In 1925 the University of California was looking for a new home for its Southern Branch and Burbank was a site contender. What made Burbank such a great place for an institution of higher education, you ask? Listen below to find out!
Lots and lots of LA Times news articles
Ronald E. Lockmann's Burbank California; an Historical Geography (thesis)
Andrew Hamilton's UCLA on the move during fifty golden years, 1919-1969
Burbank's submission to the University of California Committee on Sites for the Southern Branch records (University Archives Record Series 0003). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives, University of California, Los Angeles.