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.
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.
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