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Finding Aid for the d'Alté A. Welch papers, 1925-1969
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Description
d'Alté A. Welch (1907-1970) was a biologist and collector of children's books. His publications include A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821 (1972) and A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1831 (1973?). The collection consists of research material compiled by d'Alté Welch on children's book collections, including microfilm, photographic negatives, card files, photocopies, correspondence, book dealers catalogs, offprints and selected issues from library journals and bibliographic societies, and notebooks.
Background
Welch was born on April 9, 1907 in New York City, New York; MA (1931) and Ph.D (1937), Johns Hopkins University; taught biology at John Carroll University beginning in 1942; became a collector of children's books; publications include A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821 (1972) and A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1831 (1973?); he died on January 4, 1970.
Extent
19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.) 29 cartons (29 linear ft.) 15 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.