Guide to the California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection

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Special Collections and Archives
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University of California
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Guide to the California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection

Collection number: MS-R14

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries



University of California

Irvine, California

Contact Information

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • The UCI Libraries
  • P.O. Box 19557
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California 92623-9557
  • Phone: (949) 824-3947
  • Fax: (949) 824-2472
  • Email: spcoll@uci.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
Processed by:
Kirstin Julian
Date Completed:
2001
Encoded by:
Kirstin Julian
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California political publication and ephemera collection,
Date (inclusive): 1936-1989 (bulk 1964-1974)
Collection number: MS-R14
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection. MS-R14. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

This collection was created by UC Irvine Special Collections and Archives staff. Sources and dates of acquisition are not known.

Processing History

Processed by Kirstin Julian, 2001.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.

Related Collections

The following collections in Archives and Special Collections at the UCI Libraries contain related materials:
  • MS-R04, Dennis E. Carpenter Papers
  • MS-R11, Robert E. Badham Papers
  • MS-R47, John G. Schmitz Campaign Materials

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Badham, Robert E.--Archival resources.
Briggs, John V.--Archival resources.
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905- --Archival resources.
Carpenter, Dennis E.--Archival resources.
Reagan, Ronald--Archival resources.
Schmitz, John G., 1930- --Archival resources.
Whetmore, James E.--Archival resources.
United States. Congress--Elections--Archival resources.
Political candidates--California--Archival resources.
Political candidates--California--Orange County--Archival resources.
Elections--California--Archival resources.
Elections--California--Orange County--Archival resources.
Orange County (Calif.)--Politics and government--Archival resources.
California--Politics and government--Archival resources.
Orange County (Calif.)--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Materials

Posters.
Ballots.
Campaign paraphernalia.

Occupations

Politicians--California.
Politicians--California--Orange County.
Legislators--California.
Legislators--California--Orange County.


Collection Contents

Box 1 : 1

AFL-CIO Orange County Central Labor Council, 1980

Box 1 : 2

Allen, Alton E., 1970

Box 1 : 3

Andrew, L.M. "Les," 1966

Box 1 : 4-5

Badham, Robert E., 1971-1987.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1 : 6

Baker, Dave, 1985

Box 1 : 7

Bergeson, Marian, 1979-1983

Box 1 : 8-9

Briggs, John V., 1972-1974.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1 : 10-11

Brown, Edmund G. "Pat," 1966.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 2 : 1

Burke, Robert H., 1974

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1974

Box 2 : 2

Burton, John H., 1974

Box 2 : 3

Californians Against Proposition 16, 1966

Box 2 : 4

Californians for Liberal Representation, 1966

Box 2 : 5

Carpenter, Dennis E. 1970-1975

Box 2 : 6

Caspers, Ronald W. 1970-1974

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1970

Box 2 : 7

Chapel, Charles Edward "Charlie," 1955

Box 2 : 8

Christopher, George, 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Includes campaign button.
Box 2 : 9

Comer, Jim, undated

Box 2 : 10

Cordova, Ron, 1977-1978

Box 2 : 11

Cox, Christopher, 1988-1989

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1988

Box 2 : 12

Cranston, Alan, 1972-1985

Box 2 : 13

Democratic State Central Committee, 1966

Box 2 : 14

Finch, Robert, 1966

Box 2 : 15

Frizzelle, Nolan, 1983-1988

Box 2 : 16

Goldwater, Barry, 1964

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1964

Box 2 : 17

Hahn, Kenneth, 1970

Box 2 : 18

Hamilton, Richard D., undated

Box 2 : 19

Hayakawa, Samuel Ichiye, 1981

Box 2 : 20

Hinshaw, Andrew, 1974-1976

Box 2 : 21

Hosmer, Craig, 1972-1974

Box FB-22 : 4

Johnson, Lyndon Baines "LBJ," 1964

Box 2 : 22

Kellogg, H. Clay, 1966

Box 2 : 23

LaMagna, Frank, 1970

Box 2 : 24

Landon, Alf M., 1936

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1936

Box 2 : 25

Leetham, Jud, 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Includes campaign buttons.
Box 2 : 26

McBride, Don, 1964

Box 2 : 27

Miller, Edison, 1980

Box 2 : 28

Miller, Harry L., 1964

Box

Miscellaneous materials

Box 2 : 29-30

City-level offices, 1964-1974.

Physical Description: 2 folders.

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials from private corporations and candidates, and materials such as "Orange County Directory of House Numbers for City Precincts" and "Statement of All Votes Cast at the General Election held November 3rd 1964 in County of Orange State of California."
Box XOS 1

Oversize materials, 1970-1978.

Box 2 : 31

National-level offices, 1663-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Candidates include George Brown, Clark Harshfield, Lee Kaiser, and Walter E. Smith. Also includes campaign button.
Box 2 : 32

State-level offices, 1936-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Legislators include Houston I. Flournoy, George Murphy, and Ivy Baker Priest. Also includes campaign button.
Box FB-22 : 4 and XOS 1

Oversize materials, 1970-1978.

Box 2 : 33

Nestende, Bruce, 1980

Box 3 : 1

Owen, Byron, undated

Box 3 : 2

Patrick, William P., 1966

Box 3 : 3

Quigley, E. Ray, 1974

Box 3 : 4

Quigley, Henry, 1974

Box 3 : 5

Reagan, Ronald, 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Includes campaign button.
Box 3 : 6

Republican State Assembly, 1964

Box 3 : 7

Republican Party Volunteer Literature, 1964

Box 3 : 8

Richardson, Bill, 1974

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1974

Box 3 : 9

Riley, Thomas F., 1987

Box 3 : 10

Rupert, Thomas C., 1970

Box 3 : 11

Schmitz, John G., 1964-1982.

Scope and Content Note

Includes campaign button.
Box XOS 1

Oversize materials, 1966

Box 3 : 12

Seymour, John, 1982-1987

Box 3 : 13

Southern California Democratic Get Out the Vote Committee, 1966

Box 3 : 14

Tunney, John V., 1974

Box 3 : 15

Unruh, Jesse M., 1966-1970

Box 3 : 16

Utt, James B., 1962-1966

Box 3 : 17

Waldie, Jerry, 1974

Box 3 : 18

Wilson, Pete, 1985

Box 3 : 19-20

Whetmore, James E., 1972-1976.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 3 : 21

Young Americans for Freedom, 1974

Box FB-22 : 4

Oversize materials, 1974