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Finding Aid for the Collection of Printed Material about San Francisco City Government, 1896-1929
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Printed Material about San Francisco City Government
    Date (inclusive): 1896-1929
    Collection number: 1415
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Collection consists of published reports of the Board of Supervisors and the Auditor of the City and County of San Francisco from 1869 to 1929.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Acquired July 1985.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Jesse Erickson in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Printed Material about San Francisco City Government (Collection Number 1415). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    The collection includes a sample of the authorized public documentation of the government of San Francisco in its formative years as a United States municipality. The city was founded as a Spanish colony in 1776 by José Joaquin Moraga and Father Francisco Palóu, named for Saint Francis of Assisi, and incorporated under the United States government on April 15th, 1850 by act of the Legislature.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of a series of official reports on urban engineering, transportation, architecture, commerce, and finance dating from 1889 to 1931. Also included in the collection are city charters and amendments issued from the years 1897 to 1929. All the publications in the collection were printed under the authority of the City of San Francisco.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Municipal government - California - San Francisco.
    San Francisco (Calif.) - Politics and government.