Stella M. Čapek Papers,1978-1984.

Collection Number: 6958

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Stella M. Čapek papers, 1978-1984.
Collection Number:
6958
Creator:
Stella M. Čapek 1953-
Quantity:
1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Audio files, correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Audio tapes and files relating to research on rent control and progressive urban politics in Santa Monica, California.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Audio tapes and files relating to research on rent control and progressive urban politics in Santa Monica, Ca. include handwritten notes from interview tapes, transcripts of earlier interviews conducted by Dale Eunson, a file about the Campaign for Economic Democracy (CED), selected letters to the editor, documents from the opponents to Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights (SMRR), miscellaneous background information about the rise of SMRR, a file on organizational issues, and a file with various election materials. Audio tapes are of interview conducted with SMRR participants, city officials, senior tenants' rights activists, younger activists, landlords and other opponents of SMRR and rent control, and some public hearings.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Čapek, Stella M.,1953-

Subjects:
Rent control--California--Santa Monica.
Urban policy--California--Santa Monica.
Social movements--California--Santa Monica.

Places:
Santa Monica (Calif.)--Politics and government.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Stella M. Čapek papers, #6958. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

For additional context see Community versus Commodity: Tenants and the American City by Stella M. Čapek and John I. Gilderbloom, 1992.
Forms part of Progressive Cities and Neighborhood Planning Collections.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 4 tapes
Denny Zane (co-manager of the Santa Monica rent control campaigns)
March 1985
Box 1 5 tapes
Irene Walt
Box 2 1 tape
Susan Rice (past president of League of Women Voters of California) "Discusses Santa Monica Politics"
Box 2 1 tape
Cary Lowe "History of Renters' Movement"
Box 2 2 tapes
Public hearing
December 20, 1984
Box 2 3 tapes
Council/Rent Board Joint Meeting
July 10, 1984
Box 2 1 tape
Opposition-Chamber of Commerce Republican Perspective
Box 2 3 tapes
Paul Silvern (Director of Planning of the City of Santa Monica)
Box 2 3 tapes
Barbara Jo Osborne (Santa Monica Fair Housing Alliance)
Box 3 Folder 1
Dale Eunson interviews-3 transcripts
August 23 1982
Box 3 Folder 2
Notes from interview tapes
Box 3 Folder 3
Letters to the editor
Box 3 Folder 4
CED Companion for Economic Democracy
Box 3 Folder 5
Elections
Box 3 Folder 6
Opposition to tenant's rights and SMRR
Box 3 Folder 7
Counter-movement materials- opposition to SMRR
Box 3 Folder 8
Organizational issues
Box 3 Folder 9
Miscellaneous background info and analysis