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Proposition 99 Campaign Files
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This collection was the files of the Proposition 99 campaign director Jack Nicholl.The records document all aspects of the campaign effort of the Coalition for a Healthy California.Paper files include correspondence, financial reports of both the CHC and the opposition, meeting minutes, position papers, drafts of the proposition, advertisements, newspaper and magazine articles, legal documents regarding a lawsuit filed by the opposition against the coalition and the secretary of state, reports on various aspects of the proposition and its possible effects, political opinion polls and studies of various constituencies. Information includes files on the Fairness Doctrine as regards political advertising, lists of endorsers, fundraising records, and files on the past efforts to raise the tobacco tax (Propositions 5 and 10). There are also photographs and negatives of fundraising events and press conferences. Audio/visual materials consist of recordings of advertisements, press conferences, news items, and debates. Ephemera includes buttons, bumper stickers, and posters.
6 Linear Feet 4 cartons, 2 boxes
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Collection is open for research. The UCSF Archives and Special Collections policy places access restrictions on material with privacy issues for a specific time period from the date of creation. Restrictions are noted at the series and/or folder level. This collection will be reviewed for sensitive content upon request. Contact the UCSF Archivist for information on access to restricted material.