Collection consists of materials related to the career of political science professor, Richard Ashcraft. Includes research
files and notes, publications, reviews, lecture notes, and course syllabi and papers. Research includes material on various
political science related topics including John Locke and John Stuart Mill.
Richard Elden Ashcraft was born in San Francisco, California, Sept. 26, 1938; BA, Harvard, 1960, MA (1961) and Ph.D (1966),
Univ. of CA, Berkeley; was the recipient of numerous awards including the American Political Science Assn. Congressional Fellowship
for 1963-64; joined the Political Science Department, UCLA (1965-ca. 1995) where his teaching interests included the history
of political thought, Marxism theory, and methodology in the social sciences; published several books, articles, and essays
on political theory including Revolutionary politics and Locke's two treatises of government (1985) and Locke's Two treatises
of government (1985); he died November 1, 1995.
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