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UCLA Online Campaign Literature Archive


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Gabriella Gray
A1540 Young Research Library

Research Library Computer Resource Specialist

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Scott Martin
User Engagement - Humanities and Social Sciences
A1540 Young Research Library


LogoThe UCLA Online Campaign Literature Archive contains digitized copies of printed election materials and archived websites from elections for local, state, and federal offices affecting the Los Angeles area and ballot measures from California state and local Los Angeles area elections.

The Archive currently resides in three separate locations. This guide integrates the collections for ease of access.

Digitized Print Materials

Using the PDFs in Box (1940 to 1996)

  • Within each year, materials are grouped by folder, based on the file folders used to store the print materials.
  • Within each folder, items are assigned a unique ID number, which is used as the filename. Each folder includes a scanning worksheet (usually the first or last file) which lists all the items and their ID numbers.

Most oversize materials (larger than 11×17 inches) from 1940 on have not yet been scanned. They are listed on the scanning worksheets, but are only available in print.