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Andrew F. Rolle Papers
mssHM 74900-74969  
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Description
This collection chiefly contains correspondence related to the academic career and writings of California historian and Occidental College professor Andrew F. Rolle (born 1922). The letters focus on Rolle's published books and articles, including those on Italian-Americans in the Western United States.
Background
California and Western American historian Andrew F. Rolle (born 1922) graduated from Occidental College in 1943. He served as a military intelligence officer in Europe and as American Vice Consul in Genoa, Italy, from 1945 to 1948. He earned a PhD in history from UCLA in 1953 and taught at Occidental College from 1953 to 1988. Rolle studied psychoanalysis at the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute in 1976 and specialized in psychohistory. His published works include California: a history (1963), The Italian-Americans: troubled roots (1980), and John Charles Fremont: character as destiny (1991).
Extent
70 items in 1 box and 1 folder
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.