Papers of Alexander Pope, 1932-2000, (bulk 1978-1990).


Papers of Alexander Pope, 1932-2000, (bulk 1978-1990).

AProfessional and personal papers of Alexander Pope. The bulk of the materials are administrative in nature and format, such as letters, memos and reports. There is a considerable amount of political ephemera, legislation, litigation and published research documents, as well as photographs. The materials related to the implementation of Proposition 13 are the highlight of the collection. contain materials generated by Pope's administration as well as that of his predecessor, Philip E. Watson (1924-1986), Los Angeles County Assessor from 1963 to 1977, and the staff members of Watson and Pope administrations -- Robert H. McNeill, Jr., Assessor Watson's Field Deputy assigned the task of writing the history of the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office; Glenn Quinn, Assistant Assessor and Director of Assessment Services and Chief, Residential Division, Paul M. Hannah, Assistant Assessor, Director of Valuations, Assessment Services and Assessor's Operations; Sherrill D. Luke, Chief Deputy Assessor during the Pope era and later a judge for the Los Angeles Municipal & Superior courts; Leonard J. Wheeler, Director of Real Property Appraisals, and others. The administrations of Pope syccessirs -- John J. Lynch (1986-1990) and Kenneth P. Hahn (1900-2000) are represented only marginally. contain information about Pope's appointment to L.A. County Assessor's Office, his two elections to that office, exploration of a run for the State Controller's office, Pope's campaign for Board of Supervisors, 4th District, State Board of Equalization and his legislation campaign with Assemblyman Dave Elder.

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