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California Democratic State Central Committee Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: California Democratic State Central Committee Collection, 1948-1982Save to your list.

Predominant Dates:1961-1968

ID: URB/CDSCC

Primary Creator: Democratic Party (Calif.). State Central Committee

Extent: 9.16 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Series I: Administrative Records, 1954-1971

Series II: Subject Files, 1948-1982

Series III: Affiliated Organizations, 1957-1979

Date Acquired: 00/00/1981. More info below under Accruals.

Forms of Material: Paper records, Photographic material

Languages: English

Abstract

The papers of the California Democratic State Central Committee document the work of the Democratic Party within the state of California predominately in the 1960s. Some materials are from related organizations such as the California Democratic Council, the Democratic National Committee, and Democratic Associates, Inc.

Biographical Note

The California Democratic State Central Committee (CDSCC) coordinates all Democratic Party activities in the State. It was created to publicize and promote the work of the Democratic Party in California, conduct fundraising and campaigns at county, state, and local levels, disseminate literature on election campaigns and legislative issues, manage volunteer efforts, and maintain a state headquarters for the party. The CDSCC has been in existence since at least 1928 and was responsible for establishing the California Democratic Council (CDC) in 1953, an important grassroots organization comprised of nearly 500 local political clubs which support and endorse local democratic candidates during election years.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The California Democratic State Central Committee Collection documents the work of the Democratic Party within the state of California predominately in the 1960s. Some materials are from related organizations such as the California Democratic Council, the Democratic National Committee, and Democratic Associates, Inc. A small selection of materials from conservative and Republican groups is also included. The collection is arranged in three series: Administrative Records (1954-1971), Subject Files (1948-1982), and Affiliated Organizations (1957-1979).

Series I, Administrative Records, consists of the organization’s working papers including by-laws, meeting minutes, and a substantial number of press releases. These materials are arranged alphabetically.

Series II, Subject Files, makes up the bulk of the collection and includes material on such diverse topics as state and national Democratic campaigns and conventions, education, Vietnam, election law reform, and party organization. The series also includes a small number of photographs and material regarding Republican organizations and is arranged alphabetically.

Series III, Affiliated Organizations, is a small series of consisting of materials generated by organizations affiliated with the California Democratic State Central Committee. These include the Democratic National Committee, the Young Democrats, and the Western States Democratic Conference. These materials are arranged alphabetically.

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Accruals: 1982, 2004

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: Faith Windsor

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Robert G. Marshall, 1991, Autumn J. Hayner, 2004, Cathy Kay, 2006, April Feldman, 2015


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[Series I: Administrative Records, 1954-1971]
[Series II: Subject Files, 1948-1982]
[Series III: Affiliated Organizations, 1957-1979],
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Series I: Administrative Records, 1954-1971Save to your list.
Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 1: Appointees to the Central CommitteeSave to your list.
Folder 2: Appointment of Members, 1966 August 14Save to your list.
Folder 3: "Biennial Report to the Democratic State Central Committee" from Carmen H. Warschaw, Southern Chairman, 1966Save to your list.
Folder 4: By-Laws, 1958 August 10-September 1967Save to your list.
Folder 5: By-Law Revisions and Committee Rules, 1958 August 10-1965 December 31Save to your list.
Folder 6: Conference and Convention Programs, 1962 April 27-1973 July 12Save to your list.
Folder 7: Congress of the United States, House of Representatives, 1962 July 26-1964 September 4Save to your list.
Folder 8: Democratic Congressional Office Holders, Congressional Districts Rosters, 1965 March 3-1966Save to your list.
Folder 9: Democratic Speakers Bureau Rosters, 1964 September 18-1964 October 8Save to your list.
Folder 10: Democratic State Publicity Directors and State Chairmen, May 1963-1965Save to your list.
Folder 11: Executive Committee, 1969 September 23-1970 June 2Save to your list.
Folder 12: Executive Committee and General Meetings, 1956 May 5-October 1959Save to your list.
Folder 13: Executive Committee Meetings, 1960-1962 March 31Save to your list.
Folder 14: Executive Committee Meetings, 1962 June 9-1965 December 4Save to your list.
Folder 15: Executive Committee Meetings, 1966Save to your list.
Folder 16: Executive Committee Rosters, 1954 August 8-1966Save to your list.
Folder 17: Fact SheetSave to your list.
Folder 18: Farber, Joyce, 1961 August 4-1963 August 2Save to your list.
Folder 19: Finance Committee, 1962 October 13-1966 July 18Save to your list.
Folder 20: Financial Statements, 1959 May 31-1962 November 30Save to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Folder 1: Financial Statements, 1963 February 28-1964 November 30Save to your list.
Folder 2: Financial Statements, 1965 January 31-1965 December 31Save to your list.
Folder 3: Financial Statements, 1966 February 26-1968 July 31Save to your list.
Folder 4: Fisher, Lawrence W., Director of Public Affairs, 1962 August 7-1965 June 11Save to your list.
Folder 5: General Correspondence, 1959 January 30-1962 December 30Save to your list.
Folder 6: General Correspondence, January 1963-1963 December 30Save to your list.
Folder 7: General Correspondence, January 1964-1964 December 18Save to your list.
Folder 8: General Correspondence, 1965 January 5-1966 November 30Save to your list.
Folder 9: General Correspondence, 1967 July 26-1971 May 12Save to your list.
Folder 10: General CorrespondenceSave to your list.
Folder 11: Inter-Office Communication, 1962 July 19-1965 May 13Save to your list.
Folder 12: Leadership, 1966 August 2Save to your list.
Folder 13: Legal Briefs, 1964Save to your list.
Folder 14: ListsSave to your list.
Folder 15: Mailing List and Contact Information, ca. 1963Save to your list.
Folder 16: Media, 1962 August 21-1966 August 10Save to your list.
Box 3Save to your list.
Folder 1: Membership Roster, November 1961Save to your list.
Folder 2: Newsletter, 1961 September 1-1966Save to your list.
Folder 3: Nominees for Appointment, ca. 1966Save to your list.
Folder 4: Political Representatives, 1964 January 25-1964 November 3Save to your list.
Folder 5: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1962 April 26-1962 December 7Save to your list.
Folder 6: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1963 January 3-1963 July 10Save to your list.
Folder 7: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1963 July 22-1963 September 5Save to your list.
Folder 8: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1963 September 5-1963 December 26Save to your list.
Folder 9: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1964 January 2-1964 May 18Save to your list.
Folder 10: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1964 May 28-1964 September 18Save to your list.
Folder 11: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1964 September 22-1964 December 31Save to your list.
Folder 12: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1965 January 7-1965 July 6Save to your list.
Box 4Save to your list.
Folder 1: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1965 July 6-1965 December 13Save to your list.
Folder 2: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, 1966 January 4-1966 August 11Save to your list.
Folder 3: Press Releases, Democratic State Central Committee, Northern Branch, 1962 February 16-1965 December 6Save to your list.
Folder 4: Press Releases, 1962 April 28-1964 August 15Save to your list.
Folder 5: Press Releases, 1964 August 16-1967 June 2Save to your list.
Folder 6: Proposal of the Committee for Real Democratic Reform, 1971 May 14Save to your list.
Folder 7: Proposals, 1963-1965Save to your list.
Folder 8: Proxies, 1964 November 24-1965 June 3Save to your list.
Folder 9: Public Affairs Correspondence, 1963 June 13-1964 March 19Save to your list.
Folder 10: Report to Members of the Democratic State Central Committee of Southern California, 1962-1966 June 11Save to your list.
Folder 11: Resolutions, 1962-1965Save to your list.
Folder 12: San Francisco Office General CorrespondenceSave to your list.
Folder 13: Seminars and Workshops, 1962 September 22-1964Save to your list.
Folder 14: Special Events, 1961-1964Save to your list.
Folder 15: Standing Committee of the California Legislature Roster, 1963-1965Save to your list.
Folder 16: Statewide Membership and Steering Committees Rosters, 1963-1965, 1971Save to your list.
Folder 17: Steering Committee, 1954 September 12-1960 December 5Save to your list.
Folder 18: Southern California Chairmen, Officers, Candidates, 1964-1966Save to your list.
Folder 19: Subcommittees, 1962 July 23-1966Save to your list.
Folder 20: Warschaw, Carmen H., 1963 December 27-1966 June 22Save to your list.
Folder 21: Windsor, Faith, 1960 December 22-1971 July 23Save to your list.
Box 5Save to your list.
Folder 1: Women's Division, 1963 May 10-1966 July 29Save to your list.
Folder 2: Women's Events, 1963 April 6-1968Save to your list.
Folder 3: Wyman, Eugene L., 1962 July 11-1964 July 22Save to your list.
Box 17Save to your list.
Folder 1: Resolutions, 1965Save to your list.

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