John E. Moss Papers


Photograph of John E. Moss, circa 1950s

California State University, Sacramento
University Library
Moss, John E. (John Emerson), 1913- ; Education -- California ; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1976 ; Lobbyists --California ; Politicians -- California ; United States. Freedom of Information Act ; Democratic Party -- History ; California. Legislature. Assembly
In 1948, John E. Moss was elected to the California Assembly to represent the Ninth District. He was re-elected in 1950 and served two terms in all. He was the chief sponsor of The Clean Air Act of 1970 and, most notably, the 1966 Federal Freedom of Information Act. The collection contains correspondence with constituents, government officials, and personal acquaintances; notes; research materials gathered to frame legislation from subcommittee through publication; reports and investigations leading legislation; photographs; scrapbooks; films; awards and certificates.
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522 linear feet (271 record cartons, 153 manuscript boxes and oversize)
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[Identification of item], John E. Moss Papers, 1953-1978, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, The Library, California State University, Sacramento.
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