Finding Aid for the Eric Frederick Goldman Papers, 1955-1965

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Eric Frederick Goldman Papers, 1955-1965

Collection number: 1028

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, April 1969
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eric Frederick Goldman Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1955-1965
Collection number: 1028
Creator: Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Eric Frederick Goldman (1915-1989) was born in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of history at Princeton University, special consultant to President Johnson (1963-66) and wrote many books. The collection consists of a manuscript with holograph corrections, galley proofs, and a typescript index for Goldman's book titled, The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955.
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 Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sheinwold, 1965.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eric Frederick Goldman Papers (Collection 1028). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Goldman was born June 17, 1915 in Washington, D.C.; MA (1935), Ph.D (1938), Johns Hopkins University; instructor in history, Johns Hopkins University (1938-41); writer, Time magazine (1941-43); assistant professor (1943-47), associate professor (1947-55), and professor of history (1955-62), Princeton University; special consultant to President Johnson (1963-66); member, Society of American Historians, American Historical Association, Phi Beta Kappa; winner, Bancroft Prize in history (1952) for Rendezvous With Destiny; wrote many books, including Rendezvous With Destiny: a History of Modern American Reform (1952), The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955 (1956), and The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: a Historian's Personal Memoir (1968); died February 19, 1989 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of a manuscript with holograph corrections, galley proofs, and a typescript index for Goldman's book titled, The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955 (1956).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915- --Archives.
Historians--United States--Archival resources.
Universities and colleges--United States--Faculty--Archival resources.
United States--History, 1945- --Research.
Manuscripts for publication.
Online resources.


Container List

 

Manuscripts and galley proofs, ca. 1955.

Creator/Collector: Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-
Physical Description: (2 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript with holograph corrections, galley proofs and typescript index for the book The Crucial Decade ... (Knopf, 1956).