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Finding Aid for the Pioneer Alumni Association. Records. 1966-1969.
University Archives Record Series 42  
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  • Title: Pioneer Alumni Association. Records.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 42
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.2 linear ft. (3 boxes)
    Date: 1966-1969
    Abstract: Record Series 42 contains records generated by the Pioneer Alumni Association at the University of California, Los Angeles.
    Creator: Pioneer Alumni Association.


    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Pioneer Alumni Association. Records (University Archives Record Series 42). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Historical Note

    The Pioneer Alumni Association was created in 1959 by Alexander (Jake) Hamilton and several other UCLA alumni from the 1930s. Membership is granted only to those persons who had attended the university when it was know as the Southern Branch and located on Vermont Avenue. The purpose of the associated was to create a forum in which students from the 1930s could share memories of their university experiences. Hamilton was president of the association until 1968 when he was succeeded by Charles Walter.

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 42 contains records generated by the Pioneer Alumni Association at the University of California, Los Angeles. Files include correspondence, photographs, issues of UCLA student newspapers, and memorabilia. Correspondence files feature correspondence primarily to Alexander (Jake) Hamilton as a part of a project to acquire materials and memorabilia from UCLA graduates who had attended the Vermont Campus. Other notable correspondents include William Ackerman, Elizabeth (Hough) Doughty, Theresa Long, and Gjertrud (Hjorth)Smith. Additionally, files include Hamilton's correspondence to James Mink, UCLA University Archivist from 1952 to 1983.
    Detailed container list available in hard copy at the UCLA University Archives.
    This is an inactive Record Series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3521205