Nixon, Richard M., 1913 - 1978-07-10
Scope and Contents note
The Local History Collection focuses on the history of Orange County California and the cities within Orange County, Southern California and to a lesser extent California as a whole. All Time periods from 1776-2012 (to date) are covered. The collection includes 3860 cataloged books and pamphlets, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, maps, memoribilia. papers, periodicals, posters and photographs.
- 1913 - 1978-07-10
From the Collection: 733 boxes (733 boxes, 3860 volumes in 429 linear feet plus two large orange cabinets drawers and two map cases drawers. )
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, was born in 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon grew up and attneded school in Whittier, becoming a lawyer and establishing an office in La Habra.
After serving in the Navy during World War II, he began his career as a Republican politician, becoming a Representative in 1946, a Senator in 1950, and Vice-President to Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952.
Losing the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy and the 1962 California gubernatorial election to Pat Brown, Nixon won the 1968 presidential election and was re-elected in 1972, but resigned in 1974 due to the Watergate scandal. Following his presidency, Nixon remained an influential figure until his death in 1994.
For materials on the Richard Nixon Presidential Libary and Museum, see LH 80-10-1.
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