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Finding Aid for the Harvey Sacks Papers, 1955-1980
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harvey Sacks Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1980
    Collection number: 1678
    Creator: Sacks, Harvey
    Extent: 144 boxes (72 linear ft.) 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Harvey Sacks (d.1975) taught in the Department of Sociology at UC Irvine, UC Berkeley and UC Los Angeles (ca. 1960s-72). He is best known for his work in ethnomethodology and conversational analysis. The collection consists of notes, drafts, diaries, unpublished lectures, tapes, lectures, and miscellaneous materials related to Sacks' life and work.
    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

    Gift of Emanuel A. Schegloff, 1991.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harvey Sacks Papers (Collection 1678). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Sacks worked for the University of California, ca. 1960s-72; he taught in the Department of Sociology at UC Irvine, at UC Berkeley and UC Los Angeles; best known for his work in ethnomethodology and conversational analysis; died in 1975 when he was 40 years old.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of notes, drafts, diaries, unpublished lectures, tapes, lectures, and miscellaneous materials related to the life and work of Harvey Sacks.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Sacks, Harvey--Archives.
    University of California (System)--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Linguistics teachers--California--Archival resources.
    Sociolinguistics--Research.