SHELLEY, John Francis, 1905-1974


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object

Guide to Research Collections

San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco History Center
San Francisco, CA
Papers: 1953-1967, 7.25 cubic feet.
The collection documents the one-term administration of San Francisco Mayor John F. (“Jack”) Shelley during the years 1964-1968. The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.


San Francisco State University
Labor Archives and Research Center
San Francisco, CA
Papers: 1905-1974, 27 cubic feet.
Contents of the collection are primarily newspaper clipping scrapbooks and files maintained by John Francis Shelley’s office staff and provided by a professional clipping service. Newspapers represented include the San Francisco Chronicle, Examiner and Call-Bulletin, the Sacramento Bee and as well as a number of neighborhood and ethnic publications. (A full list of publications can be found in Addendum A.) Additionally the collection contains campaign literature and ballots, photocopies of private and public bills sponsored by Shelley and Congressional Record speeches and inserts pulled together by the Library of Congress Congressional Information Service.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Film Reel: 1963, 4 commercials on 1 film reel.
The commercials were used during John Francis Shelley’s campaign for the 1963 mayoral election in San Francisco, California, Democratic Party.