The collection contains research materials related to Fiske’s doctoral dissertation, The College and its Constituency: Rural
and Community Development at the University of California, 1875-1978. Also included are materials related to the lawsuit by
the California Agrarian Action Project against the Regents of the University of California regarding agricultural mechanization
research. In addition, the collection contains two audiocassettes and a transcript of a 1978 talk at UC Davis by Paul S. Taylor,
Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley.
Professor of Community and Rural Sociology, Washington State University.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.