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John Ahouse-Upton Sinclair Collection

Identifier: SPC-2013-001
Overview This collection consists of 400 books, 12 linear feet of archival items and resource material about Upton Sinclair collected by bibliographer John Ahouse, author of Upton Sinclair, A Descriptive Annotated Bibliography. Included are Upton Sinclair books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, publications, circular letters, manuscripts, and a few personal letters. Also included are a wide variety of subject files, scholarly or popular articles about Sinclair, videos,...
Dates: 1895-2014

Alfred and Bernice Ligon Aquarian Collection

Identifier: SPC-2015-001
Overview This collection contains archival materials and rare books related to Alfred and Bernice Ligon as the proprietors and founders of The Aquarian Book Shop and Aquarian Spiritual Center in Los Angeles, CA; their interests in African American history and culture; and studies and teaching of metaphysics, occultism and black gnostic studies. The archival collection concentrates on the operations and events of the Book Shop, curriculum of the Spiritual Center, and African American culture. The rare...
Dates: Late 1800s - 2014; Bulk 1941-1996

Glenn M. Anderson Papers

Identifier: SPC-1983-001
Overview This collection comprises papers related to the long political career of Glenn M. Anderson, who served in California as mayor of the city of Hawthorne, as State Assemblyman, and as Lieutenant Governor, then represented the state in the House of Representatives. The wide-ranging collection contains legislation, reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, newsletters, audio-visual material, and other items recording Anderson’s deep involvement in the political issues facing California and the United...
Dates: 1870s-2000; Majority of material found in 1940-1994

Anti-New Deal Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-025
Overview This collection contains books, pamphlets, magazine issues, flyers, and other material related to the opposition of economic programs and policies introduced by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression. Called "The New Deal", the purpose of these programs was to provide relief for the unemployed and poor; recovery of the economy; and reform of the financial system in areas such as banking reform laws, emergency relief, work relief, union protection, and agriculture.
Dates: 1933-1950, undated

Blaisdell, Donald C. (Donald Christy) Collection

Identifier: SPC-2008-006
Overview This collection comprises papers related to the career of Donald C. Blaisdell, author, political scientist, and Departments of State and Agriculture bureaucrat. Subjects include international relations, education, world peace, environmental issues, and Turkey–specifically the financial history of the Ottoman Empire. Much of Blaisdell’s work examines the various relationships between politics and economics, as well as international organization. This collection consists of correspondence, notes,...
Dates: 1879-1977

Hahn (Harlan) Disabilities Collection

Identifier: SPC-2014-004
Overview This collection contains materials related to Harlan Hahn (1939-2008), his family, his battle with polio in the 1940s, and his professional career focusing mostly on society’s view of disabilities. Hahn was a professor of political science, psychiatry, and behavioral science at the University of Southern California. The collection concentrates on his writings and research on American and urban politics, and health and disability politics and policy. Included in the collection are published...
Dates: 1823-2006; 1945-2006

Melvin House Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-030
Overview This collection contains material belonging to Melvin House, an African American electrician and high school gymnast living in Los Angeles, California. Included in this collection are documents, photographs, ephemera, articles, booklets, pamphlets, and other material relating to House's education, career, friends and family; as well as his interests in spirituality, politics, religion, and the Nation of Islam.
Dates: 1929-1971; undated

Mexican Government Account Book

Identifier: SPC-2020-008
Scope and Contents The Mexican Government Account Book Collection (August 1822-December 31, 1823) contains one Mexican government account book that includes a listing of payments for goods and services. Each page contains a stamp with the official seal of Mexico, and is embossed with an image similar to that of a Ferdin VII coin. All entries are signed either "Dominguez" or "Jose Igancio Dominguez" with some entries for payments to [Agustin de] Iturbide. Account book is in Spanish.
Dates: August 1822-December 31, 1823

George Nakano Family Papers

Identifier: SPC-2017-014
Overview This collection contains books, booklets, proposals, printed newspaper articles, ephemera, and digitzed scrapbooks related to George Nakano, former Assemblymember and Torrance City Council member. Subjects include the Jerome and Tule Lake incarceration camps, the Nakano family, and George Nakano's political career. This collection contains digitized materials.
Dates: 1942-2010

Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies

Identifier: SPC-1900-019
Scope and Contents The Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies Collection (PCCLAS) collection (1994-2006) contains correspondence, membership materials, webpage information, financial information, and conference materials pertaining to the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies. Also included is a set of PCCLAS "Proceedings".
Dates: 1994-2006

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