Finding Aid for the Louis Knott Koontz Papers, ca. 1922-1951

Processed by Brooke Whiting; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Louis Knott Koontz Papers, ca. 1922-1951

Collection number: 314

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, November 1959
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Louis Knott Koontz Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1922-1951
Collection number: 314
Creator: Koontz, Louis Knott, 1890-
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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

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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

Gift of Mrs. Louis Knott Koontz, 1954.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Louis Knott Koontz Papers (Collection 314). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233263 

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials pertaining to Professor Koontz's university and departmental activities at UCLA.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Koontz, Louis Knott, 1890- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of History--Faculty--Archival resources.
Historians--California--Archival resources.
Periodical editors--California.


Container List

 

Louis Knott Koontz Papers

Scope and Content Note

Material includes microfilm of documents used in his research in Virginia Colonial History, a microfilm archives of 78 reels of correspondence concerning The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763, and 68 reels of correspondence of Virginia's Colonial governor, Robert Dinwiddie, 1752-1757, with an index; and transcripts of documents on Colonial American History, card indexes, and articles.

Note

*Transcribed from card file.