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Finding Aid for the Frank Joseph Klingberg Papers, 1906-1960
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frank Joseph Klingberg Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1906-1960
    Collection number: 536
    Creator: Klingberg, Frank Joseph, 1883-
    Extent: 84 boxes (42 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Frank Joseph Klingberg (1883-1968) was born in Kansas was on the faculty at University of Southern California (1912-18)and appointed chairman of the History Department of the new Southern Branch of the University of California, serving for 18 years. He was a professor of history at UCLA until retirement in 1950. The collection consists of University and UCLA History Department files, correspondence, manuscripts and proofs, and research notes relating to Professor Frank Klingberg's books and articles.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frank Joseph Klingberg Papers (Collection 536). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Klingberg was born on February 25, 1883 on a farm at Turkey Creek, Dickinson County, Kansas; AB (1907) and MA, University of Kansas; Ph.D, Yale University, 1911; researcher, Bureau of the Census and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1911-12); on faculty at University of Southern California (1912-18); lecturer, League to Enforce Peace (1918-19); appointed chairman of the History Department of the new Southern Branch of the University of California, serving for 18 years; was professor of history at UCLA until retirement in 1950; active in library and other university-wide committees; wrote dozens of articles for journals for the Los Angeles Times editorial pages; wrote several books, including The Anti-Slavery Movement in England: A Study in English Humanitarianism (1926) and An Appraisal of the Negro in Colonial South Carolina: A Study in Americanization (1941); he died on June 4, 1968 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of University and UCLA History Department files, correspondence, manuscripts and proofs, and research notes relating to Professor Frank Klingberg's books and articles.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. UCLA History Dept. and University affairs files (Boxes 1-10).
    2. Records on University research (Box 11).
    3. Klingberg bio-bibliographical material (Boxes 12-16).
    4. Correspondence (Boxes 17-26).
    5. Correspondence and reviews re Klingberg's writing (Boxes 27-31).
    6. Typescripts and proofs of Klingberg's books (Boxes 32-52).
    7. Articles by Klingberg (Boxes 53-57).
    8. Research notes (Boxes 58-81,85-87).
    9. Photocopies (Boxes 81-82).
    10. Bibliography of materials related to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Box 83).
    11. Scrapbook of Los Angeles times articles by Klingberg (Box 84).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Klingberg, Frank Joseph, 1883- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of History--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Historians--United States--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.