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Finding Aid for the Louis Knott Koontz Papers, ca. 1922-1951
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Description
Louis Knott Koontz (1890-1951) was born in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. He was a professor in the History department at UCLA, author of The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763 (1925) and Robert Dinwiddie: His Career in American Colonial Government and Westward Expansion (1941) and managing editor of the Pacific Historical Review (1936-47). The collection consists of materials pertaining to Koontz's university and departmental activities at UCLA.
Background
Koontz was born on February 21, 1890 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia; AB, Washington and Lee University, 1908; AM (1914), Ph.D (1920), Johns Hopkins University; instructor in history and English (1908-09), president (1909-12), Frederick College; professor of history and political science and dean (1914-17), acting president (1916), Davis and Elkins College; member, editorial staff, San Francisco Chronicle, 1921-22; instructor (1922-25), assistant professor (1925-30), associate professor (1930-43), and professor of history (1943-51), UCLA; managing editor, Pacific Historical Review, 1936-47; published works include The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763 (1925) and Robert Dinwiddie: His Career in American Colonial Government and Westward Expansion (1941); Koontz died on August 6, 1951.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
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: Advance notice required for access.