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Finding Aid for the Winston Winford Crouch Papers, ca. 1938-1984
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Winston Winford Crouch Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1938-1984
    Collection number: 244
    Creator: Crouch, Winston Winford, 1907-
    Extent: 13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Winston Winford Crouch (1907- ) was a professor of political science at UCLA (1936-75) and wrote several books. The collection consists of subject files relating to Crouch's study of California and local government.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Winston Crouch, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Winston Winford Crouch Papers (Collection 244). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964568 


    Crouch was born on July 4, 1907 in Vandalia, Illinois; professor (1936-75) and emeritus professor of political science, UCLA; Fulbright fellow in India, 1954; wrote several books, including: State and Local Government in California (1952), Agricultural Cities: Paradoxes in Politics of a Metropolis (1964), Employer-Employee Relations in Council-Manager Cities (1968), Guide for Modern Personnel Commissions (1972), and Organized Civil Servants: Public Employer-Employee Relations in California (1978).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of subject files relating to Crouch's study of California and local government. Includes materials related to the civil service commission and the California Council on Metropolitan Affairs, a bibliography on the California legislature, and a conference on education for the public service. Also contains manuscripts of works by Crouch, including Los Angeles: a Changing Metropolis. Also includes printed materials collected by Crouch.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Local government, initiative and referendum, etc. (Boxes 1-7,9).
    2. Los Angeles: a Changing Metropolis (Box 8).
    3. Reprints and articles by Crouch (Box 10).
    4. Publications, reports and bulletins collected by Crouch (Boxes 11-13).

    Indexing Terms

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


    Crouch, Winston Winford, 1907- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Political scientists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.