The Institute of Governmental Affairs (IGA), founded in 1962, supports social science research, graduate student training,
public affairs programming, and outreach activities at UC Davis. The majority of the collection is a clipping file maintained
by IGA from 1971-1987 on the following areas: Davis/Yolo County, Sacramento City/County, and the California State Government.
The collection also contains publications produced by IGA and the Agricultural History Center.
The Institute of Governmental Affairs (IGA) was founded in 1962, at first to conduct research for state agencies and later
to study general governmental policies and practices. In 1963, Lloyd D. Musolf became director, followed by Alvin E. Sokolow
and Alan Olmstead. IGA scholars began a series of studies on topics such as public school administration, consumer bankruptcies,
land use policies, and use of search warrants and hearsay evidence in law enforcement. Later they focused for some years on
the political and managerial problems of small town and unincorporated communities. Eventually IGA turned toward international
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote
from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf
of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items
and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.