Andrew Harlis Horn was Dean of the UCLA School of Library Service from 1966-1974 and was instrumental in the school's founding.
This series contains correspondence, records, drafts of articles, lectures, and various other kinds of documents generated
by Horn from 1941-1979, including materials generated by the Dean's Office during Horn's tenure. Records pertain to 1. various
campus agencies, including the School of Library Service and Special Collections; 2. non-campus organizations such as the
American Library Association (ALA), California Library Association (CLA), Society of American Archivists (SAA), 3. subjects
such as lectures, articles, reviews, and various projects with which Horn was associated.
Andrew Harlis Horn was Dean of the UCLA School of Library Services from 1966-74, after having played an instrumental role
in the school's founding and development. Born in 1914 in Ogden, Utah, Horn graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA in 1937 with
a degree in history. He went on to earn both an MA (1937) and PhD (1940) in history from UCLA. Horn taught in the history
departments at UCLA and Johns Hopkins University before earning an MA in library science from UC Berkeley in 1948. Later that
year, he joined the UCLA library staff as a senior librarian in the Department of Special Collections. He became head of that
department in 1950 and in 1951 was appointed Assistant Librarian at UCLA. From 1954-57 he was head librarian at the University
of North Carolina, followed by just under two years as College Librarian at Occidental.
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