Inventory of the Committee on Sites for the Southern Branch of the University Administrative Files, 1922-1926
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Title: Committee on Sites for the Southern Branch of the University Administrative Files
Date (inclusive): 1922-1926
Record Series number: 3
Creator: University of California, Los Angeles.
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections. University Archives.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Transfer, [ca. 1967].
[Identification of item], Committee on Sites for the Southern Branch of the University Administrative Files (Record Series
number 3). Department of Special Collections, University Archives, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
The Committee on Sites for the Southern Branch of the University was formed in 1923 by Regent Edward A. Dickson to assist
the U.C. Regents ins ecuring a new site for the campus. The committee consisted of 17 members of the greater Los Angeles community,
and it considered over 100 proposed sites between Santa Barbara and San Diego before settling on the current Westwood site
Scope and Content
Includes committee rosters, minutes, and reports; correspondence; invitations for
poroposals and the proposals themselves; publicity statements released to local news
services; telegrams; and prospective enrollment statistics--all pertaining to the choice of site for the Southern Branch of
the University of California.
Organization and Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1, Folder 1
Addresses, speeches regarding bonds for Southern Branch
Box 1, Folder 2
Agricultural Faction - Senate Committee
Box 1, Folder 5
Beverly Hills - In opposition to Beverly Site
Box 2, Folder 12
Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other California cities
Box 3, Folder 2
Box 6, Folder 9
Sproul, Robert G.
Box 2, Folder 2
Appointment of Citizens
Box 2, Folder 5
Box 2, Folder 6
National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Box 2, Folder 11
Legal Documents - Agreements, Guarantees, etc.
Box 3, Folder 3
Opposition - Circulars, clippings and form letters
Box 3, Folder 4
Pacific Electric Railway
Box 3, Folder 5
Petitions, Beverly Hills
Box 3, Folder 8
Los Angeles Campaign
Box 3, Folders 9-10, Box 4, Folders 1-3
Box 5, Folder 1
Los Angeles Organizations
Box 5, Folder 3
Senate Bills 484, 816
Box 5, Folder 6
Beverly Hills Requirements
Box 5, Folder 14
Description of 17 Sites
Box 5, Folder 18
Los Alisos Ranch
Box 6, Folder 5
Schiappa Pietra Ranch
Box 6, Folder 7
Box 6, Folder 10
Student Distribution Statistics
Box 6, Folder 12
Taxes - Beverly Site
Box 6, Folder 14
Los Angeles Campaign
Box 6, Folder 15
Senate Bill 816 and Agricultural Faction