Box 1-8: Chiefly correspondence between the Bureau of Public Administration and local, state and federal organizations; private
organizations; civic, statewide and regional committees and councils; legislators and other individuals with regard to matters
of public administration and policy.
Box 9-10: The files express the Bureau's relationship with the Administration of the University of California, Berkeley.
Box 11-12: Personal papers of Samuel S. May, including correspondence and teaching material; his students' notebooks and research
papers; and miscellaneous Bureau-directed research.
Founded by Samuel C. May, Professor of Political Science, in 1921 as an adjunct to the Political Science Dept., it became
independent in the 1930s. In 1962 it became the Institute of Governmental Studies.
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts
must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft
Library 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 reader.
Collection is open for research.