Finding Aid for the J. Harold Williams Papers, ca. 1920-1969

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Genie Guerard
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/
© 2000
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the J. Harold Williams Papers, ca. 1920-1969

Collection number: 1504

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, 17 February 1987
Encoded by:
Genie Guerard
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2003
© 2000 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: J. Harold Williams Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1920-1969
Collection number: 1504
Creator: Williams, J. Harold, 1888-
Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • 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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], J. Harold Williams Papers (Collection 1504). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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 2, 1981.

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.

Indexing Terms

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.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

California Institution for Men. Chino. Memos, minutes, clippings.

Box 1, Folder 2

California Institution for Men. Chino. Publications, etc.

Box 1, Folder 3

Education and religion. Clippings.

Box 1, Folder 4

Notebook of clippings: admission, gifted students, federal aid, athletics, etc.

Box 1, Folder 5

Gifted children. Clippings.

Box 2, Folders 1-3

Gifted children. Clippings.

Box 2, Folder 4

Untitled clippings.

Box 2, Folders 5-6

Higher education. Clippings.

Box 3, Folders 1-4

Higher education. Clippings.

Box 4

Publications, in the areas of Williams' interest, and by him - many relating to minority education.

Box 4, Folder 1

Higher education - enrollment data. Clippings.

Box 4, Folders 2-4

Higher education - University of California. Clippings.

Boxes 5-9

Publications, continued.