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Finding Aid for the Seymour Lubetzky Papers, 1938-
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  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Seymour Lubetzky Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1938-
    Collection number: 1544
    Creator: Lubetzky, Seymour
    Extent: 8 cartons (8 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Seymour Lubetzky (1898- ) was a professor in the UCLA School of Library Service (1960-69). The collection consists of subject and correspondence files, lecture notes, and audio tapes from the 1930s through the 1980s related to Lubetzky's work in cataloging and classification in the Library Information Science discipline.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Seymour Lubetzky, 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Seymour Lubetzky Papers (Collection 1544). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Seymour Lubetzky was born in Zelwa, Poland, April 28, 1898; married Beatrice Charnas; BA, UCLA, 1931; MA, University of California Berkeley, 1934; General Secondary Teachers Credential, 1932; Certificate of Librarianship, 1934; cataloger, UCLA, 1936-42; Chief, Catalog Maintenance Division, Library of Congress, 1943-60; Professor, UCLA School of Library Service, 1960-69; received Honorary Doctor of Laws presented by the University of California Regents, 1969; since 1969, he has written various articles related to Anglo-American cataloging rules and has been an occassional guest lecturer.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of subject and correspondence files, lecture notes, and audio tapes from the 1930s through the 1980s related to Lubetzky's work in cataloging and classification in the Library Information Science discipline.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Lubetzky, Seymour--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. School of Library Service--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Catalogers--United States--Archival resources.