Title: Page Smith papers
Date (inclusive): ca. 1952-1964
Collection number: 620
Smith, Page 1917-1995
15 cartons (15 linear ft.)
Abstract: The UNPROCESSED research and professional papers of historian (Charles) Page Smith, member of the History Department faculty
University of California, Los Angeles (1952-1964); won the 1963 Bancroft Prize for his biography of John Adams.
Language: Finding aid is written in
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: This is an unprocessed collection.
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION: inquiries regarding the Page Smith Papers should be made to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department
of Special Collections (310.825.4998).
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.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
The Page Smith Papers were acquired in 2004 from the Page Smith family and in cooperation with the Special Collections and
Archives of the Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.
This is an unprocessed collection.
[Identification of item], Page Smith papers (Collection Number 620). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Historian (Charles) Page Smith was born on Septermber 16, 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland; B.A. Dartmouth College (1940); Ph.D.
Harvard University (1951) under the direction of Samuel Eliot Morison. Assistant professor of history at the University of
California, Los Angeles (1952); associate professor (1956); professor (1963). In 1964 Smith left UCLA to become the founding
Provost of Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz and resigned from the university in 1973. In 1963 he won the
Bancroft Prize for his 1962 biography of John Adams. Smith died on August 28, 1995 in Santa Cruz, California.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.