John B. Nomland (1923- ) served as architecture-fine arts librarian at University of Southern California, 1952-54, was a librarian
and associate professor at Los Angeles City College in 1954 and became a bookseller. The collection consists of correspondence
files related to Nomland's book business, including his dealings with little presses.
Nomland was born on October 28, 1923 in Pasadena, California; attended Pasadena Junior College, Whittier College, and University
of Southern California, where he received his MLIS in 1952; AB, MA, Ph.D in Latin American Literature, 1944-50, UCLA; served
as architecture-fine arts librarian at University of Southern California, 1952-54; became librarian and associate professor
at Los Angeles City College in 1954, serving as president of the academic senate of the college, 1965-66; became a bookseller;
wrote Teatro Mexicano Contemporáneo: 1900-1950 (1967).
26 boxes (13 linear ft.)
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