Jerry Briscoe Papers on California Recall Elections

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Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University of the Pacific Library
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Stockton, CA 95211
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Jerry Briscoe Papers on California Recall Elections

Collection number: MSS 313

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Processed by:
Processed by Melani Wilkie and Shan Sutton
Date Completed:
2005
Encoded by:
Shan Sutton
© 2006 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jerry Briscoe papers on California recall elections
Dates: ca. 1940s-1970s
Collection number: MSS 313
Creator: Briscoe, Jerry
Collection Size: 2 linear feet
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
Stockton, California 95211
Abstract: Collection consists of materials collected and written by Briscoe on the general topic of California recall elections in the 20th century.
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

Jerry Briscoe papers on California recall elections. MSS 313. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

Biography / Administrative History

Dr. Jerry Briscoe was a Professor of Political Science at University of the Pacific.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection consists of materials collected and written by Briscoe on the general topic of California recall elections in the 20th century. Includes reports and survey responses on both city and school district recall elections in a variety of cities. The files for Stockton are particularly rich in information on recalls in the 1940s and 1960s.

Arrangement

Collection is organized into four series: I. Recall Research Files and Manuscripts; II. School District Recall Files; III. City Recall Files; IV. School District and City Recall Surveys.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Elections - California
Recall - California
Recall - California - Stockton
California - Politics and government
Stockton (Calif.) - Politics and government


Container List

 

Series I: Recall Research Files and Manuscripts

 

Box 1

 

1.1: Recall Law Research – General and Correspondence

 

1.2: Recall Law Research – Schools

 

1.3: Briscoe Manuscripts and Drafts

 

1.4: Briscoe Final Draft: California’s Experience with School and City Recall Elections

 

1.5: J. A. Kelly Manuscripts

 

1.6: Manuscripts (other authors)

 

Series II: School District Recall Files

 

Box 2

 

2.1: County School Superintendents

 

2.2: Anaheim

 

2.3: Bakersfield

 

2.4: Berkeley

 

2.5: Big Creek

 

2.6: Byron

 

2.7: Castro Valley

 

2.8: Coronado

 

2.9: Diamond Springs

 

2.10: Fresno

 

2.11: Gorman

 

2.12: Hanford

 

2.13: Keyes

 

2.14: Livermore

 

2.15: Manteca

 

2.16: Mojave

 

2.17: Monrovia

 

2.18: Paradise

 

2.19: Pasadena

 

2.20: Pine Ridge

 

2.21: Pittsburg

 

2.22: Poway

 

2.23: Redding

 

2.24: South San Francisco

 

2.25: San Jose

 

2.26: North San Juan

 

2.27: Sausalito

 

2.28: Stockton

 

2.29: Teague

 

2.30: Tiburon

 

Series III: City Recall Files

 

Box 3

 

3.1: Anderson

 

3.2: Avalon

 

3.3: Bell Gardens

 

3.4: Berkeley

 

3.5: Brisbane

 

3.6: Cloverdale

 

3.7: Cotati

 

3.8: Elsinore

 

3.9: Emeryville

 

3.10: Farmersville

 

3.11: Fillmore

 

3.12: Fortuna

 

3.13: Fremont

 

3.14: Guadalupe

 

3.15: Imperial Beach

 

3.16: Irwindale

 

3.17: Lawndale

 

3.18: Lompoc

 

3.19: Long Beach

 

3.20: Los Angeles

 

3.21: Maywood

 

3.22: Oakland

 

3.23: Palo Alto

 

Box 4

 

4.1: San Bernardino

 

4.2: San Bruno

 

4.3: San Francisco

 

4.4: San Jose

 

4.5: San Pablo

 

4.6: Santa Cruz

 

4.7: Seal Beach

 

4.8: Seaside

 

4.9: Sierra Madre

 

4.10: Stockton – Briscoe Manuscripts and drafts

 

4.11: 1949 Stockton Recall, Citizen Action Committee Minutes, January 12, 1948 - December 30, 1948

 

4.12: 1949 Stockton Recall, Recall documents, notes

 

4.13: 1949 Stockton Recall, Recall advertisement, publications

 

4.14: 1949 Stockton Recall, Issues of “The Answer,” January 20, 1948 - March 5, 1949

 

4.15: Stockton 1967 Recall Documents

 

4.16: S.O.S. (Save Our Stockton) Bylaws and Founding Documents

 

4.17: S.O.S. Speeches

 

4.18: S.O.S. West Side Freeway documents

 

4.19: S.O.S. Briscoe Correspondence

 

4.20: S.O.S. Meeting Minutes

 

Series IV: School District and City Recall Surveys

 

Box 5

 

Survey cards on school district and city recall elections