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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]
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Series III: Affiliated Organizations, 1957-1979Save to your list.
Box 13Save to your list.
Folder 13: Americans for Democratic Action, 1964 September 2-1966 September 1Save to your list.
Folder 14: California Democratic Council, January 1962-1967Save to your list.
Folder 15: California Democratic Council Annual Convention, 1961 March 3-1965 March 24Save to your list.
Folder 16: California Democratic Council Annual Convention Roster, 1965Save to your list.
Folder 17: California Democratic Council Bulletin, 1962 January 2-May 1965Save to your list.
Folder 18: California Democratic Council Elections, 1960-1962 October 23Save to your list.
Folder 19: California Democratic Council Newsletters, 1961 May 5-1965 May 24Save to your list.
Folder 20: California Democratic Council Program Planning Committee, 1963 March 18, 1965Save to your list.
Folder 21: California Democratic Council Statements, 1963 January 17-1966Save to your list.
Folder 22: Californians for Fair Housing Press Releases, 1964 May 12-1964 June 4Save to your list.
Folder 23: Committee for an Independent California Democratic Council, 1964, 1966 February 15Save to your list.
Folder 24: Creve Coeur Township (Missouri) Democratic Club, ca. 1957Save to your list.
Folder 25: Democratic Associates, Inc. Administrative, 1963 April 30-1965 April 30Save to your list.
Box 14Save to your list.
Folder 1: Democratic Associates, Inc. Outreach, ca. 1960-1966 April 6Save to your list.
Folder 2: Democratic National Committee Outreach and Events, 1959 September 15-1962 March 1Save to your list.
Folder 3: Democratic National Committee Outreach and Events, May 1962-1963 July 23Save to your list.
Folder 4: Democratic National Committee Outreach and Events, 1964 January 14-1965 April 14Save to your list.
Folder 5: Democratic National Committee Outreach and Events, 1965 April 29-1966 February 11Save to your list.
Folder 6: Democratic National Committee Outreach and Events, 1966 April 21-1970 October 9Save to your list.
Folder 7: Democratic National Committee Press Releases, 1962 December 27-1965 December 1Save to your list.
Folder 8: Democratic National Committee Press Releases, Editor's News Service, 1965 April 27-1965 December 6Save to your list.
Folder 9: Democratic National Committee Press Releases, Publicity Division, 1962 June 10-1965 November 18Save to your list.
Folder 10: Democratic Party, Other States, 1959 August 28-January 1966Save to your list.
Folder 11: Democratic Volunteers Committee of California, October 1964-March 1966Save to your list.
Folder 12: Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee Press Releases and Bylaws, 1962 September 26-1966 July 1Save to your list.
Folder 13: Mexican-American Education Conference Committee, 1963 August 9Save to your list.
Folder 14: The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, 1964 June 28-1964 July 18Save to your list.
Box 15Save to your list.
Folder 1: National Council of Republican Workshops, Inc.Save to your list.
Folder 2: Navy League Ball Directory, 1962Save to your list.
Folder 3: Northern California Democratic Registration Committee Voter Registration, 1966 July 13, 1966 August 12Save to your list.
Folder 4: Republican Associates, ca. 1961-1974 August 16Save to your list.
Folder 5: The Republican Central Committee of Los Angeles County, 1963 January 19, 1965 September 4Save to your list.
Folder 6: Republican National CommitteeSave to your list.
Folder 7: Silver Spur Democratic ClubSave to your list.
Folder 8: Van Nuys Democratic Club, 1979Save to your list.
Folder 9: Western States Democratic Conference, 1962 December 20-1963 December 12Save to your list.
Folder 10: Western States Democratic Conference, 1965 October 5Save to your list.
Folder 11: Women For:, April 1966Save to your list.
Folder 12: Young Democratic Clubs of America, 1962 November 11-1963 November 18Save to your list.
Folder 13: Young Democratic Clubs of America, 1964 January 4-1966 March 16Save to your list.
Box 17Save to your list.
Folder 8: Democratic Party, Other States, 1965 February 15-1966 March 14Save to your list.

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