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Finding Aid for the Betty Rosenberg Papers, 1950-1992
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Betty Rosenberg Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1992
    Collection number: 248
    Creator: Rosenberg, Betty
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 13 cartons (13 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Betty Rosenberg (1916- ) was a lecturer in library and information science (1973-77), and senior lecturer emeritus (1977- ) at UCLA, and an author. Her publications include The romance of book collecting (1978), Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982) and The letter killeth: three bibliographical essays for bibliomaniacs (1982). The collection contains notes and the manuscript for her revised edition of Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982). The collection also contains book catalogs, photographs, business files and correspondence.
    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: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • 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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Betty Rosenberg, bequest, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Betty Rosenberg Papers (Collection 248). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Rosenberg was born on October 17, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; came to the U.S. in 1917 and became a citizen in 1923; BA (1938), MA (1950), UCLA; Certificate in Librarianship, UC Berkeley, 1940; worked as a librarian, Los Angeles County Public Library, 1942-45; librarian (1945-57), bibliographical assistant to librarian (1957-61), lecturer (1961-73), senior lecturer in library and information science (1973-77), and senior lecturer emeritus, beginning in 1977, UCLA; publications include: The romance of book collecting (1978), Booked for murder (1979), Bibliomania, or Bound to kill (1981), Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982) and The letter killeth: three bibliographical essays for bibliomaniacs (1982).

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains notes and the manuscript for her revised edition of Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982). Also contains book catalogs, photographs, business files and correspondence.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Ephemera.
    2. Mean what you say, 1959.
    3. Reading and reading interests.
    4. Bibliomystery manuscript.
    5. Oak Knoll Book catalogs.
    6. Bibliomystery.
    7. Photographs.
    8. Notebooks.
    9. Mystery/suspense, sweet & savage, Gothic, romance misc.
    10. Business files & correspondence.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Rosenberg, Betty--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Graduate School of Library and Information Science--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.