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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. John D. Babbage ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with Hon. John D. Babbage ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. John D. Babbage ..., 1987
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. John D. Babbage ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1987
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview includes biographical background information: family; education; training as a lawyer; and work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1941-46). The focus is his period of service from the Riverside area in the state assembly (1948-52): elections; committee work; legislation carried. Mr. Babbage discusses his efforts to obtain funding for the Riverside campus of the University of California
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
John D. Babbage, a practicing attorney, was elected to the California State Assembly in 1948 to represent the Seventy-sixth District. His principal committee service was on: Crimes and Corrections; Education; and Judiciary. He played a crucial role in obtaining funding for the establishment of the University of California, Riverside. He served two terms (1948-1952). From 1963 to 1970, he was a member of the California Constitutional Revision Commission; and from 1954 to 1959, he was vice chairman of the California Law Revision Commission.
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. John D. Babbage ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a four-and-one-half-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 index of names.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vi, 135 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22876145
  • ucoclc22876145
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. John D. Babbage ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of a four-and-one-half-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 index of names.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vi, 135 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22876145
  • ucoclc22876145
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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