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Papers of Edmund D. Edelman, 1953-1994 (bulk 1974-1994)
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Papers of Edmund D. Edelman, 1953-1994 (bulk 1974-1994)
    Dates: 1953-1994
    Collection Number: mssEdelmanpapers
    Creator/Collector: Edelman, Edmund D.
    Extent: 1,118 boxes
    Repository: Huntington Library. Manuscripts Department
    Abstract: The administrative and political papers of Los Angeles County Supervisor Ed Edelman.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Entire collection is open to qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation

    Papers of Edmund D. Edelman, 1953-1994 (bulk 1974-1994). Huntington Library. Manuscripts Department

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Edmund Edelman and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, 1994-1995.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Edmund D. Edelman was born in Los Angeles in 1930. He served on the Los Angeles City Council from 1965 until 1974, when he was elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. He served in that office until his retirement in 1994.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The administrative and political papers of Los Angeles County Supervisor Ed Edelman, including papers of his term on the Los Angeles City Council and his campaigns for office covering the period of 1965 to 1994. There is major emphasis on his tenure as supervisor from 1975 to 1994. The collection includes many types of material including correspondence, photographs, business documents, memorandums, videotapes, etc. Subjects include but are not limited to LA County government and public welfare and urban transportation in Los Angeles County.

    Indexing Terms

    County government - California - Los Angeles County - Officials and employees
    Public welfare administration - California - Los Angeles County
    Urban transportation policy - California - Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles County (Calif.) Board of Supervisors
    California - Politics and government - 20th century
    Los Angeles County (Calif.)
    Letters (correspondence)
    Memorandums

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