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Guide to the Robert Barrett Collection, 1978-1987
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Barrett Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1978-1987
    Box Number: 1424
    Collector: Anger, Ann
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Barrett Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Barrett, Robert, 1917-1987
    Real property tax--California
    Rent control--California
    Tax and expenditure limitations--California


    Newspaper and periodical clippings, copies of court briefs, audio tape: "Hymn of the Embattled Taxpayer," position papers, correspondence, promotional material.


    • Burnside, Howard S.
    • Cohn, Melvin E.
    • Jarvis, Howard
    • Smith, Senator Jerry


    Robert Barrett (1917-1987) was a Cupertino real estate agent and a leader in the Jarvis-Gann tax cutting initiative in Santa Clara County. In 1978, Mr. Barrett served as co-chairman in Santa Clara County of the "Yes on 13 Committee".

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