The California Loyalty Oath Digital Collection
Royce Hall SE View 3/29, 2003, Atkinson Photographic Archive, University Archives, Young Research Library, UCLA Editorial cartoon, Daily Californian, 1949 July 7, p. 9, NEWSFILM-1, Newspapers and Microforms, Doe Library, UC Berkeley.
Press Conference –  Loyalty Oath – Faculty – UC Berkeley, 1950 March 1, BANC PIC 1959.010-NEG, Part 2, 34103.01, San Francisco News-Call Bulletin Newspaper Photograph Archive, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley R. Revelle at Skippers Mess, ca. 1950,caljsioa_2004-0401010025_m.jpg, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives, UC San Diego University of California Regents’ Meeting about Loyalty Oath Non-signers, 1950 August 25, BANC PIC 1959.010—NEG, Part 2, 34107.05, San Francisco News-Call Bulletin Newspaper Photograph Archive, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley. Edward Chace Tolman, circa 1936, In Memoriam, University of California History Digital Archive, University Archives, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley. [Governor Earl Warren speaking], Commencement Luncheon in Faculty Glade, UARC PIC 4:890(e), University Archives, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.

FINAL IRONY
1950 August 31-October 3

Group for Academic Freedom, representing non-signers, files suit in District Court of Appeal (Tolman v. Underhill).

Berkeley chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) asks for an investigation of UC.

AS/NS arranges financial assistance for non-signers and thanks Regents who voted against their dismissal.

With Warren’s support, Legislature enacts Levering Oath, a new loyalty oath required of all state employees.


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Edward Chace Tolman, circa 1936,
In Memoriam,
University of California History Digital Archive, University Archives,
The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.


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