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Guide to the Rolfe G. Buzzell Collection
SBHC Mss 48  
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Description
Correspondence, depositions, documents and evidence, witness statements, California State Assembly hearings, and audiotapes relating to the 1970 Isla Vista disturbances. Collected by Rolfe G. Buzzell, UCSB graduate student at the time.
Background
Rolfe G. Buzzell (1944 - ) was a UCSB graduate student at the time of the Isla Vista disturbances in 1970. He lived in an apartment on Camino Pescadero in Isla Vista. On June 10, 1970, the night of the Perfect Park riot, police officers broke into Buzzell's apartment in search of rioters. Buzzell was beaten and arrested. He claimed that he was not involved in the riots and offered no resistance to the officers. Subsequent charges against Buzzell were dropped, but he suffered medical problems as a result of the beating. Buzzell filed legal complaints of police brutality and later won a settlement against the police.
Extent
1.6 linear feet (3 document boxes and 7 audiotapes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. 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 as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
None.