Inventory of the Geography Department Reports, Minutes of Meetings, and Memos, 1924-1984, 1925-1955
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Title: Geography Department Reports, Minutes of Meetings, and Memos
Date (inclusive): 1924-1984, 1925-1955
Record Series number: 31
Creator: University of California, Los Angeles.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections. University Archives.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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Source of Acquisition/Provenance
Geography Department. Transfer, 14 May 1986.
[Identification of item], Geography Department Reports, Minutes of Meetings, and Memos (Record Series number 31). Department
of Special Collections, University Archives, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
Classes in Geography were offered when the Los Angeles State Normal School opened its
doors in 1882; thirteen years later in 1895, the Geography Department was formally
established as an academic unit. Prior to 1919, when the Los Angeles State of California
system the Geography Department was primarily concerned with the training of secondary
school teachers. After 1920 more emphasis was placed on training of researchers and
preparing students for graduate studies. Graduate courses leading to the M.A. degree were
added to the department's curriculum in 1934-35, and the Ph.D. program was added in
Reports, minutes of meetings, and memos, 1924-1984, 1925-1955. Record Series 31
Scope and Content Note
Includes departmental reports (1924-1953, 1983), minutes of deparment meetings
(1925-1943, 1966-1978), minutes of Geographic Society Meetings (1938, 1945-1954), and
departmental memoranda (1936-1942, 1962-1984).
Arranged by type of materials, i.e., Reports, Minutes, and Memos.