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Finding Aid for the John Edward Goodwin Papers, 1895-1949
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Description
John Edward Goodwin (1876-1948) was head of stacks and loans at Stanford University Library and a librarian at the University of Texas before becoming a librarian at the University of California Southern Branch (later UCLA) in 1923. The collection consists of correspondence, articles, photographs, clippings, notes, memorabilia, and printed material related to Goodwin's career as a librarian.
Background
Goodwin was born in 1876; attended University of Wisconsin and New York State Library School, Albany; became head of stacks and loans at Stanford University Library; Librarian, University of Texas; became Librarian, University of California Southern Branch (later UCLA) in 1923; in 1923, the UCLA library had a staff of twelve and a collection of 42,000 volumes; by his retirement in 1944, UCLA's collection had increased to 52 staff members and 462,000 volumes; died in 1948.
Extent
10 boxes (5 linear ft.) 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.