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Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Dean. Administrative files of Robert Mayo Hayes. 1973-1991.
University Archives Record Series 450  
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  • Title: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Dean. Administrative files of Robert Mayo Hayes.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 450
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 12 linear ft. (30 boxes)
    Date: 1973-1991
    Abstract: Record Series 450 contains the administrative files of Dean Robert Mayo Hayes of UCLA's Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
    Creator: Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

    Access

    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], Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Dean. Administrative files of Robert Mayo Hayes (University Archives Record Series 450). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Robert Mayo Hayes received three degrees in Mathematics from UCLA: a B.A. in 1947, an M.A. in 1949, and a Ph.D. in 1952. Hayes served as lecturer at UCLA in the Mathematics Department (1952-1964), as Director of the Institute of Library Research, UCLA and UC Berkeley (1965-1970) and Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), UCLA (1974-1989). In 1991, after twenty-seven years of service on the faculty of GSLIS/UCLA, Hayes retired and became Professor Emeritus.
    Hayes has served as President of the American Society for Information Science (ASIS) (1962/63); President of the Information Science & Automation Division (now LITA) of the American Library Association (ALA) (1968/69); Vice-President and Chairman of Section T of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (1969-1971); and Chairman of ALA Committee on Accreditation (1984-1986).
    He was a Presidential appointee, 1979/80, on the Advisory Committee to the 1979 White House Conference on Library and Information Service. He served as Chairman of the Public Sector/Private Sector Task Force of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (1979-1982). Hayes was Chairman of the Planning Panel for the National Library of Medicine (NLM) on the future of the NLM collection (1985-1987).

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 450 contains the administrative files of Dean Robert Mayo Hayes of UCLA's Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.