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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Administrative/Biographical History
  • Scope and Contents

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Richard Ashcraft papers
    Creator: Ashcraft, Richard
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0495
    Physical Description: 16.0 Linear Feet (24 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1966-1995
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Estate of Richard Ashcraft.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Richard Ashcraft papers (Collection 495). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942303353606533 

    Administrative/Biographical History

    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.

    Scope and Contents

    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.