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.
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.
10 boxes (5 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder
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.
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