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Inventory of the John Lofland Papers
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Description
John Lofland served as Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis from 1970-1994. His papers contain research materials on demonstrations in or near the California State Capitol building in 1977 for his books, Symbolic Sit-ins: Protest Occupations at the California Capitol (1982) and Crowd Lobbying: An Emerging Tactic of Interest Group Influence in California (1982). Also included are materials relating to the formation of the sister city relationship between the City of Davis, California and the Ukrainian city of Uman.
Background
John Franklin Lofland was born on March 4, 1936 in Milford, Delaware. He received his B.A. from Swarthmore College (1958), his M.A. in Sociology from Columbia University (1960), and his Ph.D in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley (1964). Lofland served as Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis from 1970-1994.
Extent
7 linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.