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Finding Aid for the E. Bradford Burns Papers, 1953-1995
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: E. Bradford Burns papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1953-1995
    Collection number: 497
    Creator: Burns, E. Bradford
    Extent: 39 cartons (58.5 linear ft.) 10 card file boxes 3 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Edward Bradford Burns (1932-1995) was born in Muscatine, Iowa. He was an assistant professor of history at UCLA (1964-67) and professor, UCLA (1969-93). From 1979-1983, he served as the first Dean of the Honors Division in the UCLA College of Letters and Science. The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, notes, lecture notes, subject files, correspondence, conference and student papers, reprints and articles, card files, research files, miscellaneous publications and reports, programs and brochures, clippings, slides, negatives, photographs, microfilm, audiocassettes, and reel-to-reel tapes.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
    Portions of Box 42 and 44 are restricted.

    Conservation Note

    Contains newspaper and magazine clippings, photocopies, ozalid, microfilm, microfiche, photographic negatives and prints. Negatives and prints were sleeved during processing.

    Processing Note

    95% of processing done at Burns's residence by Charlotte Brown and Suzanne Shellaby; 5% done by Shellaby at UCLA.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of David Aguayo.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], E. Bradford Burns papers (Collection 497). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography/History

    Edward Bradford Burns was born on August 28, 1932 in Muscatine, Iowa; BA, University of IA, 1954; MA, Tulane University, 1955; Ph.D, Columbia University, 1964; also studied in Guatemala, Portugal, Venezuela and Brazil; instructor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1963-64; assistant professor of history at UCLA, 1964-67; associate professor, Columbia University, 1967-69; professor, UCLA, 1969-93; from 1979-1983, he served as the first Dean of the Honors Division in the UCLA College of Letters and Science; his awards include the Order of Rio-Branco (presented by the Brazilian government in 1966), the Bolton Memorial Prize (1967) the Hubert Herring award (1979), and the UCLA Distinguished Teaching award (1987); served as American Historical Association Pacific Coast branch president, 1994; his publications include: The Unwritten Alliance: Rio-Branco and Brazilian-American Relations (1966), A History of Brazil (1970), Latin America: a Concise Interpretive History (1972), Latin American Cinema: Film and History (1975), Teaching Latin American History (1977), The Poverty of Progress: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century (c1980), At War in Nicaragua: the Reagan Doctrine and the Politics of Nostalgia (c. 1987), and Kinship With the Land: Regionalist Thought in Iowa, 1894-1942 (c. 1996); he died on December 19, 1995 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, notes, lecture notes, subject files, correspondence, conference and student papers, reprints and articles, card files, research files, miscellaneous publications and reports, programs and brochures, clippings, slides, negatives, photographs, microfilm, audiocassettes, and reel-to-reel tapes.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Burns, E. Bradford--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of History--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Historians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    History teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Latin America--History.