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Inventory of the Alan Robbins Papers
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Series Descriptions


Series 1 Bill Files 1973-1991

Physical Description: 240 file folders


Bill files are arranged chronologically by legislative session and numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

Bill Files created by Alan Robbins while he served as a State Senator, 1973-1991. The files may include bill analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and committee statements. Bill topics include auto insurance, health insurance, Fraternity/Sorority housing, land development, reapportionment and public transportation in Southern California.
1973-1974: SB682-SB2483, SCA30, SCR75-SCR144, SJR24-SJR60 (LP438:1-11)
1975-1976: SB8-SB2153, SCA1-SCA50, SCR62-SCR97, SR30-SR104 (LP438:12-30)
1977-1978: SB23-SB2190, SCA2-SCA57, SCR56-SCR65, SJR7, SR33-SR37, SR2X-4X, SCA1X (LP438:31-47)
1979-1980: SB133-SB2060, SCA 20, SCR19-SCR80, SJR23 (LP438:48-61)
1981-1982: SB5-SB2059, SCA1-SCA40, SCR23-SCR67, SJR8, SR37 (LP438:62-77)
1983-1984: SB2-SB2304, SCA28, SCR7-70, SJR30, SR30 (LP438:78-110)
1985-1986: SB1-2577, SCA29, SCR21-SCR101 (LP438:111-141)
1987-1988: SB15-SB2801, SCR2-SCR90, SJR9 (LP438:142-176)
1989-1990: SB1-SB2895, SCA4-SCA49, SCR5-SCR118, SJR7-SJR41 (LP438:177-218)
1991-1992: SB6-SB1250, SCR14-SCR30 (LP438:219-240)

Series 2 Subject Files 1970-1981

Physical Description: 55 file folders


Subject Files are arrange alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content Note

The Subject Files can contain correspondence, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, notes, memoranda, press releases and other material and demonstrate Robbins' interest in transportation, auto insurance, energy, reapportionment, redevelopment, the San Fernando Valley Fair, rape legislation, the anti-busing initiative, the Comprehensive Employment Training Act, and the Los Angeles School District. Of special interest are the files concerning the San Fernando Valley, the anti-busing initiative, reapportionment, and redevelopment.
For a list of subject headings see Appendix A at the California State Archives.

Series 3 Press Releases 1973-1991

Physical Description: 5 file folders


Press Releases are arranged chronologically by date of release.

Scope and Content Note

The Press Releases series contain bound volumes of press releases from Senator Robbins and provide announcements of legislation authored by the Senator, scheduled hearing, updates to legislation pertinent to Senator Robbins, explanations of upcoming legislation, statements about current events, and statements urging passage of certain bills. The topics vary according to bill subject and the press releases are organized chronologically within the volumes.