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Finding Aid for the Council for the Study of Mankind Records, 1950-1980
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Council for the Study of Mankind Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1980
    Collection number: 1253
    Creator: Council for the Study of Mankind (Santa Monica, Calif.)
    Extent: 78 boxes (39 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars and associated with civic, professional and business leaders. Their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the problems facing mankind. The collection consists of correspondence, papers, and printed materials of Gerhard Hirschfeld, John I. Goodlad, and others. Also includes tape recordings, transcripts of lectures, bulletins, card index mailing lists, book collection, committee proceedings, audiotapes, cassette tapes, periodicals, and a motion picture film titled, Wingspread: History of Mankind.
    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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Mrs. Gerhard Hirschfeld, 1980.
    • Gift of John I. Goodlad, 1980.
    • Gift of L. Reiffel, 1981.
    • Gift of Leona Wolff, 1981.
    • Gift of Kees Bolle, 1983.
    • Gift of David K. Himrod, 1989.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Council for the Study of Mankind Records (Collection 1253). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964545 

    History

    The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars; associated with civic, professional and business leaders, their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the problems facing mankind; the council's programs included conferences, lectures and publications.

    Additional Historical Narrative

    The Council for the Study of Mankind was a United States-based organization of educators and scholars associated with civic, professional and business leaders, whose purpose was to further a new approach towards understanding a means of helping to find solutions for the problems facing mankind. The Council's programs have included conferences, lectures and the publication of books. For further general information, see pamphlet published by the Council in the Collections File.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, papers, and printed materials of Gerhard Hirschfeld, John I. Goodlad, and others. Also includes tape recordings, transcripts of lectures, bulletins, card index mailing lists, book collection, committee proceedings, audiotapes, cassette tapes, periodicals, and a motion picture film titled, Wingspread: History of Mankind.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Council for the Study of Mankind (Santa Monica, Calif.)--Archives.
    Hirschfeld, Gerhard, 1897-.
    Goodlad, John I.