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Rolle (Andrew F.) Papers
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This collection chiefly contains correspondence related to the academic career and writings of California historian and Occidental College professor Andrew F. Rolle, born in 1922. The letters focus on Rolle's published books and articles, including those on Italian-Americans in the Western United States.
California and Western American historian Andrew F. Rolle was born in 1922 and graduated from Occidental College in 1943. He served as a military intelligence officer in Europe and as American Vice Consul in Genoa, Italy, from 1945 to 1948. He earned a PhD in history from UCLA in 1953, and taught at Occidental College from 1953 to 1988. Rolle studied psychoanalysis at the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute in 1976 and specialized in psychohistory. His published works include California: A History (1963), The Italian-Americans: Troubled Roots (1980), and John Charles Fremont: Character as Destiny (1991).
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