Scope and Content
Title: James V. Mink Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1951-1953
Collection number: 1265
Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923-
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging 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
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of James V. Mink, December 1975.
[Identification of item], James V. Mink Papers (Collection 1265). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition
to Alaska, 1865-66.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923- --Archives.
Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867).
College librarians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.