Finding Aid for the Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers , 1937-1974

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; 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 Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers , 1937-1974

Collection number: 335

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:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1937-1974
Collection number: 335
Creator: Dick, Hugh Gilchrist, 1909-
Extent: 21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Hugh Gilchrist Dick (1909-1971) was a professor in the English Department at UCLA (1942-1971) and a joint professor at the School of Library Science (1967-71). The collection consists of Dick's professional and personal correspondence, and papers relating to his work in the Department of English and School of Library Science at UCLA.
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 Dr. Hugh G. Dick, 1970.
  • Gift of Frances Dick, 1973.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers (Collection 335). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1217812 

Biography

Hugh Gilchrist Dick was born September 14, 1909 in Whitehall, New York; BA, Union College, 1930; MA, Cornell University, 1935; Ph.D, Cornell, 1937; instructor (1937-42), assistant professor (1942-48), associate professor (1948-53), and professor (1953-71) in English Department, UCLA; joint professor, School of Library Science (1967-71), chairman of English Department, 1960-65; member, American Council of Learned Societies and Modern Language Association; died December 31, 1971.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of professional and personal correspondence, and papers relating to Hugh Dick's work in the Department of English and School of Library Science at UCLA. Topics include: English Department executive and graduate committees, Medieval and Renaissance Center and Colloquium, lecture notes, course materials, UCLA Main Library alterations, Clark Library Committee, and Statewide library committee. Collection also includes Dick's office files and card indices, as well as material relating to Arthur Golding's A Morall Fabletalke.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-3).
  2. Papers relating to the university (Boxes 4-21).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Dick, Hugh Gilchrist, 1909- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of English--Faculty--Archival resources.
University of California, Los Angeles--Graduate School of Library and Information Science--Faculty--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Correspondence

Boxes 1-3

Correspondence arranged by year, covering the years 1948-1969.

Physical Description: 16 folders.
Boxes 1-3

Personal Correspondence, v.d.

Physical Description: 3 folders.
 

Papers Relating to the University

Box 4

UCLA Main Library Alterations, Unit 2, January 6, 1964.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 4

Detailed Project Program for College Library Alterations, Step 2, Los Angeles General Campus, September 1966.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 4

Library Planning.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 4

Friends, UCLA Library.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 4

Clark Library Committee. 3 folders, arranged by year (1966-69).

Box 4

Clark Seminar.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Board of Governors, Faculty Center, Spring 1966.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

College English.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Committee On Committees. 2 folders, by year (1962-1964).

Box 5

Department Executive Committee, 1968-69.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Department Graduate Committee, 1966-67.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

English as a Second Language Conference.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Ewing Memorial.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Italian Quarterly Reviews.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Kyoto University of Foreign Studies.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Medieval and Renaissance Center.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 5

Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

Renaissance English Text Society.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 5

School of Library Science.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 6

Senate Library Committee. Arranged by year (1966-69).

Box 7

Vice Chancellor Sherwood's Special Review Committee for Department of Speech, (1968-69).

Physical Description: 1 envelope.
Box 7

Special Committee [Academic Senate, 1962].

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 7

Statewide Library Committee, 1968-69.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 7

University Press.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 7

Zeitlin & VerBrugge Lectures.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 8

Notes and Correspondence on Scholarly Publications.

Physical Description: 13 folders.
Box 8

Some Lecture Notes, Course Materials, etc.

Physical Description: 7 folders.
Box 9

Graduate School Notes, Papers, etc.

Physical Description: 22 folders.
Box 10

Rough Draft of Ph.D. Dissertation (Cornell, 1937).

Physical Description: 7 folders.
Boxes 11-14

Notes, assignments, references, and so forth, for English Department courses and seminars taught by Dr. Dick.

Box 14

Dr. Dick's copy of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol.1, New York c. 1968. Annotated with his notes.

Box 14

Kenneth Rexroth: a Checklist of his Published Writings, compiled by James Hartzell and Richard Zumwinkle... Los Angeles, 1967. Presentation copy to Dr. Dick from Mr. Hartzell.

Box 15

Folder of miscellaneous material removed from books given to the Library by Mrs. Dick. Most of this material comprises notes of Dr. Dick.

Box 15

Material on American almanacs: notes, letters about almanacs, clippings, photocopies of pertinent articles, pictures and negatives.

Physical Description: 4 folders.
Box 15

Leonardo da Vinci on Painting: a Lost Book (libro A). Reassembled... by Carlo Pedretti... Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1964. Presentation copy from Ronald Clapper to Dr. Dick.

Boxes 16-17

Office files.

Boxes 18-20

Card indices. Unsorted.

Box 21

Material relating to Arthur Golding's A Morall Fabletalke, both printed and manuscript.