Guide to the Saul E. Shapiro Papers, 1947-1954

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Guide to the Saul E. Shapiro Papers, 1947-1954

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 469

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information:

Processed by:
Mary Ellen Jones; finding aid completed by Mary Morganti
Date Completed:
December 1997
Encoded by:
Michael C. Conkin
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Saul E. Shapiro Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1947-1954
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 469
Creator: Shapiro, Saul E.
Extent: Number of containers: 1 carton Linear feet: 1.25
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: The Saul E. Shapiro papers concern his participation from 1948 as chairman of the Butte County Democratic Central Committee, and as a member of the State Central Committee. The collection consists of correspondence, campaign material, speeches, reprints, and articles concerning both state and national elections and political issues.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Saul E. Shapiro Papers, BANC MSS C-B 469, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Saul E. Shapiro Papers were given to The Bancroft Library by Mr. Shapiro in May 1954.

Scope and Content

The Saul E. Shapiro papers, 1947-1954, concern his participation from 1948 as chairman of the Butte County Democratic Central Committee, and as a member of the State Central Committee. Shapiro was a Chico businessman active in local politics. The collection consists of correspondence, campaign material, speeches, reprints, and articles concerning both state and national elections and political issues.
Mr. Shapiro's arrangement of folders and their titles have been retained. Correspondence is arranged chronologically at the beginning of each folder.

Container List

 

Series 1: Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers, 1947-1954.

Ctn. 1, folder 1

American Veterans Committee 1947-48

Physical Description: 27

Scope and Content Note

Letters, notices, programs, etc.

Includes:
 

Crum, Bartley Cavanaugh, 1900- Dec. 16, 1947

Physical Description: 1
folder 2

B miscellaneous 1948-1954

Physical Description: 10

Scope and Content Note

Letters and campaign materials

Includes:
 

Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905- 1948-53

Physical Description: 7
folder 3

C miscellaneous

Scope and Content Note

Includes:
 

1952 Central Valley Report

folder 4

Civil Liberties

Scope and Content Note

Mainly reprints
folder 5

Coats, Arthur William 1948-51

Physical Description: 19

Scope and Content Note

Letters and campaign materials
folder 6-7

Democratic Party (Calif.), State Central Committee 1948-52

Physical Description: 131

Scope and Content Note

Letters, membership lists, speeches, minutes, etc.

Includes:
 

Anderson, Glenn M. (Glen Malcolm), 1913-

Carter, Oliver J., 1911-1976

Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961

Roosevelt, James

Scudder, Hubert B.

folder 8-11

Democratic Party, Calif. 1950-54

Physical Description: 163

Scope and Content Note

Letters, programs, speeches, etc.
folder 12

Douglas, Helen Gahagan, 1900- 1949-53

Physical Description: 46

Scope and Content Note

Letters and campaign material
folder 13

Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961 1949-50

Physical Description: 47

Scope and Content Note

Letters
folder 14

Drobish, Harry Everett, 1893-1954 1948-54

Physical Description: 23

Scope and Content Note

Letters, campaign material and other printed items
folder 15

Engle, Clair, 1911-1964 1948-53

Physical Description: 21

Scope and Content Note

Letters, reports, and speeches
folder 16

G miscellaneous 1950-54

Physical Description: 4
folder 17

Harriman for President 1952

Physical Description: 4

Scope and Content Note

Letters and campaign materials
folder 18

Hoover Commission Report 1949-53

Physical Description: 13

Scope and Content Note

Letters, progress reports, etc.

Includes:
 

Elwood, John Worden 1949-50

Physical Description: 3
folder 19

Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Chico 1949

Physical Description: 42

Scope and Content Note

Letters, guest list, receipts
folder 20

K miscellaneous

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Mainly reprints of speeches by William F. Knowland
folder 21

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 1952

Physical Description: 8

Scope and Content Note

Letters from presidential campaign
folder 22-23

Kent, Roger, 1906-1980 1948-52

Physical Description: 145

Scope and Content Note

Letters and congressional campaign materials
folder 24

Labor

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, reprints, etc.
folder 25

McKinnon, Clinton 1952

Physical Description: 8

Scope and Content Note

Letters and Senate campaign materials
folder 26

N miscellaneous

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

Includes:
 

Richard M. Nixon for U.S. Senate

Sterling J. Norgard for Congress

folder 27

Radio

folder 28

Roosevelt, James, 1907- 1949-50

Physical Description: 30

Scope and Content Note

Letters and campaign materials
folder 29

Scudder, Hubert B. 1948-50

Physical Description: 9

Scope and Content Note

Letters, speeches, and reports
folder 30

Stevenson-Sparkman Clubs of California 1952

Physical Description: 19
folder 31

Stevenson-Sparkman 1952

Scope and Content Note

Campaign material, reprints, clippings, and biographical data
folder 32

Stockton Conference 1953

Scope and Content Note

Letter, programs, policies, reports, etc.
folder 33

Third parties

Scope and Content Note

Includes:
 

California Legislative Counsel Bureau

Independent Progressive Party of California

Communist Party of the United States of America

folder 34

Train

Physical Description: 2
folder 35

Young Democrats

Physical Description: 13
folder 36

Miscellany

Physical Description: 25

Scope and Content Note

Letters, reprints

Includes:
 

Lea, Clarence Frederick, 1874- 1948

Physical Description: 6