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United Nations Association of Los Angeles records
LSC.1469  
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Description
Collection consists of congratulatory letters from distinguished persons, city resolutions from Los Angeles mayors Tom Bradley and Sam Yorty, organizational records such as by-laws, newsletters, correspondence and minutes, and subject files on topics of interest to the organization and the United Nations. Subject files include Chatham House Conference, Los Angeles Peace Council, Neutrality bill, Italy-Ethiopia, Ralph Bunche, UNICEF, World conference on religion and peace, International year of peace, and Southern Rhodesia.
Background
The United Nations Assosication. of Los Angeles had its origins in the Los Angeles League of Nations Association; after the American Association for the United Nations (AAN) was formed, this became the Los Angeles chapter; in the mid-1950s, the name United Nations Association of Los Angeles was adopted; in 1964 the national assn. became known as the UN Association.
Extent
12.5 Linear Feet (25 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to 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.
Availability
Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.