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Guide to the Brown for Governor Campaign Committee records, 1957-1958
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Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Outgoing letters

Additional Note

Carbon copies of letters and interoffice memos, arranged chronologically with undated letters at the end; separate chronological files for A. Brooks Berlin, H. C. Maginn and John A. O'Connell.

Box 2

Incoming letters

Additional Note

Letters addressed to the committee, various subcommittees or Edmund G. Brown. Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. A partial list of significant correspondents follows the Key to Arrangement. Unlisted letters are arranged alphabetically in a miscellany preceding the listed correspondents.

Address lists and notes with addresses


Advisory committee - names of members


Campaign and publicity material, including press releases






Endorsements committee - names, memoranda, etc.


Executive committee - minutes of meetings


Financial statements


Lawyers' committee - names of endorsers, publicity material, etc.


Motorcade - Oct. 11, 1958 - plans, names of car riders, etc.




Pat Brown day with the Giants - Aug. 23, 1958 - envelopes for financial contributions, list of expenses and receipts, etc.


Professional committee - list of organizations contacted, etc.


Speakers' bureau - list of speaking engagements


Subcommittees - lists and form letters



Partial List Of Correspondents


Adams, Philip, 1905-


Letter, Oct. 8, 1958. From his assistant.


Belli, Melvin Mouron, 1907-


Letter, Feb. 25, 1958. From his assistant.


Berlin, A. Brooks

See outgoing letters in Box 1


Blake, William C.


Letter, Feb. 4, 1958. Written while a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.


Bohannon, David D., 1898-


Letter, Apr. 7, 1958. By his secretary.


Brown, Edmund Gerald "Pat", 1905-


90 letters, 1958. Most of them carbon copies.


Brown, Harold C.


2 letters, 1958. Addressed to his brother Edmund G. Brown.


Bufano, Beniamino


Letter & telegram, 1958. Photocopies, addressed to James C. Hagerty, presidential press secretary. Note addressed to Pat Brown on the letter. With these: photocopy of letter from Hagerty to Bufano, Jan. 22, 1958, in reply to his telegram.


California Press Association


Letter, Apr. 30, 1958. By treasurer Philip N. McCombs.


California State Employees' Association


Letter, Apr. 9, 1958. Re the non-political nature of the association.


California Taxpayers' Association


Letter, Apr. 7, 1958. Re its non-endorsement policy.


California Teachers Association


Letter, Apr. 8, 1958. Re its non-endorsement policy.


Civic League of Improvement Clubs and Associations of San Francisco


2 letters, 1958. Form invitation letters by secretary Ernest L. West.


Collins, George D., Jr.


Letter, Feb. 5, 1958. Accepting appointment to the executive committee.


Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco


Letter, Apr. 9, 1958. By executive secretary Stuart R. Ward.


Daly, Charles Emmet, 1900-


4 letters, 1958


Democratic Party. Calif. San Francisco County. Central Committee


Letter, Aug. 30, 1958. By chairman Emmet F. Hagerty.


Duniway, Benjamin Cushing, 1907-


Letter, Aug. 12, 1958


Dutton, Frederick Gary, 1923-


Letter, Mar. 17, 1958. Writing as state campaign director.


Eyman, Andrew J.


Letter, Feb. 11, 1958. Addressed to Edmund G. Brown re the campaign.


Ferdon, John Jay


3 letters, 1958. Written while a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.


Gardiner, Samuel W.


Letter, Aug. 26, 1958


Houghteling, Joseph Cannon, 1924-


Letter, Aug. 16, 1958. Written while publisher of the Sunnyvale Standard.


Kent, Roger, 1906-


Letter, Aug. 15, 1958


Lerer, Ben Kenneth, 1906-


Letter, Aug. 21, 1958. By his secretary.


McAteer, J. Eugene


Letter, July 21, 1958


Malone, William M., 1900-


Letter, Aug. 19, 1958


Marcus, Gerald D., 1917-


Letter, Oct. 20, 1958


Northern California Brown for Governor Campaign Committee


Letter, Sept. 8, 1958. Photocopy of memorandum by chairman of the speakers' bureau Gerald J. O'Gara.


O'Connell, John Anthony, 1919-

See outgoing letters in Box 1


O'Gara, Gerald J.

See Northern California Brown for Governor Campaign Committee


Orrick, William Horsley, 1915-


Letter, Aug. 21, 1958


Reilly, George R., 1903-


3 letters, 1958. Addressed to Edmund G. Brown.


Republican Party. Calif. San Francisco County. Central Committee


Memorandum, Aug. 1958. Printed memo by chairman Robert Howe Steele re the 1958 California election.


Roth, William Matson, 1916-


Letter, Aug. 21, 1958


San Francisco News


Letter, Feb. 24, 1958. By editor Charles Harold Schneider.


Saroyan, Suren Michael, 1905-


2 letters, 1957-1958


Schneider, Charles Harold, 1912-

See San Francisco News


Shelley, John Francis, 1905-1974.


Letter, May 1, 1958. Form letter written while U.S. Congressman from California seeking support for his re-election.


Silverman, Sol, 1900-


Letter, [1958]. Copy of letter written while chairman of the San Francisco Brown for Governor public relations committee; addressed to John W. Kelley.


Skinner, Carlton, 1913-


Letter, July 23, 1958


Snodgrass, David E., 1894-


Letter, Mar. 3, 1958. Addressed to Charles Emmet Daly.


Steele, Robert Howe, 1913-

See Republican Party. Calif. San Francisco County. Central Committee.


Storke, Thomas More, 1876-1971


Letter, [Feb. 13, 1958]. Transcript of letter written while president of the Santa Barbara News-Press, addressed to Edward H. Heller; re two Brown factions in Santa Barbara.


Swig, Benjamin Harrison, 1893-


Letter, Feb. 21, 1958. By his secretary.


Tanforan Company, Ltd.


Letter, Aug. 20, 1958. By vice-president Fred H. Ryan.


Thacher, James Foster, 1924-


Letter, July 21, 1958. By his secretary.



Tobriner, Mathew Oscar, 1904-


3 letters, 1958

See also outgoing letters in Box 1


Zellerbach, Harold Lionel, 1894-


Letter, Aug. 11, 1958