THE THOMAS AND DOROTHY LEAVEY CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LOS ANGELES RESEARCH COLLECTION
JOEL WACHS PAPERS, 1951-2002 (CSLA-29)
ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATIONCOLLECTION TITLE AND NUMBER: Joel Wachs Papers, 1951-2002. CSLA-29ACCESSION NUMBER: 2005.66; gift of Joel WachsCOLLECTION SIZE: 116 archival document boxes, 1 records storage box,4 oversize boxes, 4 flat files DATES: 1951-2002 LANGUAGES: EnglishPROCESSING HISTORY: Processed by Clay Stalls, Department of Archives and Special Collections. Guide written by Clay Stalls. Date: 2006
This collection contains constituent correspondence, mayoral and city council campaign records, and some personal papers of Joel Wachs, Los Angeles city councilman from 1971 until 2001. The holdings are especially valuable for understanding the critical mayoral campaigns in Los Angeles in 1993 and 2001, as well as issues of concern to the constituents of his city council district. These materials are not official city records; the official records of his city council tenure are located in the Los Angeles City Archives (213-473-8449).
To learn more about the contents of this collection and their organization, consult the following sections of this on-line guide.
Series Descriptions: The holdings of the collection have been organized into subject categories called series. This page also has links to the box and folder lists of each series, which are the indexes to the folder titles and the boxes in which the folders and their contents are stored.
Biography: A short biography of Joel Wachs describing his life and accomplishments.
RESEARCH ACCESS: The collection is open for research by appointment with no restrictions under the conditions of the access policy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045. To schedule an appointment, please call the Department of Archives and Special Collections at 310-338-5710 or 310-338-5357, or email the department: Special.Collections@lmu.edu. The Research Collection is a program of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles.
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