Jon Li Papers

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
Phone: (530) 752-1621
Fax: (530) 754-5758
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Creator: Li, Jon
Title: Jon Li Papers
Date (inclusive): 1986-2011
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Jon Li, a public policy analyst, is a resident of Davis, California. The collection contains videotapes of Li’s interviews on Davis Community Television, as well as some of his articles on economics.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-353
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.


A public policy analyst, Li graduated from the University of California, Davis in 1971.

Scope and Content

The collection contains videotapes of Li’s interviews on Davis Community Television, as well as some of his articles on economics.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged two series: Writings and Audiovisual Materials.

Related Materials

Special Collections also holds the following materials by Jon Li:
Jon Li's Perspectives: Opinions About the City of Davis. [Davis, Calif. : s.n.], 1998-2000.
The Test of Time. Davis, CA: Institute for Public Science & Art, 1990-1998.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Li, Jon--Archives
Davis (Calif.)--History
Davis (Calif.)--Politics and government
Television shows--California--Davis.


Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara was assisted in the processing of this collection by student employee Michelle Xie.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jon Li Papers, D-353, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents


Series 1. Writings 2007-2011

Scope and Content Note

Contains writings by Li. Organized in alphabetical order by title.
Box 4:8

China's Future Challenges: An American Perspective 2007 June

Box 4:8

Focusing on Community: Community Oriented Economic System undated

Box 4:8

Post Globalization: Economy, Systems Science & Academy 2011 May 30

Box 4:9

Surviving the Economy 2009 May 15

Box 4:9

A Sustainability Economic Revolution 2008 April 18

Box 4:9

A System That Works: Building a Decentralized Global Political Economy Using the Viable System Model 2010 June 1

Box 4:9

Test of Time 2011


Series 2. Audiovisual Materials 1986-1989

Scope and Content Note

Contains videotapes of Li's interviews on Davis Community Television, many are from the local show, What's Going On. Organized in order by tape number.
Box 3:7

#1 General Plan Resource Comm. Part 3 undated

Box 3:8

#2 What's Going On: 1, 2, 3, 4 Master undated

Box 3:9

#3 What's Going On: Reel 2 Gauldet Hogan undated

Box 3:10

#4 What's Going On: Vol. 2 #1 Cy Richards, Tom Hannigan 1987 January 12

Box 3:11

#5 What's Going On: Vol. 2 #4 Daniel Taylor, Ken Watt, Dennis Corcoran 1987 March

Box 3:12

#6 Kathy Les, Nick Concolino, Milo Radulovik 1987 March-April

Box 4:1

#7 What's Going On: Mark Vogt, Karen Spies, Janis Heple 1987 April-May

Box 4:2

#8 What's Going On: Michael Corbett, Dave Rosenberg, Ann Evans 1987 May

Box 4:3

#9 What's Going On: Lloyd Connelly, Jacquelyn Ross, Bud Gordon 1987 May

Box 4:4

#10 What's Going On: Jenny Adler, Debbie Nichols Poulos, Bob Dunning 1987 June

Box 4:5

#11 What's Going On: Paul Singer, Marvin Dodge 1987 June

Box 4:6

#12 What's Going On: Vol.2 no. 2, Stacie Shermann, Debbie Nichols Poulos, Vigfus Asmundson undated

Box 4:7

#13 What's Going On: Vol. 2, Cy Richards, Ken Wagstaff, Joan Miller 1987

Box 3:4

#20 What's Going On: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Vol. 1 Rosenberg, Black, Storey, Evans, Gaulledet 1986

Box 3:5

#21 What's Going On: 6, 7, 8, 9, Vol. 2 Hogan, Fox, Merline, Elections, Ethan 1986

Box 3:6

#22 Sudwerks II undated

Box 1:1

#50 "Sleep Like a Baby" or Kids at UCD or Summertime Campus undated

Box 1:2

#51 Jon Li looks at Davis Growth undated

Box 1:3

#52 Roos, Water undated

Box 1:4

#53 What's Going On: Vol. 3. 1983 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 undated

Box 1:5

#54 What's Going On: Ken Watt 1988 February 23

Box 1:6

#55 ASUCD Chris and Kathryn 1989 February 23

Box 1:7

#56 What's Going On: Charles Holmes 1988 April 16

Box 1:8

#57 Act Without Words Russell St. Clair 1987 January 12

Box 1:9

#58 What's Going On: Niel Hynn on AIDS 1988 April 16

Box 2:1

#59 Russell St. Clair "Sometimes Hold For Love" 1988 May 9

Box 2:2

#60 What's Going On: Rideshare 1988 June 28

Box 2:3

#61 City Status 1988 May 31

Box 2:4

#62 What's Going On: J Comm 1988 March 22

Box 2:5

#63 Rosemary Yeung 1988 May 17

Box 2:6

#64 What's Going On: Vasconcellos 1988 May 3

Box 2:7

#65 Brian Glenn - Assess the General Plan #2 1988 January 26

Box 2:8

#66 What's Going On: Jacqueline Ross, Phillip Weiler, M.D. 1987 October 20-27

Box 2:9

#67 What's Going On 1988 February 9

Box 3:1

#68 Brian Glenn, Assess the General Plan #1 1988 January 26

Box 3:2

#69 What's Going On: Jon Li 1988 June 14

Box 3:3

#70 What's Going On: Jon Li, Mont Hubbard 1988 March 1