafts. Includes letters and a brochure from the event.
Box 71, Folder 9

Where are the liberals ca. 1954

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outlines and notes.
Box 71, Folder 10

Why a labor movement? 1937 June

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript of an address delivered at the University Club.
Box 71, Folder 11

Why dissent in American society? 1962 May 8

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 71, Folder 12

Witchhunting and the struggle for power undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline.
Box 71, Folder 13

Writers and the war undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript of an address given at an undetermined date and location.
Box 71, Folder 14

Year of the snake ca. 1953

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript, heavily annotated, on McCarthyism.
 

6B. Articles and essays 1927 -1981

Physical Description: 5 boxes

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This subseries contains manuscript drafts and outlines of articles and essays by McWilliams, along with assorted supporting materials. The manuscripts include editorials, memoranda, letters to the editor, forewords to books, a "Dossier" (which summarizes his education, professional activities, and political attitudes), and an annotated copy of his last article, "Los Angeles: a very special city." Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 71, Folder 15

[Alger Hiss] undated

Physical Description: 4 items.

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Three typewritten manuscripts on Alger Hiss, entitled "The Hiss case controversy" and "That mysterious Woodcock typewriter."
Box 71, Folder 16

The American burden 1961-1962

Physical Description: 5 items.

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Typewritten manuscript, copy of the published version, and related letters.
Box 71, Folder 17

The American of the Far West undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 71, Folder 18

The American political vacuum undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 71, Folder 19

American Tolstoyans undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscripts.
Box 71, Folder 20

American writing and the social sciences undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript, with annotations.
Box 71, Folder 21

Application of Carey McWilliams ca. 1940

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript of a statement for a fellowship (Guggenheim?) to study agricultural labor in Hawaii.
Box 71, Folder 22

[Arthur Samish] 1971

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscript of a quotation from a McWilliams's article to be used in the book The Secret Boss of California by Samish and Bob Thomas. Also includes related letters.
Box 71, Folder 23

Aspects of national defense undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscripts.
Box 71, Folder 24

Aspects of post-war planning 1942 October

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 71, Folder 25

The big fix undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript about a scandal in the Los Angeles Police Department and Mickey Cohen, occurring sometime during Mayor Fletch Bowron's fourth term in office.
Box 71, Folder 26

[Bilingual education] 1979 January 11

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 71, Folder 27

Blue versus gray undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 71, Folder 28

[The Bridges case] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript, heavily annotated.
Box 71, Folder 29

The British presence 1972, 1978

Physical Description: 7 items.

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Typewritten manuscript, letter, typed notes, and clippings.
Box 74, Folder 1

Bronowski: man of many gifts ca. 1958-1974

Physical Description: 4 items.

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Typewritten manuscripts, including an untitled piece of Jacob Bronowski, and a memorandum about a series on trends in modern thought.
Box 74, Folder 2

But who's to fix the little house? 1936 July 13

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript for Pacific Weekly.
Box 74, Folder 3

California and the Japanese 1942 February 10

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript on the status of Japanese Americans following Pearl Harbor.
Box 74, Folder 4

The California derby ca. 1946

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript on the senatorial race of Will Rogers, Jr. and California politics.
Box 74, Folder 5

The California explosion 1976

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript on the upsurge of population in California, written for the publication Westways. Also includes a related letter from Frances Ring.
Box 74, Folder 6

[Central Intelligence Agency] ca. 1977

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 7

Citizen response to the disarmament controversy in America 1962 November 24

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscript of a paper prepared for The National Council for Social Studies, Philadelphia, PA.
Box 74, Folder 8

Civil rights: civil liberties undated

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten outline and notes regarding calling a meeting on the decline of civil liberties.
Box 74, Folder 9

A climate for ideas 1973

Physical Description: 4 items.

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Typewritten manuscript regarding The Cooper Union Forum, a clipping of the published article, a related letter, and a brochure.
Box 74, Folder 10

Co-existence has a chance undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten outline on the Cold War.
Box 74, Folder 11

Communism in America: fact and fantasy undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 12

Confidential: talk with Stevenson ca. 1952

Physical Description: 14 items.

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Copies of a typewritten manuscript regarding an off-the-record conversation between McWilliams and Adlai E. Stevenson. Includes a copy of The Nation.
Box 74, Folder 13

[The conflict over racial segregation in the schools] 1956

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 14

Constitution-conscious 1935

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript, and a clipping of the published article in Pacific Weekly.
Box 74, Folder 15

The counter culture ca. 1975

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript describing a possible book proposal.
Box 74, Folder 16

Culture and society in Southern California undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 17

Depression post-mortem ca. 1935

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscripts and clipping.
Box 74, Folder 18

The dilemma of liberalism undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 19

[Disaffection with President Carter] 1979 January 11

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 20

Discovering California 1975

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript, a related letter, and a clipping.
Box 74, Folder 21

Don't blame Orange County 1973

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscript; handwritten annotation across top reads, "N.Y. Times, 1973." Related letter from Stanley Mosk.
Box 74, Folder 22

Dossier ca. 1950

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten summaries of McWilliams's education, professional activities, and political attitudes, in a full outline format. These refute communist accusations (red-baiting) against him.
Box 74, Folder 23

Dual citizenship 1942 October 31

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript on the citizenship status of Japanese-Americans.
Box 74, Folder 24

Editor The Times undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript of a letter to the editor in which McWilliams discusses the Equal Rights Amendment.
Box 74, Folder 25

Editorial memo 1956 September 3

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript on the idea of a "new epoch."
Box 74, Folder 26

The education of Earl Warren 1974

Physical Description: 4 items.

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Typewritten manuscript, and published version.
Box 74, Folder 27

The emergence of the Hispanic minority ca. 1979

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript and outline.
Box 74, Folder 28

Employment problems of the Spanish-speaking groups undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 29

The enemy in Pasadena undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript on threats against public education.
Box 74, Folder 30

[The environment] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Untitled essay outline on the environment.
Box 74, Folder 31

Ethics in an affluent society 1966

Physical Description: 21 items.

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Typewritten outlines, drafts, and fragments. Clipping of published version.
Box 74, Folder 32

Evacuation has begun undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript on the Tolan Committee and the status of Japanese-Americans.
Box 74, Folder 33

The family farm today ca. 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 34

The Fascist follies undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 74, Folder 35

The figurehead presidency undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Photocopy of a typewritten manuscript on Ronald Reagan.
Box 74, Folder 36

The folklore of earthquakes 1933 June

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript for The American Mercury.
Box 74, Folder 37

[Foreword to From Indians to Chicanos, by Diego Vigil] 1980

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript and a related letter.
Box 74, Folder 38

[Foreword to The History of the University of Southern California] 1968-1969

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript, and related correspondence.
Box 74, Folder 39

[Foreword to The Jubilant Pilgrim, by Reuben W. Borough] 1964

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten foreword draft and related correspondence.
Box 77, Folder 1

[Foreword to Saturday's Child, by Ronald Taylor] 1972

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript and a related letter.
Box 77, Folder 2

[Foreword to Spiders in the House, by Ernesto Galarza] 1969

Physical Description: 7 items.

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Typewritten foreword draft and related correspondence.
Box 77, Folder 3

The forgotten Mexican 1951

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript, a condensation of a chapter from Brothers Under the Skin, for publication in the Journal of Negro Education Yearbook.
Box 77, Folder 4

Front-page jurists undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscripts on Los Angeles judges.
Box 77, Folder 5

Furniture: the great Southern California mystery 1951, 1981

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscripts and related letters, including one from Frances Ring.
Box 77, Folder 6

[George Sanchez] undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Photocopy of a typewritten manuscript honoring George Sanchez.
Box 77, Folder 7

Gilt edge stuff, or, Upset to Fairyland undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 8

The Gold Rush decade undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 9

Good neighbors--good friends 1959

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten version of a paper presented at a conference, and a related letter.
Box 77, Folder 10

The great exception undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 11

Growing up in Steamboat undated

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten outline, notes, and a clipping.
Box 77, Folder 12

The growth of fear in America undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten outline. Includes sentence about the UCLA loyalty oath.
Box 77, Folder 13

H. H. Wilson 1977

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a typewritten manuscript, and clippings.
Box 77, Folder 14

History as Theater 1979

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten outline and manuscript about the emergence of the Spanish-speaking minority in the Southwest. Also includes a clipping.
Box 77, Folder 15

The Hollywood hussars undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 16

The impact of population growth and change on planning in Southern California undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 17

The importance of ideas 1975-1976

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript and related letters.
Box 77, Folder 18

An interesting bookman undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Signed, typewritten manuscript on Herr Fredrick Friedfertig.
Box 77, Folder 19

[Introduction to Filipinos in America] 1935, 1973

Physical Description: 13 items.

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Photocopy of a manuscript entitled "Introduction," on Filipinos in America. Assorted notes, fragments, research materials, and clippings. Includes an article from The Nation by McWilliams entitled, "Exit the Filipino."
Box 77, Folder 20

Jake 1927, 1967

Physical Description: 4 items.

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Typewritten manuscript on Jake Zeitlin, for publication in his festschrift. Includes a clipping and a related letter.
Box 77, Folder 21

Jewish fascism 1935 August 19

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript for Pacific Weekly.
Box 77, Folder 22

The Kennedy legend undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 23

The Kersten Committee: what's it up to? undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 24

Kleig lights undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 25

Knights in shining Buicks undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript, with reference to Christopher Daniels.
Box 77, Folder 26

Korea, corny politics and communism undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 27

A land of authors 1930

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript on California writers.
Box 77, Folder 28

The land of Mu undated

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 29

The latest attempt to induce Congress to smear its clean record for the outlawing of wiretapping 1960 March 22

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 30

The latest ism is McCarthyism ca. 1950

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript.
Box 77, Folder 31

[Leadership in mass-market society] undated

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Typewritten manuscript in the form of a memorandum regarding the development of McWilliams's ideas on mass-market society.
Box 77, Folder 32

[Letter to the editor of The Times] 1932 September 20

Physical Description: 1 item.

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Typewritten, signed letter to The Times regarding Abraham Lincoln's position on prohibition.
Box 77, Folder 33

Los Angeles: a very special city 1980

Physical Description: 3 items.

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Typewritten manuscript (annotated) and correspondence with Dolli Carrol.
Box 77, Folder 34

The Los Angeles aqueduct ca. 1935

Physical Description: