Scope and Content
Title: J. Harold Williams Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1920-1969
Collection number: 1504
Williams, J. Harold, 1888-
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: J. Harold Williams (1888-1981) was a professor of education at UCLA (1923- ). He served as the associate director for the
University of California Extension Division (1942-46) and as the provost of Santa Barbara College (1946-55), which became
UC Santa Barbara in 1958. The collection consists of publications by Williams and others relating to minority education, clippings
related to higher education, gifted children, education and religion, and the California Institute for men at Chino. There
are also memos, minutes, and a notebook relating to Williams' career.
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.
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[Identification of item], J. Harold Williams Papers (Collection 1504). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Williams was born on December 21, 1888 in Ainsworth, Nebraska; AB (1913), MA (1914), Ph.D (1916), Stanford University; in
1923 joined UCLA faculty, becoming professor of education; served as associate director, University of California Extension
Division (1942-46) and provost of Santa Barbara College (1946-55), which became UC Santa Barbara in 1958; he died on June
Scope and Content
Collection consists of publications, clippings, notebook, memos, and minutes relating to University of California faculty
member and administrator J. Harold Williams. Includes publications by Williams and others relating to minority education;
memos, minutes, and clippings related to the California Institute for men, Chino; and clippings related to higher education,
gifted children, and education and religion.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Williams, J. Harold, 1888- --Archives.
University of California (System)--Officials and employees.
Teacher educators--California--Los Angeles.