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California political publication and ephemera collection
MS.R.014  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Related Collections

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: California political publication and ephemera collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.014
    Physical Description: 1.6 Linear Feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders) and 0.2 unprocessed linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1989
    Date (bulk): 1964-1974
    Abstract: This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, political groups and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    Processed components of the collection are open for research. Unprocessed additions may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    California political publication and ephemera collection. MS-R14. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was created by UC Irvine Special Collections and Archives staff. Sources and dates of acquisition are not known.

    Processing History

    Processed by Kirstin Julian, 2001.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, political groups and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.

    Related Collections

    The following collections in Archives and Special Collections at the UCI Libraries contain related materials:
    • MS-R04, Dennis E. Carpenter Papers
    • MS-R11, Robert E. Badham Papers
    • MS-R47, John G. Schmitz Campaign Materials

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Political candidates -- California -- Archives
    Political candidates -- California -- Orange County -- Archives
    Elections -- California -- Orange County
    Posters
    Legislators -- California.
    Legislators -- California -- Orange County.
    United States. Congress -- Elections
    California -- Politics and government -- History -- Sources.
    Campaign paraphernalia.
    Ballots
    Politicians -- California -- Orange County.
    Politicians -- California.
    Elections -- California -- History -- Sources
    Briggs, John V. -- Archives
    Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- Archives
    Schmitz, John G. -- Archives
    Badham, Robert E. -- Archives
    Carpenter, Dennis E. -- Archives
    Reagan, Ronald -- Archives
    Whetmore, James E. -- Archives