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Guide to the James Richardson Research Files on the Biography of Willie L. Brown, 1938-1996
MSS 1997/01  
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Processing Information note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Custodial History note

  • Title: James Richardson research files on the biography of Willie L. Brown
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 1997/01
    Contributing Institution: California State University, Sacramento Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 17.5 Linear feet (12 record cartons; 4 manuscript boxes; 1 small box)
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1996
    Language of Materials note: English.

    Biographical/Historical note

    James Richardson, a senior writer for the Sacramento Bee, wrote a biography about Willie L. Brown titled "Willie Brown: a biography" (published in 1996). Willie L. Brown was the former mayor of San Francisco and the first African American legislator to represent San Francisco in the California State Assembly (1980-1995).

    Scope and Contents note

    Consists of James Richardson's research files from his publication, "Willie Brown: a biography".

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Restrictions apply. For information about this collection, contact the Head, Department of Special Collections & University Archives.

    Processing Information note

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. Requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce from collections must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Permission for publication is given on the behalf of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Library, California State University, Sacramento as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher

    Preferred Citation note

    [Identification of item including date], [Folder Title], MSS 1997/01, James Richardson research files on the biography of Willie L. Brown, 1938-1996, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Library, California State University, Sacramento.

    Custodial History note

    Research files were collected by author James Richardson for his publication, "Willie Brown: a biography." In 1997, they were gifted to the University Library at Sacramento State.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Brown, Willie L. , Speaker, (Brown, Willie Lewis), 1934-
    Richardson, James, 1953-
    African American legislators -- California -- Biography
    African Americans.
    California--Politics and government.