Scope and Content
Title: George W. Robbins Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1929-1993
Collection number: 1710
Robbins, George W.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: George W. Robbins was a UCLA alumnus. He returned to teach Economics as an assistant professor (1931), was the head of the
University Extension program, chairman of the Department of Business Administration, and Dean of the Graduate School of Management.
He was a frequent spokesman on business practices and ethics during the 1950s and 60s. The collection consists of personal
papers, bio-bibliographies, speeches, publications, clippings, and files related to Robbins' life and career.
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
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of George W. Robbins, 1993.
[Identification of item], George W. Robbins Papers (Collection 1710). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Robbins, a graduate of UCLA, returned to teach Economics as an assistant professor in 1931; during his years at UCLA, he was
head of the University Extension program, chairman of the Department of Business Administration, and Dean of the Graduate
School of Management; chairman, National Committee on Emeriti, 1965-80; Robbins was a frequent spokesman on business practices
and ethics during the 1950s and 60s; retired in 1970; died in Westwood, California, on October 9, 1994.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of personal papers, bio-bibliographies, speeches, publications, clippings, and files related to the life
and career of George W. Robbins. Files relate to Robbins's deanship of the UCLA School of Management, his Ford Foundation
report, and recommendations related to a school of management in India.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Robbins, George W.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Graduate School of Management.
Departmental chairmen (Universities)--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Management education at UCLA: the genesis and the flowering, 1922-1970 [oral history transcript] / George W. Robbins, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1972. Available at Department
of Special Collections, UCLA.