Finding Aid for the Frank Joseph Klingberg Papers, 1906-1960

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Alight Tsai
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Note


Finding Aid for the Frank Joseph Klingberg Papers, 1906-1960

Collection number: 536

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Saundra Taylor, March 1970
Encoded by:
Alight Tsai
Encoding supervision by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, April 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1973005 

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.


Container List

Boxes 1-10

UCLA History Department and University affairs. History 204 records; Minutes--Senate & Department; Departmental records.

Box 11

Records on university research.

Boxes 12-16

Klingberg - bio-bibliographical material.

Box 17

Correspondence - individual.

Box 18

Correspondence - individual A-B.

Box 19

Correspondence - individual B-D.

Box 20

Correspondence - individual D-I.

Box 21

Correspondence - individual J-N.

Box 22

Correspondence - individual N-S.

Box 23

Correspondence - individual S-Z.

Box 24

Correspondence - societies, organizations, etc. A.

Box 25

Correspondence - societies, organizations, etc. A-P.

Box 26

Correspondence - societies, organizations, etc. P-Z.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous correspondence; radio scripts.
Boxes 27-31

Correspondence, reviews, etc. re: Klingberg's writings.

Box 28

Correspondence, reviews, including: British Humanitarianism, Carolina Chronicle, Codrington.

Box 30

Correspondence, reviews, including: Morning of America, Randall-Grigsby correspondence.

Boxes 32-52

Typescripts, proof, etc. of Klingberg books.

Box 32

Anglican Humanitarianism in Colonial New York. 1940.

Boxes 32-33

Anti-Slavery Movement in England; A Study in English Humanitarianism. 1926.

Box 34

An Appraisal of the Negro in Colonial South Carolina, a Study in Americanization. 1941.

Boxes 35-37

Carolina Chronicle; The Papers of Commissary Gideon Johnston, 1707-1716. Edited by Frank Joseph Klingberg. 1946.

Boxes 35-38

Le Jau, Francis. Carolina Chronicle, 1706-1717. 1956.

Boxes 39-40

Codrington Chronicle; An Experiment in Anglican Altruism on a Barbados Plantation, 1710-1834. 1949.

Boxes 41-46

Correspondence Between Henry Stephens Randall And Hugh Grigsby, 1856-1861. 1952.

Box 47

A Free Church in a Free State - America's Unique Contribution. 1947.

 

Role of Humane Man by Bennett.

 

Religion & American Institutions. edited by Frank Joseph Klingberg.

Scope and Content Note

Including carbon copies of essays by various people.
Boxes 48&51

Main Currents in English History. 1943.

Boxes 49-51

The Morning of America. 1941.

Box 50

Old Sherry; Portrait Of A Virginia Family. 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Proof only.
Boxes 51-52

The Warning Drum. The British Home Front Faces Napoleon; Broadsides Of 1803. 1944.

Boxes 53-57

Articles by Frank Joseph Klingberg.

Box 53

Correspondence with Franklin L. Burdette. 1942-1949. re Fundamental American Principles Series on Religion.

Scope and Content Note

Includes: typescript copy of A Free Church in a Free State and Reflections on the Progress of the Humane Man.
Box 54

Articles, A-B.

Box 55

Articles, C-L.

Box 56

Articles, M-S.

Box 57

Articles, for Los Angeles Times.

Boxes 58-63

Research notes - including Anti-slavery and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Box 58

Research subjects A-L.

Box 59

Research subjects M-Z and to be filed.

Box 60

Research subjects Anti-slavery.

Box 61

Research subjects Emancipation - Apprenticeship - West Indies.

Box 62

Research subjects Anti-slavery.

Box 63

Research subjects Harriet Beecher Stowe (research notes from English archives).

Boxes 64-68

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG)notes for Codrington Chronicle.

Boxes 69-79

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG)notes, calendars, etc.

Box 69

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) in New England, Canada & elsewhere.

Box 70

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) in New England, Canada & elsewhere.

Box 71

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) in America: Connecticut - New Hampshire.

Box 72

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) in America: New Jersey - New York Indians.

Box 73

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) in America: New York Indians, continued - Virginia.

Box 74

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) in America: Virginia, continued - West Indies.

Box 75

SPG: West Indies, continued - Micro Charity.

Box 80

Miscellaneous notes, including notes on the American Revolution.

Box 81

Research notes totally unorganized. Probably mostly SPG.

Box 82

Photostats used in Randall-Grigsby correspondence.

Box 82

Photostats of manuscripts from the library of the New York Historical Society.

Box 83

Bibliography of published and unpublished material dealing with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, including some general church histories, guides, and related matter.

Boxes 85-87

J. Harry Bennett's notes on Codrington and Codrington Chronicle stuff.

Box 84

Scrapbook of Los Angeles Times articles by Frank Klingberg. 1952-1954.