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Finding Aid for the d'Alté A. Welch papers, 1925-1969
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: d'Alté A. Welch papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1969
    Collection number: 1407
    Creator: Welch, d'Alté A. (d'Alté Aldrich), 1907-1970
    Extent: 19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.) 29 cartons (29 linear ft.) 15 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], d'Alté A. Welch papers (Collection 1407). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    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. Includes photocopies of early children's books, primarily English and American.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Welch, d'Alté A. (d'Alté Aldrich), 1907-1970--Archives.
    Biology teachers--United States.
    Book collectors--United States--Archival resources.
    Children's literature--Research.