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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. Victor V. Veysey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with Hon. Victor V. Veysey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Victor V. Veysey ..., 1988
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. Victor V. Veysey ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1988
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mr. Veysey talks about his training and career at Caltech, including his wartime experiences, and assuming the role of owner/operator of a farm near Brawley in Imperial County. He discusses Jesse Unruh as speaker and the manner in which the assembly operated in the 1960s. He compares Governors Edmund G. Brown, Sr. and Ronald Reagan and mentions his service on a select committee on campus disturbances. Also, school finance, reapportionment, running for congress, service after congress
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Victor V. Veysey graduated from Caltech in Engineering and holds a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. He was an instructor and assistant professor at Caltech in industrial relations. During World War II, he managed personnel for the Physics Three Project. In 1949, he became an owner of a farm in Imperial County. In 1962, he was elected to the state assembly, District Forty-three, and served until 1970. His committee service included: Agriculture, Industrial Relations, Ways and Means, and Education. In 1971, he was elected to the U.S. Congress and served two terms. He then was appointed an Assistant Secretary of the Army by President Gerald Ford. In 1977, he returned to Caltech to become Director, Center for Industrial Relations.
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.
Location of other archival material
Records pertaining to Victor Veysey's careers are deposited with the Hoover Institution for War and Peace.
Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Victor V. Veysey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a seven-and-three-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, 313 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23002093
  • ucoclc23002093
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 Hon. Victor V. Veysey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of a seven-and-three-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, 313 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23002093
  • ucoclc23002093
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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