These files contain records of the treasurers of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science Alumni Association
for years 1979-1990. They are composed of correspondence, administrative files, membership and officer records, reports (financial
statements), bank account records, invoices and receipts, and miscellaneous. The UCLA/GSLIS Alumni Association was incorporated
in 1972, its membership extends back to the first graduating class in 1961.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Library Services was founded in 1958 and the first graduating class
was in 1961. Although the UCLA/GSLIS Alumni Association was incorporated in 1972, its membership extends back to the first
graduating class in 1961. In 1973 the School of Library Service (SLS) was renamed Graduate School of Library and Information
Science (GSLIS). In 1993, threatened by Chancellor Young's "Professional Schools Restructuring Initiative," the Graduate School
of Education merged with the GSLIS program to create the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSEIS). Currently,
the official name of the association is "University of California, Los Angeles Information Studies Alumni Association." The
stated purpose of the Alumni Association is: To guide and advance the educational interests of students and alumni of the
Graduate School of Library and Information Science and the Department of Information Studies, and to maintain among the alumni
a spirit of fellowship and service to librarianship. To assist the advance of the students of the school by guidance, gifts,
grants, scholarships and loans for this purpose. To promote the continuing professional education of the alumni.
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