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Register of the Commonwealth Club of California records
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Minutes, correspondence, reports, studies, speech transcripts, membership and financial records, printed matter, and sound and videotape recordings relating to international, national, state and local public issues. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
The Commonwealth Club of California is a private, nonprofit organization for the nonpartisan study of public issues based in San Francisco, California. It was founded on February 3, 1903, by San Francisco Chronicle editorial writer Edward F. Adams to investigate and discuss public issues and contribute to their solution, provide an open and impartial forum for discussion of disputed questions, and influence public opinion according to conclusions reached after proper investigation.
1011 manuscript boxes, 119 oversize boxes, 62 card file boxes, 48 cubic foot boxes, 1 motion picture film, digital files (511.0 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Boxes 5-256 and 681-740 closed until 2018 January 1. Boxes 1239 and 1240 are closed indefinitely. The remainder of the collection is open for research. Boxes 1-737 are stored off-site. It may be possible to have a limited number of boxes brought to the archives reading room for examination. A minimum of two days notice is required. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.