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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. Bert A. Betts ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier

Oral history interview with Hon. Bert A. Betts ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Bert A. Betts ..., 1987
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. Bert A. Betts ...
Statement of responsibility
by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Inclusive dates
1987
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Interview covers Mr. Betts' terms as State Treasurer of California during Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr.'s administrations, 1958-1962. Discusses the Democratic victory in 1958 and campaigns in 1962 and 1966. Focuses on history of the State Treasurer's Office including background on the office, attempts of Mr. Betts to create flexibility and competition in investment programs and bond sales, increase in bond sales in the 1960's, and modernization of office procedures. Concludes with discussion of State Treasurer's office in the late 1980's and reflections on growth of the office under State Treasurer Jesse Unruh
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Bert Bette, a certified public accountant, was elected as state treasurer in 1958. He served until 1966. While in office, the issuing of California bonds increased greatly and he marketed nearly $3.5 billion in bonds including the $1.75 billion in California State Water Project Bonds. He is the author of two publications, "A Decade of Fiscal Responsibility" (1967) and "A Citizen Answers" (1972)
Cataloging source
CLU
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 Hon. Bert A. Betts ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 175 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22916587
  • ucoclc22916587
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 and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Bert A. Betts ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Publication
Note
Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 175 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22916587
  • ucoclc22916587
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 and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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