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Finding Aid for the Ralph G. Richardson Papers, 1956-1977
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ralph G. Richardson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1956-1977
    Collection number: 1523
    Creator: Richardson, Ralph G.
    Extent: 83 boxes (41.5 linear ft.) 4 microfilm boxes 1 oversize box 1 oversize package
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ralph Richardson was a board member of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the Los Angeles Community College District. He joined the faculty at UCLA in 1948 as a speech instructor. His wife, Mary Lou Richardson, served on the Culver City Council (1956-60) and was mayor of Culver City (1958-59). The collection contains papers related to Richardson's career at UCLA and as a board member of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Mary Lou's papers are also included.
    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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Ralph Richardson, 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ralph G. Richardson Papers (Collection 1523). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Richardson was a board member of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the Los Angeles Community College District; he joined the faculty at UCLA in 1948 as a speech instructor; his wife, Mary Lou Richardson, served on the Culver City Council (1956-60) and was mayor of Culver City (1958-59).

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains papers related to Ralph G. Richardson's career as a member of the UCLA faculty and as a board member of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Also includes papers of his wife, Mary Lou Richardson, who was the first woman mayor of Culver City, California.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Richardson, Ralph G.--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Los Angeles Unified School District--Officials and employees--Archival resources.
    Richardson, Mary Lou, 1917-1989.