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Finding Aid for the California Library Association Library History Committee Records, 1890-1966
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: California Library Association Library History Committee Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1966
    Collection number: 873
    Creator: California Library Association - Library History Committee
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The Library History Committee of the California Library Association assumed responsibility for collecting historical materials on California libraries beginning in 1965. The collection consists of correspondence, typescript histories of individual libraries, reports and surveys, tape recorded interviews and transcripts, microfilm copies of California Public Library Reports (1909-55), and a photocopy of the book, The California county library.
    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 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.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], California Library Association Library History Committee Records (Collection 873). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709557 

    Biography

    The Library History Committee, California Library Association, assumed responsibility for collecting historical materials on California libraries and designated the UCLA Library as the repository for the collection in 1965.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of typescript histories of individual libraries, reports and surveys. Includes correspondence between members of the California Library Association's California History, Archives and Bibliography Committee. Also contains tape recorded interviews and transcripts, microfilm copies of California Public Library Reports, 1909-55, and a photocopy of the book, The California county library.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Histories of individual libraries, and reports and surveys (Boxes 1-4).
    2. Correspondence (Box 5).
    3. Tape recorded interviews and transcripts (Boxes 6-7).
    4. Microfilm of California Public Library Reports, 1909-55 (Boxes 8-10).
    5. The California county library--photocopy (Box 11).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    California Library Association--Library History Committee--Archives.
    Libraries--California--History--Archival resources.