Finding Aid for the Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records, 1946-1971

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records, 1946-1971

Collection number: 1113

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
B.G., January 1972
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé 2004;
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records,
Date (inclusive): 1946-1971
Collection number: 1113
Creator: McDermott, Genevieve Ardolf, 1907-
Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Genevieve Ardolf McDermott was a graduate student in the UCLA School of Education. Her 1971 Ph.D dissertation investigated the development of the philosophy of student participation, the structural changes in the administration of the Association, the programs and activities over its 24-year existence, and the effectiveness of its influence on the state legislature and state board of education. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, publications and ephemera collected by McDermott for her dissertation.
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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Genevieve A. McDermott, 1972.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records (Collection 1113). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2221369 

Biography

Genevieve Ardolf McDermott was a graduate student in the UCLA School of Education; her 1971 Ph.D dissertation, The California Association of Student Councils: an historical study of student participation, investigated the development of the philosophy of student participation, the structural changes in the administration of the Association, the programs and activities over its 24-year existence, and the effectiveness of its influence on the state legislature and state board of education.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, publications and ephemera collected by Genevieve A. McDermott for her dissertation in the UCLA School of Education.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Chronological records (Boxes 1-3).
  2. Constitutions, forms, policies, publications, special programs (Box 4).
  3. Governor's Traffic Safety Conferences (teenage divisions) (Box 5).
  4. Student Advisory Board, California Association of Directors of Activities (Box 6).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
McDermott, Genevieve Ardolf, 1907- --Archives.
California Association of Student Councils.
Historians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Student government--Research--California.


Container List

 

CASC Chronological Records

Box 1, Folders 1-13

1946-1947 to 1958-1959.

Box 2, Folders 1-7

1959-1960 to 1965-1966.

Box 3, Folders 1-5

1966-1967 to 1970-1971.

Box 4, Folder 1

CASC constitutions.

Box 4, Folder 2

CASC forms.

Box 4, Folder 3

CASC policies.

Box 4, Folder 5

CASCETTE (CASC State Newsletter).

Box 4, Folder 6

The School - The Shadow of the Principal, article by CASSA Field Representative Floyd R. Honn.

Box 4, Folder 6

Student Participation in Decision Making, article by Austin R. Sellery.

 

CASC Special Programs

Box 4, Folder 7

Asilomar Camp.

Box 4, Folder 8

Farm Bureau Conferences.

Box 4, Folder 9

Governor's Council of Youth.

Box 4, Folder 10

San Dimas Quadway.

Box 4, Folder 11

Senate Youth Program.

Box 4, Folder 12

Teenage Assembly.

Box 4, Folder 13

Williamsburg House of Burgesses.

Box 4, Folder 14

Ventura Interschool Council publications.

 

Governor's Traffic Safety Conferences (Teenage Divisions)

Box 5, Folders 1-9

1953-1969 (except 1960-1962).

Box 4, Folder 10

Miscellaneous forms and summaries.

Box 6, Folders 1-6

Student Advisory Board. 1966-1971.

Box 6, Folder 7

SAB Liaison Member Bruce Lymburn.

Box 6, Folder 8

SAB Liaison Member Barbara Marshment.

Box 8, Folder 9

California Association of Directors Activities.