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The Resource Oral history interview with Carlotta H. Mellon ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with Carlotta H. Mellon ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Carlotta H. Mellon ..., 1989
Title
Oral history interview with Carlotta H. Mellon ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1989
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Carlotta Mellon reviews her family background and education. She speaks of her early involvement in Democratic Party politics and her eventual participation in the campaign of Edmund G. Brown, Jr. for governor in 1973 as a resource and adviser on women's issues. She relates how she came to be appointed as Appointments Secretary to the Governor and her experiences while she held that position
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Carlotta H. Mellon earned her bachelor's degree at Immaculate Heart College in 1967. At that time she began her activity in Democratic Party politics. She earned a master's degree and a doctorate (1973) from Claremont Graduate School in history, writing her dissertation on the California Democratic Council. She began a career in college teaching, but also was involved in the campaign of Edmund G. Brown, Jr. for governor in 1974. In early 1974 Mellon assumed the permanent position of Appointment Secretary to Governor Brown. She left the administration in 1981 to work for Pacific Telesis Group. In 1986-1987, she served as Executive Assist to the Chancellor, University of California, Los Angeles and in 1990 was named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Community and Governmental Relations.
Cataloging source
CSA
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Carlotta H. Mellon ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-and-one-quarter-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 223 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24186175
  • ucoclc24186175
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Carlotta H. Mellon ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-and-one-quarter-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 223 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24186175
  • ucoclc24186175
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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