Scope and Content
Title: Harvey S. Perloff Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1966-1977
Collection number: 1357
Creator: Perloff, Harvey S.
75 boxes (37 linear ft.)
5 oversize boxes
Abstract: Harvey S. Perloff taught architecture and urban planning at the University of Chicago (1947-55), was dean of the UCLA Graduate
School of Architecture and Urban Planning (1968-1983), director of the Resources for the Future, Incorporated, appointed by
President Kennedy to the Committee of Nine of the Alliance for Progress, and served as chairman of the Committee on National
Urban Policy (1981). He also wrote 17 books on urban planning. The collection consists of Perloff's personal papers.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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 Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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
Gift of Mrs. Perloff, 1984.
[Identification of item], Harvey S. Perloff Papers (Collection 1357). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, UCLA.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Perloff taught architecture and urban planning at the University of Chicago, 1947-55; director, Resources for the Future,
Incorporated, for eight years; appointed by President Kennedy to the Committee of Nine of the Alliance for Progress, on which
he served for two years; became chairman of the Committee on National Urban Policy in 1981; wrote 17 books on urban planning,
Education for planning: city, state, and regional (1957); became dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning two years after its inception in 1966,
and guided the program for 15 years; died in 1983.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of the personal papers of Harvey S. Perloff, former dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Perloff, Harvey S.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning--Faculty--Archival Resources.
Regional planners--California--Los Angeles--Archival Resources.