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Finding Aid for the James V. Mink papers, 1951-1953
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Related Oral History

  • Title: James V. Mink papers
    Collection number: 1265
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
    Date: 1951-1953
    Abstract: James Vantine Mink III (1923- ) was a University Archivist (1961- ), director of the oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections (1972- ) at UCLA. The collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.
    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.
    Creator: Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923-

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to 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

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of James V. Mink, December 1975.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], James V. Mink Papers (Collection 1265). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    James Vantine Mink III was born on June 3, 1923 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; attended Occidental College, 1941-43; BA (1946) and MA (1949), UCLA; B.L.S., UC Berkeley (1952); certificate in archival administration, American University, 1953; assistant head, Department of Special Collections (1952-65) University Archivist beginning in 1961, director of oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections beginning in 1972, UCLA Library; president, Society of California Archivists, 1971-73.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233429 

    Related Oral History

    The following oral histories are available through the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research:

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923- --Archives.
    Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867).
    College librarians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.