Finding aid of the Harold Jacoby Migrant Labor Collection

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University of the Pacific Library
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Stockton, CA 95211
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Finding aid of the Harold Jacoby Migrant Labor Collection

Collection number: MSS 181

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Encoded by:
Shan Sutton
© 2006 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold Jacoby migrant labor collection
Dates: 1937-1952
Collection number: MSS 181
Creator: Jacoby, Harold S.
Collection Size: 2 linear feet
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
Stockton, California 95211
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of records of hearings conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives on the subject of migrant labor. The collectiona also includes publications from the WPA Division of Social Research and Farm Security Administration, with an emphasis on California and Arizona.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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.

Preferred Citation

Harold Jacoby migrant labor collection. MSS 181. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

Biography / Administrative History

Professor of sociology at University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. (1933-1962; 1968-1976). Dean of College of the Pacific (1962-1968). Jacoby used these materials in preparing coursework (1946-1953)

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers in this collection derive from Jacoby's activities as a teacher. The bulk of them constitute a record of hearings conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives on the subject of migrant labor (1940-42). The collectiona also includes publications from the WPA Division of Social Research and Farm Security Administration, with an emphasis on California and Arizona. Jacoby first acquired materials on migrant labor during the late 1930s. Later, while working for the federal government (1942-43), he added to this specialized labor library.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
National Defense Migration Program
Agriculture - California
Migrant labor - California
Migrant labor - United States


Container List

 

Box 1: U.S. government pamphlets on migrant labor. Includes publications from the WPA Division of Social Research and Farm Security Administration, with an emphasis on California and Arizona. 1936-1953

 

Box 2: U.S. House of Representatives. 76th Congress. Hearings of Select Committee on National Defense Migration Program. 1940-1941

 

Box 3: U.S. House of Representatives. 77th Congress. Hearings of Select Committee on National Defense Migration Program. 1941

 

Box 4: U.S. House of Representatives. 77th Congress. Hearings of Select Committee on National Defense Migration Program, and Hearings of the Select Committee to Investigate the Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens. 1941-1942