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Guide to the California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection
MS-R14  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Related Collections
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: California political publication and ephemera collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1989 (bulk 1964-1974)
    Collection number: MS-R14
    Extent: 1.6 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection. MS-R14. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was created by UC Irvine Special Collections and Archives staff. Sources and dates of acquisition are not known.

    Processing History

    Processed by Kirstin Julian, 2001.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.

    Related Collections

    The following collections in Archives and Special Collections at the UCI Libraries contain related materials:
    • MS-R04, Dennis E. Carpenter Papers
    • MS-R11, Robert E. Badham Papers
    • MS-R47, John G. Schmitz Campaign Materials

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Badham, Robert E.--Archival resources.
    Briggs, John V.--Archival resources.
    Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905- --Archival resources.
    Carpenter, Dennis E.--Archival resources.
    Reagan, Ronald--Archival resources.
    Schmitz, John G., 1930- --Archival resources.
    Whetmore, James E.--Archival resources.
    United States. Congress--Elections--Archival resources.
    Political candidates--California--Archival resources.
    Political candidates--California--Orange County--Archival resources.
    Elections--California--Archival resources.
    Elections--California--Orange County--Archival resources.
    Orange County (Calif.)--Politics and government--Archival resources.
    California--Politics and government--Archival resources.
    Orange County (Calif.)--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Posters.
    Ballots.
    Campaign paraphernalia.

    Occupations

    Politicians--California.
    Politicians--California--Orange County.
    Legislators--California.
    Legislators--California--Orange County.