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Finding Aid of the Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1954-ca. 1982
    Collection number: 1133
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The Church of Scientology was developed in the U.S. in the 1950s by the author L. Ron Hubbard (1911-86) and was based on Dianetics, a form of psychotherapy originated by Hubbard and later incorporated into Scientology. The collection consists of materials related to the Church of Scientology including Hubbard Communications Office Executive letters and bulletins, operational manuals and student booklets, periodicals, printed materials and ephemera.
    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 Access

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

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology (Collection 1133). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232807 

    Biography

    The Church of Scientology was developed in the U.S. in the 1950s by the author L. Ron Hubbard (1911-86); it was based on Dianetics, a form of psychotherapy originated by Hubbard and later incorporated into Scientology.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of materials related to the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles. Includes Hubbard Communications Office Executive letters and bulletins, operational manuals and student booklets, periodicals, printed materials and ephemera. Also includes a bibliography of books and articles relating to Scientology compiled by the Los Angeles Times.

    Expanded Scope and Content Note

    This collection consists of the following Church of Scientology materials: Hubbard Communications Office (HCO) Executive Letters, Policy Letters, and Bulletins; opperational manuals and student booklets; and periodicals, mailings, and flyers. Also included is an extensive bibliography, as well as some miscellaneous items--various printed materials, some class notes, an organization chart, Report forms, etc.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Hubbard, L. Ron (La Fayette Ron), 1911- .
    Church of Scientology (Los Angeles, Calif.).