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Finding Aid for the Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers, 1913-1969
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1969
    Collection number: 1056
    Creator: Ackerman, Rhea Carolyn, 1896-
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Rhea C. Ackerman (1896- ) worked at Los Angeles Juvenile Hall (1929-43), the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (1943-51), and was the director of public relations at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital (1954-59). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia related to Ackerman's career as a hospital administrator.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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 Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library 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 Rhea C. Ackerman, 1968.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers (Collection 1056). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 462134 


    Ackerman was born in 1896; began working at Los Angeles Juvenile Hall, 1929; assistant superintendent, Los Angeles Juvenile Hall, 1929-36; superintendent, 1936-43; assistant administrator of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1943-51; director of public relations, Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, 1954-59.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia related to Ackerman's work at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and as Supervisor of Los Angeles Juvenile Hall.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Ackerman, Rhea Carolyn, 1896- --Archives.
    Cedars of Lebanon Hospital (Los Angeles, Calif.).
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
    Los Angeles County Juvenile Hall.
    Women correctional personnel --California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Juvenile Hall Superintendent [oral history transcript] / Rhea C. Ackerman, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1968. Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.