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J.A.C. Grant papers, ca. 1920-1994
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Description
James Allen Clifford Grant, Political Science Professor Emeritus joined the UCLA faculty in 1930 and retired in 1969. While at UCLA, Grant chaired the Political Science Department and the Academic Senate and was instrumental in the foundation of the UCLA Law School and the selection of its first dean. Materials include correspondence, annotated manuscripts, book reviews and journal articles, curriculum and syllabi for UCLA Political Science courses, labor arbitration hearing files, District Counsel Opinions regarding the South Coast Air Quality Management Hearing Board, research files on Vietnam and its constitutional development, and notes on historic legal cases with an emphasis on United States Supreme Court decisions.
Background
James Allen Clifford Grant was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1902. Friends and family referred to him as Cliff. When he was a child, his family moved to Southern California where he graduated from Inglewood High School in 1920 and attended the Southern Branch of the University of California, which would become UCLA, for two years. He studied at Stanford for four years, receiving a B.A. in 1924, a M.A. in 1925, and a Ph.D. in 1927. He married Helen Allison in 1928 and they had two children, William and Beverly.
Extent
55 linear ft. (42 record storage cartons, 10 document boxes and 3 oversize flat boxes.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary 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. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.