James Baumohl study of Berkeley homeless people.

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Descriptive Summary

Title: James Baumohl study of Berkeley homeless people.
Dates: 1969-1972
Collection Number: 2015.038
Extent: 1 box (.4 linear ft.)
Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
Berkeley, California 94704
Abstract: Material written by and collected by James Baumohl for his study of street people in Berkeley.
Language of Material: English


The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Berkeley Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the archivist of the Society. Permission for publication is given as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

James Baumohl study of Berkeley homeless people.. Berkeley Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Berkeley Public Library.

Biography/Administrative History

Baumohl did his work under the auspices of a city/university community affairs committee. He published his Down and Out in Berkeley in 1974.

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers collected by Baumohl include such topics as drugs and drug treatment, transient youth and youth programs, People's Park, written by various individuals and groups, some for city agencies, some individual opinion pieces.

Indexing Terms

Homeless persons--California--Berkeley

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