Finding Aid for the Richard Ashcraft Papers LSC.0495

Finding aid prepared by Courtney Dean, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 11.
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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.

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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.

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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.