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Moss, John E.

CSUS Special Collections & Archives - Manuscript Collections


John E. Moss papers


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.


Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply.

Photograph of John E. Moss, circa 1950s.

Date Span: 1953-1978
Extent: 522 linear feet (271 record cartons, 153 manuscript boxes and oversize)

Finding Aids:
Guide to the John E. Moss papers, 1953-1978 [link]
Directory of Special Collections of the California State University Libraries [link]
OneSearch - Sacramento State University Library catalog [link]

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