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Finding Aid for the Graham Family Papers, 1900-1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Graham Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1970
    Collection number: 1258
    Creator: Graham family
    Extent: 49 boxes (24.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Malbone Watson Graham (1898-1965) was a professor of political science at UCLA (1924- ). His published works include New governments of Central Europe (1924) and American diplomacy in the international community (1948). Ethel Gladys Murphy married Graham in 1921. She served as president of the American Association of University Women and worked in the office of the Director of Naval Officer Procurement in Los Angeles during World War II. The collection consists of Malbone Graham's correspondence, papers, printed materials, speeches, research materials, notes, manuscripts, and ephemera. Also includes correspondence, papers, two theses, and a scrapbook of his wife, Ethel Graham.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative 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 the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Graham Family Papers (Collection 1258). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Malbone Watson Graham was born on March 26, 1898 in Bogotá, Columbia; BA (1918), MA (1919), and Ph.D (1921), UC Berkeley; taught at University of Missouri (1921-22) and University of Texas (1922-24); became assistant professor (1924), full professor (1932) and emeritus professor of political science, UCLA; published works include New governments of Central Europe (1924) and American diplomacy in the international community (1948); he died on October 16, 1965 in Santa Monica, California; Ethel Gladys Murphy married Graham in 1921; she was president of the American Association of University Women and worked in the office of the Director of Naval Officer Procurement in Los Angeles during World War II.

    Biographical Narrative

    Collection comprises the papers of Malbone Watson Graham and his wife Ethel Gladys (Murphy) Graham.
    Malbone Graham was born in Bogora, Columbia in 1898 and obtained his degrees at the University of California at Berkeley. He joined the faculty of UCLA as an Assistant Professor in Political Science in 1924, rising to full Professor in 1932.
    His wife Ethel, whom he married in 1921, was a President of the American Association of University Women and worked in the office of the Director of Naval Officer Procurement in Los Angeles during World War II. Unless otherwise stated, the papers listed below are those of Professor Graham.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, papers, printed materials, speeches, research materials, notes, manuscripts, and ephemera of Malbone Watson Graham, UCLA professor of political science. Also includes correspondence, papers, two theses, and a scrapbook of his wife, Ethel Gladys (Murphy) Graham.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Graham family--Archives.
    Graham, Malbone W. (Malbone Watson), b.1898---Archives.
    Graham, Gladys Murphy--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Political Science--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Political scientists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.