Scope and Content
Title: Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1913-1969
Collection number: 1056
Ackerman, Rhea Carolyn, 1896-
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of 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, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
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are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Rhea C. Ackerman, 1968.
[Identification of item], Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers (Collection 1056). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
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.
Juvenile Hall Superintendent [oral history transcript] / Rhea C. Ackerman, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1968. Available at Department
of Special Collections, UCLA.