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Finding Aid for the Anthony C. Beilenson Papers, 1963-1997
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anthony C. Beilenson Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1963-1997
    Collection number: 391
    Creator: Beilenson, Anthony C.
    Extent: 296 boxes (84 linear ft.) 39 cartons (39 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: Anthony Charles Beilenson was born on Oct. 26, 1932 in New Rochelle, NY; BA, Harvard Univ., 1954; LL.B, Harvard Univ. Law School, 1957; admitted to CA bar in 1957, and began practice in Beverly Hills; worked as counsel, CA State Assembly Committee on Finance and Insurance, 1960; served in CA State Assembly, 1963-66; served in CA State Senate, 1967-76, where he chaired the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare (1968-74) and the Senate Finance Committee (1975-76); authored more than 200 state laws, including the Therapeutic Abortion Act of 1967, the Auto Repair Fraud Act of 1971, and the Funeral Reform Act of 1971; served as a Democrat in the US House of Representatives, 1977-97; became chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (1989-90), and served on the House Budget Committee (1988-94), and the House Rules Committee; did not stand as a candidate for re-election in 1996.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of 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 the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.
    Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Anthony C. Beilenson Papers (Collection Number 391). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Anthony Charles Beilenson was born on Oct. 26, 1932 in New Rochelle, NY; BA, Harvard Univ., 1954; LL.B, Harvard Univ. Law School, 1957; admitted to CA bar in 1957, and began practice in Beverly Hills; worked as counsel, CA State Assembly Committee on Finance and Insurance, 1960; served in CA State Assembly, 1963-66; served in CA State Senate, 1967-76, where he chaired the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare (1968-74) and the Senate Finance Committee (1975-76); authored more than 200 state laws, including the Therapeutic Abortion Act of 1967, the Auto Repair Fraud Act of 1971, and the Funeral Reform Act of 1971; served as a Democrat in the US House of Representatives, 1977-97; became chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (1989-90), and served on the House Budget Committee (1988-94), and the House Rules Committee; did not stand as a candidate for re-election in 1996.

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 1-168 and 4 oversize boxes include legislative bill files, correspondence, memos, newsclippings, campaign materials, reports, and videotapes relating to Beilenson's political career as a CA state assemblyman, state senator, and member of the US House of Representatives.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Beilenson, Anthony C. --Archives.
    Legislators --California --Archival resources.
    Legislators --United States --Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Securing liberal legislation during the Reagan administration [oral history transcript] / Anthony C. Beilenson, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, c1982. Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    Oral history interview with Anthony C. Beilenson [oral history transcript] 1997-1998 / by Susan Douglass Yates. [1998] UCLA Oral History Program. 2 vols. Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA .