William Knox Mellon, Jr. (b.1925) was a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College, the Democratic nominee for the California
24th District for Congress (1962), and the treasurer for the Oral History Association. The collection consists of periodicals
and various publications of the John Birch Society, clippings and documents of the Pasadena-based Network of Patriotic Letter
Writers, and papers and clippings of several political campaigns in Southern California.
William Knox Mellon, Jr. was born on October 20, 1925 in Houston, Texas; BA, Pomona College, 1950; MA, Claremont College,
1953; Ph.D, Claremont Graduate School, 1972; became a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College; Democratic nominee
for the California 24th District for Congress, 1962; became treasurer, Oral History Association.
35 boxes (17.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.