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The Resource Art Agnos Papers

Art Agnos Papers

Label
Art Agnos Papers, 1977-2002 (bulk 1984-1991)
Title
Art Agnos Papers
Inclusive dates
1977-2002 (bulk 1984-1991)
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection documents the political career of Arthur "Art" Agnos. Included are bill files, subject files, correspondence, press releases, and newspaper clippings. Also included are files of Larry Bush, his legislative aide and speechwriter
Biographical or historical data
Art Agnos is a former politician and government administrator. He represented the 16th district in the California Assembly from 1976 to 1988 and was mayor of San Francisco from 1988 to 1992.
Cataloging source
SFR
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Agnos, Art
Language note
Collections materials are mainly in English. Some newspaper clippings are in Greek
Location of other archival material
  • The History Center has two related collections, the Jerry Davis Papers (SFH 52) and the Larry Bush Papers. Researchers are encouraged to see also the History Center's Historical Photograph collection as well as biographical, subject, and card files.
  • Photographs have been transferred to the San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection. Items transferred to the History Center's subject files: Annual reports of: Public Library, 1988-1989; Recreation & Park Department, 1988-1989; Asian Art Museum, 1989; Commission on Aging, 1990-1991; District Attorney's Office, 1988-1989; and Housing Authority, 1987. One-half cubic foot of records (1980-1992) was transferred to the Jerry Davis Papers (SFH 52). 8.25 cubic feet of records of Mayor Dianne Feinstein (1980-1987) were transfered to the Department of Special Collections, Stanford University.
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1946-
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Bush, Larry
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  • Agnos, Art
  • Bush, Larry
  • California
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS
  • City planning
  • Family policy
  • Gay rights
  • Homeless persons
  • Homelessness
  • Mayors
  • Urban policy
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Art Agnos Papers
Link
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt1x0nf1tk
Instantiates
Note
A VHS videocassette and five audiocassettes are included in the collection
Arrangement
The collection is arranged in two record groups, Assembly and Mayoral. Record Group 1: Assembly is divided into four series: Series 1: Legislation and Research; Series 2: Larry Bush Legislation and Research; Series 3: Speeches; and Series 4: Campaigns. Record Group 2: Mayoral is divided into eight series: Series 5: Legislation and Research; Series 6: Larry Bush Legislation and Research; Series 7: Budget; Series 8: Speeches; Series 9: Campaigns; Series 10: Correspondence; Series 11: Press Releases; and Series 12: Press Clippings.Four boxes of Larry Bush records marked "Book 1," "Book 2," "Book 3," and "Book 4" were incorporated into the Larry Bush Legislation and Research series, mainly into the Mayoral record group. Numerous loose papers were included in appropriate folders and series. All types of documents and subjects can be found in most other series. For example, Speeches can contain correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, and press releases.
Extent
75 boxes
Governing access note
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from City Hall following Agnos' mayoral term. Additional accessions were received from City Hall in 2004, and from Art Agnos and Larry Bush in 2006.
System control number
(OCoLC)785232067
Terms governing use
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Type of unit
(73.7 cubic feet)
Label
Art Agnos Papers
Link
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt1x0nf1tk
Note
A VHS videocassette and five audiocassettes are included in the collection
Arrangement
The collection is arranged in two record groups, Assembly and Mayoral. Record Group 1: Assembly is divided into four series: Series 1: Legislation and Research; Series 2: Larry Bush Legislation and Research; Series 3: Speeches; and Series 4: Campaigns. Record Group 2: Mayoral is divided into eight series: Series 5: Legislation and Research; Series 6: Larry Bush Legislation and Research; Series 7: Budget; Series 8: Speeches; Series 9: Campaigns; Series 10: Correspondence; Series 11: Press Releases; and Series 12: Press Clippings.Four boxes of Larry Bush records marked "Book 1," "Book 2," "Book 3," and "Book 4" were incorporated into the Larry Bush Legislation and Research series, mainly into the Mayoral record group. Numerous loose papers were included in appropriate folders and series. All types of documents and subjects can be found in most other series. For example, Speeches can contain correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, and press releases.
Extent
75 boxes
Governing access note
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from City Hall following Agnos' mayoral term. Additional accessions were received from City Hall in 2004, and from Art Agnos and Larry Bush in 2006.
System control number
(OCoLC)785232067
Terms governing use
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Type of unit
(73.7 cubic feet)

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