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1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire photograph album

Photograph album containing 52 snapshots of streeets and buildings in San Francisco, following the earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906.

 
19th-century American political and literary figures album of carte de visite portraits

Album of carte de visite portraits of political and public figures, probably from the 1860s, most published by E. Anthony or E. and H.T. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New York, from photographic negatives by Mathew B. Brady's studio, Brady's National Portrait...

 
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A. Brown Co. Records

Andrew Brown (1829-1909) was born in Ireland. In 1852, he sailed around Cape Horn to San Francisco. He later went into the mercantile business, purchased thousands of acres of land, built a flour mill and a lumber mill and became...

 
Aaron (Benjamin) papers

UCLA Professor of Law Emeritus Benjamin Aaron's principal field of study was labor law and industrial relations with a special emphasis on comparative labor law. Materials include arbitration case files, conference files, documents pertaining to Aaron's involvement in the National...

 
Abbeys - Collection of Material

The collection consists of materials related to abbeys in Belgium and other parts of Europe.

 
Abdullah (Achmed) Papers

Achmed Abdullah (1881-1945) wrote screenplays, novels, plays and short stories. The collection consists of typescripts of screenplays, novels, plays, and short stories written by Abdullah.

 
Abel (Rudolfe) Collection of Material about Dance in S. Calif.

Collection consists of programs, clippings, advertising, dance school brochures, and serial publications relating to the dance in Southern California.

 
Abiko Family Papers

Kyutaro Abiko (1865-1936) was the longtime publisher of the of San Francisco, the leading Japanese daily newspaper published from 1899-1942. He also organized the Central California Land Company. In 1909, he married Yonako Abiko (1880-1944). After the death of Kyutaro...

 
Ackerman (Fremont) Papers

Fremont Ackerman worked as an engineer for the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in Montana. He later established his own business as a civil engineer and surveyor in the Southern California area. The collection consists of field books, maps, drawings, correspondence,...

 
Ackerman (Rhea C.) Papers

Rhea C. Ackerman (1896- ) worked at Los Angeles Juvenile Hall (1929-43), the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (1943-51), and was the director of public relations at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital (1954-59). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia...

 
ACT UP/Los Angeles records

ACT UP is an international direct action advocacy group focused primarily on improving the access to and quality of AIDS healthcare services, as well as coalition building with a broad range of other activist communities. This collection contains ephemera and...

 
Actors' Laboratory, Inc. Records

The Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood was a non-profit professional theater and school which existed from 1941-52. The collection includes financial and legal records, material regarding curriculum, enrollment, policies, and scholarships, minutes from executive board and committee meetings, memos, correspondence, a...

 
Adams (Agnes A., Lady) Papers

Lady Adams (1869-1942) was born Agnes Anne Cook in Scotland. She wrote popular articles for newspapers and magazines. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera related to Lady Adams's life and writings.

 
Adams (Ansel) Papers

Ansel Easton Adams (1902-1984) was born in San Francisco, California. A photographer and conservationist, he helped to establish photography as an art form and is known for his detailed, panoramic photos of the American West. The collection consists of typescripts,...

 
Adams (Charles K.) Santa Fe Railroad Collection

In 1868, Cyrus K. Holliday obtained a charter and raised capital for a new railroad that began running in Kansas the following year. He dreamed of a railway to replace covered wagons along the Santa Fe Trail between Independence, Missouri...

 
Adams (John M.) Papers

John Milton Adams (1905- ) was a professor of pediatrics at UCLA (1950-72) specializing in immunology, multiple sclerosis (MS), and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The collection consists of Adams's professional correspondence, publications, and research files.

Adams (Peggy H.) papers

Peggy Hamilton Adams was a fashion designer, editor of the rotogravure fashion page (1921-34) and a host for local radio programs (1929-33) that dealt with fashion concerns of the modern woman. The collection consists of materials related to Hamilton's career...

 
Adams (William B.) Papers

William B. Adams was professor of Theater Arts at UCLA. The collection consists of materials relating to the production of Adams' book, (c. 1977).

 
Adams (William S.) Papers

William S. Adams (1919- ) served in the medical corps of the U.S. Naval Reserve (1945-46), and also as a consultant to the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. He worked as a physician at the Veterans Administration Center Hospital, Los Angeles,...

 
Addington (Gerald, 4th Viscount Sidmouth of Devon, England) carte de visite photograph album of family and Oxford friends

Victorian photograph album containing carte de visite and cabinet card photographs of Gerald Anthony Pellew Bagnall Addington, 4th Viscount Sidmouth, his family, schoolmates, and Oxford college.

 
Ahn (Hyung-ju) Korean Materials Collection

Hyung-ju (also known as Henry) Ahn graduated from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania in 1964, worked as a computer systems analyst for aerospace companies and for Orange County, California (1965-95), and received his...

 
Ainslie (Douglas) Letters

Grant Duff Douglas Ainslie (1865-1948) was an English poet, critic, and diplomat. He translated works of Benedetto Croce into English and wrote (1928) and (1942). The collection consists of correspondence to Douglas Ainslie from various persons including one letter from...

 
Ainsworth (Ed) Papers

Edward Maddin Ainsworth (1902-1968) worked for the as a copyreader in 1924. He progressed from city editor to state editor, editorial page editor, assistant to the managing editor, and eventually became a columnist. He also wrote several books on California...

 
Ainsworth (Katherine) Papers

Katherine Ainsworth (1908- ) worked as a children's librarian for the Los Angeles Public Library (1928-35), school librarian for Los Angeles public schools (1949-51), and head librarian for Monrovia Public Library (1953-67). She was also a regular reviewer for the...

 
Aintabi (Sami A.) Collection of Arabic Manuscripts

Collection consists of Islamic manuscripts relating to a variety of subjects....

 
Air Pollution - Collection of Material

Collection contains pamphlets and mimeographed professional papers relating to air pollution and its physiological effects. Also contains a bibliography of journal publications on the subject....

 
Akahori Family papers

Masaru Akahori was born in 1884 in Tokushima Prefecture. He moved to the United States in 1904 where he resided in the San Francisco Bay area and worked in Sacramento and Placerville, California. After World War II he resettled in...

 
Akins (Zoe) Papers

Zoë Akins (1886-1958) was born in Missouri and relocated to California in 1928. A playwright, Akins plays enjoyed great popularity in the 1920s and 1930s on Broadway and in screen adaptations. The collection consists of Zoë Akins's literary manuscripts of...

 
Albert and Charles Boni, Inc. records

Albert Boni (1892-1981) founded Albert and Charles Boni, Incorporated with his brother in New York City (1923). They introduced Boni Paper Books, and sold them by mail-order subscription. Active in both literary and political fields, the firm published such controversial...

 
Albert Zugsmith papers

Collection of screenplays, treatments and related material.

 
Albertype Co. Souvenir Viewbooks

Collection consists of souvenir viewbooks from the Albertype Company, Brooklyn, New York, including views of the U.S., Canada, and Indians of North America. ...

 
Albright (Horace M.) papers

Horace Marden Albright (1890-1987) worked for the Federal government in the U.S. Department of the Interior (1915-17)and co-founded the U.S. National Park Service serving as assistant director (1917-19) and director (1929-33). He was also the first superintendent of Yellowstone National...

 
All World Hebrew Central Organization records

The All World Hebrew Central Organization was a Hebraic organization whose mission was to protect and defend the interests of the Hebrew people. Collection includes correspondence, clippings, and sheet music related to the All World Hebrew Central Organization located in...

 
Allan (Maud) Papers

Maud Allan (1883-1956) was a interpretive dancer. She made her performing debut in Vienna (1903) and was best known for her solo performance in (1908). She toured India (1913), Southeast Asia (1913 and 1923), South America (1919-1920), and the U.S....

 
Allen (Bennet M.) Papers

Bennet Mills Allen (1887-1963) was a professor of zoology at the University of Kansas (1913) and the Southern Branch of the University of California (1922). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, and photos related to Allen's career as a...

 
Allen Family Collection of Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Ephemera

The collection consists mainly of ephemera and printed material, a ball gown worn by the donor's mother to the Inauguration Ball, publications such as "Life" and "Look" and newspapers which cover the Kennedy inauguration and assassination. This collection also includes...

 
Allen (Henry W.) Papers

Henry Wilson Allen was born September 29, 1912 in Kansas City, Missouri; wrote more than fifty western novels for adults and children; during 1930s worked as a stablehand, shop clerk, and gold miner; became screenwriter for MGM in 1937; published...

 
Allen (John H.) Papers

Collection consists of typescripts of manuscripts by John Houghton Allen presented to Lawrence Clark Powell as well as two letters from Allen to Powell.

 
Allied Architects Assn. of Los Angeles Records

The Allied Architects Association of Los Angeles, California was founded ca. 1921 to provide municipal, county, state, and national governments with professional architects at a reasonable cost. AAALA did not accept or perform architectural services for private individuals or firms....

 
Altman (George) Papers

George Altman (1884-1962) was a German theatrical producer and director. The collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, bookplates, a 1902 calendar, sketches of stage plans, and a copy of Arthur Schnitzler's , with notations by Altman.

 
Alvin (Joe) papers

The collection consists of material related to the career of journalist and publicist Joe Alvin. Included in the collection are publicity photographs, writings by Alvin and others, correspondence, and memorabilia.

 
American Academy of Ophthalmology (Foundation) Oral History Series

Collection consists of eight volumes of the Ophthalmology Oral History series, A link with our past, from The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The volumes were produced in cooperation with the Regional Oral History Office, University of California,...

 
American Cities, a collection of perspectives

The collection consists of 8 perspective drawings of aerial views of major United States cities.

 
American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California records

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), established in 1920, originally began as the American Union Against Militarism in 1915, later becoming the National Civil Liberties Bureau in 1917. The ACLU of Southern California was established in Los Angeles in 1924....

 
American Composers Forum Los Angeles Chapter records guide

The American Composers Forum is a national organization that provides opportunities for composers to create and engage their communities in artistic creation and performance. The organization supports composers at all stages in their careers through grants, commissions, performance programs, and...

 
American Institute of Landscape Architects Records

The American Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) began as the Southern California Landscape Architects (SCLA) in 1954 after the appointment of the State Registration of California Landscape Architects Board by California Governor Goodwin Knight. The institute was renamed the California...

 
American Newspapers (Various) Collection of Reprints and Facsimile Reproductions

Collection consists of reprints and facsimile reproductions of issues of various American newspapers and historical headlines from the Los Angeles times of twentieth century Presidential elections (1900-1968). Also includes (1800), (1863), (1865), (1892), (1879), (1860), (1920), (1881), (1906), (1853), (1851),...

 
Amesti (Jose) Cuaderno de Cuentas dela Casa del J[os]e Amesti del Año de 1840 a 1850

Accounting book of Jose Amesti, an merchant in mid-nineteenth century Monterey, California.

 
Amestoy (Helen) Collection of Materials on Lawrence Clark Powell

Helen Amestoy was a librarian at the Los Angeles County Public Library, and a member of the first graduating class of UCLA's School of Library Science. This collection consists of letters, clippings, and other ephemera regarding Lawrence Clark Powell and...

 
Ammen (Daniel) Papers

Daniel Ammen (1819-1896) served in the U.S. Navy (1836-1868), was in charge of the Bureau of Yards and Docks and the Bureau of Navigation (1868-78), and served as Secretary of the Isthmian Canal Commission (1872-76). He was also an advocate...

 
Anderson (Arthur J.O.) papers

Arthur James Outram Anderson was a professor and researcher whose specializations included the American Southwest, Mesoamerica, and the Nahuatl language. Anderson’s most significant work that defined his professional career was his collaboration with colleague Charles E. Dibble, of the University...

 
Anderson (Eugene N.) Papers

Eugene Newton Anderson (1900- ) was a professor of history at the University of Nebraska where he was attacked during the McCarthy period by the American Legion for the use of a certain textbook. He later joined the UCLA Department...

 
Anderson (Hugh H.) Papers

Hugh Harris Anderson was a member of the Friends of the American Way and the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. He assisted Japanese Americans in Southern California at the time of the evacuation and post-World War...

 
Andrews (Colman) Papers

Colman Andrews wrote (with others, c. 1978), (c. 1984) and (1988). The collection consists of Andrews' manuscripts, correspondence, notes, published articles, printed and photocopied articles, and the typed manuscript, advance proof, and paperback edition of in English and Catalan.

 
Andrews (Robert H.) papers

Robert Hardy Andrews (b.1908) was a reporter, then city editor for and later of “Midweek” for the . He was also a writer-producer for radio, motion pictures and television, author of books, screenplays, television scripts and short stories. The collection...

 
Angulo (Jaime de) Papers

Jaime de Angulo (1887-1950) was born in Paris, France. He studied medicine in the U.S. at Cooper Union Medical School and Johns Hopkins. His interests turned to anthropology and linguistics. He wrote two novels, children's stories, poetry and a book...

 
ANTA West records

ANTA West was a non profit corporation organized in the state of California, in September 1957, to stimulate public interest in the performing arts and to foster and support live theatrical activity. The collection consists of files related to their...

 
Anthony (Gordon) Ballet and Theatrical Photograph Albums

Gordon Anthony was born James Gordon Dawson Stannus (1902-1989) in Wicklow, Ireland. His photographs during the ballet revival in England in the 1930s helped the Royal Ballet obtain international prominence. His books include (1950), (1951) and (1975). The collection consists...

 
Antiquarian Booksellers Assn. of America (S. Calif. Chapter) Records

The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America was founded in 1949 to encourage interest in rare books and manuscripts and to maintain the highest standards in the antiquarian book trade. The collection consists of the Southern California Chapter files of the...

 
Arai Family Papers

Ryichir Arai was born in 1855 and came to New York in 1876 to start the direct export of silk. Ryichir Arai, Toyo Morimura, and Morimoto Sato were founders of Japanese American Trade, and they promoted closer relations between Japan...

 
Architectural Pottery (Firm: Los Angeles, Calif.) Lawrence (Max and Rita) Records

Rita and Max Lawrence began the firm Architectural Pottery (1950) to produce and market the pottery container designs of students of LaGardo Tackett, professor at California School of Art. In 1971, the company name was changed to Group Artec and...

 
Architecture and Urban Planning Collection

Collection contains newspaper clippings relating to architecture and urban affairs, including smog control, freeways, and public transit. Also contains reports of the Community Analysis Bureau of Los Angeles....

 
Ardizzone (Edward) Papers

Edward Ardizzone (1900-1979) was born in Haiphong, French Indochina. He was a painter and graphic artist. He wrote and illustrated (1936) and illustrated more than 100 books, the most famous of which was The collection consists of original watercolors, manuscripts,...

 
Ardrey (Robert) Papers

Robert Ardrey (1908-1970) was born in Chicago, Illinois. He studied the natural and social sciences at University of Chicago and lectured on anthropology for two years, but later found himself more interested in drama. He became a Hollywood screenwriter and...

 
Armenian Manuscripts Collection

Collection consists of Armenian manuscripts from the 14th to 19th centuries, mostly from the Minasian Collection. Many are in contemporary bindings....

 
Arobateau (Red) papers

Red is a transsexual man, born in 1943. He is of mixed race heritage and identifies as White, Native, Hispanic and African-American. He is a poet, playwright, erotic artist and painter. This collection houses several self published poetry collections by...

 
Aroeste (Jean L.) Papers

Jean Lisette Aroeste (b.1932) was a reference librarian at UCLA (1962), wrote teleplays for the television series(1968-69), and was the co-editor of the (1971). The collection contains manuscripts of two television scripts for the program : “All our yesterdays” (1968),...

 
Artists Exhibition Announcements collection

Collection consists of individual artist exhibition announcements by commercial galleries and art museums. Announcements are for predominantly US artists and contain primarily visual information and occasional biographical data.

 
Ashizawa (Riichi) papers

Riichi Ashizawa (also known as George Asher) was a photographer and entrepreneur in San Francisco, California. Ashizawa was a Yamanashi native who came to the United States in 1899. He ran businesses such as Yamato Laundry, Asher's Picture House, Asher's...

 
AT & T Records of the Olympic Torch Relay

The 1984 Olympic torch relay, sponsored and documented by AT & T, began in New York City on May 8, 1984 and ended in the Los Angeles Coliseum on July 28, 1984 at the opening of the 1984 Summer Olympic...

 
Augsburg photographs from 1890-1905

Portfolio of ten mounted photographs by an unidentified photographer of streets, neighborhoods, churches and civic buildings of old Augsburg, probably dating from around 1900.

 
Ausmus (Delbert) papers

Collection consists of notes made by Colonel Delbert Ausmus on 5 x 8 cards in preparation for his oral history interview, A career in the U.S. Coast Artillery Corps, in which he relates his boyhood in the Southern Kansas wheat...

 
Austin (John C.) papers

John Corneby Wilson Austin (1870-1963) was a 20th century Los Angeles architect. He designed and supervised the construction of the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, California State Building, St. Vincent's Hospital, Griffith Observatory, and St. Paul's Church. In...

 
Austin (Mary H.) Carey McWilliams Collection of Material

Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) was an author who published thirty-one books and many short stories, essays, and poems. The collection consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, clippings, and ephemera by and about Mary Austin. The bulk of the collection is made...

 
Austin (Verne) Papers

Austin was born in 1894. He was Commander of the 752nd Military Police Battalion of Tule Lake, California from 1943-45. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. Collection contains records of events and exhibits related to the...

 
Avant-Garde (Poetry) Tape Recordings

Collection consists of 42 reel-to-reel tapes recorded by Michael Silverton for an avant-garde poetry series for New York radio station WNYC in 1966, and another for radio station WBAI in 1967. Interviewees include: Kenneth Koch, John Ashbery, Allan Kaplan, Jerome...

 
Avawatz Salt and Gypsum Company records

The Avawatz Salt and Gypsum Company was formed by Herman Henry Kerckhoff in Los Angeles in 1912. The company owned 2,450-acres of mining property in the Avawatz Mountains, located in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County. In 2011 the...

 
Avon Books collection

Collection consists of an archive set up by the UCLA Library of all the books published by the Avon Book Division of the Hearst Corporation, beginning with March 1960.

 
Axe (Ruth F.) Collection of material about H.H. Bancroft and Company

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, publications, and ephemera by and about H.H. Bancroft and Co. and A.L. Bancroft and Co. Ruth Frey Axe compiled the collection to complete the Bancroft publications checklist started by Henry Wagner and Eleanor Bancroft.

 
Ayres & Fiege (Firm) architectural drawings

Ayres & Fiege was a prolific Los Angeles architectural firm founded in 1946 by Donald Ayres and Herbert F. Fiege. The collection consists of the firm's architectural drawings, plans, and specifications from school, church, commercial and residential projects.

 
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Babitz (Mae) papers

Mae Babitz (1911-2003) illustrated architectural landmarks of Los Angeles from 1940 to 1970 and was instrumental in saving Simon Rodia's Watts Towers from destruction. The collection includes artwork as well as personal correspondence and correspondence with the City of Los...

 
Bacher (William A.) Papers

William A. Bacher (1900- ) practiced dentistry for 10 years before becoming a radio producer in 1929. He joined 20th Century-Fox in 1943 and produced (1944), (1945), and (1947). He also co-wrote and produced in 1955. The collection consists of...

 
Baden (Nancy) Collection about Brazilian Literature

Nancy Baden was a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Cal State Fullerton. Much of her work concentrated on Jorge Amado and literature produced under the period of Brazilian censorship. This collection consists of books that are either by or...

 
Baerwald (Hans H.) papers

Hans Baerwald was a UCLA professor emeritus and internationally renowned scholar of Japanese politics. The collection consists of correspondence, Baerwald's master publication file, lecture notes, professional organization and conference files and research files on subjects such as the purge, the...

 
Bail (Hamilton V.) Harvard collection

The Hamilton V. Bail Harvard collection consists of books, ephemera, and assorted printed material relating to the history of Harvard College.

 
Bailey (Paul D.) Papers

Paul Dayton Bailey (1906-1987) was a publisher, editor, and author who chronicled the Mormon Church and the American West and established Westernlore Press in 1941. The collection consists of Bailey's literary typescripts and holograph corrections of books about the American...

 
Baird (William M.) Papers

Boxes 10-21 include correspondence, receipted bills, cancelled checks, articles of incorporation, letterbooks, cashbooks, deeds, tax records, ledgers, other legal instruments and business papers, journals, photographs, and newspapers pertaining to the Curtis Ranch, Bloomington, San Bernardino County, California, owned and operated...

 
Baker (Betty) Papers

Betty Lou Baker (1928-1987) was a writer specializing in historical fiction about the Southwestern U.S. The collection consists of Baker's manuscripts, galleys, newspaper clippings, publicity releases, ephemera, and correspondence. Manuscripts include , , and . Correspondence is with various publishers...

 
Baker (Frank) papers

Frank Baker was an Australian actor and stuntman in Hollywood whose career spanned from 1912 to 1970. This collection consists of ink drawings, color paintings and notes of costumes and locations he made for the films (1928, directed by Chester...

 
Baker (Frederick) Collection of Avalon City Council Minutes

Frederick Baker served as city attorney for the city of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, California. The collection consists of an incomplete set of copies of Avalon city council meeting minutes for 1913-1942.

 
Balcena (Antony) Papers

Antony Galindo Balcena, a Mexican-American, was born in Lompoc, California in April 30, 1954 and died in Los Angeles, California in November 23, 1995. Antony Balcena, (also known as Tony Balcena) was an accomplished dancer, choreagrapher and Gay and AIDS...

 
Baldensperger (Fernand) papers

Fernand Baldensperger (1871-1958) was a literary scholar, author (under the pseudonym Fernand Baldenne), and professor who contributed greatly to the field of Comparative Literature. In addition to teaching at the Universities of Nancy (1884-1900), Lyon (1900-1910), and Paris (1910-1935) in...

 
Ball (Gordon H.) Papers

Gordon Harold Ball (1899- ) was a professor of zoology at UCLA (1946- ). His research concerned marine invertebrates and the parasitic protozoa, especially the gregarines and malarial organisms. Ball also served as president of the American Society of Parasitologists...

 
Ball (Jane E.) Papers

Jane Eklund Ball (1921- ) was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of (1949), (1953), (1969), and (1969). The collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, and a first edition presentation copy of , a...

 
Ballantyne (R.M.) Papers

R.M. Ballantyne (1825-1894) was a apprentice clerk with Hudson's Bay Company in Manitoba, Canada. He requested a wilderness post, and was sent to posts along the north shore of the St. Lawrence (1846-47). His recollections were published in 1848 and...

 
Ballin (Hugo) papers

Hugo Ballin (1879-1956) was born in New York City. He began his Hollywood career creating motion picture sets for Samuel Goldwyn and later worked as a director and producer. He ultimately gave up his film career to focus on art...

 
Balser (Bob) papers

Bob Balser has been involved in animation production and direction since the 1950s. The collection consists of production-related material for animated projects produced by Bob Balser and his animation studio Pegbar, a small amount of material documenting Balser's involvement with...

 
Bandini Family Papers

Juan Bandini (1800-59) was one of the most prominent men of his time in Southern California. He amassed a fortune through merchandising, farming, and stockraising. One of his daughters married the biggest land owner and rancher in Southern California at...

 
Bangs (John A.) collection of George Edwin Burnell and Mary Lamoreaux Burnell lectures

George Edwin Burnell (1863-1948) was a religious educator, and an authority on metaphysical subjects and sacred literature. Mimeographed transcripts of his lectures sold well enough to go into multiple editions. He was also the president and director of the California...

 
Baraka (Imamu A.) Papers

Imamu Amiri Baraka (1934- ) was the founder and editor of magazine and Totem Press (1958), founder and director of the Black Arts Repertory Theatre (1964-66), director of Spirit House, co-founder and chairman of the Congress of African People, and...

 
Barnett (Linda D.) Collection of Materials about Bret Harte

Linda Diz Barnett is the author of (c1980). The collection consists of photocopies of articles compiled by Barnett, along with her holograph notes about articles and annotations used for her “Bret Harte: an annotated bibliography of secondary comment.”

 
Barnhart (Edward N.) papers

Edward Norton Barnhart was a professor of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley and also served as bibliographer for the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Collection there. This collection consists of copies and originals of reports, research papers, and...

 
Barron (Lester) Collection of Performing Artist Autographs

Collection consists of autographs of famous personalities including performing artists, authors, and politicians. Some are accompanied with personal notes, letters, photographs, or other ephemera. Autographs include signatures of Robert Jones Burdett, Thomas Edison, Arthur Foote, Helen Keller, Rudyard Kipling, Nellie...

 
Barry (Bert B.) Collection of Material about Pinocchio

A collection consisting of material assembled by Bert Byron Barry related to Pinocchio and Carlo Collodi.

 
Barrymore family collection of scrapbooks, stills, and ephemera

The collection consists of clippings, stills and a small amount of ephemera related to the careers of actors Lionel, Ethel, and John Barrymore.

 
Barrymore (Lionel) Music Manuscripts

Lionel Barrymore (1878-1954) became a leading Broadway actor by 1900 and went on to appear in 250 screen roles. He also wrote several scripts, a novel and composed orchestral music, including a symphony. The collection consists primarily of music compositions...

Bartlett (Adelbert) papers

Adelbert Bartlett was a commercial photographer based in Santa Monica, California, and the director of the Near East Relief Fund in Los Angeles. The collection contains photographs, negatives, periodicals, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Bartlett's life as a commercial photographer...

 
Bartlett (Paul A.) Collection of Submissions to the Literary Annual, Workshop

Paul Bartlett (1909- ) was born in Missouri. He edited the literary annual, , the only issue of which was published in Ciudad Guzman, Mexico in 1942. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, notes, and letters sent to Paul Bartlett...

 
Bartlett (Paul A.) Papers

Paul Alexander Bartlett (1909- ) was born in Moberly, Missouri, and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was an instructor in creative writing at Georgia State College (1955) and editor of publications at the University of California Santa Barbara...

 
Basset (James E.) Papers

James E. Bassett (1912-1978) was born in Glendale, California. He authored several novels, including (1962), (1968), and (1971). was later made into a film. The collection consists of manuscript drafts, galley proofs, correspondence, and advertising material related to (1962).

 
Bauer (John) papers

John Bauer was a managing director and one of the founding members of the Los Angeles Community Concert Association, and a founder of the Ojai festivals. The collection consists of papers relating to Bauer's term of office as managing director...

 
Bauman (Jacob) Papers

Rabbi Jacob Bauman (1871-1940) was the rabbi of Agudath Achim Congregation, then Congregation Talmud Torah, and finally with Congregation Share Torah, where he remained until his death in 1940. As a scholar, he was concerned with the study of the...

 
Baumfeld (Rudolf L.) papers

Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld (1903-1988) worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles. Baumfeld was the principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951). He designed several projects in Europe and...

 
Baxter (George) Color Prints and Books

George Baxter (1804-1867) was a printer and wood engraver. He invented a process of printing pictures in natural colors by using an aquatint key plate, and superimposing colors with wood and metal blocks. The collection consists of approximately 100 color...

 
Beck (Frank) Papers

Frank Beck (1893-1962) was an artist who created the cartoon strips (1920-36), (1926-37), (1935-62), and (1940-56). The collection consists of Beck's cartoon strips, original ink drawings, proof sheets, clippings, printed ephemera, correspondence and photographs.

 
Becket (Marta) Papers

The collection consists of materials related to the development and growth of the Amargosa Opera House as a performance venue by Marta Becket and Tom Williams and the productions created by Marta Becket since the theatre's opening in 1968.

 
Becks (Hermann) Papers

Hermann Becks (1897-1962) was born in Wesel am Rhine, Germany. He is known for his research and publications in dentistry and experimental biology. The collection consists of correspondence and printed material related to Becks's career as a dentist and research...

 
Beebe (Charles A.) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence and papers of Charles A. Beebe, chiefly as receiver of public moneys for the district of lands subject to sale at Los Angeles. Includes his letter of appointment on January 29, 1863 signed by President Abraham...

 
Beerbohm (Max, Sir) Papers

Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (1872-1956) was born in London, England. He became a satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, unpublished poems, original drawings, and ephemera related to the writings of...

 
Beilenson (Anthony C.) Papers

Anthony Charles Beilenson was born on Oct. 26, 1932 in New Rochelle, NY; BA, Harvard Univ., 1954; LL.B, Harvard Univ. Law School, 1957; admitted to CA bar in 1957, and began practice in Beverly Hills; worked as counsel, CA State...

 
Belcher (Ernest) Papers

Belcher was born in London, England, in 1883. He studied ballet in London and was the principal danseur at the Alhambra Theatre (1902-09). He founded the Celeste School of Dance in 1916, which supplied dancers for films and produced ballets...

 
Bell (Alexander G.) Collection of Material

Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was granted patents in 1874 on a multiple telegraph, invented the telephone (1875) and the photophone (1880). The collection consists of works by and about Alexander Graham Bell. Includes pamphlets,...

 
Bell (Alphonzo E.) Papers

Alphonzo Bell (1875-1947) was born in Los Angeles, California. He was a farmer, land developer and subdivider near Santa Fe Springs. He developed the residential subdivision, Bel Air, in West Los Angeles and owned substantial developments of crude oil in...

 
Bell (Mackenzie) Papers

Mackenzie Bell (1856-1930) published numerous books, articles and poems. The collection contains holograph manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, pictures, and related ephemera. Includes holograph manuscripts of , , and . Also contains materials relating to the Rossettis, Algernon Swinburne, Theodore Watts-Dunton, William...

 
Bellem (Robert) Papers

Bellem (1902-1968)was born in Philadelphia. He worked as a journalist for 15 years in Philadelphia, Miami, Albuquerque and California. Bellem sold his first detective story to in 1925. He began writing for in 1934. He also wrote under the pseudonyms...

 
Bell-Muir Family Papers

Clark E. Bell (1881-1960) became agent and inspector of agencies for New York Life Insurance Company. He served as a member of the San Marino, California City Council (1942-47) and as mayor (1947-52). Mabel Muir, was a niece of the...

 
Bennett (Raphael F.) The shelter of the cloth

Typescript draft of an unpublished novel set in Mexico around 1871. The narrative is primarily a tragic drama with political intrigue, religious turmoil, class conflict, and sexual content, but also describes the clashes between liberal reformers and the Catholic Church...

Bennett (Walter E.) photographic collection

Walter E. Bennett (1921-1995) was the first salaried photographer for , where he worked from 1952 to 1982. The collection consists of photographic materials such as prints, negatives and slides. It also includes miscellaneous manuscripts and ephemera related to Bennett's...

 
Benny (Jack) Papers

Benjamin Kubelsky (1894-1974) was born in Chicago. He began his career as a violinist and turned to comedy in 1918. He was a successful vaudeville performer, actor and radio personality. The collection consists of radio and television scripts, photographs and...

 
Benson (Arthur C.) Papers

Arthur Christopher Benson (1862-1925) published his first volume of essays in 1896. In all, he published more than seventy books, including poetry, short stories, novels, biographies, and essays. The collection consists of correspondence and literary manuscripts, an unpublished novel and...

 
Benson (E.F.) Papers

E.F. Benson (1867-1940) wrote more than 75 published works, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The collection consists of holograph drafts of three of Benson's novels, files of publisher's statements, contracts, letters and clippings.

 
Benson (Mary) research material about the African National Congress, South Africa

A collection of research notes related to the South African political history and the African National Congress taken by political activist, bureaucrat, and biographer, Mary Benson, during the course of her political career, 1940s to the mid 1960s.

 
Benson (Robert L.) papers

Robert Louis Benson (b.1925 - d.1996) was a professor in the department of history at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The collection consists of research notes, the manuscript of (1968), manuscript transcriptions, articles for journals, galley and proof...

 
Bentley Family papers

The Bentley family was prominent in the nineteenth-century publishing industry. Richard Bentley (1794-1871), after joining his brother Samuel in a successful printing business (1819), partnered with Henry Colburn (1829) to begin the long-running Standard Novels series. After dissolving the partnership...

 
Berryman (Mildred) papers

Mildred Berryman was a researcher, writer, photographer, and stenographer in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas. As a lesbian member of the Church of Latter-day Saints, she did research concerning lesbian and gay communities in Salt Lake City, Utah....

 
Beyer (Helen P.) Cookery Collection

Collection consists of materials assembled from cooking classes, books, and ephemeral material. Includes recipes and course notes from Le Cordon Bleu, Maxim's, La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine, Gastronomic Institute (Vienna), Gourmet's Oxford Programme, Jack Lirio Cooking School, and others....

 
Beyer (Walter) Papers

Walter Beyer (1913-1969) joined Paramount Pictures in 1952 as a special projects engineer and worked on shutter timing devices, design of stereo-camera setups, experimental stereo projection, and the development of VistaVision, Paramount's wide screen process. In 1955, he joined the...

 
Biafra-Nigeria War Collection of Material

The Biafra-Nigeria war, also known as the Nigerian Civil War, began when the eastern section of Nigeria seceded and declared itself the Republic of Biafra on May 30, 1967. The collection consists of printed and photocopied articles, reports, etc. relating...

 
Bibliographical Subject Index

Collection consists of clippings from English dealer catalogs and lists, and arranged alphabetically under subject headings supplied by the compiler. Clippings are mounted on some 4000 sheets, with each clipping headed by an author, catchword title or subject entry....

 
Bibo (Irving) papers

Irving Bibo (1889-1962) wrote tunes for the Ziegfield Follies, Greenwich Village Follies and other theatricals in the 1920s, composed scores for more than 300 motion pictures, and composed college songs including "Sing UCLA." The collection consists of letters, photographs, clippings,...

 
Bierce (Ambrose), Carey McWilliams collection of material about

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) was born in Ohio. He was a journalist, satirist and author of sardonic short stories based on themes of death and horror. The collection consists of correspondence, typescript copies of letters, photographs, clippings, manuscript notes, and ephemera...

 
Biles (Rosemary) collection about Ralph J. Bunche

Clippings and ephemera related to the career of Ralph J. Bunche.

 
Billingsley (Ray) Papers

Ray Billingsley practiced law and participated in other business ventures in Orange, California, including the Orange Auto Power Company. The collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, and memorabilia of Ray Billingsley.

 
Binyon (Laurence) Papers

Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) was a British Museum official for 40 years as well as a art historian, critic, translator, playwright, and poet. The collection consists of 7 versions of Binyon's play, , which was composed by Binyon in 1923 in...

 
Biobooks Records

Collection includes archives of Biobooks, Oakland, California, including correspondence files, ca. 1942-1953, ephemera, U.S. Geological Survey maps of California, print blocks used for publications by Biobooks, as well as the Grabhorn Press, book dealers' catalogs, book covers, unbound texts of...

 
Bird (Isabella) travels on horseback from Baghdad to Tehran in 1890 photograph album

Album containing 101 black-and-white photographs documenting Isabella Bird's journey from Baghdad to Tehran in 1890.

 
Birdwell (Russell) papers

Russell Juarez Birdwell was a reporter for Hearst Newspapers and subsequently the head of publicity for David O. Selznick (ca. 1936-193), for whom he directed the publicity campaign for . Thereafter he worked independently as publicity agent for actors and...

 
Biscailuz (Eugene W.) Papers

Eugene W. Biscailuz (1883- ) was the first superintendent of the California Highway Patrol and the sheriff of Los Angeles county. The collection consists of correspondence, photographic negatives, photographs, ephemera, election returns, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Biscailuz's career.

 
Bixby Smith (Sarah) correspondence

Sarah Hathaway Bixby Smith (1871-1935) was a writer and activist. Her works include: (ca.1920), (1924), (1925), (1926), (1930), (ca. 1933) and (1933). She was significantly involved in women's groups such as the Friday Morning Club and the American Association of...

 
Bjerknes (Jakob) Papers

Jakob Aall Bonnevie Bjerknes (1897-1975) was a professor of meteorology at UCLA (1940-1965). He founded UCLA's Atmospheric Sciences Department. His research work focused on the importance of atmospheric fronts and initial formulation of polar front model, and global changes in...

 
Bjork (David K.) Papers

David Knuth Bjork (1891-1962) was a professor (1932-44, 1944-58) and chairman of the UCLA history department (1939-58). He was also the director of the Western Federal Savings and Loan Association, Los Angeles (1939-43). The collection consists of photographic prints of...

 
Black Californians for McGovern Records

Collection consists of membership lists, paid bills and receipts, and materials relating to Black Californians for McGovern....

 
Black Mask

Black Mask was a detective fiction pulp magazine.

 
Blackburn (Francis A.) Papers

Francis Adelbert Blackburn (1845-1923) taught high school in San Francisco, California and Old and Middle English at the University of Chicago. He retired in 1913 and relocated to Hollywood, California. The collection consists of diaries, travel journals, correspondence, legal papers,...

 
Blair (Maurice G.) Papers

Maurice G. Blair (1889-1963) was a vice principal and then a principal in the Los Angeles city schools. He also held various supervisorial posts in the Los Angeles City School System. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, yearbooks, and...

 
Blake (Harry E.) Papers

Harry E. Blake was a member of the Alhambra City Council (1945-56) and served as mayor of Alhambra (1961). The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and clippings of Harry E. Blake as well as publications and other documentation related to...

 
Blaney (Harry F.) Papers

Harry French Blaney (1892-1976) worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (1917-62), was a research associate in the Department of Irrigation Research and Soil Science at UCLA (1962-65), and served in the Department of Engineering and Water Resource Center (1965-73)....

 
Bleefield (Therese) Papers

Collection consists of a typescript with holograph corrections, author's proof, page proofs, and index entries on 3 x 5 cards of Therese and Charles Bleefield, in their translation of (1949) by Alexandre Tansman....

 
Blevins (Melvin L.) Collection of Material about Water Resources in the San Fernando Valley

Melvin Blevins served with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power as watermaster for the Upper Los Angeles River Area, and as senior hydrologic engineer in the Groundwater and Water Rights, Los Angeles Aqueduct Division. The collection consists mostly...

 
Blinn (Marjeanne J.) collection on Frances Clarke Sayers

Marjeanne Blinn, a children's librarian and former student of Frances Clarke Sayers, worked with Sayers on an anthology of Sayers' writings, , published in 1964. The collection includes over sixty 3" reel tape recordings of Sayers' lectures, speeches and workshops,...

 
Blood Relatives and Tomorrow Never Comes motion picture scripts and publicity material

(1977) and (1978) are two feature films produced by Michael Klinger and Julian Melzack. The collection consists of publicity and script material representing the two films.

 
Bloom (Nancy J. Fostvedt Tice) Collection of Family Photographs by Will Connell

Opal Weimer Fostvedt Tice (ca. 1900-1978) was a member of the Los Angeles art community and often a model for photographers in the group. Will Connell (1898-1961) was a self taught photographer (1920s). He opened a studio in downtown Los...

 
Blue (Ben) Papers

Ben Blue (1901-1975) was a dance instructor, dance school proprietor, and night club owner in Hollywood and San Francisco). In 1926, he appeared on screen in short subjects for Warner Brothers and later worked with Hal Roach, Paramount, and MGM....

 
Board of State and Territorial Commissioners of the North, Central and South American Exposition - Minutes of meetings

In 1885, a board of state and territorial commissioners was created to develop the North, Central, and South American Exposition in New Orleans. These two manuscripts are the minutes of the board's meetings, as taken by secretary Charles B. Turrill,...

 
Boder (David P.) Papers

David P. Boder (1886-1961) was a psychology professor at the Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology) (1927-52), the trustee and executive director of the Psychological Museum in Chicago (1937-57), and the psychological consultant with the war training program of...

 
Boime (Albert) papers

The collection contains drafts, correspondence, notes, course materials, and research aids pertaining to the academic career of art historian and professor Albert Boime. Materials in the collection span Boime's graduate studies and lengthy career, including seminal research on Vincent Van...

 
Bois de Boulogne, Château de Saint-Cloud, and Mont-Saint-Michel Photograph album

Photograph album, probably produced between 1875 and 1890, containing views of the Bois de Boulogne, Château de Saint-Cloud, and Mont-Saint-Michel.

 
Bolger (Ray) papers

Among his many roles on stage, screen and television in a career that spanned sixty years, American comedian and dancer Ray Bolger was best known for his role as the Scarecrow in the 1939 film, . In addition to his...

 
Boll (Theophilus E.M.) Papers

Theophilus E.M. Boll (1902- ) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania (1922-72). The collection consists of letters, photographs, and research material relating to the English novelist Stephen Hudson and the publication of Hudson's novel , with...

 
Boni (Albert) Collection of Material about Photography

Albert Boni (1892-1981) originated the idea of a very small format for abridged classics called “The Little Leather Library,” which were sold through Woolworth's (1914). He sold the book shop in 1917 and joined Horace Liveright to form the Boni-Liveright...

 
Bonpane (Blase) Papers

Blase Bonpane taught political science and sociology at California State University Northridge (1973-81), was the executive director of the Office of the Americas and the author of many books and articles, chiefly on Central America. The collection consists of correspondence,...

 
Boodin (John E.) Papers

John Elof Boodin (1869-1950) was professor of philosophy at Grinnell College (1900-4), University of Kansas (1904-13), Carleton College (1913-28), and UCLA (1928-39). He also served as president of the American Philosophical Association, Western Division (1932-33). The collection includes correspondence, lecture...

 
Book of Wealth and the Book of the Fair (H.H. Bancroft & Co.) Collection

Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832-1918) established a bookselling and publishing business in San Francisco. The collection consists of engraving plates, portfolios with prints, and editions of Hubert Howe Bancroft's and . Includes cygne noir edition, author's editions, and sections of the...

 
Book Publishers Assn. of Southern Calif.

Collection consists of correspondence and printed material, including publishers' catalogs....

 
Booker (Bob) scripts and record albums

Bob Booker is a writer, producer, and director of television. He has also written and produced comedy albums. The collection consists of photocopies of television scripts such as and . Additionally there are a small number of commercially released comedy...

 
Bookplate Collection

Collection consists of thousands of bookplates from the United States, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Iran, Russia, and South Africa. Includes several hundred children's bookplates, some highlighted by Kate Greenaway and engravings of Gordon Craig, G.H. Shurtleff, Pixie Harris, and wood...

 
Booksellers' Correspondence and Letters Written by Women

The collection is comprised of booksellers' letters, women's letters, and correspondence pertaining to Arwarton (Erwarton) Estate in Suffolk, England. Letters and printed materials in the booksellers' correspondence (ca. 1710-1854) are both to and from British booksellers, customers, authors, and others...

 
Booth (Bradford A.) Papers

Bradford Allen Booth (1909- ) was a professor and chairman of the Department of English at UCLA. He was the editor of and wrote many books. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials.

 
Born (Ernest) Collection of Italian Medieval and Renaissance Architectural and Art Photographs

Ernest Born was born in 1898. He studied architecture under John Galen Howard at the University of California, Berkeley and then went to work in Europe. After the war Born returned to architectural practice in San Francisco. He also became...

 
Borough (Reuben W.) papers

Reuben W. Borough (1883-1970) was active in the Populist movement in Los Angeles in the early 20th century. He was a newspaper reporter for the , worked on Upton Sinclair's EPIC (End Poverty in California) gubernatorial campaign, and served as...

Bound Manuscripts Collection

The bound manuscripts collection consists of over 700 manuscripts from the 7th to the 19th century and covers a wide variety of topics. The collection includes a papyrus fragment from the 7th century, a North French or Flemish (late 15th...

 
Bowers (Edgar) papers

The Edgar Bowers papers consist of the poet's original correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, photographs, recordings, and publications that document Bowers' family life, personal history, and development as a poet and scholar.

 
Bowring (John, Sir) Papers

Sir John Bowring (1792-1872) undertook commercial missions on behalf of the government, examining the accounting and financial systems of other governments, which led to a change in the English Exchequer. In 1824, his friend Jeremy Bentham founded the , and...

 
Bowron (Fletcher) Collection of Material About the Los Angeles Metropolitan History Project

Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968) was born in Poway, California. He served as mayor of Los Angeles for fifteen years (1938-53). The collection consists of unedited transcripts of tape recorded interviews conducted by former Los Angeles Mayor Fletcher Bowron for a UCLA...

 
Boyer (Charles) French Research Foundation Collection

Charles Boyer and friends founded the French Research Foundation in Los Angeles, California, in the late 1930s to collect information on France and her people and their historical, artistic, and cultural background. Boyer hoped the Hollywood movie industry would use...

 
Boyer (Charles) papers

Charles Boyer (1899-1978) was born in Figeac, France. He developed an acting career in films produced in France and Hollywood. The collection consists of approximately 200 photographs and publicity stills, souvenir programs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera from Boyer's career in...

 
Boynton Teachers' Agency Records

Collection consists of letter books and client ledgers for the Boynton Teachers' Agency, annual directories for California county and city schools through high school level, and a small group of directories for other Western states....

 
Bradbury (Ray) Papers

Ray Douglas Bradbury (1920- ) has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, including (1950), , and . The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and ephemera by and related to Ray Bradbury.

 
Bradley (Marion Z.) papers

Marion Zimmer Bradley was born June 3, 1930 in Albany New York during the Great Depression. She was interested in science fiction and fantasy as a teenager, participating in amateur fiction contests as an adjunct and as a contestant, most...

 
Bradley (Mayor Tom) Administration papers

The collection contains the records of the administration of Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, whose tenure in office covered an unprecedented five terms. Although the bulk of the collection spans Bradley's years as mayor (1973-1993), the collection also contains some...

 
Bradley (Tom) Collection of Material about Rapid Transit and Urban Development in Los Angeles

Collection consists of typescript (photocopied and offset) reports on plans for rapid transit and city development in Los Angeles....

 
Brady (Roy) Collection about Wine Societies

Roy Brady was the chairman of the Alta California Wine and Food Society (1965-1983), and wrote for , , and . The collection consists of menus of various wine and food societies from California and Europe, articles by Brady, a...

 
Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries album of Civil War-era carte de visite portraits

Album of carte de visite photographs from the Civil War era, containing portraits, including many of Union Army soldiers and officers, produced at the photography studio of Matthew B. Brady, the National Photographic Portrait Galleries, probably the New York studio,...

 
Brand (Max) Stories

Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), best known as Max Brand, was an author of western novels such as (1930), (1938), and (1940). He also wrote spy and crime novels under the pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler including (1940) and...

 
Brandon (William) Papers

William Edward Brandon (1914- ) was a visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts (1966-67), California State University, Los Angeles (1970-71), and California State University, Long Beach (1970-71, 1974-75). He wrote short stories, screenplays and books including (1943), (1955), (1961),...

 
Brandt (George) Papers

George Brandt(1916-1963)was born in Brooklyn, New York. He became a producer and writer of radio, television and film scripts for NBC, Paramount and Douglas Aircraft. The collection consists of plays, screenplays, television and radio plays, scrapbooks, magazines, and photographs documenting...

 
Braver (Michael) collection of Americanist material

Collection consists of over 300 speeches by Americanist right-wing extremist spokesmen on reel to reel and cassette tapes, as well as Americanist journals, books, pamphlets, booklets, and fugitive materials. Includes speakers from the John Birch Society, the National Socialist White...

 
Brazilian Newspapers Collection

Collection contains various Brazilian newspapers, primarily from Rio de Janeiro and S_Paulo, bound according to specific subjects or events in Brazilian history. Subjects covered include the death of Ruy Barbosa, the centenary of Brazilian independence, and the end of the...

 
Brennan (Frederick H.) Papers

Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (1901-1962) was a rewrite man and political reporter for the (1921-23), a movie critic, feature and editorial writer for the (1923-28), and a scenario writer for Fox Films, MGM, and First National Films (1928-30) before becoming a...

 
Briggs family papers

A collection of Briggs family correspondence (1822-1935), WWI booklets, photographs and insignia, news clippings (ca. 1925), and family keepsakes.

 
Bright (Reginald G.) Papers

Reginald Golding Bright (d. 1941) was from a theatrical family. The collection consists of correspondence from dramatists, actors and actresses, producers, managers, critics, and publishers to Bright, a London theatrical agent.

 
Brightfield (Myron F.) Papers

Myron Franklin Brightfield (1897-1964) was a professor of English at UC Berkeley (1926- ). His published works include (1928), (1932), (1940), and (1968). The collection consists of research notes, drafts, and card indexes related to Professor Brightfield's studies of Victorian...

 
Brinskele (Angela) photographs

Angela Brinskele is a professional lesbian and has been Director of Communications of the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives for the past five years. Angela is a professional photographer who worked for The Lesbian News for several years and has...

 
British and American Book Auction Catalogs collection

British catalogs from 1703-1930, the reference collection of English bookseller Frank Marcham, and various American book catalogs comprise this collection.

 
British Charity Commission Endowed School Department Records

Collection consists of six volumes of records of the British Charity Commission Endowed School Department. The first contains the document, Warrant appointing commissioners and secretary under provisions of the Endowed Schools Act, 1869. Meeting minutes are contained in three volumes...

 
British Political Engravings Collection

Collection consists of caricatures of political events of the day. Items are variously initialed PHILO HB, HB, IH, BH, FOZ, and HH....

 
Britton (Nan) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia....

 
Broadcasting Equipment photographs

The collection consists of photographs of various types of indoor and outdoor equipment related to mid-twentieth century radio and television broadcasting.

 
Broadside Ballads from England, Ireland, and the United States collection

Broadside ballads provided lyrics to popular songs, and were sold cheaply on individual sheets of paper. This collection contains approximately 2,000 English, Irish, and American broadsides from the nineteenth century.

 
Brodie (Bernard) Papers

Bernard Brodie (1910-1978) was a senior staff member at the Rand Corporation (1951-66), professor of political science at UCLA (1966-77), fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and author of various books. The collection consists of professional correspondence,...

 
Brodkin (Karen) Research files and recorded interviews

Materials on labor, race, gender, the environment and contemporary grass roots social movements in Los Angeles communities. The materials were produced through the academic research of Karen Brodkin, Professor Emeritus in the UCLA Anthropology Department. The collection mainly consists of...

 
Brooke (Henry) 13 Weeks on the Lord Warden

This handwritten journal records the journey of the Englishman Henry Brooke from England to Australia aboard the Lord Warden. The journal is largely an account of the seafaring life, with reference to daily weather, animal sightings, and social events onboard...

 
Broomstick magazine records

, founded in 1978 by Maxine Spencer and Polly Taylor in the San Francisco Bay area, is an independent, self-published radical feminist magazine dedicated to supporting and promoting women and lesbian activism and art for an audience of women over...

 
Brown (Bob) papers

Bob Brown (1886-1959) was a writer, editor, publisher, and traveler. The collection consists of personal papers, manuscripts (including examples of Brown's visual/conceptual writings), publications, correspondence, photographs, cookbooks and other gastronomic-related items, clippings, and miscellaneous ephemera.

 
Brown (Theodore V.) Papers

Collection consists of about 50 items, including scattered issues of , vol.4, 1898, a scrapbook of clippings about San Jose pharmacist Theodore V. Brown, and some correspondence....

 
Brown (Truesdell S.) Papers

Truesdell Sparhawk Brown (1906-1992) was a asssistant professor (1948-51), associate professor (1951-56), professor (1956-73) and professor emeritus of ancient history at UCLA and chairman of history department (1959-62). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, photocopies, printed books, offprints, pamphlets,...

 
Brown (Vanessa) Papers

Vanessa Brown (1928- ) was born in Vienna, Austria. She appeared in Broadway plays and films. In 1962, she became a writer-coordinator for the . She worked as a correspondent with the Service (1970-74), and with the National Public Radio...

 
Bruman (Henry J.) papers

Henry John Bruman (1913- ) was a assistant and associate professor (1945-55), professor, and from 1957-61, chairman of the Department of Geography at UCLA. He specialized in cultural history and the geography of Latin America. The collection consists of photographs,...

 
Brunvand (Jan H.) Papers

Jan Harold Brunvand (1933- ) was a professor of English and folklore. He taught at the University of Idaho, Moscow (1961-65), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (1965-66), and the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. The collection consists of typescript...

 
Buckles (Margot) Collection about Women in Argentina

Collection consists of a typescript list of women's organizations in Argentina, ephemera relating to specific organizations, and printed reports from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Centro de los Estudios de la Mujer. Includes materials relating to Asociación de Mujeres...

 
Buell (Llewellyn M.) postcard collection

Llewellyn Morgan Buell was a founding faculty member at UCLA in the English department. His collection consists of approximately 2,300 postcards of landmarks and art in the United States (especially New Hampshire), Europe, Mexico, and North Africa.

 
Bullfighting Collection

Collection consists of ephemeral materials concerning the sport of bullfighting, primarily in Mexico....

 
Bullock (Georgia) Papers

Collection contains correspondence, clippings, speech files, and scrapbooks relating to the legal career of Georgia Phillips Morgan Bullock, attorney and first woman judge of the California Superior Court.

 
Bullock (Paul) Papers

Paul Bullock (1924-1986) was a research economist at the UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations (1953-85). The collection consists of audio tapes on reels and cassettes, transcripts, manuscript drafts, and clippings related to Bullock's research for three published books. The books...

Bunche (Ralph J.) papers

Ralph J. Bunche (1904-1971) graduated from UCLA and Harvard University, and was a professor at Howard University (1929-1950). He joined the Permanent Secretariat of the United Nations in 1948, served as the undersecretary for special political affairs (1958-67), and then...

 
Burchell (Sidney H.) Papers

Sidney Herbert Burchell, an English born novelist, used 17th century England as a backdrop for most of his novels. The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, and photographs related to Burchell's life and work including manuscripts and drafts for several of...

 
Burns (E. Bradford) Papers

Edward Bradford Burns (1932-1995) was born in Muscatine, Iowa. He was an assistant professor of history at UCLA (1964-67) and professor, UCLA (1969-93). From 1979-1983, he served as the first Dean of the Honors Division in the UCLA College of...

 
Burns (Robert) Collection of Material about

Collection consists of letters and clippings from a collection of books pertaining to Robert Burns....

 
Burns (Robert I.) papers

Robert Ignatius Burns (b.1921) entered the Society of Jesus (1940), became a Roman Catholic priest (1952), and was a professor of history at UCLA (1958- ). He wrote many books on Islamic Spain and the medieval Mediterranean region, including (1974)...

 
Bush (Albert F.) Papers

Albert Francis Bush (1916-1976) joined the faculty of UCLA's College of Engineering in 1949, taught in the UCLA Public Health Department, and served for 14 years on the Board of Directors of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He was...

 
Bush (Irvin T.) Papers

Irvin T. Bush (1850-1897) performed in vaudeville productions on both the East and West Coast. The collection consists of theatrical ephemera related to Bush's career as a writer, actor, and female impersonator.

 
Butterworth (Edward) Diary

The diary consists of brief daily entries by Edward Butterworth written during his journey from Boston to San Francisco in 1849-1850.

 
Bywaters (Mary M.) collection of dance ephemera

Mary McLarry Bywaters (1904-1988) was a founding member of the Dallas Civic Ballet. The collection consists of programs, advertising material, schedules, committee reports, bulletins, and ephemera regarding regional and guest dance companies performing in Dallas/Fortworth, Texas and the Southwest.

 
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Caddell and Davies Records

Thomas Caddell (1742-1802) was born in Bristol, England. He apprenticed to London bookseller and publisher Andrew Millar in 1758, became Millar's partner in 1765 and took over business in 1767. He was succeeded by his son, Thomas Cadell (1773-1836). The...

 
Caine (Hall, Sir) Papers

Thomas Henry Hall Caine (1853-1931) was the author of various novels, plays, short stories, nonfiction, and two silent film screenplays. The collection consists of approximately 100 pieces of correspondence, a few manuscript pages of poetry, and ephemera.

 
Calif. Banks and Banking Collection

Collection consists of ephemeral materials from some 25 California banks, chiefly from those in Los Angeles....

 
Calif. Committee on Therapeutic Abortion Records

Ruth Roemer (b.1916) is an activist and advocate on such issues as women's reproductive rights, tobacco laws, health manpower, AIDS, and national health insurance. Before Roe Wade, she helped establish and served as vice-chair of the California Committee on Therapeutic...

 
Calif. Council on Teacher Education Records

The California Council on Teacher Education was an organization advisory to the State Department of Education. The collection consists of committee reports, minutes of conferences, some correspondence regarding the Council, and various other mimeographed materials.

 
Calif. Democratic Council Records

The California Democratic Council (CDC) was established in 1953 and is a federation of local volunteer clubs. CDC endorsements and campaign support led to the first full statewide slate of Democrats in 40 years (1954) and also figured prominently in...

Calif. ephemera collection

Collection consists of broadsides, clippings, brochures, and other ephemeral materials relating to California. Subjects include: abortion, Alcatraz Island, building and loan associations, California politics and government, Covina, drugs, Fort Ross, Greek-Americans, International Gay and Lesbian Archives, Japanese American National Museum,...

 
Calif. Federation of Teachers Records

Collection consists of California Federation of Teachers files, including newsletters, specific local unions, and topics such as Parentsforum, performance contracting, school district student populations, guidelines for treasurers, American arbitration in the schools, student rights publications, and catalog of publications....

 
Calif. Fruit Labels collection

Collection consists of fruit labels used by California growers. Most are for oranges and lemons, but also include grapefruit, apples, pears, melons, and grapes. Growers include Rialto Orange Company and Fillmore Citrus Association....

 
Calif. ("Green Gates," Coldwater Canyon, Beverly Hills) Photograph album

Photograph album containing photos, dated 1925-1932, of the estate in Coldwater Canyon, Beverly Hills, known as "Green Gates," possibly located at 9606 Heather Road.

 
Calif. Inst. of Tech. Management Library Collection of Labor Union Contracts

Collection consists of collective bargaining agreements negotiated by various union local and companies, mostly in California, collected by Caltech's Industrial Relations Center, which began its process of labor contract acquisition in the mid-1930s in response to inquiries by companies regarding...

 
Calif. Intl. Woman's Year Support Coalition Papers

Collection consists mostly of position papers, fact sheets, survey returns, and a print-out of the names of delegates to the national conference in Houston, Texas, 1978....

 
Calif. Labor Camps Collection of Material

California unemployment labor camps were established in 1931 to provide transient, homeless people with food and shelter in exchange for work beneficial to the state, primarily in forestry and agriculture. This system was a forerunner to the Civilian Conservation Corps...

 
Calif. Library Assn. Library History Committee Records

The Library History Committee of the California Library Association assumed responsibility for collecting historical materials on California libraries beginning in 1965. The collection consists of correspondence, typescript histories of individual libraries, reports and surveys, tape recorded interviews and transcripts, microfilm...

 
Calif. Library Assn. Minutes

Collection consists of three volumes of typescript and manuscript minutes, including correspondence and committee reports, of the Southern California College and University Librarian's Conference, later organized into the Southern Division of the College, University and Research Library Section, California Library...

 
Calif. Medical-Economic Survey Records

Collection consists of the correspondence, tabulations, and questionnaires of the California medical-economic survey directed by Dr. Paul A. Dodd concerning the cost and adequacy of medical and dental care among various income groups in the state....

 
Calif. Postcards collection

There were few areas or events not recorded on postcards by the early 1900s. Although their popularity dropped off after World War I, tourist view cards became the standard after World War II. The collection consists of postcards of various...

 
Calif. Republican Assembly Records

The California Republican Assembly (CRA), a statewide volunteer organization, was founded in 1934. The CRA furnished Republican candidates with preprimary endorsements as well as financial and volunteer support. The assembly wielded a major influence on modern American politics by serving...

 
Calif. State Capitol (Sacramento) Collection of Material about the Restoration of

Collection consists of two volumes on the restoration of the California State Capitol building in Sacramento, along with a notenook on photographs....

 
Calif. State Univ. (Fullerton) Oral History Program - Japanese American Project - Oral History collection

Collection consists of oral history interview transcripts from the California State University, Fullerton Japanese American Oral History collection. Includes interviews related to Japanese American evacuation during World War 2, Nisei and Sansei experiences, Tule Lake Segregation Center, and the Manzanar...

 
Calif. Works Progress Admin. Translation Project Records

Boxes 1-4 include typescripts of translations of scholarly articles and publications....

 
California Calendar Collection

Collection consists of 18 volumes of , published by Hastings House. Includes calendars for the years 1942, 1947-52, and 1955-65....

 
California land claims, v. 1-24, and misc. vols.

This is an augmented index to the California Land Claims, v. 1-24, a record of claimants and briefs for ranchos in the 1850s and 1860s.

 
California State University, Long Beach, (CSULB) Center for Women's Studies records

In the early 1970s a Women's Studies Program began at California State University Long Beach. The program was considered a controversial presence and complaints led to the firing of two faculty directors. This collection contains files covering the Women's Studies...

 
Call (Lamoni) Papers

Lamoni Call (b.1865) was a dissenter from the Mormon faith. He published various pamphlets questioning Mormon beliefs, including (1926). The collection consists of Call's correspondence, manuscripts, notes, books, and memoranda. Almost all the items relate to his research and writings...

 
Calloway (Betsy) papers

This collection contains some personal correspondence from Betsy Calloway but the majority of the material focuses on her graphic design and printing business, Maud Gonne Press. Examples of the work, correspondence between clients and catalogs of comparable services serving the...

 
Calvert (Mellie M.) Papers

Ms. Calvert was a historian and taught science at Canoga Park High School. The collection consists of Calvert's records as Historian of Canoga Park High School and includes school histories, student speeches, lists and biographical material about alumni, yearbooks, and...

 
Cammermeyer (Margarethe) papers

Margarethe (Grethe) Cammermeyer was born in 1942 in Oslo, Norway. Her career as nurse in the military included distinguished service in Vietnam, work for the Veteran’s Administration, and a position as Chief Nurse of the Washington National Guard. As a...

 
Camoes (Luis de) Collection of Material

Collection consists of printed and manuscript material related to Luís de Camões. Includes dramas relating to Camões, book dealers catalogs, reminiscences, reprints, periodicals, broadsides, and newspapers. Includes materials in Portuguese....

 
Campbell (James D.) Collection of Material about Charles Lamb

James Dykes Campbell (1838-1895) was a partner in Ireland, Fraser, & Company, the leading mercantile firm in Mauritius. He retired in 1881 and settled in England the following year where he met Robert Browning, and was associated with the Athenaeum....

 
Campbell (Lily) B. papers

Lily Bess Campbell (1883-1967) was a professor of English at UCLA (1922-50), won the achievement award from the American Association of University Women in 1960, and was named Woman of the Year by the in 1962. The collection consists of...

 
Campbell (Robert) Papers

Robert B. Campbell (1898-1985) married Blanche Gramlich (1923) and moved to Los Angeles. They opened a bookstore across the street from the Southern Branch of the University of California. When UCLA moved to Westwood, the Campbells moved their store to...

 
Cantor (Eddie) Papers

Eddie Cantor (1892-1964) was a vaudeville performer and singing waiter. He turned to radio in the 1930s and was the highest paid radio star by 1936. The collection consists of radio and television scripts, sheet music, orchestrations, photographs, awards, tributes,...

 
Caperton (Lady) - Fac=simil of the album presented to Lady Caperton by the Directorate of the Port of Montevideo

Facsimile of the photograph album documenting a luncheon hosted by the port directors of Montevideo at the Park Hotel on March 2, 1918 presented to Lady Caperton, wife of Admiral William Banks Caperton of the United States Navy.

 
Carnap (Rudolf) papers

Rudolf Carnap (1891-1970) was born in Germany. He was one of the developers of theories of symbolic logic (1920s-1930s), a leader in the field of logical empiricism and the first to apply mathematical logic to scientific language. The collection consists...

 
Carr (Donald E.) Papers

Donald Eaton Carr (1903- ) was the author of various articles and 7 books. The collection consists of manuscripts, galleys, and related correspondence. The manuscripts for Carr's books in the collection focus primarily on water and air pollution.

 
Carr (William C.) Papers

Carr was a real estate agent in Pasadena, California, who founded the Friends of the American Way in February 1944 with a group of Pasadena residents and served as the organization's first chairman. The Friends of the American Way worked...

 
Carrick (Edward) Papers

Edward Carrick was a set designer and theater historian. He wrote several books including (1948), (1982), (1941), and (1968). The collection consists of Carrick's correspondence with Lee Freeson, and correspondence and ephemera related to his late father's career, shedding further...

 
Carter (Henry E.) Papers

Henry E. Carter served as deputy attorney general of California (1894-1899), was a California state assemblyman (1901-05, 1919-21, 1923, 1925, and 1927-28) and state senator (1905-09 and 1928). The collection consists of correspondence and papers of Carter's law practice in...

 
Cartier (Marie) papers

Marie Cartier is a teacher, poet, writer, healer, artist, activist and facilitator. She also has a first degree black belt in karate. She currently teaches at the University of California Irvine in the Film Department and at CSU Northridge in...

 
Cartter (Allan M.) papers

Allan Murray Cartter (1922-1976) was an accomplished economist, scholar, and professor. He is known for his many contributions in graduate education evaluation, income analysis, and research in education. The collection contains a sampling of some his academic and professional contributions,...

 
Caruso (Dee) papers

Dee Caruso has written for film and television. The collection consists of files related to Caruso career representing projects such as Get Smart, and The World's Greatest Athlete, among others.

 
Carver (Thomas N.) papers

This collection consists of manuscripts, lectures, articles, speeches, correspondence, memos, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed materials related to the life and career of economics professor Thomas Nixon Carver. Carver was the author of many books, including (1913), (1915), and (1921). Correspondents...

 
Carvey (Tom B.) Papers

Tom B. Carvey (b.1922) was the first president of the Palos Verdes Democratic Club (1948), secretary of the Democratic State Central Committee, a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions (1956, 1960, 1964, and 1968), chairman of the first California Democratic...

 
Cashin (Bonnie) collection of fashion, theater and film costume design

The collection contains Bonnie Cashin's personal archive documenting her design career. The collection includes Cashin's design illustrations, writings on design, contractual paperwork, photographs of her clothing designs, and press materials including press releases and editorial coverage of her work. Personal...

 
Cate (Garth) Papers

Collection consists of letters sent to Garth Cate from Wytter Brynner, Helen Worden Erskine, May Sarton, and Sigen Toksvig (Mrs. Francis Hackett), as well as ephemera relating to those persons....

 
Caughey (John W.) Papers

John Walton Caughey (1902-1995) was a UCLA professor of history (1930) specializing in Los Angeles, California, the West, and issues arising from McCarthy era. In 1949, he began to fight against the University of California loyalty oath. The collection consists...

 
Chalmers (Stephen) Papers

Stephen Chalmers (1880-1935) was born in Scotland. He became an active member of the Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Society of Saranac Lake (New York) and wrote many volumes about Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection consists primarily of letters (ca. 1915-1922)to...

 
Chamberlain (Ernest R.) Papers

Ernest R. Chamberlain's was a political publicist. He worked for Clifford E. Clinton in his clean-up campaigns against Los Angeles vice and corruption, for Fletcher Bowron's election after the recall of Mayor Frank Shaw in 1938, and worked for Bowron's...

 
Champion (Gower) Papers

Gower Champion (1919-1980) was born in Geneva, Illinois. He appeared in Broadway musical reviews and various movies. He produced and directed the Academy Awards show (1969) and choreographed and directed many movies. The collection consists of scripts and related materials...

 
Chandler (Dorothy) Papers

Dorothy Buffum Chandler (1901-1997) married Norman Chandler, the son of owner Harry Chandler, in 1922. She was a member of the UC Board of Regents (1954-68), helped restructure the Times-Mirror Corporation (1950s-60s), spearheaded the fundraising drive to establish the Los...

 
Chandler (Philip E.) Papers

Philip Edward Chandler (1908- ) worked in nurseries in Los Angeles area, and became a highly respected garden designer. He also taught at Santa Monica College for many years. The collection consists of correspondence, client files, plant lists, teaching and...

 
Chandler (Raymond) papers

Raymond Thornton Chandler (1888-1959) published his first novel, , to great success in 1939 and began writing screenplays in 1944. The collection consists of correspondence, books, photographs, speeches, and literary manuscripts by Raymond Chandler.

 
Chapin (Anne M.) papers

Anne Morrison Chapin was a playwright, and screenwriter. The collection consists of motion picture, television, and stage scripts and story material, with a small mount of clippings, correspondence, and contracts related to Chapin's career.

 
Chapman (Frank A.) collection of Newspaper Political Cartoons

Newspaper political and popular cartoons dating from 1913-1984 collected by Frank A. Chapman. The majority of the collection derives from the and the . The collection contains the work of nationally syndicated cartoonists as well as Los Angeles-based cartoonists, including...

 
Charlot (Andre) Papers

André Charlot (1882-1956) was a press manager, business manager, and manager of various Parisian theaters and music halls, including the Folies-Bergères and Châtelet. In 1912, he was appointed joint manager of the Alhambra in London, and was managing director of...

 
Chase (Stanley) papers

Stanley Chase (1928-) was a theater, film, and television producer. The collection consists of production and business files, original production drawings, posters, press clippings, sound recordings, and scripts from his major projects.

 
Chatto & Windus (Firm) Records

Collection includes business correspondence to the publishing firm of Chatto & Windus from the following authors: Sir James Alexander, concerning Cleopatra's needle, London; Frank Barrett; Karl Blind; Mathilde Blind; Ebenezer Cobham Brewer; Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke; Lady Florence Caroline Dixie;...

 
Chicago to California - photograph album of a trip

Album of photographs, possibly taken in June 1906, recording a trip west to California from Chicago, Illinois.

 
Child Development Collection

Collection consists of documents and proposals pertaining to parent involvement in day care, originally gathered for the White House Conference on Children and Youth. Includes proposals for Parent and Child Centers and several Federal anti-poverty programs developed in the 1970s....

 
Children's Literature in Semitic Languages collection

Collection consists of four books for kindergarten and early grades in both Hebrew and Arabic, including fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and alphabet books. Contains by Emanuel Gamoran (1932, 1934), by Avi Margalit (c1968) (all published in the U.S.), and ,...

 
Chilean Electoral Records (Reproduced) Collection

Collection consists of photocopies from the Chilean Registro Electoral of the presidential elections of 1958 and 1964....

 
Chin (Hei Sop) Archival Collection

Hei Sop Chin (1905- ) was the editor of the (1955), wrote the textbooks (1958) and (1959), founded, edited, and published the news weekly , or (1961-1965), was the head of the lithograph department at the University of Southern California...

 
China Democracy Movement and Tiananmen Incident Archives

The present finding aid represents the fruits of a multiyear collaborative effort, undertaken at the initiative of then UCLA Chancellor Charles Young, to collect, collate, classify, and annotate available materials relating to the China Democracy Movement and tiananmen crisis of...

 
Chinese Historical Society (S. Calif.) Southern California Chinese American Oral History Project

The Chinese Historical Society of Southern California and the UCLA Asian Studies Center initiated the Southern California Chinese American Oral History Project in September 1978. The project collected oral histories from 165 Chinese residents who discussed their lives in Los...

 
Chuman (Frank F.) Papers

Chuman, a Nisei, was born in California in 1917. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (1938) and the University of Maryland Law School (1945). He was the administrator at the Manzanar Camp hospital from 1942-43. He later...

 
Chuquet Indexes to Pamphlet and Book Collections

Collection consists of boxes of index cards to the books and American pamphlets of the Chuquet Collection....

 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Collection of Material

Mormonism was established in the 1820s in western New York under the leadership of Joseph Smith. Its largest institutional manifestations are the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The...

 
Church of Scientology - Collection of Material Related to

The Church of Scientology was developed in the U.S. in the 1950s by the author L. Ron Hubbard (1911-86) and was based on Dianetics, a form of psychotherapy originated by Hubbard and later incorporated into Scientology. The collection consists of...

 
Church of World Messianity Records

Collection consists of newsletters and publications of the Church of World Messianity....

 
Clark (Burton R.) papers

Robert Burton Clark, UCLA Professor Emeritus of Higher Education and Sociology, was one of the first sociologists to study higher education from a global perspective. His research interests include comparative higher education, development of graduate schools, entrepreneurial universities, and sustaining...

Clark (Cumberland) Cuneiform Tablet collection

Twenty-five cuneiform tablets from the ancient Mesopotamian school environment called eduba (literally, "house of tablets") and includes examples ranging from simple sign exercises to advanced Sumerian literary exercises. The majority of the texts come from the Old Babylonian period, which...

 
Clark (David L.) Los Angeles Oral Histories Collection

David L. Clark (1945- ) taught oral history and Los Angeles history at UCLA, UCLA Extension, and California State University, Los Angeles (1974- ). The collection consists of more than 100 papers presented by students in the oral history and...

 
Clark (Tom) Papers

Thomas Willard Clark (1941- ) was the poetry editor of (1963-73), senior writer of (1978-79) and instructor in poetics at New College of California (1988- ). He wrote numerous books of poetry, wrote a biography of musician Neil Young (1971)...

 
Clayton (William) Papers

Collection consists of typescript copies of correspondence, 1901-1934, including material relating to the J.D. & A.B. Spreckles Securities Company, and the San Diego & Arizona Railroad; an engraved memorial to William Clayton; and typescript manuscript dated August 17, 1959 regarding...

 
Clements (George P.) Papers

George P. Clements (1867-1958) was an organizer (1918) and manager of the Agricultural Department of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (1918-39), a counselor on agriculture and conservation (1939-47) and Director of the Los Angeles County Farm Bureau. The collection...

 
Cleveland (Robert C.) papers

Robert C. Cleveland, noted architectural, interior design, and commercial photographer based in Pacific Palisades, California. The collection contains items spanning his military and professional career including photographic prints, negatives, books, book manuscripts, and publications featuring his work.

 
Clewe (Jane) papers

Jane Clewe was a donor and member of many activist and community organizations devoted to lesbian and women's issues. This collection contains newsletters and organizational materials from many of these organizations as well as a large collection of magazines from...

 
Clifton's Cafeteria collection of Circulars

Clifton's Cafeteria was opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1931 by Clifford E. Clinton, who also opened several other branches of his restaurant in later years. Clinton was also active in local politics and an advocate for civil reform. His...

 
Clinton (Clifford E.) Papers

Clifford E. Clinton (1900-1969) was a restauranteur active in Los Angeles politics. He was involved with the recall of Los Angeles mayor Frank Shaw and supported Fletcher Bowron as mayor of Los Angeles (1938), helped organize the Citizen's Independent Vice...

 
Clothing and Dress - Collection of Material about

Collection consists of magazines, catalogs, clippings, miscellaneous pictorial materials, and ephemera related to the history of clothing and dress. Includes European and U.S. fashion magazines, fabric swatches, and pattern designs. Materials in this collection are primarily in English and may...

 
Cobden (Richard) Letters

Richard Cobden (1804-1865) was born in Dunford, Sussex, England. He was a middle-class manufacturer and MP. He became interested in the Manchester Anti-Corn Law Association in 1838 and helped to transform it into the National Anti-Corn-Law League. Cobden was elected...

 
Cohen (Henry) papers

Henry Cohen (1933- ) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an assistant professor of history at California State College at Long Beach (1964-69), assistant professor (1969-71), then associate professor of history at Loyola University in Chicago. The collection...

 
Cohen (Sidney) collection

Sidney Cohen conducted early LSD research in the 1950s and was a noted U.S. public expert on drug abuse from the 1960s to the 1980s. Cohen was a Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and served in the Nixon Administration as...

 
Cohen (Theodore) Papers

Theodore Cohen (1918-1983) was the civilian chief of the Labor Division for the American Occupation of Japan (1946), and the Adviser on Economic Programs to the chief of the Economic and Scientific Division (1947). In 1950, he went in to...

 
Cole Family Papers

Cornelius Cole (1822-1924) practiced law in San Francisco (1850) before relocating to Sacramento in 1851 where he served as the district attorney of Sacramento City and County (1859-62). He was later elected as a Union Republican to the thirty-eighth Congress...

 
Coleman (James S.) Papers

Collection documents the activities of James Smoot Coleman, teacher and scholar, whose academic career spanned from 1953 to 1985. The materials primarily document his professional involvement with the Rockefeller Foundation, but also include a small amount of documentation on his...

 
Colles (William M.) Letters to

William Morris Colles (1855-1926) was a prominent literary agent in London, and a author. The collection consists of letters from various authors to Colles and his associates. Correspondents include James Barrie, Arnold Bennett, E.F. Benson, Ford Madox Ford, Rider Haggard,...

 
Collignon (Raymonde) Papers

Madame Gaspard-Michel, known professionally as Raymonde Collignon (b.1894) made professional debut in 1916 as a singer and dancer at Aeolian Hall with Edwin Evans, shortly thereafter appearing at the London Coliseum, and later at the leading London theaters and concert...

 
Collings (Jesse) Tour in the United States and Canada

The bulk of this manuscript is comprised of typewritten letters authored by Jesse Collings, Britain's Under-Secretary of the Home Office from 1896-1902, describing places visited during his 1899 trip to North America. The typescript is supplemented with illustrations, photographs, ephemera,...

 
Colorado River and creation of the Salton Sea - photograph albums documenting diversion of the

Two albums of photographs documenting the California Development Company's project to construct a system of canals to divert water from the Colorado River for irrigation of the Imperial Valley, the subsequent breaks in the levees, and the flooding between 1905...

 
Comfort (Will L.) Papers

Will Levington Comfort (1878-1932) was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was a newspaperman (1890s), a war correspondent and author. He also issued two periodicals chiefly concerned with spiritualism. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, printed material and drafts of his...

 
Commercial Catalogs Collection

Collection consists of brochures and catalogs of commercial products, mostly from California, including clothing, toys, hardware, furniture and interior decorating, electronics, automobiles, art, gardening, food and drink, jewelry, musical instruments, perfume, saddles, sporting goods, and travel merchandise. Stores include Broadway,...

 
Committee for Simon Rodia's Towers in Watts Records

The Towers in the Watts area of Los Angeles, nine major sculptures of structural steel covered with mortar, were built by Simon Rodia. He called the towers “Nuestro Pueblo,” and built them without the use of machine equipment or scaffolding....

 
Commonplace Book

This commonplace book's unidentified author was a student at Oxford. Much of the small volume is filled with accounts and receipts; these include statements of the author's expenses, ranging from tutors and booksellers to tobacco and candles. It also includes...

 
Community Playhouse Association of Pasadena Records

The Community Playhouse Association of Pasadena was formed in 1917 to contribute to the cultural and educational life of the community. The Association included the Pasadena Playhouse (1925) and the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theater Arts (1928). The collection consists...

 
Compton-Burnett (Ivy) Papers

Ivy Compton-Burnett (1884-1969) was an author who wrote over twenty novels. She received the James Tait Black memorial prize for (1955). The collection consists of manuscripts of four novels and one typescript by Compton-Burnett including , , and .

 
Compulsory Military Conscription and the Vietnam Conflict Collection of Material

Collection consists of materials relating to the U.S. military, the Vietnam conflict, and related topics. Subjects include the draft, recruiting, reserves, desertions, peace movements, War Resistance League, political activities of servicemen, atrocities, casualties, conscientious objectors, war resisters leaving the U.S....

 
Conder (Charles E.) Papers

Charles Conder (1868-1909) was born in London. He studied painting in Sydney, Melbourne and Paris. He specialized in portrait and landscape painting. The collection consists of letters to Conder and to his wife from English and French personnages of the...

 
Conference Press Records

The Conference Press was spontaneously formed in the 1930s when three UCLA students visited William Saroyan at a Hollywood film studio. In 1936, the Press published Saroyan's , a collection of short stories. One of the stories, The Man With...

 
Conley (John) Papers

John Conley was a scholar, educator, short story writer, poet, and translator. He was a student of Yvor Winters and remained a lifelong friend of Winters and his wife, Janet Lewis. As a student at Stanford, he met and became...

 
Connell (Del) Comic Book Art Collection

Collection consists primarily of original pencil drawings and comic strip proof sheets for daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips. Also includes original comic book tissue drawings and finished ink comic book art work. Features various cartoon characters including Mickey Mouse,...

 
Connell (Will) Papers

Will Connell (1898-1961) was a self-taught photographer. He opened a studio in downtown Los Angeles in 1925 and became a member of the Camera Pictorialists. He taught at Art Center College in Pasadena from 1931 until his death. His work...

 
Connelly (Philip M.) Collection of Los Angeles CIO Industrial Union Council Records

Collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Los Angeles labor movement and activities during the 1940s and 1950s. Includes files on 1948 national CIO convention, Henry Wallace third party movement, Mexican and South American labor, U.S. motors...

 
Connexxus/Centro de Mujeres collection

The Connexxus/Centro de Mujeres Collection contains the administrative records of Connexxus / Centro de Mujeres, one of the first Los Angeles non-profit organizations that catered and provided services to lesbians.

 
Conrich (Robert S.) Collection of Material Relating to the Incorporation of West Hollywood, Calif.

Robert S. Conrich was the host at the first meeting of the West Hollywood Incorporation Committee in August 1983, and he volunteered to work temporarily at City Hall after Hollywood achieved cityhood. He was the author of a weekly column...

 
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics : Records of the UCLA Website

The records include documentation of the original papers in which discoveries were first reported, biographical material, including some photographs, and descriptions vetted by Field Editors.

 
Cook (James, Captain) Playbills

Captain James Cook (1728-1779) joined the British Navy as a seaman in 1755 and rose rapidly in rank during the Seven Year's War. He surveyed the St. Lawrence River, and played an important role in the capture of Quebec. In...

 
Cooley (Spade) papers

This collection includes photographs, business documents, media, and memorabilia relating to the entertainment career of the “King of Western Swing,” Donnell “Spade” Cooley, as well as correspondence and other personal materials, and periodical coverage of his 1961 murder trial. After...

 
Coolidge (Clark) Correspondence

Clark Coolidge (1939- ) was the producer of (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California (1969-70), the author of various books of poetry, and co-editor of (1964-66). The collection consists of correspondence to Coolidge from various poets.

 
Cooper (Alice C.) Papers

Alice Cecilia Cooper (1878-1960) was the supervisor of English for the Oakland Public Schools in Oakland, California. She also taught in Los Angeles schools, San Francisco City College, University of California at Berkeley, and Stanford. The collection consists of Cooper's...

 
Cooper (Charles E.) Papers

Charles E. Cooper was educated in Holton, Kansas. He bred thoroughbred horses and established the Rancho San Luis Rey in San Diego County (1930s), a 5,000 acre ranch that became known as one of the largest and most successful breeding...

 
Cooper Ornithological Society, Southern Division records

The Cooper Ornithological Society was founded in 1893, and was named after the zoologist James G. Cooper. The collection contains 3 volumes of incoming correspondence from various ornithologists to Frank Slater Daggett, the accessions records of the Dickey Ornithological Library,...

 
Copies of calendars and transcripts of various records in the Archivo General de Indias relating to Venezuela

31 volumes of typed (carbon copy) calendars and transcripts of various records in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain, relating to Venezuela.

 
Copp (Joseph) Papers

Joseph Copp opened his first landscape architecture business in 1937 and was the landscape architect for various political and professional people in the U.S. The collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and tracings.

 
Corelli (Marie) Papers

Marie Corelli was the pen name of Mary MacKay (1855-1924). She was the best selling author of her time, writing 27 novels, several collections of short stories, a book of verse, and a number of essays. The collection consists of...

 
Corle (Edwin) Papers

Edwin Corle (1906-1956) was born in Wildwood, New Jersey. He wrote several books and contributed articles and stories to the , , , , and others. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and typescripts for several of Corle's books as...

 
Corleone (Sophia) papers

Sophia Corleone organized, along with co-coordinator Gail Suber, the Lesbian Writers Series of readings at A Different Light Bookstore in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. This collection contains materials relevant to the planning of the series as well...

Cornell (Ralph D.) papers

Ralph D. Cornell was the supervising landscape architect at UCLA from 1937-72. Some of Cornell's other landscape architecture projects included Pomona College, Torrey Pines Park, Los Angeles Music Center, and La Brea Tar Pits. The collection consists of office files,...

 
Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague Manuscript Collection

Collection consists of nine account books, four medical manuscripts, and three other manuscripts. Includes account books for 1531-1640, 1541-1546, 1551-1615, 1578-1584, 1581-1586, 1613-1627, 1623-1654, 1642-1657, and 1659-1660. Medical books include , , , and Lampronti's . Also includes , ,...

 
Cory family papers

Harry Thomas Cory (1870- ) was an assistant engineer at A. & M. Railway in 1888, before undertaking numerous engineering projects including one with the Southern Pacific Railroad, where he was personally in charge of diverting the Colorado River from...

 
Cote (Renee) papers

Renee Cote was a psychotherapist and lesbian activist. This collection includes the thesis for her Master's Degree as well as additional publications.

Cotsen (Lloyd E.) Cuneiform Tablets collection

The collection consists of 215 cuneiform tablets, the majority of which were written by students in ancient Mesopotamian schools. Tablet subjects include writing composition and language, mathematics, science, law and religion. The chronological range of the tablets extends from the...

 
Council for the Study of Mankind Records

The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars and associated with civic, professional and business leaders. Their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the...

 
Council of Social Sciences Data Archives (U.S.) Records

Collection consists of correspondence and printed materials of the Council of Social Sciences Data....

 
Cousins (Norman) papers

Collection covers the range of Cousins' career as magazine editor, author, and professor, with particular concentration in the subject areas of world government and medical issues, mostly concerning the role of the mind in healing the body. It consists of...

 
Couts (Cave Johnson) [Diary]

A complete photographic copy of Cave Johnson Couts' diary, which includes descriptions of his experience at West Point, his military service as an officer of the 1st U.S. Dragoons on the Western frontier and in Mexico, and as an escort...

 
Cowan (Robert E.) collection of early California manuscripts

Collection consists of miscellaneous manuscripts pertaining to California history.

 
Cowan (Robert E.) Library and Bibliographical Lists

Robert Ernest Cowan (1862-1942) was a San Francisco bookseller (1895-1920) and author of bibliographies of history of California and the Pacific Coast. He was also the librarian for William Andrews Clark, Jr. (1919-33). Cowan's collection of books and manuscripts form...

 
Cowan (Robert E.) Papers

Robert Ernest Cowan (1862-1942) wrote bibliographies of California history and the Pacific Coast, and worked as a librarian for William Andrews Clark, Jr. from 1919 to 1933. His collection of books and manuscripts form the nucleus of the UCLA Department...

 
Cox (James R.) Bibliography of the Albright Library

James R. Cox (1926- ) was the head of UCLA's Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77), Acting Associate University Librarian for Public Services (1977-79), and Assistant to the University Librarian (1979-83) before becoming the University Librarian for Griffith University...

 
Cox (James R.) Papers

James R. Cox (1926- ) began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77). He became the Acting Associate University Librarian for Public Services (1977-79),...

 
Crabtree (Charlotte) papers

Records about the development of California and National History Standards for K-12 education from 1986-1990s, evidence of intense conservative political reaction to the standards, book drafts for , and academic work done during Charlotte Crabtree's career as a Professor of...

 
Craft and Folk Art Museum records

The Craft and Folk Art Museum has been an extraordinarily active institution both in its first incarnation as the commercial folk art and crafts gallery, The Egg and The Eye (1965-1975), and then as the nonprofit museum (1975-1997) that carried...

 
Craftsman Style homes in West Park Tract of Los Angeles photograph album

Photograph album of houses in the West Park Tract of Los Angeles, now the Vermont Harbor neighborhood, probably dating from the years 1908-1910.

 
Craig (Edith) Papers

Edith Craig (1869-1947) was a member of the Lyceum Theatre Company for many years, working with her mother and brother, Edward Gordon Craig, under the direction of Henry Irving. She designed and made costumes for many London productions, but in...

 
Craig (Edward G.) Notes and Drafts for a Plea to George Bernard Shaw

The portfolio contains a notebook and two typed manuscripts that trace the development of the essay entitled, "A Plea to G. B. S." in (1931; republished as in 1932). Edward Gordon Craig's essay "A Plea to G. B. S." is...

 
Craig (Edward G.) Papers

Edward Henry Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was a member of the Lyceum, London, where he received training as an actor and began his career in stage design and production (1889-95). He was appointed Royal Designer for Industry of the Royal College...

 
Craig (Robert F.) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence, publications, and campaign literature, and memorabilia related to national and California politics, particularly the California Republican Assembly. Includes rosters of state and county Republican Central Committees, rosters of Republican clubs, correspondence with Thomas E. Dewey, and...

 
Cram (Donald J.) papers

Donald J. Cram, a Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist, came to UCLA in August of 1947 where he taught and conducted research for over four decades. The field of host-guest complexation chemistry was in large part developed by Cram and his...

 
Crandall (Shannon) Papers

Shannon Crandall (1871- ) was born in Colusa, California. She was president of the California Hardware Company (1918), director of the Security First National Trust and Savings Bank and president, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (1929). The collection consists of...

 
Crawhall (Joseph) Papers

Joseph Crawhall was an illustrator, making colored woodblocks for books such as (1864) and (1883)He also illustrated (1864), (1873), and Border Notes & Mixty-Maxty (1880). The collection consists of proof copies, scrapbooks, and limited editions of Crawhall's works and clippings...

 
Cray (Ed) Papers

Edward Cray (1933- ) was an instructor in folklore and folksong at UCLA (1958-60), associate editor and business manager for magazine (1961-64), director of publications for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California (1965-70), associate professor (1976-90), then...

 
Crews (Judson) Papers

Judson Campbell Crews (1917- ) was a lecturer in social development studies at the University of Zambia, Lusaka (1974-78) wrote numerous books of poetry and contributed to some 350 periodicals. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, published works and...

 
Crites (Arthur S.) illustrations for Pioneer days in Kern County

Forty-six black-and-white photographic prints used to illustrate an autobiographical account by Arthur S. Crites of his family, early education, and life as a young man and miner in Kern County, California.

 
Crites (Arthur S.) Papers

Collection consists of literary manuscripts of Arthur S. Crites' (1951) and (1952). Includes galley proofs, page proofs, typescripts with holograph corrections, and 62 photographs used in . ...

 
Cromwell (P.W.) Detroit Political Cartoons Collection

Collection consists of 28 pen and ink drawings with captions by cartoonist P.W. Cromwell about political issues in Detroit, Michigan from 1910-30....

 
Crouch (Lois) papers

Lois Crouch (1915- )was the director of the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles (1948-50), a member of the Commission for the Reorganization of Los Angeles City Government (1951-52), chairman of the sub-committee on citizens participation for the Citizens...

 
Crouch (Winston W.) Papers

Winston Winford Crouch (1907- ) was a professor of political science at UCLA (1936-75) and wrote several books. The collection consists of subject files relating to Crouch's study of California and local government.

 
Cruikshank (Margaret) papers

The Margaret Cruikshank Papers consist of drafts, background/research notes, correspondence and publicity materials for three published works edited by Cruikshank: (1980, 1985), a collection of autobiographical writings; (1982), a women's history and lesbian studies text and (1984), a lesbian literature...

 
Crum (Dorothy B.) Collection

Collection consists of Crum's family papers, books, a manuscript, and photographs taken by Crum's grandfather James Mullen, who was commissioned by the Union Army to document the progress of the Civil War.

 
Crystal Ice Mfg. Co. Records

The Crystal Ice Manufacturing Company began as the Whittier Ice and Cold Storage Company in 1914 by C. Caldwell and delivered ice to homes in Southern California. The collection contains ledgers, legal documents, sales forms, receipts, and a time book...

 
Cuban Revolution Collection

The Cuban Revolution originated with discontent over the repressive regime of Fulgencio Batista, who sought greater popularity by staging rigged elections in 1954 and 1958. In 1953, student revolutionary Fidel Castro led an attack on a military base. Preparing a...

 
Cummings Collection of Hebraica and Judaica Card Index

Collection consists of catalog cards of the books in the Cummings collection of Hebraica and Judaica in the UCLA Library. The books have been individually catalogued and integrated into the Library's reference holdings....

 
Cummings Collection of Hebrew Manuscripts

Collection consists of Hebrew manuscripts, mainly Eastern European and some Iraqi, including Cabalistic works such as by Moses Cordovero (16th century) and (1705); prayer books including one from Yemen in the late eighteenth century; a red and black manuscript of...

 
Cure (Alfred C.) photograph albums

Early photographs of castles and country houses, landscapes, and portraits in England, Gibraltar, and Ireland, taken between 1850 and 1856 taken by Alfred Capel Cure.

 
Curran (Pauline G.) Papers

Collection contains manuscripts of plays, poetry, and short stories by Pauline Garner Curran. Also includes her diary (1900-1902), two notebooks, photographs, bookplates, letters, and clippings. Contains sheet music for , with words by Curran, and a printed pamphlet, (1943) by...

 
Curtis (George de C.) Papers

George de Clyver Curtis (1872-1966) was a homesteader in Lakeside (later called Ramona), California and a beekeeper. He wrote plays, poems, and books, including (1948) and (1955). The collection consists of Curtis' personal papers, diaries, photographs, correspondence, and a 1925...

 
Curtis (Tony) Papers

Tony Curtis (b.1925) received his theatrical training and had his professional debut in New York before signing to Universal films (1949). He became a movie star by 1951, and starred in the early '70s TV series . He is also...

 
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Dakin (Susanna B.) A Scotch paisano: Hugo Reid's life in California (1832-1852)

Hugo Reid was nicknamed the Scotch Paisano during his days as a Scottish settler in Mexican Southern California. He was born in 1810 and he settled in the San Gabriel area in the 1820s, became a Mexican citizen, married a...

 
Daly (Carroll J.) Papers

Carroll John Daly (1889-1958) was a crime fiction writer. His publications include (1927), (1933), (1936), and (1951). He also wrote dozens of stories for pulp detective magazines and television scripts. The collection consists of 163 typescripts of short stories, a...

 
D'Amico (Jeanne) Papers

Jeanne D'Amico started her affiliation with the Los Angeles Olympic movement in 1969. She was a full-time staff member in preparation for the 1976 Olympic bid, an assistant to John C. Argue in preparing the 1984 bid, and a member...

 
Dance Programs Collection

Collection consists of some 1000 twentieth-century dance programs, primarily American, but many for foreign dance companies on tour in the U.S.

 
Dated Documents from England, France, Italy, Spain, and Austria Collection

Collection consists of sixteen original documents from England, France, Italy, Spain and Austria, most of them written in Latin or French, with one in German. Latin documents include: grant of privileges to the monastery of Peleias by Alphonso IX, King...

 
Daughters of Bilitis records

The Daughters of Bilitis was founded by four lesbian couples in San Francisco in 1955. Its original purpose was to counteract the loneliness they felt as lesbians, though the organization increasingly began to focus on educating lesbians about their rights...

 
Davis (Elizabeth G.) papers

Elizabeth Gould Davis was an American lesbian librarian and author who wrote the feminist text The First Sex. Her unpublished follow up manuscript for The Female Principle is contained within this collection.

 
Davis (H.L.) Papers

H.L. Davis (1884-1960) was a poet and novelist. His poetry was first published in Chicago's in 1919. In 1927, he wrote a pamphlet, , with James Stevens, attacking the literary establishment of Oregon and Washington. He also wrote novels, stories...

 
Davis (John E.) Log of H.M.S. Samarang

This illustrated log records the travels of H.M.S. Samarang, a ship of the British Royal Navy that was engaged in surveying coastal areas of Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Panama, and Mexico from 1831-1834.

 
Davis (Joseph L.) Papers

Joseph Le Compte Davis (1864- ) was an assistant district attorney of Los Angeles county (1893-95). The collection consists of Davis' business and personal correspondence, legal materials, scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, photographs, greeting cards and other memorabilia.

 
Davis (William H.) Copies of Manuscripts Holdings in the Calif. State Library, Sacramento

William Heath Davis (1822-1909) was a merchant in San Francisco, a real estate developer in San Diego, and an author. The collection consists of 2 reels of 35mm. positive microfilm of correspondence and other material related to Davis' business in...

 
Davis (William H.) Papers

William Heath Davis (1822-1909) was born in Hawaii. He learned merchandizing from his uncle Nathan Spear. Davis was also a real estate developer and an author. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, accounts, bills, business records, cash and cargo...

 
Dawson's Book Shop Records

Ernest Dawson founded Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles, California, in 1905 at 713 South Broadway. Dawson specialized in rare books and went on buying expeditions in Europe and at book auctions in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York. The store...

 
De Mille (Agnes) Papers

Agnes De Mille (1908 or 1905- ) appeared as a dancer in the Grand street follies (1928), creating the choreography for a revival of the Black crook in Hoboken the following year. She danced and choreographed in London before returning...

 
Decorative Designers Firm - Collection of Materials by and Relating to

Emma Redington (Lee) Thayer (ca. 1874-ca. 1973) was the co-founder of Decorative Designers, a New York City based firm that produced binding designs, dust jackets, book illustrations, and advertising material. She specialized in conventionalized decorations and designed most of the...

 
DeForest (Charlotte B.) Papers

Charlotte DeForest was the daughter of pioneer missionary, John H. DeForest, of the American Board Mission; after graduation from Smith College, she returned to Japan and worked as a missionary educator. She was the President of Kobe College for women,...

 
Del Amo Foundation Spanish Civil War Collection

Collection consists of 4 volumes containing 200 black and white and color photographic reproductions of propaganda posters issued by both the Republican and Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War, 5 volumes of photographs of events and personalities of the...

 
Democracy and Unification in Korea collection

The collection is mostly about Korean human rights and democratic development during the 1970s and 1980s in the United States. Also, it contains information on how American religious and citizen groups participated in activities in Washington, DC and abroad to...

 
Dennis (Faith) Travel Journals and Scrapbooks

Travel journals and scrapbooks created by Faith Dennis, curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913-1985.

 
Denslow (Pat) papers

Pat Denslow was a lesbian activist and organizer. She worked heavily with both the Southern California Women for Understanding (SCWU) as well as Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC). This collection includes interviews, drafts and the final product of the...

 
Dent (J.M.) & Sons - File Copies of Printed Books

Joseph Malaby Dent (1849-1926) was an English bookbinder who created finely produced classics by Shakespeare, Scott, Dickens and Jane Austen. He also published illustrated books and the series, which was to contain the most important works of world literature with...

 
Derkum (Adam C.) papers

Collection consists of photographs and papers related to Adam C. Derkum's career as a high school teacher in the Philippines....

 
Derrick (Clarence J.) Papers

Collection consists of photographs and manuscripts of technical writing by Clarence J. Derrick. Subjects include the importance of earthquake amplitude in aseismic design, the distortion analysis method, the significance of model tests, and two sets of experiments. ...

 
Desti (Mary) Papers

Mary Desti (1871-1931) was the owner of Desti Beauty Products cosmetics firm and New York City studio which sold art objects, perfumes, and clothing. She wrote (1929). The collection consists of general and business correspondence, papers related to organizing clubs...

 
Diamond Jubilee procession photograph album

Published/distributed: [London] : Marion and Co., 22 and 23, Soho Square, London, W., [1897] Album of 24 albumen prints of views of the Diamond Jubilee procession, celebrating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee procession through London on June 22, 1897.

 
Diana Press records

These records trace the history of Diana Press, a lesbian/feminist printing and publishing house started by Coletta Reid and Casey Czarnik in Baltimore, Maryland in 1972, and relocated to Oakland, California in 1977. Most notably, Diana published works by Rita...

 
Dick (Hugh G.) Papers

Hugh Gilchrist Dick (1909-1971) was a professor in the English Department at UCLA (1942-1971) and a joint professor at the School of Library Science (1967-71). The collection consists of Dick's professional and personal correspondence, and papers relating to his work...

 
Dickens (Charles) Playbills Relating to

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was born at Portsea, near Portsmouth, England. He was originally a journalist, but also wrote fictional sketches of London life and novels. He held private theatrical events at his London home as well. The collection consists of...

 
Dickey (Donald R.) Papers

Donald R. Dickey (1887-1932) was a zoologist, specializing in the mammals and birds of North and Central America. The collection consists chiefly of personal and family letters and a copy of Dickey's will.

Dickson (Edward A.) Cuneiform Tablet collection

The majority of the eight tablets are administrative in nature, citing loans, receipts, and inventories. Most of the administrative texts date to the Ur III period (Third Dynasty of Ur). One tablet contains a royal inscription from the Early Old...

 
Dickson (Edward A.) Papers

Edward Augustus Dickson (1879-1956) was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He worked for the and the before joining the which he later purchased. Dickson was also a founding member of the Lincoln-Roosevelt League, a delegate to the Republican National Convention (1932),...

 
Diemer (Robert B.) papers

Robert B. Diemer (1888-1966) was the general manager and chief engineer of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. The collection contains a manuscript history of the North Platte River project (ca. 1912-25), copies of papers, articles, statements, memorabilia, photographs,...

 
Diller (Phyllis) papers

This collection includes business papers, correspondence, sheet music, media, and memorabilia from the private collection of comedian and actress Phyllis Diller. Diller broke ground as one of the first and most prominent woman comedians through her stand-up act, films, television...

 
Dillon (Fannie C.) papers

Fannie Charles Dillon (1881-1947) was a teacher, pianist and composer of piano, vocal, orchestral and chamber music. She taught at Pomona College (1910-13), and in Los Angeles high schools (1918-41). In 1924, she founded the Woodland Theater at Fawnskin, Big...

 
Dillon (Richard H.) Collection of Photographs of San Francisco and the Mother Lode

Richard Hugh Dillon (1924- ) was a librarian and the author of many articles and books on California, including (1961), (1966), (1967), (1970), and (1982). The collection consists of ca. 300 photographs of old and new San Francisco Chinatown and...

 
Dillon (Richard H.) papers

Richard Hugh Dillon (1924- ) wrote many articles and books on California. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence with various publishers, magazine articles, books, speeches, reviews, research materials, royalty statements, photographs, drafts, proofs, ephemera, personal material, and a manuscript...

 
Dimon (W. Eugene) papers

The W. Eugene Dimon papers contain newsletters, correspondence, albums and artifacts created by the Japanese who were detained at the Pomona Assembly Center in California from May to August 1942 and then transferred to the Heart Relocation Center in Wyoming...

Diseños : maps and plans of ranchos of Southern California, mostly within Los Angeles and Orange counties

Oversize folio of approximately 150 hand-drawn maps of Mexican land claims in California.

 
Dissertations on Greek and Roman Antiquity Collection

Collection consists of dissertations completed in various academic disciplines related to Greek and Roman antiquity....

 
Dixon (Compton C.) vs. State of Calif. Transcripts

The people of the State of California, plaintiff, Compton C. Dixon, defendant, in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, department no.40, Honorable Clement D. Nye, Judge, no.92,401. Reporters' transcript.

 
Dixon (William H.) Papers

William Hepworth Dixon (1821-1879) was an author who wrote several books and contributed to the and the . He was the editor of the (1853-69), and helped to found the Palestine Exploration Fund. The collection consists of correspondence from various...

 
Dobson (Sylvia) papers

Sylvia Dobson was a schoolteacher and a close friend of the modernist and imagist poet Hilda Doolittle. This collection contains their correspondence as well as some research materials concerning Hilda Doolittle.

 
Dodd (Lawrence E.) Papers

Collection consists of personal papers of Dr. Lawrence E. Dodd, professor of physics at UCLA, including correspondence, research notes and materials, photographs, and printed material.

 
Dodd (Paul A.) Papers

Paul Albert Dodd (1902-1992) was a professor of economics (1932-61), director of the Institute of Industrial Relations (1945-47), dean of the College of Letters and Science (1946-61), acting vice chancellor (1959-60), and professor emeritus (1961) at UCLA. He also served...

 
Doheny (Estelle) Miscellanea

Carrie Estelle Betzold (1875-1958) married Edward L. Doheny, a Wisconsin-born Colorado miner who discovered oil in Los Angeles in 1892. When her husband died, Estelle Doheny inherited a fortune, with which she created a fine book collection. The collection consists...

 
Donaldson (Will) Collection of Material by Theodore Dreiser and Dreiseriana

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871-1945) was an author whose publications include: (1900), (1911), (1912), (1914), (1919), and (1925). After 1925, he ventured into social commentary and political analysis. The collection contains letters, clippings, photographs, films, manuscripts, and a scrapbook. There...

 
Donated Oral Histories collection

Topics of the interviews and lectures are wide-ranging and include the Los Angeles Airport; American photography; Allensworth, an African-American community in San Joaquin Valley, California; African-American life in Los Angeles; Afghanistan in the 1960s and 1970s; gardening with California natives...

 
Douglas (Norman) Papers

George Norman Douglas (1868-1952) was a British author, scientist, diplomat, and editor. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, corrected proofs, and notebooks related to Douglas' early scientific interests and literary career.

 
Doumani (Roy and Carol) Papers

Roy Doumani graduated from UCLA with a BA in business and finance in 1958. In 1978, architect Robert Graham started construction on their 7500 sq. ft. seaside home in Venice, California. The house, containing works by prominent artists, was bequeathed...

 
Dow (Arthur W.) and Students of the UCLA Dow Assn. Collection of Material

Arthur Wesley Dow (1857-1922) was a artist and author. He taught at the Pratt Institute (1895-1904), the Art Students' League in New York (1897-1903), and Teachers College, Columbia University (1904- ). The collection consists of prints done by Arthur Wesley...

 
Dowdy (Andrew H.) Collection of Material about John F. Kennedy

Andrew Dowdy (b.1904) was the chairman and professor of the Department of Radiology, and one of the five original founders of the School of Medicine at the UCLA. John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) started as a Democratic Congressman from the Boston...

 
Dramatic Arts Sales Catalog Collection

Collection consists of 223 sale catalogs of books, relating to the theater, drama, motion pictures, ballet, and kindred subjects....

 
Draper (Barbara) Papers

Collection consists of a manuscript bibliography from 1569-1977 of Sir Francis Drake by Barbara Draper....

 
Dreier (Hans) Collection of Motion Picture Set Designs

Hans Dreier (1885-1966) was a set designer and art director at Famous Players-Lasky-Paramount and eventually became head of Paramount's art department. He received Academy Awards for (1944), (1949), and (1950). The collection consists of photographs of motion picture sets as...

 
Druks (Renate) Collection of Material by and Relating to Anaïs Nin

Renate Druks is a Southern California film director and scenic designer. The collection contains letters to Renate Druks from Anaïs Nin, three photocollages by Druks, 29 sketches by Renate's son, Peter Loomer Druks, photographs and negatives, a review of the...

 
Duarte (Calif.) Chamber of Commerce Minutes

Duarte is a small unincorporated town of some 2000 people located sixteen miles east-northeast of downtown Los Angeles, California. In the 1950s, its main industries were citrus fruit and avocado packing and poultry. The collection consists of 5 volumes of...

 
Duarte Reading Circle Records

The Duarte Reading Circle was established in 1909 for the purpose of promoting interest in reading and creating sociability within the community of Duarte, California. The collection consists of 10 volumes of the minutes of the Duarte Reading Circle meetings.

 
Duggan (Robert D.) Communist Party Collection

The Communist Party of the USA (CPUSA) was organized in 1919 by the left wing of the Socialist Party and other groups. Under the new communist international strategy of the united front, American Communists began to work through labor and...

 
Dunne (John G.) papers

All materials relate to John Gregory Dunne's novel Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike. Between 1966 and 1967 Dunne researched his novel in Delano, California. The collection include the manuscript, Dunne's research, including interviews, daily notes log, and...

 
Durham (Philip) Index and Bibliography Collection

Philip Durham (1912-1977) was a professor in the English department at UCLA (1953-77), and a Fulbright professor of American literature (1955-56). The collection consists of Professor Philip Durham's indexes of various pulp magazines and the beginnings of several bibliographies, a...

 
Durham (Philip) Papers

Philip Durham (1912-1977) was a professor of American literature at UCLA (1953-1976), Fulbright professor of American literature at the University of Helsinki(1955-56) and the author of several books. The collection consists of manuscripts, proof sheets, correspondence, books (many edited or...

 
Durrell (Lawrence) Papers

Collection consists of materials related to Durrell's career as a writer. Includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, drawings, photographs, sound recordings, and books. Correspondence includes letters to various persons and correspondence between Lawrence Clark Powell and others regarding the Durrell collection. Manuscripts...

 
Dwan (Robert) papers

Robert (Bob) Dwan served as director for the CBS radio and NBC television game show series , hosted by Groucho Marx, from 1947 to 1961. The bulk of the collection consists of radio and television scripts for the program .

 
Dwiggins (Clare V.) papers

Clare Victor Dwiggins (1874-1958) was a cartoonist and illustrator for newspapers, journals, news syndication services, and books. He also composed a number of nationally syndicated comic strips including “Ophelia,” “Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer,” “Peter Tumbledown,” “School Days,” “Footprints on...

 
Dwyer (Sandy) papers

Sandy Dwyer is a lesbian activist, playwright and journalist living and working in Los Angeles, California. This collection represents materials used by and produced by Sandy Dwyer in the course of her life. The bulk are scripts and promotional materials.

 
Dyer (Brainerd) Papers

Brainerd Dyer (b.1901) was a history professor (1935-72) and chair of the History department (1947-53) at UCLA. He also wrote several books, including: (1939), (1943), and (1946). The collection consists of Dyer's correspondence, manuscripts, pamphlets, journals, reprints, research notes and...

 
Dykstra (Clarence A.) Papers

Clarence A. Dykstra (1883-1950) was the director of personnel and efficiency for the Department of Water and Power in Los Angeles (1926-30), professor of municipal administration at UCLA (1923-30), the city manager of Cincinnati, Ohio (1930-37), provost at UCLA (1945-50),...

 
Dyson (Verne) Papers

Verne Dyson (1879- ) was a feature writer for the (1907), and joined the staff of the as manager of the Pasadena news bureau and Sunday editor. At the end of World War I, he went to Shanghai, China to...

 
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E Clampus Vitus Records

The revival of E Clampus Vitus was begun by Carl I. Wheat and others around 1931 as a parody of mining fraternities of the nineteenth century. E Clampus Vitus events were organized around historical anniversaries or in a place of...

 
Early American Documents Collection

Collection consists of early American documents, including letters from Georgia, and other documents from Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and other states....

 
Early California residents' portraits

Collection of 127 cartes de visite, 5 cabinet cards, and 19 tintypes from ca. 1864-1890, of early residents of California.

 
Early Los Angeles photograph album

Album belonging to Mrs. A.S.C. Forbes of Los Angeles, containing 87 black & white photographs documenting the early history and development of the city of Los Angeles.

 
Earthquake Photographs Collection

This is a collection of materials related to major California earthquakes of the first half of the 20th century, including San Francisco, El Centro, Santa Barbara and Eureka, as well as the Helena, Montana earthquake of 1935.

 
Ebsworth (Joseph W.) Papers

The Reverend Joseph Woodfall (1824-1908) collected and edited English ballads and poetry. His publications include and the . The collection consists of holograph letters signed from various persons to the Reverend Ebsworth of Edinburgh and holograph notes by Ebsworth on...

 
Edelstein (J.M.) Correspondence

Collection consists of correspondence between Edelstein, Humanities bibliographer at the UCLA Library, and various poets. Correspondents include: Wilder Bentley, Paul Frederic Bowles, David Bromige, Diane Di Prima, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Josephine Herbst, Jack Hirschman, David Kherdian, Ron Loewinsohn, Harold Palmer...

 
Edson (Katherine P.) Papers

Katherine Philips (1870-1933) was a member of the Friday Morning Club in Los Angeles (1908-11), worked on the gubernatorial campaign of Hiram Johnson, was appointed to the California Industrial Welfare Commission, became a member of the State Republican Party (1916-20)...

 
Edwards (Anne) papers

Anne Edwards (1927- ) was a freelance film and television writer, and an author. Her published work includes (1968), (1971), (1972), (1975), (1976), (1981), (1988), (1987), and (1988). The collection consists of Edwards' literary manuscripts, galleys, screenplays, research materials and...

 
Egly (Paul) Papers

The papers related to Judge Paul Egly's tenure of office as a Los Angeles Superior court Judge in the Los Angeles school segregation case, over which he presided from late 1976 until his resignation in March, 1981.

 
Egypt (antiquities of) photograph album

Two albums of photographs of Egypt by Antonio Beato, probably assembled in 1887 for the Vanderbilt family trip to Egypt, using photographs taken by Beato between 1862 and 1887, during the years he worked from his studio in Luxor.

 
Egyptian Manuscripts in Arabic Collection

The entire collection is in Arabic....

 
Ehrlich (Richard) Photographs of the Holocaust Museum

Richard Ehrlich is a California-based urological surgeon and photographer. In 2007 he toured and photographed the Holocaust archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) based in Bad Arolsen, Germany. This collection consists of 55 color photographic prints of the archive...

 
Eichelberger (Robert L.) Papers

Robert Lawrence Eichelberger (1886-1961) graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1909. During World War II, he was assigned command of the 77th Infantry Division, and in charge of the first offensive victory against Japanese land forces in Papua, New...

 
Eisenberg (Frances R.) L.A. City Schools Loyalty Oath Collection

Frances R. Eisenberg was an English and journalism teacher at Canoga Park High School in Los Angeles, California. She was charged with teaching communism in her classes in 1940s, and during the early 1950s, as an English teacher at Fairfax...

 
Eldredge (Helen W.) Papers

Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge (1879-1959) was born in Selma, Alabama. She founded a physical education movement in India, traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East and became a writer and lecturer in Oriental subjects and international affairs. The collection includes...

 
Ellis Booksellers Records

Frederick Startridge Ellis (1830- )was born in Richmond, Surrey, England. He opened a bookstore in Covent Garden (1860) dealing in old books and manuscripts. He was the official buyer for the British Museum for many years and published works by...

 
Ellis (Havelock) Papers

Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) was a physician, anthropologist, novelist, and author of numerous theoretical works on human sexuality. His writings dealt with psychological, anthropological, and biological aspects of sexuality. The collection consists of the original typescript of with proofs and books...

 
Elster (Ernestine S.) Files of the Calif. State Resources Commission

Ernestine Sondheimer Elster served as a member of the California State Historical Resources Commission, and as Director of Publications at the UCLA Institute of Archaeology. The collection consists of meeting notebook files used by Dr. Elster while serving as a...

 
Elston (Allan V.) Papers

Allan Vaughan Elston (1887-1976) was a free-lance fiction writer. His publications include (1941), (1954) and (1973). The collection consists of notebooks, manuscripts, books, magazines containing short stories, and stories clipped from magazines, all by Elston.

 
Emmy Awards Collection of Music Scores

This collection is comprised of non-published manuscripts of scores and orchestral parts used for Emmy Award presentations primarily between 1969-1970 and 1980-1988. The manuscripts included in this collection mainly consist of segments of theme songs drawn from popular television shows...

Endore (S. Guy) Papers

S. Guy Endore (1901-70) was a prolific author of books as well as television and movie scripts. His script, , was nominated for an Oscar in 1945. He was reputedly blacklisted by the Hollywood studios for his political views in...

 
Engelke (Marian E.) Printing Ephemera Collection

Marian Elizabeth Engelke served as a staff artist at UCLA (1964-84). The collection consists of signs, brochures, and pamphlets designed and printed by Engelke during her career as a staff artist at UCLA. The collection also contains material designed and...

 
Engineer’s Report Photographs

Album of 55 gelatin silver prints (178 x 235 mm), including two 4-part folding panoramas (178 x 940 mm), dated Oct. 3, 1902-May 7, 1903, documenting the construction of a large dock facility on the southern side of the Riachuelo...

 
Englekirk (John E.) Papers

John Eugene Englekirk (1905- ) was a professor of Spanish and Portuguese. He taught at the University of New Mexico (1928-39), Tulane University (1939-58), and at UCLA. He also served as treasurer (1938-40), president (1940-42), and vice-president (1955-57, 1961-63, 1967-69)...

 
Englund (Ken) Papers

Ken Englund (1911-1993) wrote material for vaudeville routines, radio shows, stage musicals, screenplays, and contributed scripts to television programs. He also served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West. The collection consists of materials related to Englund's career...

 
Engravings (Hand-Colored Wood) of Fairgrounds Collection

Collection consists of eleven framed English hand-colored wood engravings of the type sold by itinerant traders in fairs....

 
Engravings of theaters and stage sets collection

The collection contains 28 engravings of theaters and stage set designs of the 17th and 18th centuries. Artists include Giacomo Torelli, Caspar Amort, Melchior and Matthäus Küsell, and Daniel Pomerade.

 
Entzmann (Arnold) Papers

Arnold Entzmann lived in San Francisco at the time of the 1906 earthquake. The collection consists of over 1000 photographs taken of San Francisco by Arnold Entzmann documenting the earthquake and resultant fire. The collection contains copy negatives, photograph albums...

 
Ephemeral Mexican Popular Literature Published by Antonio Vanegas Arroyo Collection

Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (1850?-1917) ran a printing house that issued a series of small theatrical works which were put in his . Some of his publications were illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada. Between them they produced "Perico el incorregible," "Casa...

 
Epitome Publications Records

Elwin Volk was editor and Dennis McCalib was designer of Epitome publications in Los Angeles. Boxes 8-14 include original manuscripts, drawings, music, portfolios of materials, and ephemera.

 
Escondido Land and Town Company Records

Earl Montgomery Cranston (1863-1933) was born in Middleport, Ohio. He received his law degree at Cincinnati Law School and practiced law for 30 years in the Denver firm of Cranston, Pilken & Moore. He bought stock in Escondido Land and...

 
Espey (John J.) Papers

John Jenkins Espey (1913- ) taught at Occidental College (1938-48) and at UCLA (1948-73). The collection consists of correspondence, a copy of a reprint, and two programs. Includes correspondence between Espey and Ezra Pound. The collection also includes a copy...

 
Ethiopic manuscripts collection

Collection contains 64 Ethiopian manuscripts.

 
European Photograph Albums and Los Angeles Area Documents Collection

Collection consists of European photograph albums, and old photographs, letters, and legal documents pertaining to the Los Angeles and Alhambra areas....

 
Evans (Edmund) Etchings After Randolph Caldecott Collection

Edmund Evans (1826-1905) was born in Southwark, London, England. In 1840, he was apprenticed to wood-engraver Ebenezer Landells. He started a business as a wood-engraver, first on Fleet St., then on Racquet Court and became known as a color engraver....

 
Evans (Edmund) Letters to

Edmund Evans (1826-1905) was a color engraver. After his death, the business was carried on by his sons Edmund, Wilfred and Herbert. The collection consists of letters to Edmund Evans, mostly in his capacity as a wood-engraver and color printer,...

 
Evans (Rex) Papers

Rex Evans (1903-1969) appeared in several films, including (1936) and the (1940). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of revue sketches, music scores, photographs, portraits, scrapbooks, and ephemera documenting Evans' career in cabaret, movies, and theater.

 
Evans (William T.) Wentworth Manor, Montclair, New Jersey American collection of paintings - album of photographs

Collection of photographs from 1904 of American paintings in the collection of dry goods magnate William T. Evans of Montclair, New Jersey.

 
Everest (F. Alton) papers

F. Alton Everest was an audio and acoustical engineer from the 1930s to the 1980s. The collection consists of a small amount of materials related to his early career and ephemera from the 17th Film Festival in Asia in 1971.

 
Everest Rancho, Arlington, Calif. photograph album

Thirteen black-and-white photographs of buildings on Everest Rancho, a citrus ranch [and land development company?] owned by Hiram B. Everest, in Arlington, Riverside County, California, dated June 1902-Feb. 1904.

 
Ewart (Wilfrid) Papers

Wilfrid Herbert Gore Ewart (1892-1922) was a British captain in the Scots Guards in World War I. He wrote articles and books about the action of the batallion. The collection consists of Wilfrid Ewart's typescript and holographic literary manuscripts, many...

 
Ewing (Majl) Hogarth Press manuscripts collection

Majl Ewing (1903-1967) was a instructor in English (1930-31), assistant professor (1931-45), associate professor (1945-52) and professor (1953-67) in the UCLA Department of English. He served as chair of the department from 1948-55. He was also a member of the...

 
Ewing (Majl) literary correspondence and manuscripts collection

Majl Ewing (1903-1967) was a instructor in English (1930-31), assistant professor (1931-45), associate professor (1945-52) and professor (1953-67) in the UCLA Department of English. He served as chair of the department from 1948-55. He was also a member of the...

 
Ewing (Majl) papers

Majl Ewing (1903-1967) was born in Rochester, Kentucky. He was an instructor in English (1930-31), assistant professor (1931-45), associate professor (1945-52) and professor (1953-67) in the UCLA Department of English. He served as chair of the department from 1948-55. He...

 
Exhibit collection of Near Eastern manuscripts

Collection consists of Persian, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Armenian manuscripts dating from 1492-1848. The collection includes bound manuscripts, scrolls, manuscript fragments, decorative book covers, and artifacts. Subjects include history, lexicography, belles-lettres, theology, and philosophy.

 
Expositions and Fairs Collection of Material

Collection consists of pamphlets, brochures, catalogs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera related to various expositions and fairs. Events include: World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, 1893), Midwinter International Exposition (San Francisco, 1894), Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (Omaha, 1898), Pan-American Exposition (Buffalo, 1901),...

 
Extremist Book Collection

This collection contains a variety of extremist literature predominantly from the 1930s to the 1960s. The collection consists of books espousing political viewpoints of the extreme left and right, extremist periodicals, and bookdealer catalogs.

 
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Fadem (Joyce A.) Papers

Joyce Abrams Fadem (b.1932) was a educator and a prominent member of the California Democratic party. She served as director of political action and legislation for the California Teachers Association, Los Angeles (1969-71), was a member of the California Democratic...

 
Faderman (Lillian) papers

Faderman's papers consist of drafts of her published papers and book reviews and manuscript and typescript versions of three of her books: (1981); (1991) and (1994). The papers also include background research for her various publications; correspondence relating to her...

 
Fahey (John) papers

John L. Fahey can be considered one of the founding fathers of the field of clinical immunology and was the founding president of the Clinical Immunology Society in 1986. He discovered Immunoglobulin D (IgD) while at NIH and delineated other...

 
Fainer (Joseph L.) papers

Joseph Lionel Fainer (1897-1960) was the special prosecutor in the Harry Raymond bombing case. The collection materials focus on his involvement with the trial and consist of trial notes, photographs, and clippings.

 
Fairbanks (Harold W.) Papers

Harold W. Fairbanks (b.1860) was an expert on the geology and geography of the Pacific Coast, and author of over 40 articles. His published works include (1899), (1902), (1903), and (1903). The collection consists of manuscripts and published materials.

 
Fante (John) papers

John Fante (1909-1983) was an American writer of Italian descent whose depiction of 1930s Los Angeles in his novel Ask the Dust (1939) earned him his greatest acclaim. The work inspired later artists such as Charles Bukowski and Robert Towne....

 
Farin (Linda) papers

Linda Farin was a successful lawyer in Austin, Texas. After seeing Donna Deitch's film "Desert Hearts," she became inspired to produce a realistic and positive lesbian errotic film and began forming a cohort of lesbian writers in order to develop...

 
Farington family correspondence

This collection contains multigenerational correspondence and personal notes of the Farington family. Reverend William Farington (1704-1767) was the vicar of Leigh and rector of Warrington in Lancashire, England. His son, Joseph Farington, RA (1747-1821), was a landscape painter best known...

 
Farmer (Moses G.) Papers

Moses Gerrish Farmer (1820-1893) was born in Boxcawen, New Hampshire. While he was a school principal in Dover, New Hampshire, he invented a machine to print paper window shades. He invented what became the first electric fire alarm system in...

 
Farquhar (Francis P.) Papers

Francis P. Farquhar (1887-1974) was born in Newton, Massachusetts. He participated in expeditions to Mount Olympus, Greece (1914 and 1951) and to the North Pole (1949). The collection contains photographs and negatives of mountains, photographs of public buildings, a photograph...

 
Farquhar (Robert D.) Papers

Collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, sketches, and plans of Robert D. Farquhar, and one photograph of Bourgeois, Arthur Brown's collaborator for the San Francisco Hall. Includes drawings for Florence Brown residence in Bel Air (Los Angeles), Mrs. Henry Weyse...

 
Farrar (Irwin E.) Papers

Irwin Elmer Farrar (1893-1983) was the president of Sierra Alfalfa Company, and later of the Farrar-Loomis Seed Company, experimenting with a new kind of sugar beet and seed. He served as secretary of the Corona Chamber of Commerce, founded the...

 
Farrell (Charles H.) Collection of Plays

Collection consists of typescript copies of various plays, some with manuscript stage directions, including an adaptation of George Du Maurier's , by Paul M. Potter....

 
Farrell (Cliff) Papers

Cliff Farrell (1899-1977) was the telegraph editor, night news editor, and sports news editor for the (1925-56). He also wrote many western novels, more than 600 short stories and novellas for fiction magazines. The collection consists of thirteen manuscripts of...

 
Federal Records Center Misc. Records

Collection consists of 41 reels of microfilm from the U.S. Federal Records Center, Wilmington, California. Reels 1-34 are records of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona Territory, 1899-1912, including Commissioner's correspondence, receipts, and census figures....

 
Federal Theatre Project collection of material

The Federal Theatre Project was funded by the U.S. government as part of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to create jobs for unemployed theatre workers during the Great Depression (1935-39). The collection includes copies of scripts from a collection on...

 
Federal Theatre Project Scripts and Publications

The Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was a part of the Works Progress Administration (1935-39) and was the first arts endeavor to be extensively funded by the U.S. government. The FTP staged plays reflecting the reality of Depression-era America, created opportunities...

 
Federal Writers' Project of California records

Records of the Southern California section of the Federal Writers' Project, including writing and research for the WPA Guide to California, the Los Angeles guide, the local history research material (never published), art object inventory, records of personnel, war and...

 
Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations Records

The Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations was founded by residents of the Santa Monica Mountains during the winter storms of 1952 to protect, promote and further the interests and welfare of residents and property owners, to preserve and enhance...

 
Feldman collection of Hebrew manuscripts

Collection consists of 51 Hebrew manuscripts and 3 printed works on a variety of subjects, including religion, mysticism, Jewish law, liturgy, medicine, history, biography and science.

 
Feldman (Ruthe) collection of Ansel Adams photographs of Yosemite printed by Alan Ross

A collection of 15 photographs of Yosemite taken by Ansel Adams and printed by Alan Ross, collected by Ruthe Feldman.

 
Felver (Christopher) photographs

This collection is comprised of eighteen portraits of Beat Generation luminaries and seven poets, writers, and artists photographed by Christopher Felver between the years 1980 and 2001. The portraits are presented as silver gelatin prints and include such subjects as:...

 
Fenichel (Otto) Papers

Otto Fenichel was born on December 2, 1897 in Vienna. He decided to become a psychoanalyst and began his training while a medical student. He received his MD from the University of Vienna in 1921 and moved to Berlin in...

 
Ferrocarril Central from Callao to Chicla, Peru Photograph album of views

Album of photographs of travel through Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and Hawaii, probably dating from 1883-1889.

 
Figueiredo (Fidelino de) Letters to

Fidelino de Sousa Figueiredo (1988-1967) was a visiting professor at UC Berkeley before returning to Brazil where he taught Portuguese literature at the University of São Paulo (1938-51). He applied a critical spirit to the study of literaure, focusing on...

 
Fiji photograph album

Album of 83 photographs, unsigned, but probably taken by Geoffrey Chapman Ingleton while traveling in Fiji in the 1930s. The photographs capture the ocean and landscape of Fiji, the native peoples, their dress, customs, games, and dwellings, and scenes of...

 
Fine (Mort) Papers

Collection contains radio, motion picture, and television scripts written by Mort Fine and David Friedkin. Also contains business records of Friedkin & Fine, including contracts, production reports, story ideas, and business and personal correspondence. Includes scripts for such television programs...

 
Firmage (George J.) Papers

George James Firmage (1928- ) was born n New York, New York. He was a publications supervisor in the advertising and marketing services department of the First National City Bank in New York (1954) and wrote several books. The collection...

 
Fish (Wendell W.) Papers

Collection consists of materials related to Wendell Wilbur Fish's advertising typography, including writing paper and envelopes printed for his own business, and brochures printed for Los Angeles businesses such as Bullock's. Also includes announcements, business cards, and other printed material....

 
Fisher (Hugo) Papers

Hugo Fisher (1921- ) was a lawyer and politician. He was a California state senator (1959-62), a member of the central committee of the San Diego County Democratic Party (1951) and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention (1952,1956,1960). The...

 
Fisher (John W.) papers

The collection consists of the personal papers of John W. Fisher, owner of The Fisher Lumber Company, Santa Monica, California. The collection includes letters and postcards, photographs, financial records, clippings, certificates and membership cards, a few event programs and an...

 
Fisher (Margery T.) Papers

Margery Turner Fisher (1913-1992) was an author and critic. She taught English at Oundle School (1939-45), organized courses on reading and writing for pleasure, and created her own journal, , for reviewing children's books. The collection consists of journals, annotated...

 
Fisher (Sandra) papers

Sandra Maureen Fisher was an American artist born on May 6, 1947 in New York City to Ethel and Gene Fisher. She received her art degree from the Chouinard Art School, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles in 1968....

 
Fiske (John) Papers

John Fiske (1842-1901) was born Edmund Fisk Green in Hartford, Connecticut. He wrote books on a variety of subjects including: (1879), (1888), and (1902). The collection consists of John Fiske's correspondence with various persons about historical and philosophical writings, as...

 
Fitzsimmons (Cortland) Papers

Cortland Fitzsimmons (1893-1949) was a screenwriter and novelist. The collection consists of manuscripts by Fitzsimmons including , , , , , , and .

 
Flatau (Kurt L.) Papers

Kurt Louis Flatau (1895-1950) wrote for various newspapers, lectured on world affairs, gave news commentaries on radio stations KMPC and KMTR (now KLAC), and was the political editor for magazine. The collection consists of Flatau's radio broadcast scripts with related...

 
Fleishman (Stanley) Collection of Material About Obscenity and its Legal Aspects

Stanley Fleishman (1920- ) was a lawyer specializing in defending the civil rights of authors, publishers and distributors, especially those accused of violating obscenity laws. He argued free speech cases 11 times before the Supreme Court, was involved in constitutional...

 
Fleishman (Stanley) Papers

Stanley Fleishman (b.1920) specialized in defending the civil rights of authors, publishers and distributors, especially those accused of violating obscenity laws. He successfully defended the bookstore prosecuted for selling Henry Miller's book, , and argued free speech cases 11 times...

 
Foley (Rudy T.) Papers

Rudy Thomas Foley (1947-1984) wrote plays, fiction, and poetry. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, audiotapes, reviews, programs, fliers and newsletters, clippings, and presentation copies of books.

 
Foley (William I.) papers

William I. Foley (1856-1920) was the Private Secretary to and law partner of California's 20th Governor, Henry T. Gage. The collection consists chiefly of copies of letters from Foley as the Governor's Private Secretary.

 
Forbes (Jack D.) Papers

Jack D. Forbes (1934- ) wrote many books, including (1960), (1964), and (1965). The collection consists of published and unpublished manuscripts concerning the history of the Apache, Navajo, and Yuma Indians.

 
Forman (Henry J.) Papers

Henry James Forman (1879-1966) was a reporter and staff correspondent for (1903-05); news editor for (1906); associate editor of (1906-10); and managing editor of (1913-19). He taught creative writing at Temple University and reviewed books for the . Forman also...

 
Forrester (A. Theodore) papers

The collection contains notes, drafts, and publication information concerning Forrester's work on ionization, including materials related to his book Large Ion Beams.

 
Forster (John) Pioneer data from 1832

John Forster was an Englishman who moved to Los Angeles in the 1830s, and become a Mexican citizen with substantial property. This manuscript contains reminiscences of his experiences in California, with an emphasis on the battles between American and Californio...

 
Fortress Monroe photograph album

Souvenir album, probably from ca. 1910, of Fortress Monroe (now known as Fort Monroe) in Hampton, Virginia, containing 22 captioned Albertype or collotype reproductions of historic and contemporary photographs of the fort.

 
Foster (Joseph O.) Papers

Joseph O'Kane Foster (1898- ) was a writer and consultant for a BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence, editor for the , a contributor to and other journals as well. He also wrote many books. The collection consists of holographic...

 
Foster (Martha) papers

Martha Foster was a lesbian poet and fiction writer who lived in Los Angeles, California. This collection includes correspondence, photographs and manuscripts.

 
Fowler (Josephine) papers

Josephine Fowler was a scholar, writer, and activist who researched early activity of the Communist Party in the United States, particularly by Asian immigrants and Asian Americans, as well as gay and lesbian activism. The collection consists of copied primary...

 
Fowler (Matthew Van Benschoten) [Diary]

In this diary, U.S. Customs inspector M.V.B. Fowler describes daily life in San Francisco, and a southbound trip aboard the steamship Panama, from San Francisco to Panama.

 
France, Egypt, Greece, and Italy photograph album

Photograph album of architectural, landscape, and streetscape photographs by various 19th-century European photographers, featuring views of antiquities, cathedrals, castles, harbors, and street scenes in cities throughout France, Egypt, Greece, and Italy.

 
Frankel (Bessie H. [Bartlett]) Papers

Bessie Herbert (Bartlett) Frankel was a founder of the California Federation of Music Clubs and served in various offices of the Federation at the state and national level. She was also active in various music organizations in Southern California and...

 
Free Church Training College in Aberdeen, Scotland photograph album of faculty and students

Victorian photograph album containing cabinet card and carte de visite photographs of faculty and students of the Aberdeen Free Church Training College of Aberdeen, Scotland, presented in 1892 to John Adams, principal and rector of the school.

 
Freedman (David) Papers

David Freedman was the son of a Romanian political refugee, and grew up in a New York tenement. He wrote short stories and later wrote material for comedians, plays, books of Broadway musicals, and wrote and produced several radio programs....

 
Freespirit (Judy) papers

Judy Freespirit was born Judith Louise Berkowitz in 1936 in inner city Detroit, Michigan to a working class Jewish family of Eastern European descent. She often points to her early life as formative for her political and activist work later...

 
French Autograph Collection

Collection consists of autographs, letters, manuscripts, drawings, visiting cards, and other material in French from artists, poets, writers, politicians, and musicians. Autographs include: Adolphe Adam, Benjamin-Constant, Hector Berlioz, Chateaubriand, Alphonse Daudet, Alexandre Dumas (fils), Georges Feydeau, Edmond de Goncourt, Victor...

 
French Political Broadsides Collection

Collection of broadsides, by various regimes, and occasionally popular societies, composed and posted between the years 1793 and 1871.

 
French revolutionary period collection of print material

Collection consists of five distinct categories of bound and unbound material related to the French Revolution. See "Series & Subseries" for complete scope and content notes.

 
Freud (Ralph) Theatre, Motion Pictures and Television Interviews

Ralph Freud (1901-1973) was a stage actor in Detroit before becoming the director at the Pasadena Community Playhouse. In 8 years, he played over 200 roles and directed more than 40 productions. In 1938, he became a lecturer for theater...

 
Frey (Charles D.) Papers

Charles Frey (1886-1959) worked in the editorial and art department of the (1905-06), and the (1906-09). In 1917, he organized the Chicago branch and served as the national director of the American Protective League. The collection consists of correspondence and...

Friedlander (Jonathan) collection of Middle Eastern Americana

The several thousand items contained in the Middle Eastern Americana collection document the substantial and significant presence of the Middle East in the annals of American popular culture. Over the course of more than 150 years and well into the...

 
Friedländer (Paul) Papers

Paul Friedländer (1882-1968) was a professor of classics at UCLA in the 1940s. The collection contains Friedländer's correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and printed items including materials for his , notes on Plato, books, hard-bound periodicals, offprints and pamphlets from the Friedländer...

 
Friedman (Arthur B.) Prison Record Interviews

Arthur B. Friedman (1919- ) taught acting and radio in the UCLA Theater Arts Department, acted in films, television, and plays, developed sports broadcasting training program at UCLA, and ,with his students, produced a series of documentary films on...

 
Friedman (Arthur B.) Turning Point Interviews

Arthur B. Friedman (1919- ) taught acting and radio in the UCLA Theater Arts Department, acted in films, television, and plays, developed sports broadcasting training program at UCLA, and conducted over 100 interviews with pioneers of entertainment in the program,...

 
Frierman (Jay D.) papers

Jay D. Frierman (1923-1999) was a UCLA professor and Consulting Archaeologist who conducted archaeological excavations throughout the Middle East and southern California, and supervised numerous archaeological projects at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park. Frierman was a...

 
Frierman (Jay D.) Photographs of S. Calif. Architecture Collection

Jay D. Frierman was a professor of history and archaeology at UCLA and served as the curator of the Near Eastern archeology and ethnography at UCLA's Museum of Cultural History. The collection consists of approximately 148 photographs taken by Frierman...

 
Fritz (Bernardine) Papers

Bernardine Fritz was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. She worked as a reporter for the and the before moving to Europe in 1925. She lived in London and Paris, and traveled extensively throughout India and China. After settling in...

 
From the Earth to the Moon - Collection of Research Materials for the HBO Television Series

was a Clavius Base/Imagine Entertainment production that followed the experiences of the Apollo astronauts in their mission to place a man on the moon. The collection covers a variety of subjects related to events and issues of the United...

 
Frumkin (Si) papers

Si Frumkin was born in Kaunas/Kovno, Lithuania on November 5, 1930. He survived the Dachau concentration camp and emigrated to the U.S. in 1949. In 1968 he founded the Southern California Council for Soviet Jews (SCCSJ.) He frequently spoke on...

 
Fujii (Ryoichi) Papers

Ryoichi Fujii (1905-1983) was a bilingual journalist, political commentator, and political activist. Between 1936 and 1940, he was a member of the American Communist Party active in Southern California. During the wartime years, Fujii was interned first at Santa Anita...

 
Fujioka (Shiro) Papers

Fujioka was born in 1878 a native of Aomori Prefecture. He arrived in the United States in 1897 and attended Columbia University. He was a journalist for various Japanese language newspapers in the United States, including the (), the ()...

 
Fujita (Akira) Papers

Fujita was born February 17, 1920 in Brawley, California. In 1922 he was taken to Miho in the city of Shimizu, Japan, where he was raised by his maternal grandparents. He attended Waseda University from 1937-40. He returned to California...

 
Fultz (Francis M.) Papers

Fultz (1857-1948) was a school superintendent before becoming the director of conservation and reforestation in Los Angeles city schools (1925-32). He also lectured on subjects ranging from California, Hawaii and Yellowstone to camping, wildflowers and weeds. The collection consists of...

 
Furbay (John H.) papers

John Harvey Furbay (1903-1999) was a professor, professional consultant, and college administrator who worked and studied in both the United States and Africa. The collection consists of Furbay's letters, educational and politically related ephemera, and personal papers.

 
Further Adventures of Ellery Queen, Collection of Scripts for the Television Series

was a television program devised and produced by Albert McCleery. The 1958 series was a sixty minute format and lasted one season. The collection consists primarily of various drafts of scripts, two notebooks with cast lists and salaries for...

 
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Gabrielson (Walter) papers

Walter Gabrielson (1935-2008) was a southern California painter, sculptor, professor, and arts writer. He served as professor at California State University Northridge (1966-1981) and helped form the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (1973-1988). The collection consists of professional records...

 
Gaer (Joseph) Papers

Joseph Gaer (originally Joseph Fishman) (1897-1969) was a lecturer in contemporary literature at UC Berkeley (1930-35), editor-in-chief and chief field supervisor for the Federal Writers Project (1935-39), consultant to the administrator of the Farm Security Administration (1939-41), special assistant to...

 
Gaines (Laurell) papers

Laurell Gaines was a dancer who performed in vaudeville, musical revues and Hollywood films from the 1920s-1940s. This collection contains newspaper clippings, letters, programs, portraits and publicity photographs. It covers both her U.S. engagements and her tour of Asia and...

 
Galloway Family Papers

Collection contains letters from various persons to Alexander Galloway and to his son, Richard H. Galloway, many relating to Egypt. Correspondents include Jeremy Bentham, Marquis de Lafayette, Sir Charles Napier, and William Turner. Also contains miscellaneous materials removed from an...

 
Galpern (Lasar) Papers

Lasar Galpern (b.1896) was a ballet master and teacher, guest artist, and director of various ballet companies in Europe (1919-32) before relocating to the U.S. in 1932 where he was affiliated with a number of dance performances in New York....

 
Galsworthy (John) Papers

John Sinjohn Galsworthy (1867-1933) was born in Kingston Hill, Surrey, England. He studied law, but did not practice. He wrote plays and novels including (1906) and (1906). The collection consists of correspondence between John Galsworthy and Dr. J. Morris Slemons,...

 
Gamble (David P.) papers

Anthropologist David P. Gamble was born in 1920 in Northern Ireland and passed away in California in 2011 after a long career of research and teaching. The collection contains a variety of material related to Gamble’s more than six decades...

 
Gamet (Kenneth) papers

Kenneth Gamet (d.1971) wrote scripts for radio, screen, and television. He also co-founded the Screen Writers Guild. The collection consists of story outlines, treatments, production notes, memoranda, correspondence, radio scripts, television scripts, original screenplays and supporting materials. Television scripts include...

 
Gans (Edward) Collection of Materal about Numismatics

Collection consists of 112 items including pamphlets, a small group of mailings from Numismatics forum, a typescript Catalog of Gans' Numismatic Library, and a run of , September 1950-December 1958....

 
Gant (Charles G.) California Democratic Council Records

Charles Green Gant (b.1916) served as president of the Northridge Democratic Club (1958) and the Santa Ana Democratic Club (1960-61), California Democratic Council (CDC) director for the 35th congressional district (1963-65), was the manager of the 1964 CDC convention, and...

 
Garber (Linda) papers

Linda Garber is an associate professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Santa Clara University. She received her BA from Harvard in English and American Literature in 1987. She also received her teaching credentials in the same year from Harvard....

 
Gardner Family Papers

The Gardner family was important in the land development and citrus production of Orange County, California. His son, Dian Rathbun Gardner, was a attorney who helped establish the Gardner Company by the family heirs after the death of his mother,...

 
Garemani Family Collection of Persian and Arabic Manuscripts and Books

The collection consists of Persian and Arabic printed works and manuscripts dating from approximately 1514-1899. Subjects include history, literature, medicine, mathematics, diplomatics, theology, and poetry.

 
Garfinkel (Harold) papers

Harold Garfinkel was a professor of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) from 1954 to 1987. The papers include: materials relating to Garfinkel's study of correspondence received by California Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown regarding the criminal...

 
Garin Compatriotic Union Records

The Garin Educational Union was founded in 1908 in Boston to provide educational work in Garin (now known as Erzurum), Turkey. After the 1915-23 Turkish massacres of Armenians, its name changed to the Garin Compatriotic Union (Karnoy Hayrenakts'akan Miut'iwn). In...

 
Garnier (Ralph L.) Papers

Collection contains plates for engravings, testimonials, two engravings on silk, correspondence, manuscripts, and related printed material concerning Ralph Garnier's career as a printer and engraver in Los Angeles. Includes his manuscript and typescript notes on the early history of printing...

 
Garrett (Alexandra) Papers and Records of the Beyond Baroque Foundation

Alexandra Garrett was associated with the short-lived literary magazines and . The first office of Beyond Baroque, a non-profit cultural and educational foundation in the Venice section of Los Angeles, opened in 1968. In the same year, the first issue...

 
Gaspar (Bela) Collection of Patents for Color Photography

Collection contains some of the original patents of Bela Gaspar, inventor of a three-color separation process. Includes U.S., Canadian and European patents. Also contains British government patent publications from 1855-1939....

 
Gautereaux (Standley) Papers

Collection consists of manuscripts and other papers....

 
Gawsworth (John) Papers

Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong (1912-1970) was the founding editor (1939-41) and London editor (1957-8) of the , London editor of the (1946-9), and editor of (1948-52). He also published books of poetry under the pseudonym John Gawsworth. The collection consists...

 
Gelpke (Rudolf) collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts

Collection consists of 24 bound manuscripts. Subjects include astronomy and astrology, belles-lettres, grammar, history, philosophy and theology.

 
Genie (pseudonym) - David Rigler collection of research materials related to the linguistic-psychological studies of Genie

"Genie" (b. 1957) is the pseudonym of a young girl raised in an abusive and isolated environment until the age of 13. The collection consists of material that chronicles her discovery and the study and rehabilitation efforts of researchers. Items...

 
Germain (Diane) papers

Diane F. Germain is a French-American lesbian-feminist psychiatric social worker. She conducts the Lesbian History Project and created and conducted a strength group for Women Survivors of Incest and/or childhood molestation for five years. She was one of the founding...

 
Gernreich (Rudi) papers

Rudi Gernreich (1922-1985) was a controversial Austrian-American fashion designer and dancer, created clothes that celebrated the natural shape and movement of the body, including his most famous designs, the topless swimsuit and the thong swimsuit. In addition to fashion photographs,...

 
Gerson (T. Perceval) Papers

T. Perceval Gerson (1872-1960) was a member of the Severance Club, a cultural conversation group, serving as president from 1917 until his death. He founded the Hollywood Bowl Association serving as charter board member and leader. Gerson was also a...

 
Gerston (Larry N.) Calif. Democratic Council Collection

Larry N. Gerston is a professor of political science at San Jose State University. His work concerns issues of regional government, highway travel, light rail, and traffic and housing. The collection consists of materials concerning the history of the California...

 
Gertrude's Silver Eighth Note Cafe records

In the fall of 1975, a group of women opened Gertrude's Silver Eighth Note Cafe in Eugene, Oregon with the idea of supporting a Women's Center. The restaurant functioned as a collective without designating a manager or boss and food...

 
Gibbs (Jewelle T.) research material on the police beating of Rodney King

Contains research materials related to the 1993-1994 study on "The Impact of the Police Beating of Rodney King on the Attitudes and Behaviors of African American Youth in South Central Los Angeles." The majority of the collection consists of recorded...

 
Giles (Herbert A.) Papers

Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) was professor of Chinese at Cambridge (1897-1932). His published books include (1898), (1911), and (1911). The collection consists of Giles' correspondence, articles by Giles from , 44 issues of (1925-30), a copy of , and a...

 
Gilien (Ted) Photographs of postwar Japan and the Philippines

This collection contains approximately 500 photographs taken by combat artist and painter Ted Gilian ca. 1945-1946 documenting war destruction in Japan and the Philippines. He later used many of the photographs as source materials for his paintings.

 
Gilks (Al) papers

Cameraman and cinematographer Al Gilks is credited with over sixty films. The collection consists of photographs, clippings, scripts, and printed trade publications related to Gilks?s career from the 1920s to the 1950s. Additionally there are mounted photographs related to his...

 
Gillespie (Archibald H.) Papers

Archibald H. Gillespie (1812-1873) was a lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps detached as a special messenger (November 1845) and sent to California to deliver dispatches from President Polk to John C. Fremont concerning the possible annexation of California...

 
Gillett (Clarence) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, essays, and publicity materials generated, received and distributed by the Congregational Committee for Christian Democracy for which Clarence Gillett served as executive secretary. Includes related materials from other groups working to assist relocated Japanese...

 
Gilmore (John) papers

John Gilmore (1935- ) was a instructor in creative writing at Antioch College/West and Glendora College (1974-76) and a author. The collection contains research materials for manuscripts and published copies of Gilmore's works, including , , , and the screenplay,...

 
Glasgow (Lukman) Papers

Lukman Glasgow (1935-1987) was the director of the Los Angeles County Cultural Arts Center (1976-77), executive director of the Contemporary Crafts Gallery in Portland, Oregon (1978-79), and director of the Downey Museum of Art (1979- ). Boxes 47-59 include files,...

 
Glass (Maude E.) Papers

Born Maude Emily Taylor in 1897, Maude Emily Glass began writing in her youth, inspired by advice given in letters from Julian Hawthorne, the son of Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote a television drama based on the life of her friend Ruth...

 
Glassford (Pelham D.) Papers

Pelham Davis Glassford (1883-1959) commanded the 103rd Field Artillery in the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I and retired from the army in July 1931. He was appointed police chief of Washington, D.C. In May 1932, a...

 
Glazer (Benjamin F.) Papers

Benjamin Glazer (1887-1958) was born in Belfast, Ireland. He was an attorney, a journalist with the and wrote several plays and stage adoptions. In the 1930s, he worked for Paramount, chiefly as a producer. The collection consists of manuscripts, copies,...

 
Gleason (J. Duncan) Papers

J. Duncan Gleason (1881-1959) was born in Los Angeles. He worked as an illustrator for the Union Engraving Company and later for New York magazines, including . He also painted impressionist style landscapes and worked as a studio artist for...

 
Gleason (Madeline) Papers

Madeline Gleason (1913- ) was a poet, playwright, and painter. She founded the San Francisco Poetry Guild, organized the first poetry festival in America (1947), and taught master workshop in poetry at the Poetry Center, San Francisco State College (1959-60)....

 
Glen Tilt 1871 photograph album

Two souvenir albums of photographs, dated 1871, of landscape and deer hunting in the countryside around Glen Tilt, near Blair Atholl, in Perthshire, Scotland.

 
Goldberg (Gerald J.) papers

Gerald Jay Goldberg (b.1929) was a professor of English at UCLA (1964-), and author of , which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize (1970), (1962), (1965), (1968), (1972), and (1982). The collection consists of manuscripts, page proofs, galley proofs, books,...

 
Golden State Mutual Life Ins. Co. Records

The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company was founded in 1925 in Los Angeles by former Texas insurance agent William Nickerson Junior and two partners. The company specialized in selling insurance to a lower income market often ignored by major...

 
Goldman (Eric F.) Papers

Eric Frederick Goldman (1915-1989) was born in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of history at Princeton University, special consultant to President Johnson (1963-66) and wrote many books. The collection consists of a manuscript with holograph corrections, galley proofs, and...

 
Goldman (Henry) papers

The Henry Goldman collection consists of various educational materials, all of which document his trajectory of scholarship as an early to mid-twentieth century academic. It includes samples of his academic writings, commencement memorabilia, and lecture and study notes that span...

 
Goldschmidt (Walter R.) Papers

Walter Rochs Goldschmidt (b.1913) was a professor in UCLA's department of Anthropology (1946-69), founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association, president of the Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51), president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70), and...

 
Goldstone (N.J. "Bud") Collection on Simon Rodia's Towers

N.J. "Bud" Goldstone was a professional engineer and member of the Committee for Simon Rodia's Towers in Watts, Inc. In 1959, he designed and executed an engineering test that proved the Towers' structural safety. The bulk of the collection consists...

 
Golove (Degania) papers

Degania Golove is an activist and historian primarily focusing on lesbian history. This collection contains her collection of course syllabi for courses on Women's Studies, Lesbian Studies and Feminist Studies.

 
Gonzalez (Manuel P.) Papers

Manuel Pedro González was a Professor of Spanish American Language and Literature at UCLA (1924 to 1958), the founder and first president of the International Institute of Professors of Ibero-American Literature (1938-1940), and established the Fundación José Martí in Havana...

 
Goodspeed (Edgar J.) Papers

Edgar J. Goodspeed (1871-1962) taught at the University of Chicago in 1894 and wrote more than fifty books. The collection consists of an original typescript, layouts, galley proofs, page proofs, and published copy of Edgar J. Goodspeed's book titled, (1950).

 
Goodwin (John E.) Papers

John Edward Goodwin (1876-1948) was head of stacks and loans at Stanford University Library and a librarian at the University of Texas before becoming a librarian at the University of California Southern Branch (later UCLA) in 1923. The collection consists...

 
Goodwin (Mary P.) Antarctica Collection

Mary Pearson Goodwin (1920- ) was born in Newport, Rhode Island. She was a prolific and award-winning medical illustrator and a member of the first public expedition to Antarctica in mid-1960s. The collection contains books, journals, notebooks, photographs, clippings, drawings,...

 
Goodwin (Willard E.) papers

Willard Elmer Goodwin, M.D. (1915-1998) was the founding chair of the Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine, best known for his innovative techniques in urology and his work in organ and graft...

 
Gores (Walter W.) Papers

Walter W.J. Gores (1894- ) was a graphic artist and author of (1940). The collection consists of ephemera and artwork relating to Gores' career as a graphic artist.

 
Gorney (Roderic) papers

Roderic Gorney (1924- ) is a clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA's Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. He is a practicing psychiatrist-psychoanalyst, a published author, and has focused his clinical teaching on psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy of adults. His...

 
Grace Stoermer papers

Grace Stoermer organized the Bank of Italy's Los Angeles women's department in 1923. When the women's departments merged with general departments in 1930, Stoermer was named an assistant vice-president. The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, rosters, and photographs related...

 
Graham Family Papers

Malbone Watson Graham (1898-1965) was a professor of political science at UCLA (1924- ). His published works include (1924) and (1948). Ethel Gladys Murphy married Graham in 1921. She served as president of the American Association of University Women and...

 
Graham (Margaret C.) papers

Margaret Collier Graham (1850-1910) is a California writer and a City of Pasadena pioneer. Graham began making a name for herself by publishing stories about California life. The collection contains her earliest essay written in 1895, her first printed book,...

 
Granger (William P.) Papers

William P. Granger (1834-1903) was a civil engineer who worked on many railroad projects in Tennessee, Boston, Maine, and later, with the Southern Pacific Railway. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, photographs, and clippings concerning the Maclay Rancho in...

 
Grant (Gogi) Collection of Musical Arrangements

Scores and parts for 36 musical arrangements of popular songs sung by Gogi Grant.

 
Grant (J.A.C.) papers

James Allen Clifford Grant, Political Science Professor Emeritus joined the UCLA faculty in 1930 and retired in 1969. While at UCLA, Grant chaired the Political Science Department and the Academic Senate and was instrumental in the foundation of the UCLA...

 
Gray (Charles E.) Papers

Collection consists of two book-length unpublished manuscripts with carbon copies entitled , and . ...

 
Great Britain, Ireland, and the Channel Islands photograph album

Collection of photographs by various photographers, dated 1885-1905, documenting the architecture and landscape of Great Britain, Ireland, and the Channel Islands.

 
Greek antiquities in Athens Photograph album

Modern album containing 26 black-and-white photographs of sites of Greek antiquities in Athens, Greece, taken by an unidentified photographer probably sometime during the 1870s.

 
Green (Dorothy) Papers

The collection covers the papers and campaign documents of the various policy areas on which Mrs. Green worked, from national campaign finance reform to water policy in Southern California, including the California League of Conservation Voters, Common Cause, Heal the...

 
Greenson (Ralph R.) papers

The Ralph R. Greenson papers includes correspondence, writings (including lectures and published papers), tape recordings, and materials relating to teaching. In 1953, Greenson started teaching at UCLA. He is best known for writing . He also wrote , as well...

 
Greenwood (Barbara) Papers

Barbara Greenwood was a California specialist in early childhood education and a supervisor of nursery school training at UCLA. The collection consists of manuscripts, printed pamphlets, correspondence, and photographs.

 
Gregory (Elizabeth H.) Collection of Material About American Aviation

Elizabeth Hiatt Gregory (1872- ) was a journalist and lecturer in the field of aviation. She was a correspondent for the , , the , the and the. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and related ephemeral materials collected...

 
Grier (Barbara) Periodical Collection

Barbara Grier was a well known writer, publisher, and lesbian-feminist activist. Her carefully assembled periodical collection contains a wide range of feminist and LGBT newspapers, magazines, journals, and small press publications.

 
Griffith (Edward H.) Papers

Director, writer, and producer Lt. Edward Hilaire Griffith was born Aug. 23, 1875, in Lynchburg, Va. Educated in England and Europe, Griffith started out as a newspaper reporter and a magazine writer. He became an actor/writer for the Edison Company...

 
Griffith Family Papers

Griffith Jenkins Griffith (1850-1919) engaged in mining operations in Mexico. In 1882, he purchased Los Feliz Rancho near Los Angeles, and acquired extensive real estate in the city. In 1896, he donated most of his ranch to the city for...

 
Griswold (Wesley S.) Papers

Wesley Southmayd Griswold (1909- ) was a feature writer and editor for the (1930-41), a publicist for the Travelers Insurance Company (1941-42), a copy editor for the (1946-51)) and a copy editor (1945-46) and West Coast editor (beginning in 1951)...

 
Gross (Milt) Papers

Milt Gross (1895-1953) was born in Bronx, New York. He was a Yiddish dialect comic writer and cartoonist drawing various strips for (1915-17), the and (1923-31) and King Features Syndicate (1931-46). He was also a screenwriter for Republic Studios, wrote...

 
Grot (Anton) Papers

Antocz Franciszek Groszewski (1884-1974) was born in Kelbasice, Poland and came to the U.S., 1909. His film career began in 1913 when he was hired by the Lubin Company to paint and design sets. He relocated to Los Angeles in...

 
Groves-Lord (Gianna) papers

Gianna Groves-Lord was a professional chef who later turned to floristry. The bulk of her papers consists of personal records related to United States immigration and employment.

 
Gruen (Victor) Collection

Victor Gruen (1903-1980) was an architect. He established Victor Gruen Associates in Los Angeles (1951) and designed shopping centers, including Northland Center in Detroit, Southdale Center in Minneapolis, The Mall in Fresno, California and Midtown Plaza in Rochester, New York...

 
Guenther (Adaline C.) papers

The collection is composed of correspondence, photographs, typescripts, and memorabilia; it has a double focus, the American Veterans Committee and Adaline Guenther herself.

 
Guest (Barbara) papers

Barbara Guest was an American poet and prose stylist who gained prominence in the 1950s and 1960s as an active member of the New York school of poetry. This collection contains a manuscript of her biography about the Imagist poet...

 
Gullans (Charles B.) Papers

Charles Bennett Gullans (1929-1993) was a poet, bibliographer, and an English and creative writing professor at UCLA from 1961 until his death. He also founded the Symposium Press in 1978. The collection consists of Gullans' literary manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, a...

 
Guy (Roma) papers

Roma Guy is a lifelong activist based in San Francisco working for health education, an end to homelessness and lesbian feminist politics. This collection contains writings and materials collected by Roma Guy during her work and activist activities.

 
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Haas (Charles E.) Papers

Charles Edmund Haas (1873-1960) was a clerk in the U.S. State Department (1905-06), Los Angeles deputy city attorney (1907-13), deputy county counsel (1913-18), judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court (1926-31) and later a presiding judge (1948), Los Angeles Superior Court. The...

 
Haas (Robert B.) Collection of Material about William Chauncey Bartlett

Robert Bartlett Haas (b.1916) was a faculty member at UCLA (1949- ) and the director of arts and humanities extension (1958). W.C. Bartlett (1818-1907) was a lawyer (1848-55), an anti-slavery preacher in Indianapolis (1857), an itinerant preacher in the California...

 
Haase (John) Papers

John Haase (b.1923) was a dentist in the Los Angeles area. He was a member of the American Academy of Oral Roentgenology, Royal Society of Health, Authors League of America, and Dramatists Guild. He also contributed to dental journals and...

 
Hachimonji (Kumezō) Papers

Kumezō Hachimonji was born in 1888. A native of Miyagi Prefecture, he graduated from Thoku Gakuin in Sendai and arrived in the United States in 1918. He received his BS from Columbia University. Before World War II he owned and...

 
Hagemann (E.R.) Papers

Edward R. Hagemann (1921- ) taught in the English department at UCLA. The collection consists of typescript, proof sheets, and galleys for Hagemann's (c. 1982).

 
Hagemann (E.R.) Papers and Collection of Detective Fiction

Edward R. Hagemann (b.1921) taught in the English department at UCLA. His published works include (c1982) and (1985). The collection consists of 15 boxes of files relating to detective fiction, 841 titles of books and journals principally relating to detective...

 
Hailmann (W.N.) Kindergarten Collection

William Nicholas Hailmann (1836-1920) was a leading exponent of the doctrine of Froebel in early childhood education. He was the directior of the German-American Academies (1865-73) and Milwaukee (1873-78) and the German-American Seminary in Detroit (1878-83), served as superintendent of...

 
Haines, Evans, and Merrell Family Papers

The Haines, Evans, and Merrell Families were all related. The collection consists of the Civil War diaries of John H. Merrell, and miscellaneous personal correspondence and ephemera of the Haines and Evans families, mostly letters to Sarah Elizabeth (Haines) Evans.

 
Halasz (George) scrapbooks

George Halasz was a theatrical critic for the , under the column, . Additionally, he wrote features for , the , and the . In 1935 Halasz moved to Hollywood and became a script reader and writer for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and...

 
Hall (David S.) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence, books, journals, clippings, and other printed materials related to abortion and sterilization in the course of Dr. David S. Hall's work as Senior Public Health Educator, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health for Los Angeles County....

 
Hall (D.J.) papers

D.J. (Debra Jane) Hall is a southern California representational, figurative painter, best known for her portraits of women by poolside. Papers record her personal life and artistic career, including family records, teaching materials, research materials for projects and artwork, documentations...

 
Hall (Nancy L.) Papers

Nancy Lee Hall (1923- ) was born in Rochester, New York. She was a design craftsperson (1964), drama teacher in the San Diego Unified Public Schools (1968) and a social worker at the Alcoholism Counseling and Education Center (1972). She...

 
Hall (Norman S.) Papers

Collection consists of 111 screenplays and 19 television plays by Norman Shannon Hall, and 17 items (plays, screenplays, and television plays) by friends of Hall....

 
Halleck, Peachy & Billings Correspondence and Papers

Correspondence and papers relating to land and land litigation (including original documents and diseños, and transcripts) and to various legal cases, some concerning Chinese immigration, ships, and the funding bill in San Francisco; accounts; and tax records. Also included: correspondence...

 
Halleck, Peachy & Billings Records

Halleck, Peachy & Billings was one of the leading San Francisco law firms in the settlement of titles to Mexican land grants. The firm was dissolved in 1861. The collection contains correspondence, mainly relating to land litigation of Halleck, Peachy...

 
Ham (Ho Young) Papers

Ho Young Ham was born in Seoul, Korea on May 5, 1868 and immigrated to Hawaii in 1905 with his wife, Hannah Chur Ham (1882-1979). The Ho Young Ham papers consist of artifacts, audio recordings, books, clothing, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs,...

 
Hamilton (Andrew) Papers

Andrew Jackson Hamilton (1911-1976) was a U.S. Navy public information officer on the West Coast and in the Pacific on the staff of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz during World War II, and public information manager (1946-60) and Public Affairs Officer...

 
Hamilton (Donald) Papers

Donald Bengtsson Hamilton (1916-1924) created the Matt Helm series of detective novels, wrote western novels and other books, and contributed articles on hunting, yachting, and photography to magazines. The collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, articles, various editions of his books,...

 
Hamilton (Harold L.) papers

Collection includes reports, speeches, memos, newsclippings, photographs and books related to the history of the Electro-Motive Division of the General Motors Corporation and the history of the Diesel locomotive on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary.

 
Han (Yu-shan) Collection

Yu-shan Han (1899-1983) taught at the History Department, UCLA (1941 to 1966). The collection consists of 24 histories of academies in China published between 1684-1910, a printed text of the (1798), a set of original woodblocks for the, imperial examination...

 
Hanke (Lewis) Papers

Lewis Ulysses Hanke (b.1905) was a Latin American historian. He taught at the University of Hawaii (1926-27), University of Beirut (1927-30), Harvard University (1934-39), University of Texas (1951-1961), Columbia University (1961-67), UC Irvine (1967-69), and the University of Massachusetts (1969-75)....

 
Hanna (Phil T.) Papers

Phil Townsend Hanna (1896- ) worked for the , and the Los Angeles Bureau of the Associated Press, was the editor of , and secretary of the Wine and Food Society. He also wrote many books. The collection consists of...

 
Harary (Isaac) Papers

Isaac Harary (1923- ) was born in New York City, New York. He was an assistant clinical professor of physiological chemistry (1955-1961), associate professor of physiological chemistry and nuclear medicine (1961-65) and professor of biological chemistry (1965-87) in the UCLA...

 
Hardie (Martin) Correspondence

Martin Hardie (1875-1952) studied etching with Sir Frank Short of the Royal College of Art, and exhibited his own etchings and water colors at the Royal Academy by 1908. He wrote many books, including (1906), (1921), and a three-volume history...

 
Harmon (John B.) Papers

John B. Harmon (1822-1897) practiced law in Sacramento and Virginia City, Nevada. In 1864, he moved to San Francisco where he was associated with P.G. Galpin, Moriss M. Estee and D.P. Belknap. The collection consists of correspondence and legal papers...

 
Harris (Ellen S.) papers

The Ellen Stern Harris papers document the efforts and accomplishments of a California environmental activist whose concerns ranged from protecting the California coastline to cleaning up campaign finances. Harris established herself as a leading activist through exhaustive correspondence, editorials, committee...

 
Harris (Robert E.G.) Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War

Robert E.G. Harris (b.1903) taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42), was the editor of (1945-50), a professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor at UCLA. The collection consists of copies of newspaper articles...

 
Harris (Townsend) Papers

Townsend Harris (1804-1878) was born in Sandy Hill, New York. In 1855, he was appointed U.S. Consul General to Japan. He negotiated commercial treaties with Siam in 1857 and Japan in 1858. After the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860,...

 
Harrison (Benjamin) Papers

Benjamin Harrison (1888-1960) was a lawyer and Democratic Party leader in California. He served as city attorney for Needles (1918-37), was appointed U.S. district attorney for the Southern district of California (1937), and U.S. district judge for the area in...

 
Harrison (Gilbert A.) collection of material by and relating to Gertrude Stein

Gilbert Harrison was a UCLA alumnus and former editor-in-chief of magazine. He began corresponding with Gertrude Stein in 1933, and continued to correspond with Stein until her death in 1946. The collection contains galley and page proofs for books by...

 
Harrison (Gilbert A.) Papers

The Gilbert A. Harrison Papers contain correspondence, typescripts, publications, and newspapers collected by Gilbert Harrison, an alumnus of UCLA. The majority of the materials pertain to two controversies at UCLA - the suspension of five student leaders for suspected "radical"...

 
Harte (Bret) Letters

Bret Harte (1836-1902) settled in San Francisco in 1860 where he worked as a printer, clerk, and secretary in a government office. He wrote short stories and became the first editor of the (1868-71) in San Francisco. The collection consists...

 
Hartman (Paul) Papers

Paul Hartman (1910-1973) was born in San Francisco, California. He was a dancer, actor, magician and singer appearing in vaudeville, the theater, film and television. The collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, programs, sheet music, books, pamphlets, and memorabilia...

 
Hartzell (James) Papers

James Hartzell was an official of the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, which sponsored the Stein plaque project, along with the UCLA Library and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. The collection consists of correspondence, as well as press...

 
Harvey (Rowland H.) Papers

Rowland Hill Harvey (1889-1943) was a social worker in Chicago and Los Angeles (1910-15), and later, an associate professor of history at UCLA. He wrote (1935) and (1949). The collection consists of manuscripts and printed material documenting Rowland Hill Harvey's...

Hawkins (Augustus F.) Papers

Augustus Freeman Hawkins (1907- ) was a member of the California State Assembly (1935-63) a Democrat in the U.S. Congress (1963-91), Chairman of the Committee on House Administration (1981-84), Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor (98th-101st Congresses), and...

 
Hayes (Robert M.) Papers

Robert Mayo Hayes pioneered in the development of digital data storage and retrieval, information transfer, systems analysis and design research. His work has had a major impact on information policy and the economics of library operations. Spanning two decades (1955-1976),...

 
Hayman (Al) letters

Al Hayman was a theatrical producer and manager. The collection consists of carbon-copy holograph letters written by Hayman and compiled in two bound volumes.

 
Haynes (John R.) Papers

John Randolph Haynes (1853-1937) was involved with incorporating initiative, referendum, and recall amendments in the Los Angeles City Charter (1903), and was a member of the Los Angeles County Probation Committee (1915-25), a member and president of the Los Angeles...

 
Hazard-Dyson Los Angeles photograph album

Album, compiled by G.W. Hazard, containing 989 photographs of early Los Angeles and surrounding cities.

 
Healey (Dorothy) Papers

Dorothy Healey (b.1914) was a member of the Young Communist League (1928-), and the Communist Party (1932-1973). She was appointed a deputy labor commissioner by Governor Culbert Olson (1940), and served as the Chairman of the Los Angeles Communist Party...

 
Heard (Gerald) papers

Henry Fitzgerald Heard (October 6, 1889-August 14, 1971) was interested in parapsychology, Vedanta, philosophy, and religion. He took honors in history at Cambridge, 1911, where he also did his postgraduate work in philosophy of religions. He lectured at Oxford University...

 
Hearn (Guy E.) papers

Eddie Hearn (1913-1987) was a founding member of the UCLA Theater Arts Department, and was largely responsible for the UCLA Macgowan Hall production facilities. He retired from UCLA (1978) and began designing or consulting on theaters around the world and...

 
Hedrick (E.R.) Papers

E.R. Hedrick (1876-1943) was a professor of mathematics at UCLA (1937- ), and provost. He also served as vice-president for the University of California, was the editor-in-chief of the (1921-37), vice-president (1916) and president (1929-30) of the American Mathematical Society,...

 
Heghen (Mary) Papers

Collection consists of photographs and manuscripts....

 
Heifetz (Harold) Nineteenth Century English Illustrations Collection

Harold Heifetz (1919- ) was a playwright and author. The collection consists of 59 engravings and lithographs representative of 19th century book illustration. Illustrations are mostly English, although a few French and German prints are included.

 
Heisler (Stuart) Papers

Stuart Heisler began his career in the film industry in 1913. He became a film editor and later a director of motion pictures. In the late 1950s and throughout the 60s, Heisler also did a substantial amount of television work....

 
Hellman (Irving H.) Papers

Irving H. Hellman (1883- ) was the vice-president and director of the Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank, director of the Merchants National Bank and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. His hobby was horseback riding, and he was president...

 
Helstien (Melvyn) papers

Melvyn B. Helstien (1920-90) received his Ph.D in theater from the University of Minnesota (1962). He became a professor in the Department of Theater Arts, UCLA (1963-86), served as Department Vice-chairman (1971-73), and again in 1981. The collection consists of...

 
Hendrix (Kathleen) collection on Paul Monette

Kathleen Hendrix, humanitarian and former Los Angeles Times journalist, was a friend of both Paul Monette (1945-1995) and his partner in later life, Winston Wilde. Monette is best known for his contributions to contemporary gay American literature as a novelist...

 
Herbert M. Baruch Corporation Records

Collection consists of photographs relating to buildings and properties constructed by Herbert M. Baruch Corporation of Los Angeles during the 1920s and 1940s.

 
Herrscher (Edmond) papers

Edmond Herrscher was an attorney and businessman in California who was involved in the early development of Century City. The collection consists of clippings, legal documents, photographs, and writings related to Herrscher's business and personal life.

 
Hershberger (William D.) Papers

William Delmar Hershberger (1903-1987) received his Ph.D in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (1937). He worked on submarine detection using underwater sound, applied pulsed microwaves to target detection, laid out the first complete radar equipment used in the...

 
Hesser (Edwin B.) papers

Edwin Bower Hesser (1893-1962) was a prominent photographer who worked in New York and Los Angeles during the golden age of Hollywood and developed his own color photography system known as Hessercolor. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic...

 
Heusken (Henry C.J.) Papers

Henri C.J. Heusken (1832-1861) served as secretary and interpreter for Townsend Harris, the first U.S. Consul-General in Japan. The collection consists of the manuscript of the . The diary, illustrated with 37 original ink wash vignettes by the author, is...

 
Hibi (Matsusaburo) Papers

This collection consists of correspondence, exhibition catalogs, a scrapbook, sketches, watercolors, drawings, oil paintings, and monotype prints by Issei artist Matsusaburo Hibi. Many of these materials relate to the time Hibi spent in the Tanforan Assembly Center (California) and the...

 
Hichborn (Franklin) Papers

Franklin Hichborn (1868-1964) was a legislative reporter in Sacramento for the (1897-1951), a advocate for public ownership of public utilities, and a trustee for the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation. Boxes 1-184 include correspondence, articles, speeches, reports, financial...

 
Hickman (Charles S.) Papers

Charles Sharpless Hickman (1913-1959) was the Los Angeles music critic for the and various other publications, including the . The collection consists of clipped articles, manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, pictures, and ephemera.

 
Hickok (Beverly) papers

Beverly Hickok is an author, retired librarian, and native Californian who came out as a lesbian during the 1940s. The papers includes a variety of personal and professional documents, photo albums, journals, travel notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, published...

 
Higa (Taro) Papers

Thomas Tarō Higa, a Hawaiian-born Kibei, was born in 1916. He was a member of the 100th Infantry Battalion. The collection consists of documents of Higa's speech tour (1944) sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), photocopies of newspaper...

 
Higgins (Colin) Papers

Colin Higgins (1941-1988) was a screenwriter and director of the film comedies , , , and . The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, screenplays in various drafts, research materials, production reports, army and college notes, and photographs.

 
Higgins (Ethel B.) Papers

Ethel Bailey Higgins was the curator of botany at the San Diego Natural History Museum, and the author of (1931) and (1949). The collection consists of manuscripts, photocopies, and printed booklets about the flora and fauna of San Diego County,...

 
Hileman (Sam) papers

This collection documents the collaboration of Sam Hileman, also known as Samuel Palmer Hileman, Jr., and Carlos Fuentes in the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s. The contents of this collection reflect Hileman’s working process while translating literary works. The...

 
Hill (Gladwin) Papers

Gladwin Hill (b.1914) was a reporter, wire editor, feature writer, columnist (1932- ), and war correspondent in Europe (1944-46). She later served as chief of the Los Angeles bureau of the (1946-68), was a member of the board of directors...

 
Hines (Jack) Papers

John Chesterfield Hines (1877-1962) was a author, singer in Broadway productions, and a radio personality. The collection consists of Hines' manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, and books.

 
Hinkley (Don) papers

Don Hinkley was an American television writer. The collection documents a brief portion of Hinkley's career.

 
Historic Monterey photographic album

Small album of 21 amateur glossy sepia photographs of buildings, landscapes, and historical sites in and around Monterey, California.

 
Hoage (Leon) collection of material about the Lindbergh kidnapping case

Leon Hoage was hired by New Jersey Governor Harold Hoffman to help investigate the 1932 kidnapping of the Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. Collection consists of photographs, clippings, and Photostats of evidence used in Bruno Richard Hauptmann's trial, and correspondence between...

 
Hockett (John A.) Papers Regarding the CA State Commission on School Districts

John Alpheus Hockett (1894-1988) began teaching in the Department of Education at UC Berkeley in 1928 before coming to UCLA in 1941 as director of elementary education. He worked to establish a democratic educational system in West Germany after World...

 
Hodge (Frederick W.) Papers

Frederick Webb Hodge (1864-1956) worked for the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), edited the , was the editor of the , co-founder and president of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), director of the Museum of...

 
Hodgson (James D.) Papers

James Day Hodgson (1915- ) worked for the Lockheed Corporation as vice president of industrial relations (1968-69) before serving as U.S. Undersecretary of Labor (1969-70), then Secretary of Labor (1970-73). He returned to the Lockheed Corporation as senior vice president...

 
Hodgson (Robert W.) Papers

Robert Willard Hodgson (1893-1966) developed the College of Agriculture at the Southern branch of the University of California and became professor of subtropical horticulture (1935). He was named assistant dean of the College of Agriculture and assistant director of the...

 
Hodkinson (W.W.) Papers

W.W. (William Wallace) Hodkinson (1881-19710) opened one of the nation's first movie theaters in Ogden, Utah in 1907. He became a leading West Coast film distributor, and founded Paramount company in 1914 for distributing films of Adolph Zukor's Famous Players...

 
Hoff (Syd) Papers

Syd Hoff (1912- ) contributed cartoons to , , , and the . He also drew the syndicated cartoon, Laugh it off, wrote and illustrated books, and has published compilations of his cartoons. The collection consists of some 600 original...

 
Hoffman Library Card Index

A collection of catalog cards from the Hoffman Library, 1929.

 
Holling (Holling C.) papers

Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973) was an instructor, freelance designer, advertising artist, and book illustrator. He and his wife Lucille Webster Holling collaborated on many books, including (1935) and (1936). He later wrote and illustrated fiction, combining nature and history themes,...

 
Holling (Lucille W.) Papers

Collection consists of diaries, journals, letters, sketches, notes, designs, a photograph of illustrator Lucille Webster Holling, Webster family papers, and a plaster cast of husband Holling Clancey Holling by LCW.

 
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Collection of Books About in Literature

Collection consists of 251 books about Hollywood or having a Hollywood locale. The collection is chiefly fiction but includes some non-fiction, exposés and biographies. Includes Victor Appleton's (c. 1912), Mary Astor's (1960), Henry Farrell's (c. 1960), Christopher Isherwood's (c. 1945),...

 
Hollywood Studio Strike Collection

The Hollywood studio strike began on March 12, 1945 when the Conference of Studio Unions (CSU) went on strike to protest the studios' delay in granting a contract renewal for interior decorators despite opposition from the larger, more established International...

 
Hollywoodland and Dana Point, Calif. - Collection of Material about

Collection consists of material relating to the development of Hollywoodland, including albums containing approximately 225 photographs of Hollywoodland and Dana Point, California dwellings and business buildings. ...

 
Holmes Book Co. (Los Angeles) Records

Collection consists of the archives of the Holmes Book Company store on West 6th Street in Los Angeles (the company had another store, in Oakland, California). Includes accounts receivable, paid bills, orders, publishers' correspondence, receipts, and cancelled checks....

 
Holstein (Theodore D.) Papers

Theodore David Holstein (1915-1986) was a physicist who worked on atomic physics at Westinghouse Research Laboratories (1941-1959), and served on the physics faculty at the University of Pittsburgh (1959-65) and at UCLA where he studied electron and energy transport phenomena...

 
Holt (Frances L.) Journal

Journal documenting Frances Long Holt's pleasure trip to North America in 1872. The author also describes a weeklong stay in Havana, Cuba and a brief stop in Quebec.

 
Holtzman (Howard) Collection on Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was a modern dance pioneer influenced by Walt Whitman, Emerson and American Transcendentalism. She first gained recognition and support for her work after moving to London (1899). In 1904, she met Edward Gordon Craig, and they worked...

 
Holzapfel (Rudolph) Collection About Edward Gordon Craig

Edward Henry Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was a member of the Lyceum, London, where he received training as an actor and began his career in stage design and production (1889-95). He was also an author, the Royal Designer for Industry of...

 
Hood Family Papers

Thomas Hood (1799-1845) was an author and artist. He sketched and wrote for local newspapers in Dundee, England (1815-18), was the assistant sub-editor and constant contributor to (1821), editor of the (1829) and magazine (1841). His son Thomas Hood (1835-1874),...

 
Hooker (Edward N.) Papers

Edward Niles Hooker (1902-1957) was an English professor at UCLA. He produced an annotated two-volume edition of the works of John Dennis (1939, 1943), and with Professor H.T. Swedenberg, edited the California edition of John Dryden, the first volume of...

 
Hooker (Evelyn C.) Papers

Evelyn Gentry (1907-1996) was born in North Platte, New England, and grew up near Sterling, Colorado. She joined the psychology faculty at UCLA University Extension in 1939. In 1954, she received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health...

 
Horner (Harry) papers

Harry Horner was a Hollywood art director and production designer who worked on such films as (1949), (1961) and (1969). His collection consists of set designs and includes blueprints, drawings, boards, fabric and color samples. Includes designs for , ,...

 
Horsley (William) Papers

William Horsley (1870-1956) founded the Centaur Film Company (later, Nestor Motion Picture Company) in Bayonne, New Jersey in 1907. His film company and other independents merged to create Universal Pictures Company in 1912. The collection contains photographs, correspondence, magazines and...

 
Horst (Henry M.) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence, papers, and published works of Horst....

 
Hoshide (Chiyoko) Papers of Kaku Aiso (née Kaku Sato)

Chiyoko Doris Hoshide, née Chiyoko Aiso, grew up in Los Angeles and graduated in geography from UCLA. The collection consists of diploma and certificates relating to the educational achievements of the Chiyoko Hoshide's mother, Sato Kaku.

 
Hoshimiya Family Papers

Tosuke Hoshimiya was born in 1886. A native of Miyagi prefecture, he graduated from Thoku Gakuin and arrived in the United States in 1906. He served as principal for various Japanese language schools in the Los Angeles area (Brawley, Moneta,...

 
Houghton (Vernon W.) Papers

Collection consists of six albums of professional and personal materials of architect Vernon W. Houghton. Includes blueprints, plans, photographs, sketches, correspondence, photostats, and memorabilia. Includes building designs for the Philippines, San Francisco, San Diego, and the Los Angeles area. Also...

 
Hougland (Willard) Papers

Willard Hougland was a writer, publisher, anthropologist, impresario, businessman and gourmet cook. He also ran a rare book store and art gallery in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. The collection contains correspondence, a short story, a poem,...

 
Houseman (John) Papers

John Houseman wrote, produced, directed and translated plays, founded theater companies, collaborated on radio series, produced film, television, and stage productions, and acted in movies and television shows. The collection consists of correspondence, director's scripts for stage, movies, radio, &...

 
Houser (Frederick F.) Papers

Frederick Francis Houser (1904- ) was a member of the California Republican State Central Committee (1930-40), a member of the California legislature for the 53rd Assembly District (1931-33,1939-43), Republican nominee for Congress (1932,1934, and 1936), served as lieutenant governor (1943-46),...

 
Houston (Ivan J.) papers

Ivan J. Houston was born in Los Angeles, California in 1925. He worked at Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company for forty years, including at the executive level when he became the company's President and CEO in 1970 and Chairman...

 
Howard (Donald S.) papers

Donald Stevenson Howard was worked as a social welfare administrator, professor at and dean of the School of Social Warfare at the University of California at Los Angeles. He also served as the deputy director of UNRRA China Mission, Foreign...

 
Howard (Eric) Papers

Eric Howard (1895-1943), was a lecturer and instructor at the extension division, University of California. His publications include (1923). The collection consists of manuscripts of poems, articles, an unpublished novel, and published works by Howard.

 
Howard (George) Papers

Collection contains letters to George and Eleanor Howard from Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin, as well as manuscripts by Miller and Nin, and ephemera. Also contains letters from Henry Miller to Laura. Manuscripts include , , , and Nin's ,...

 
Howell (Thomas R.) papers

Thomas R. Howell was an internationally renowned biology and ornithology educator and researcher. The collection consists of materials related to his academic work as a professor, field studies, and involvement in professional organizations. Materials include field notebooks, Nicaragua research files,...

 
Hubbard (Jack M.) Papers

Jack M. Hubbard was employed by the Manhattan Project as a meteorologist. The collection consists chiefly of bound volumes of manuscript writings and reports with some correspondence about various stages of his career.

 
Huberty (Martin R.) Papers

Martin R. Huberty (1894-1960) joined the staff of the Irrigation Division, College of Agriculture, Davis and Berkeley (1921), transferred to Riverside (1936), and to Los Angeles (1939) where held various positions including professor of irrigation engineering, chairman of the Department...

 
Huff (Sidney L.) papers

Colonel Sidney L. Huff was an aide to General MacArthur for fifteen years from 1936 to 1951, including the years of World War II, the occupation of Japan, and the Korean Conflict. The collection consists of military documents, correspondence, ephemera,...

 
Hundley (Norris) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence and research files related to Norris Hundley's editorship of the , the case of City of Los Angeles City of San Fernando et al., and publication of (2000, revised ed.)

 
Hunt (Violet) Manuscript Notebook

Isabel Violet Hunt (1862-1942) published poetry in magazine at age 13, and later, wrote collections of short stories and novels. She was also an active feminist, joining the Women's Social and Political Union. The collection consists of a manuscript notebook...

 
Hunter (Todd) papers

Todd Hunter was a CBS radio and television figure in Hollywood in the mid-twentieth century. The collection includes a number of television play scripts and related materials (script sides, cue sheets, songs, notes). Though it is unclear whether Hunter authored...

 
Huntington Hartford Foundation Records

Huntington Hartford established the Huntington Hartford Foundation (1948-1965) to foster community creativity in the arts through fellowships which provided subsistence, living quarters and partial supplies at the Foundation's location in Rustic Canyon, Pacific Palisades, California. In 1954, the Huntington Hartford...

 
Huntsman-Trout (Edward) Papers

Edward Huntsman-Trout (1889-1974) was a landscape architect. He worked in Boston and Ohio before starting a practice under his own name in Los Angeles. The collection consists primarily of blueprints and tissue designs as well as correspondence, sketches, and photographs...

 
Hussey (Roland D.) Papers

Roland Dennis Hussey (1897-1959) was a professor of history at UCLA (1930- ), and chairman of the History department history (1950, 1952-54). During World War II until 1947, he was assistant chief of the Office of American Republic Affairs, and...

 
Hustvedt (Sigurd B.) Papers

Sigurd Bernhard Hustvedt (1882-1954) was a professor in the English department at UCLA and helped to found the California Folklore Society in 1942. The collection consists of 2100 index cards related to one of Sigurd Hustvedt's books, (1936) as well...

 
Hutchinson (John) Papers

John Hutchinson (b.1921) was a professor of industrial relations at the UCLA Graduate School of Management (1964- ), a arbitrator in industrial disputes a member of the American Political Science Association, and author of articles on politics and industrial relations....

 
Huttenback (Dorothy) Papers

Dorothy Huttenback (1896-1987) was the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles (1952- ), which brought well-known chamber music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater. She served for 33 years as president of the organization. The collection...

Huxley (Aldous and Laura) papers

Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963) was a prolific writer of novels, essays, poetry, criticism, and screenplays. The Aldous Huxley Papers portion of the collection consists correspondence between Aldous Huxley and publishers Harper & Row, personal correspondence, holographic notes, literary manuscripts and...

 
Hyatt (Edward) papers

Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, and printed materials relating to the career of Edward Hyatt, Superintendent of Schools in California.

 
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I Spy Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series

was televised from September 1965 to September 1968. The show featured Bill Cosby and Robert Culp as two American undercover agents who traveled around the world on various missions. The collection consists of original scripts with various drafts and...

 
Ichioka (Yuji) Papers

Yuji Ichioka (1936-2002) was an American-born Japanese (Nisei) historian who pioneered in studies of Japanese American experiences. Coining the term "Asian American," Ichioka was also instrumental in developing an academic field of Asian American Studies since the late 1960s. The...

 
Ilmiyah collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts

Collection consists of Persian and Arabic manuscripts about language and philosophy, as well as jurisprudence, religion, astronomy, medicine and philology.

 
Immigrant Research Collection

This collection was created by a variety of research institutions and organizations involved in immigration issues. The Collection consists of brochures, newsletters, publications, and other printed material relating to research in immigration.

 
Independent Progressive Party and Californians for Liberal Representation records

The records of the Independent Progressive Party and Californians for Liberal Representation as collected by Jack Berman capture the trajectory of liberal and progressive politics as it unfolded in Los Angeles from 1938-1986. The bulk of the collection is comprised...

 
Inglis (John B.) collection of manuscript transcripts of rare books and tracts, and Latin and Greek classics

John Bellingham Inglis (1780-1870) was a prominent scholar book collector in the 19th century European book trade. This is a collection of his transcriptions and translations of various classical and early modern works in nineteen bound volumes.

 
Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records

The records, including tapes of performances, of the Institute for Dance and Experimental Art (I.D.E.A.).

 
Int'l. Senior Citizens Assn. Records

The International Senior Citizens Association (ISCA) was formed in 1963 to coordinate on an international basis work of those senior citizens engaged in promoting the welfare of senior citizens, and to provide a means of communication throughout the world for...

 
Iraq Out-of-Country Voting Program Ephemera and Posters

Informational packets and posters related to the Iraq Out-of-Country Voting Program for the January 2005 Transitional National Assembly election.

 
Irish Independence Movement Scrapbooks

This collection is comprised of eleven scrapbooks containing articles regarding the Irish Independence Movement, the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the establishment of the Irish Free State, the Irish Civil War, and the historical figures associated with these events, such as Eamon de...

 
Irrigation and Soil Science Collection

Collection consists of materials assembled by the UCLA Department of Irrigation and Soil Science for their faculty's reference use. Subjects include soil moisture movement, soil chemistry, soil analysis, plant-water relations, water requirement studies, drainage methods, hydrology, groundwater, wells, water quality,...

 
Irrigation Canals in Fresno County - Collection of Material about

Collection consists of correspondence and documents pertaining to the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company vs the Kings River and Fresno Canal Company, 13th District Court, County of Fresno, and the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company vs the Kings River and...

Ishigo (Estelle) papers

Estelle (Peck) Ishigo (1899- ) was born in Oakland, California. She attended Otis Art Institute where she met and married San Franciscan Nisei, Arthur Ishigo (ca. 1929). Following Pearl Harbor, both were fired from their jobs and Arthur was ordered...

 
Isthmus of Tehuantepec Map Collection

Maps of the area commissioned by the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company, New Orleans....

 
Italian Broadsides Collection

Boxes 1-17 include unbound and bound Italian broadsides dating primarily from the period of Napoleonic domination of Italy, especially in Rome, Bologna, Naples, and the Papal State. Some are printed in both French and Italian in parallel columns, reflecting the...

 
Italian campaign in Somalia and Ethiopia Photograph album

Two photograph albums, dated May 1936, documenting the southern campaign of the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, as Italian troops under the command of General Rodolfo Graziani moved into Ethiopia from Italian Somaliland.

 
Ivins (Stanley S.) Papers

Collection consists of 11 reels of positive microfilm of a card index, notebooks, and transcripts concerning polygamy and Mormonism. Includes transcripts from the , , , and ....

 
Iwasaki (Shuko) Papers

Iwasaki was born in 1871 in Japan. A native of Tottori, he arrived in the United States in 1903. He had a small business in Southern California and was interned in a relocation camp after the outbreak of World War...

 
Iwasaki (Yasukichi) Papers

Iwasaki was born in 1876. A native of the Shiga Prefecture, he arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1899 and entered the United States in 1901. He worked as a section hand in Missoula, Montana, a cannery worker in...

 
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Jache (Chreslos [Don Pedro Anselmo]) compuestas por. Compuestas por Don Pedro Anselmo Chreslos Jache - Analysis of the social and economic state of Mexico

This humorous and sarcastic mid-eighteenth century treatise attributes a heavily anti-Spaniard perspective to Mexico City's multiracial lower-class population, particularly in relation to themes such as peninsular privilege and racial discrimination. Taking the form of traditional Spanish legal codes, the text...

 
Jackson (George P.) Collection of Southern Hymnody Index

George Pullen Jackson (1874-1953) taught German at various institutions beginning in 1905, was a professor of German (1918-43) and emeritus at Vanderbilt University, President of the University Philharmonic Society in Grand Forks, North Dakota (1913-18), the founder of the Nashville...

 
Jackson (Holbrook) Papers

Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948) was born in Liverpool, England. He began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk. He co-edited the in 1907 and edited , which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary...

 
Jacobs-Bond (Carrie) Papers

Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862-1946) was a song composer, and president of the publishing firm of Carrie Jacobs Bond & Son. The collection consists of music and poetry manuscripts by Carrie Jacobs-Bond, citations and tribute books in honor of her, scrapbooks, clippings,...

 
Jacobson (Carl) collection of Hollywood Anti-Nazi League records

Carl Ingold Jacobson was the City Councilman for the 13th District on the Los Angeles City Council from 1925-1933. The Hollywood Anti-Nazi League for the Defense of American Democracy, commonly known as the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League, was a Los Angeles-based...

 
Jacoby (Grover) Records of the Variegation and Recurrence Poetry Journals

Grover Jacoby was the editor of two national quarterly journals of poetry: and . The collection consists of material pertaining to the poetry journals and includes letters to the editor, reviews and comments, extracts from the two quarterlies appearing in...

 
Japanese American Internment Collection

The collection consists of publications and press releases by the War Relocation Authority (WRA), in addition to yearbooks and pamphlets created by Japanese American internees and advocacy groups, with an emphasis on the Manzanar and Minidoka internment camps.

 
Japanese American Research Project (Yuji Ichioka) collection of material about Japanese in the United States

Collection consists of materials collected by the Japanese American Research Project (JARP) related to the history of Japanese and Japanese Americans in the United States. Contains more than 100 groups of personal papers related to individuals and/or families, and these...

 
Jarvis Family Papers

Ellis Adams Jarvis (1900- ) was a teacher in San Pedro (1924- ), and later served as a superintendent of Los Angeles City Schools (November 1956-January 1962). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia and related printed material...

 
Jeffers (William M.) Papers

William Martin Jeffers (b.1876) left school at age 14 to work for the Union Pacific Railroad. He worked his way up the organizational ladder from call boy to vice-chairman of the board of directors (1946-1953). In 1942, Jeffers agreed to...

 
Jefferson Family Papers

The Jefferson family papers consists of the scrapbooks of John Wayles Jefferson and Beverly Jefferson; photographs of John Wayles Jefferson, Anne Wayles Jefferson, and Beverly Jefferson; and other material of a genealogical nature of Carl S. Jefferson and his wife,...

 
Jennings (John) Papers

John Edward Jennings, Jr. (1906-1973) was a author, writing under his own name and the pseudonyms Bates Baldwin and Joel Williams. His publications include (1938), (1939), (1945), (1946), (1950), (1950) and (1954). Boxes 1-7 include galleys and typescript drafts.

 
Jensen (Joseph) Papers

Joseph Jensen (1886-1974) was a petroleum engineer and geologist for the Tidewater Oil Company and predecessors (1917-55). In 1927, he was appointed to the Water and Power Committee of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and personally participated in the...

 
Jesuits. Paraguay. [Documents concerning the Investigation of the Documents concerning the Investigation Dispute between Bishop Bernardino de Cardenas and the Jesuits of Paraguay.]

Book of testimonies compiled by the "oidor" (judge) of the Buenos Aires Audiencia, Don Pedro de Rojas y Luna, in his investigation of the 1644 conflict between the Jesuits of Paraguay and the Bishop Bernardino de Cardenas.

 
Jewish Feminist Conference Records

According to its statement of purpose, the Jewish Feminist Conference asked, "Why is this conference different from all other conferences? This conference is being organized by Jewish lesbians and Jewish feminists. For many of us the dynamic of being Jewish...

 
Jikihara (Toshihei) Papers

Jikihara was born in 1869 and was a native of Okayama Prefecture. He arrived in the United States and was a farmer and inventor in Southern California and later known as a hermit poet. He published and edited a poetry...

 
Jimenez (Mario A.) Costa Rica Collection

Mario Alberto Jiménez (1911-61) was a Costa Rican journalist. The collection consists of 19th and 20th century Costa Rican documents, correspondence, pamphlets on various subjects, photographs, post cards, and miscellaneous ephemera.

 
Joglars Records

Clark Coolidge (1939- ) was the producer of (a weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California (1969-70), the author of various books of poetry, and the co-editor of (1964-66). The collection consists of materials relating to the...

 
Johnson (Frederick) Papers

Frederick Johnson (b.1904) was a anthropologist and curator of the R.S. Peabody Foundation. He became chairman of the Committee on Radioactive Carbon 14 set up by the American Anthropological Association. Johnson later became president of the Radiocarbon Dates Association. The...

 
Johnson (George P.) Negro Film Collection

George Perry Johnson (1885-1977) was a writer, producer, and distributor for the Lincoln Motion Picture Company (1916-23). After the company closed, he established and ran the Pacific Coast News Bureau for the dissemination of Negro news of national importance (1923-27)....

 
Johnson (Martha E.) Papers

Martha Ennis Johnson (d. 1984) was the associate dean of financial aid at UCLA before she became the director of the Venice Service Center in Los Angeles. She was also an author who wrote , short stories and a one-act...

 
Johnston (Michelle) papers

Michelle Johnston documented and donated this collection of transcripts to the Mazer Archives in order to insure the voices of "ordinary dykes" are included in the archives. As such these are ordinary conversations between women, some out lesbians, some not....

 
Jones (A. Quincy) papers

Archibald Quincy Jones established a private architectural practice, partnering with Frederick E. Emmons, 1951-69; Jones served as visiting professor and fifth year design critic (1950-78) and dean (1975-78) at the School of Architecture and Fine Arts at USC; served as...

 
Jones (Adrienne) Papers

Adrienne Jones (b.1915) worked as office and managerial worker, cattle rancher, and with youth groups. She is also a free-lance writer and novelist. The collection consists of Jones' manuscript drafts, galley proofs, books, related papers, correspondence with editors and publishing...

 
Jones (Archdale J.) Papers

Collection contains rough drafts for a television program, , which attempted to locate missing persons. Also contains photographs, as well as clippings and publicity materials relating to Archdale Jones....

 
Jones Family papers

The Jones and Conger families were among the pioneers of California and Nevada. Thomas Conger became state senator in California. Conger's son-in-law, John P. Jones, became senator in Nevada and was the founder of Santa Monica. Jones' son, Roy Jones,...

 
Jones (Idwal) Papers

Idwal Jones (1888-1964) was a journalist, and author of short stories, articles and books. The collection consists of correspondence and ephemera, manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, and first editions of works by Jones including , , , , , ,...

 
Judaic Pamphlets Collection

Collection consists of some 140 miscellaneous pamphlets from the collection of The Reverend Dr. Moses Gaster, Chief Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews, Great Britain. Includes Jewish sermons, Order of Service, commentaries, etc. Pamphlets are chiefly from England in...

 
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Kagiwada Brothers Papers

Eiho and Yoshifusa Kagiwada were brothers, born in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. They emigrated to the United States where Eiho obtained a BS at Southwestern University and Yoshifusa obtained a BS from the University of Southern California. They subsequently...

 
Kalia (Ravi) Collection Relating to the Planning of Chandigarh, Punjab, India

With the partition of India in 1947, Lahore, the ancient capital of the Indian state of Punjab, became part of Pakistan. As other towns served as the temporary capital, a site at the center of the Indian state was chosen...

 
Kalil Family papers

This collection consists of the family papers of Charles and Violet Kalil, who moved to California in the late 1930s. It includes photo albums, greeting cards, postcards, letters, clippings, keepsakes and a scrapbook.

 
Kall (Alexis) Papers

Alexis Kall (b.1878) taught at the Imperial University in St. Petersburg, Russia. The collection consists of Kall's correspondence, papers, notebooks, and memorabilia. There is also a typescript manuscript on Stravinsky by Kall.

 
Kalpakian (Laura) Papers

Laura Anne Kalpakian (b.1945) has worked as a professor of English and writing, book critic, and free-lance writer. Her major works include: (2002), (1999), (1999), (1995), (1992), (1989), (1987), (1986), and (1978). Her stories and essays have also appeared in...

 
Kanai (Lincoln) papers

Correspondence, primarily of Lincoln Kanai, governmental documents, pamphlets and bulletins relating to the relocation and internment of Japanese and Japanese Americans during WWII.

 
Kanehara (Setsu) Papers

Setsu Kanehara was born in 1916 in Oakland, California. She was sent to Japan and graduated from a girls' middle school in Miyazaki Prefecture. She returned to the United States in 1936. A poet and author, she used Setsuko Nagata...

 
Kaplan (Abraham A.) Papers

Abraham Abbott Kaplan (1912-1980) was a lecturer in labor economics, author of several books, and an arbitrator in industrial disputes. He also worked for the UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations extension service, the UC University Extension, the Department of Theater...

 
Kaplan (Joseph) Papers

Joseph Kaplan (1902- ) was a professof of physics at UCLA, chairman of the department and the director of the Institute of Geophysics. He was also a member of the National Academy of Science, and served as chairman of the...

 
Kappa Phi Zeta, Alpha Chapter records

Kappa Phi Zeta was a professional library sorority founded in 1926 at the University of California at Los Angeles. The collection contains records from the Alpha chapter including the constitution, by-laws, minutes, initiation documents, guest book, scrapbook, financial sheets, and...

 
Karlson (Phil) Papers

Phil Karlson (1908- ) was born Philip N. Karlstein. He worked in many positions at Universal Studios, including propman, film editor, associate producer, and finally as feature editor in 1944. He was known for directing realistic crime films. The collection...

 
Karubian (Richard [Rouhollah]) collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts

Collection consists of Persian and Arabic manuscripts, and one Syriac manuscript, dating from 1510-1930. Subjects include Shiite theology, jurisprudence, and popular religion.

 
Kasai Family Papers

The collection consists of the personal and business records of Henry Yoshihiko Kasai. Included are documents and records from Mr. Kasai's involvement in community and civil organizations in Utah and records regarding his internment during World War II. Also among...

 
Kaufman (Harry) Papers

Harry Kaufman (1894-1961)was a pianist and music teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. He was also a successful piano soloist with orchestras in the U.S. and Europe, and accompanied such artists as Joseph Szigeti, Toscha Seidel, Nathan Milstein,...

 
Kawano (Shigeichi) Papers

Shigeichi Kawano was interned at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming during World War II. The collection consists primarily of documents related to the Center.

 
Kay (Jack) Papers

Collection consists of 7 volumes of descriptive catalogs and photograph albums depicting homes decorated by interior designers Harry Gladstone and Jack Kay, his brother-in-law....

 
Keiser (Glen) Comic Books, Fantasy Drawings, and Realia Collection

Collection consists of comic books, fantasy drawings, and realia. Includes material from D.C. Comics, Marvel Comics, and other independent publishers. Among the various titles are , , , and ....

 
Keller (Henry W.) Papers

Henry Workman Keller (1869-1958) was a land developer in Southern California. He was a part owner of the South Coast Land Company, president of Bolsa Chica Land Company, vice-president and general manager of the Riverside-Portland Cement Company, manager of the...

 
Kemble (E.W.) - Collection of illustrated books by E.W. Kemble

E.W. Kemble (1861-1933) contributed illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals. He also illustrated published works by authors such as Mark Twain, and authored books himself. His works include (1896), (1898), and (1900). The collection consists of 11 books...

 
Kennedy (Charles R.) papers

Charles Rann Kennedy (1871-1950) wrote short stories, articles and poems, was an actor, a press agent, and a theatrical business manager. He also taught for several years at the dramatic department of Bennett Junior College in Millbrook, New York. The...

 
Kennedy (John F., President) Collection of Material about his Assassination

Collection consists of newspapers, chiefly from Dallas relating to the assassination of President Kennedy and the weeks following. Includes 13 issues of the , 16 issues of the , 6 issues of the , and issues of the , ,...

 
Kerby (Philip P.) Papers

Philip Pearce Kerby (1911-1993) was born in Pueblo, Colorado. He worked for many newspapers and journals as a reporter, editorial writer and editor. He founded the Los Angeles political journal, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in...

 
Kern (George A.) Papers

George Alexander Kern (1880?-1957) was a Los Angeles based landscape architect and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The collection consists of notes, clippings, blueprints, photographs, drawings, and memorabilia relating to George Alexander Kern's career as...

 
Kessler (Jascha F.) Papers

Jascha Frederick Kessler (1929- ) was an English professor who wrote poetry, plays, translations, and short stories. He taught at New York University (1954-55), Hunter College (1955-56), Hamilton College(1957-61), and UCLA (1961- ). He was also the director of the...

 
Keys (James M.) The Spanish missions of California and their influence today

Dissertation on the Spanish influence on California, beginning with the missions. Keys examines both the early mission system and the restored missions in contemporary California life.

 
Khantamour (Krikor M.) Papers

Collection consists of photographs, writings, notes, correspondence, and ephemera of Dr. Krikor Khantamour, mostly writings and notes in Armenian connected with Armenian studies and history....

 
Kiers (Margriet) and Hicks (Kenna) papers

This collection is centered around the activist activities and collecting habits of Margriet Kiers and Kenna Hicks. They were both heavily involved with several local Santa Barbara activist organizations as well as several national gay, lesbian and feminist organizations. They...

 
Kight (Morris) Papers

Morris Kight was an early advocate of integration and began his career as an underground gay liberationistin 1967. He was a spokesperson in the Gay Liberation Front of Los Angeles, helped found the Los Angeles Gay Pride Parade Committee, was...

Kikuchi (Charles) papers

Charles Kikuchi (1917- ) worked for the California State Employment Service, surveying Nisei occupations. He was recruited by Berkeley sociologist Dorothy Swaine Thomas for the Japanese Evacuation and Relocation Study (JERS). He began to keep a diary and completed field...

 
King Family Papers

Andrew Jackson King (1836- ) was a lawyer (1858- ), district judge, a member of the California Legislature (1859-1860), and later, a Los Angeles county judge (1869). He also published the , the first daily newspaper south of San Francisco...

 
Kingman (Ruth W.) Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play

Ruth W. Kingman was the Executive Secretary of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. The collection consists of correspondence and other papers related to the activities of that organization and Ruth W. Kingman's involvement in it....

 
Kiosko (Literatura de)

"Kiosk literature" (literatura de kiosco), were sold at kiosks on the street in Spain and encompass a great number of different subjects and subgenres within the genre of the novelette, from the comic genre, the detective novel, and the novel...

 
Kirsch (Robert R.) Papers

Robert R. Kirsch (1922-1980) was a journalist, lecturer and author. He worked as a reporter, feature writer and literary critic for various southern California newspapers, was a lecturer in journalism at UCLA (1953,1959-60,1961-72), dean of college at International Community College...

 
Kitaj (R.B.) papers

R.B. Kitaj was an influential and controversial American artist who lived in London for much of his life. He is the creator of many major works including; (1964), 1972-3; (1975-76) and (1983-4). Throughout his artistic career, Kitaj drew inspiration from...

 
Kitano (Harry H. L.) Papers

Harry Kitano was born in San Francisco, Calif. on Feb. 14, 1926 to Motoji and Kou Yuki Kitano. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Kitano family was sent to the Assembly Center at the Santa Anita Race Track in...

 
Kiyohara (Danzo) Papers

Danzō Kiyohara was born ca. 1881 in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. He arrived in the United States in 1894 and attended the University of California. Later he became a businessman in Southern California and was active in various business ventures including...

 
Klein (H. Arthur) Papers

H. Arthur Klein (b. 1907) was a journalist and author. He lived in Berlin and London, and worked for news services as a feature writer and reporter. The collection consists of Klein's correspondence, manuscripts, publishers files, researchers files, photographs, diaries,...

 
Kleinberg (Judy) papers

Judy Kleinberg is an artist that appears to be mostly involved in the mail art scene. The collection consists of subject files and files pertaining to The 20 ANSWERS Mail Art Collaboration created by Kleinberg and Harry Warschauer in the...

 
Klemin (Alexander) Papers

Alexander Klemin (1888-1950) was the head of the Aeronautics Department at MIT (1917), head of the Guggenheim School of Aeronautics at New York University's College of Engineering (1925-45), and the author of , , and . The collection contains correspondence,...

 
Klingberg (Frank J.) Papers

Frank Joseph Klingberg (1883-1968) was born in Kansas was on the faculty at University of Southern California (1912-18)and appointed chairman of the History Department of the new Southern Branch of the University of California, serving for 18 years. He was...

 
Knight (Clifford) Papers

Clifford Knight (1886- ) contributed fiction and short stories to several magazines, including and , and wrote mystery novels. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and ephemera.

 
Knopoff (Leon) papers

The Leon Knopoff Papers (LSC Manuscript Collection 1876) document the professional and research career seismologist, geophysicist, and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Professor Leon Knopoff (b.1925-d.2011). Knopoff was known for his range of theoretical advances including a framework for...

 
Knudsen (Vern O.) papers

Vern Oliver Knudsen (1893-1974) was a professor in the Department of Physics at UCLA before serving as the first dean of the Graduate Division (1934-58), Vice Chancellor (1956), Chancellor (1959). He also researched architectural acoustics and hearing impairments, developed the...

 
Kolin (Alexander) Papers

The collection consists of correspondence (including letters from Albert Einstein), United States patents for Kolin's inventions, and awards.

 
Koontz (Louis K.) Papers

Louis Knott Koontz (1890-1951) was born in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. He was a professor in the History department at UCLA, author of (1925) and (1941) and managing editor of the (1936-47). The collection consists of materials pertaining to Koontz's university...

 
Koosis (Ella S.) Collection of Material Relating to Dance

Collection consists primarily of periodicals, ballet programs, and ephemera related to dance. Also includes holograph diaries of Ms. Koosis as well as some French and German language programs and periodicals....

 
Korean-American Oral History Project Collection

The Korean-American Oral History Project at the UCLA Asian American Studies Center was founded to develop oral history source materials on Korean American history during the 1903-45 period, and to facilitate their use by researchers. The tape-recorded oral histories of...

 
Korematsu (Fred T.) v. United States Coram Nobis Litigation collection

The Korematsu litigation documents are the record of the Korematsu team's litigation work. Not only were they actively engaged in litigation and court affairs on behalf of Mr. Korematsu, but they also saw themselves equally engaged in community outreach, educational...

 
Kovacs (Ernie) Papers

Ernie Kovacs (1919-1962) was one of the leading innovators of comedy in television. He also published a novel and acted in movies. The collection consists of Profuselies cartoons, scripts, recordings of Kovacs' television shows, manuscripts of his novel, , as...

 
Kownacki (Richard) Collection of Material about Ruhollah Khomeini

Collection consists of ephemera critical of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Includes material relating to marketing, as well as artifacts and cartoons....

 
Kralj (Kim) papers

Kim Kralj is a lesbian activist, community activist and art dealer based primarily in Los Angeles, California. The collection consists primarily of agendas, minutes and general notes of action regarding West Hollywood's recognition and promotion of its gay and lesbian...

 
Kramer (Stanley) papers

Stanley Kramer (1913- ) was born in New York City. He began working in the film industry in the 1930s as a researcher, film editor, and writer, eventually working his way up to the position of associate producer by the...

 
Krauss (Friedrich S.) Papers

Friedrich S. Krauss (1859-1938) was an Austrian ethnographer and folklorist. He specialized in Slavic ethnography and folklore. During the course of his fieldwork, he amassed one of the largest collections of Guslar epic songs. He later turned his attention to...

 
Krauss (Wilhelm W.) Papers

Wilhelm W. Krauss (b.1894) collaborated in writing the book, (1926), lectured on topics of race and eugenics, and wrote several manuscripts on racial topics. The collection consists of manuscripts, research notes, printed materials, photographs, and correspondence relating to Krauss' work...

 
Krisel (Marcella S.) Collection of Lectures by Alan Watts in Los Angeles

Alan Wilson Watts (1915-1973) was a professor of comparative philosophy (1951-57), dean (1953-56), and writer and lecturer (1956-73) at the University of the Pacific, Academy of Asian Studies in San Francisco. He helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the U.S., was...

 
Kuper (Hilda) papers

Hilda Kuper (1911- ) was a professor of Anthropology at UCLA (1963-78) specializing in South Africa, Swaziland, and the Swazi. The collection consists of Dr. Kuper's correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, research, and teaching materials.

 
Kuper (Leo) Papers

Leo Kuper (1908-1994) was a faculty member in UCLA Department of Sociology (1961-77), director of the UCLA African Studies Center (1968-1972) and published many articles and books. The collection consists of research materials, manuscripts, books, other printed materials, audio tapes,...

 
Kuper (Theodore F.) Papers

Theodore Fred Kuper (1886-1981) was a lawyer, the national director of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation (1923-35), executive director of the George Washington Foundation for Citizenship and Education(1928-30), executive manager (1932-36) and law secretary (1936-43) of the New York City...

 
Kurnik (Stanley) Papers

Stanley Kurnik was a Los Angeles poet, author, teacher, and composer who ran the Los Angeles writers' workshops and Los Angeles poets' workshops at the First Unitarian Church. The collection consists of manuscripts, teaching, research and personal material, theater programs,...

 
Kurtzman (Allan H.) Collection of Material about Beat Writers and Artists

Collection consists of printed material about William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Michael McClure....

 
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La Tourette (Frank) papers

Frank D. La Tourette was a television writer, producer, director, and professor at the University of California, Los Angeles whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1980s. The collection consists of printed materials such as clippings and publications, correspondence, and...

 
Laban (Juana de) papers

Juana de Laban (1910-1978) was the director of graduate studies in theater at Baylor University, a distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin, and served on the dance faculty at UCLA for nearly a decade. She was active in many...

 
Laird (Brian) collection of readings by Lawrence Clark Powell

Audio recordings and videotapes of Lawrence Clark Powell's readings of , , and , which were recorded from 1996 through 1998. Powell (1906-2001) was the UCLA Librarian from 1944-1961 and a prolific author on a variety of topics, including California...

 
Lamars (William M.) Papers

Collection consists of materials relating to the manuscript of William Mathias Lamars' book, (1961), a biography of Major General William Starke Rosecrans of the Union Army during the American Civil War. Collection includes the preliminary manuscript, final manuscript, correspondence, research...

 
Lamb (Harold) Papers

Harold Albert Lamb (1892-1962) wrote historical articles and stories for magazines, and adventure books. The collection consists of manuscripts, books, stories clipped from magazines, scrapbooks, letters, drawings, maps, pamphlets, notebooks, and other ephemera.

 
Lambert (Gavin) Collection of Books and Tapes

This collection of Gavin Lambert materials consists of books, videocassettes, audio cassettes, and a computer disk.

 
Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Records

Collection consists of correspondence, announcements, and notices addressed to T. Cann Hughes, an active member of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, and related manuscripts, pamphlets, ephemera, and clippings, all collected by him. ...

 
Lancey (Thomas C.) Papers

Thomas Crosby Lancey (1824-1885) joined the U.S. Navy (1846) serving as baggage master on the before being transferred to the U.S. Sloop of War as captain's coxswain. He kept a journal of daily occurrences which formed the basis of the...

 
Lange (Harold M.) collection of material about Malawi

This collection consists primarily of reports, correspondence, and meeting minutes of educational committees involved in establishing and or improving educational programs in Malawi as well as reports, correspondence, and pamphlets concerning the Malawi Polytechnic University Project. This collection also includes...

 
Langsner (Jules) papers

Jules Langsner was born on May 5, 1911, in New York, New York and died in Los Angeles, California, on September 29, 1967. Langsner was surrounded by intellectuals and artists from a young age, and became a celebrated art writer,...

 
Lankes (J.J.) collection of bookplates designed by

A collection of bookplates designed by J.J. Lankes.

 
Lanman (Charles) Papers

Charles Lanman (1819-1895) was an editor, librarian, and author. He also wrote travel accounts of his explorations in wilderness areas of the eastern United States, and is best known as the publisher of the , first issued in 1859. The...

 
Larkin (George) Papers

George Larkin (1888-1946) starred in many silent films and wrote mystery scripts with his wife, Olive Kirby Larkin, including (1922) and (1924), which became silent films in which George Larkin also starred. The collection consists of manuscripts jointly written by...

 
Larson (Arnold B.) Collection About the Los Angeles Press Club

Arnold Byron (Wolf) Larson (1901- ) worked for many newspapers and news services in the Midwest and California as a reporter, editor and columnist. He later went into private practice as a publicist for various organizations and agencies, including the...

 
Lask (George E.) Papers

George E. Lask (1866-1936) was a prominent stage director in San Francisco and New York. Lask is famous for staging the first American production of the musical in New York in 1900. The original sextet in the show that Lask...

 
Lassen (Harry S.) Papers

Collection contains 1758 travel slides taken by Lassen on his travels around the world. Most are from Africa and South America, but slides from Asia, Europe and North America are also included. Also contains titles for slides, Lassen's notes on...

 
Last Call at Maud's collection

Maud's was a San Francisco lesbian bar open from 1966-1989. This collection docuements the film Included are press packets, documentation of the Los Angeles premiere of the documentary at the Pacific Design Center, various clippings and articles related to research...

Latin American Labor Movements collection of newspapers

A collection of newspapers published by Latin American labor movement.

 
Laughlin (Helen M.) Papers

Helen Mattheson Laughlin (1883-1960) was the Dean of Women at UCLA. She supervised the working conditions and standards of pay for the many women working part time at the university and was active in providing a housing service and vocational...

 
Laughton (Charles) Papers

Charles Laughton (1899-1962) was a theater and film actor, radio personality, and public performer. The collection consists of photographs, publicity materials, press clippings, correspondence, radio and theatre scripts, screenplays, assorted readings, and miscellaneous items.

 
Lauritzen (Jonreed) Papers

Jonreed Lauritzen (1902- ) contributed travel and descriptive articles to , , and other magazines. He also wrote many children's books. The collection consists of the corrected typescripts and galley proofs of Lauritzen's novels, , and .

 
Lawrence (D.H. and Freida) Collection of Material about

D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was a novelist, essayist and poet. He became best known as the author of (1928), banned for many years for its explicit treatment of sex. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and corrected proofs, a painting, and...

 
Lawrenson (Harry) papers

Harry Lawrenson was an editor for Movietone News. The collection mostly represents Lawrenson’s military service during WWII and includes scrapbook pages and military service documents. Additionally there are of a small number of photographs that appear related to Movietone News.

 
Layne (J. Gregg) Articles Submitted to the Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly

Joseph Gregg Layne (1885-1952) was a leading authority and bibliographer of Californiana as well as president, member of the board of directors and editor of the . The collection consists of about 40 original typescripts of articles by various persons,...

 
Layne (J. Gregg) papers

Joseph Gregg Layne (1885-1952) was a leading authority and bibliographer of Californiana as well as president, member of the board of directors and editor of the Quarterly for the Historical Society of Southern California and an organizer for E Clampus...

 
Le May (Alan) Papers

Alan Le May (1899-1964) began his career as a journalist and author of westerns, some of which were adapted to the screen. He also produced a number of short stories and screenplays in addition to 17 novels. The collection contains...

 
Leader (Roz) Art Poster collection

Roz Leader is the former owner of Art Leaders, Ltd., a company in Los Angeles specialized in museum and gallery posters. During her years as a poster publisher and distributor, Leader assembled a collection of over 1300 art posters, which...

 
League of Allied Arts records

This collection documents the history and administration of the League of Allied Arts, one of the oldest existing Black women's non-profit arts organizations in Los Angeles. Founded in 1939 by Dorothy Vena Johnson and Juanita Miller, the League was established...

 
Lee (Bradner W.) papers

Collection consists of correspondence and legal papers for cases handled by Los Angeles attorney Bradner W. Lee, who practiced law with his sons Bradner W. Lee, Jr. and Kenyon F. Lee.

 
Lee (Edwin A.) Papers

Edwin Augustus Lee (1888-1966) was born in Redding, California. He was the Dean and Professor of the UCLA School of Education (1940-55). While at UCLA, he expanded the School of Education from a credential program for elementary and secondary teachers...

 
Lee (Peter H.) Collection of Books and Letters from Wallace Stevens

Collection consists of letters from Wallace Stevens to Peter H. Lee, and books from Lee's collection by Wallace Stevens, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Robert Lowell.

 
Lee (Rose H.) papers

Rose Hum Lee was the first woman and the first Chinese American to head an academic department of an American university when she was appointed in 1956 to chair the Sociology Department at Roosevelt University in Chicago. The bulk of...

Lee (S. Charles) Papers

S. Charles Lee (1899-1990) graduated from Technical College, Chicago in 1918 and the Armour Institute of Technology in 1921. He relocated to Los Angeles in 1922 where he designed numerous theaters and office buildings (1927-40), developed the Los Angeles International...

 
Leeds (Charles T.) Papers

Charles Tileston Leeds (1879-1960) was a commissioned officer in the Army Corps of Engineers stationed in the Philippines and New Mexico, a member of the California Debris Commission, in charge of the construction of the Colorado River drainage basin and...

 
Leeper (John P.) Correspondence

John Palmer Leeper (b.1921) served as the director of the Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas (1954-90). Blanche Magurn Leeper (b.1911) was assistant curator of Oriental Art at the William Hayes Fogg Art Museum at Harvard, assistant...

 
Legal Broadsides (Mexico, printed by Pedro Ocharte)

Three notarial documents from the end of the sixteenth century in the city of Puebla document the system through which financial transactions and powers of attorney were formalized through the use of a public scribe in early colonial Mexico.

 
Leibniz (Gottfried W., Freiherr von) Papers

Leibniz (1646-1716) was a philosopher, mathematician, and political advisor. He invented differential and integral calculus. His major writings include (1671), (1686), (1697), and (1698). The collection consists of 35 reels of positive microfilm of more than 100,000 handwritten pages of...

 
Leicestershire - Views of ancient buildings

Modern album, probably from the 1950s, of mounted 19th-century steel-engraved plates of manor houses, churches, and landscapes of Leicestershire, England. |b Twelve of the plates are described in v. 1 of William Upcott's Bibliographical account of the principal works relating...

 
Lengyel (Cornel A.) Papers

Cornel Adam Lengyel (1915- ) was a poet, historian, playright and translator. The collection consists of literary manuscripts of plays, poems, fiction, and history.

 
L'Enseignement de l'Universite du College de France et des colleges a Paris

Collection consists of printed and manuscript materials on the teaching of philosophy in France, bound in four old leather volumes....

 
Leonard (Harold) motion picture research files

Harold Leonard was a critic and film historian. The collection consists of Leonard's research files dealing mainly with critical and historical aspects of motion pictures.

 
Leonard (Robert W.) Papers

Robert Walton Leonard (1910- ) joined the Department of Physics faculty at UCLA in 1941. He taught and researched the physics of acoustics, and his particular interests were in the mechanics of wave motion and the propagation of sound in...

 
Leopold (Werner F.) Costa Rica Photograph Collection

Collection consists of postcards, photographs, and photograph albums related to life in Costa Rica collected by Werner F. Leopold. The bulk of the collection documents social life and customs in Costa Rica and includesurban, rural, and nature scenes. Also includes...

 
Lerner (Arthur) Papers

Arthur Lerner (1915- ) was a poet and professor of psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. The collection consists of manuscripts and proofs of the book (1978), edited by Dr. Arthur Lerner.

 
Lesbian Catholics Together records

The group Lesbian Catholics Together was concerned with carving out space for discussion and community specifically geared towards Lesbian Catholics. This collection contains liturgical materials, bulletins and brochures as well as retreat information that reflect their mission.

 
Lesbian Love correspondence and item of clothing

B. Love was a radio personality who hosted shows on the listener sponsored radio station KPFK, based out of North Hollywood California. The content was based on lesbian lives and ranged from issues of spirituality to call in shows to...

 
Lesbian Nurses of Los Angeles records

The Lesbian Nurses of Los Angeles (LNLA) was formed in 1985 as a consciousness-raising group for registered nurses (RNs) who commonly shared one thing: "being a woman, being a feminist, and being a lesbian." The LNLA Records hold organizational documents,...

 
Lesbian Schoolworkers records

With a commitment to "fighting racism, sexism, class and oppression within our own movement and this society," the Lesbian Schoolworkers organized in 1977 to defeat the Briggs Initiatives. Their records consist of an organizational history, principles of unity and structure,...

 
Lesbian Visibility Week Records

Lesbian Visibility Week is a week-long event devoted to raising awareness around lesbian issues and identities, raising the profile of the lesbian community and celebrating. It is a combination of cultural programming, workshops addressing current and impending needs, awards ceremonies...

 
Leslau (Wolf) Papers

Wolf Leslau (1906- ) was a professor of Hebrew and Semitic linguistics at UCLA (1955-76) and the author of many books. The collection consists of a manuscript with holographic corrections and research materials relating to Leslau's (1973) and materials relating...

 
Lesperance (Leo B.) Papers

Leo Benjamin Lesperance served as President of the Associated Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, and was engaged in real estate development. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, plot maps, broadsides, promotional literature, and related printed material...

 
Lessa (William A.) papers

William Armand Lessa (1908-1997) was assigned to the postwar allied administration of Italy as a military government official administering towns and other population units. In 1947, he joined the UCLA Anthropology Department. He investigated comparative religion, myth and ritual, while...

 
Levin (Emanuel) Collection of Bonus Army Materials

In 1932 about 15,000 unemployed veterans known as the Bonus Army conducted regular marches to Congress, petitioning for immediate payment of certificates owed them by the federal government. Emanuel Levin was one of the leaders. After President Hoover authorized transportation...

 
Levine (Gene N.) Japanese American Research Project Records

Levine was born on May 15, 1930 in Medford, Massachusetts. He received his AB from Boston University in 1952 and his Ph.D from Columbia University in 1959. He was a research associate at the Columbia University Bureau of Applied Social...

 
Levy and Goldwater families of Los Angeles, California photograph album

Album of 188 photographs documenting family, friends, marriage, and travels of Hortense Levy Goldwater, dated 1897-1901. The album opens with a family photo, dated 1898, of Hortense's parents, Michel Levy and Rebecca Lewin Levy, Hortense, her sister Therese, and her...

 
Lewis (Harry L.) and Mooers (De Sacia) papers

Harry L. Lewis (1883-1963) was an oil speculator, periodicals publisher, sports agent, boxing promoter, horse racing organizer and manager, and real estate developer. He was married to actress De Sacia Mooers (1879-1960), who acted on stage in New York and...

 
Lewis (M.G.) Commonplace Book

This commonplace book belonged to M. G. ("Monk") Lewis, a Romantic writer with ties to Jamaica who wrote the notorious Gothic novel The Monk (1796). Contents are varied, ranging from jokes, observations, and songs to oriental tales literary excerpts.

 
Lewis (William) Papers

William Lewis decided on a dancing career after seeing the Frisco Kid perform in the early 1920s. He began in vaudeville with the group, Sunshowers, and later with a travelling minstrel show. His wife Elsie studied Russian ballet and tap...

 
Ley (J.W.T.) Correspondence

The Dickens Fellowship was founded on October 6, 1902. The organization's purpose continues to be to create a common bond of friendship between admirers of English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-70) and to preserve properties associated with Dickens and his works....

 
Leyda (Jay) Papers

Jay Leyda (1910-1988) was a critic, filmmaker, author, editor and educator. Leyda also worked as a technical advisor on Russian subjects for Hollywood and taught at Yale, York University and New York University. The collection consists of manuscripts and page...

 
Libby (Willard F.) Papers

Willard F. Libby (1908-1980) was a professor in the UCLA Department of Chemistry (1959), and director of the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at UCLA. In 1960, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the radio-active dating...

 
Liega (Carlos) Collection of Material about Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Carlos Liega was a German sugar planter in Sinaloa, Mexico. The collection consists of clippings, magazines, pamphlets, caricatures, pictures, and ephemera relating to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

 
Lillard (Richard G.) papers

Richard Gordon Lillard (1909-1990) was an English professor and author. He taught at Los Angeles City College (1933-34, 1935-42, and 1962-65), Indiana University (1943-47), UCLA (1947-65), and California State University, Los Angeles (1965-1974). In 1948, he won the Silver Medal...

 
Lima to Huanuco, Peru - Photograph albums of journey from Lima to Huanuco, Peru

Three albums containing photographs of a journey by Gustav Glage, a German engineer, from Lima to Huánuco, around 1910.

 
Lincoln (Abraham) collection

Collection consists of articles, books, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Abraham Lincoln.

 
Lincoln (Abraham) photographs from the collection of Frederick H. Meserve, New York

Looseleaf notebook from 1941-1942 containing a set of 18 double leaves of 129 small photographs of Abraham Lincoln, collected by Frederick Meserve, and presented to his friend, Ralph A. Gregory, who was also a collector of Lincolniana.

 
Linden (Robin R.) papers

Robin Ruth Linden is a writer and sociologist whose research has explored women's health, the politics of technomedicine, the Holocaust, reflexive ethnography and life histories. She received the Helen Hooven Santmyer Prize in women's studies and was the Associate Dean...

 
Linderman (Frank B.) Papers

Frank Bird Linderman (1869-1938) wrote (1920) and (1921); wrote several volumes of Indian lore and fiction portraying the frontier and Native American life, including (1922), (1930), (1932), and (1933). The collection consists of holograph and typescript literary manuscripts of Native...

 
Lindsay (Vachel) Papers

Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) was a highly successful poet on recital tours, especially from 1914-1920. His appeared in 1923. The collection consists of letters of Lindsay to Wilhelm Miller and family, manuscripts, scrapbooks, ephemera, and presentation copies of books by...

 
Lindsey (Ben B.) papers

Ben B. Lindsey (1869-1943) is recognized as the founder of the U.S. juvenile court system, having served as the first juvenile judge of Denver, Colorado from 1907-1927. The collection spans his judgeship in Colorado as well as his service on...

 
Lingenfelter (Richard E.) Papers

Richard Emery Lingenfelter (1934- ) was a professor of geophysics and planetary physics at UCLA (1969-79), and the author of several books on western American history. The collection consists of Professor Lingenfelter's research notes, copies of articles, manuscripts and galley...

 
Lipton (Lawrence) Papers

Lawrence Lipton (1898-1975) is known for his participation in the Beat experience in Venice, California. He wrote many books and various magazine articles. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs related to Lipton's career as a writer.

 
Literatura de Cordel collection

The term , which translates from Portuguese to “literature on a string,” describes the tradition of selling printed poems in pamphlets that are pinned to strings in the open-air markets of Northeastern Brazil. One of the largest of its kind...

 
Littlefield family correspondence

Lambert Littlefield and some members of his family came to California from Maine in the 1850s and engaged in gold mining, lumbering, and mercantile pursuits. The collection consists of correspondence between Littlefield and family members including letters from Sutter Creek...

 
Lockey (Joseph B.) Papers

Joseph Byrne Lockey (1877-1946) was a assistant professor of history (1922-25), associate professor (1925-29) and professor (1929-1946) at UCLA specializing in Pan-Americanism. The collection consists of typescripts and photocopies of correspondence, documents and papers relating to the history of Central...

 
Lofchie (Michael) collection of Zanzibar Publications

The collection includes predominantly pre-independent newspapers from Zanzibar, an island of Tanzania off the coast of East Africa, from 1909-1965. The collection holds about 120 volumes covering 22 titles of newspapers. In addition, the collection includes bulletins, journals or journal...

 
Long (Alice L.) Papers

Alice Lavinia Knoblauch married Haniel Clark Long in 1913. She painted, wove, and wrote poetry, which her husband collected and preserved. A collection of her poetry was privately printed (1967). The collection consists of manuscript material, printed material relating to...

 
Long Beach Collection of Material

Collection consists of mailings and other ephemera relating to various political, social, and cultural organizations active in Long Beach, California from 1970-74....

 
Long (Haniel) papers

Haniel Clark Long (1888-1956) was a poet who helped found the Writers' Editions Incorporated in Santa Fe, New Mexico (1933). His publications include (1936), (1945), (1926), and ) (1939). The collection consists of literary manuscripts, journals, notebooks, correspondence, ephemera, and...

 
Long (Philomene) Papers

Collection consists of a transcription of a final conversation with Stuart Z. Perkoff by Philomene Long, and a video recording of Philomene Long's film, ....

 
Longeuil (Alfred E.) papers

The materials consist of lecture transcripts and audio reels by UCLA Professor Alfred E. Longueil, for five different classes: Chaucer, History of English Poetry (122a), History of English Poetry (122b), Functions of Literary Criticism (201), and Romanticism (224).

 
Longmire (William P.) Papers

William Polk Longmire Jr. (b.1913) was a professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1943-48), and chairman of the department of Surgery at UCLA (1943-1948). He also served as chairman of the American Board of Surgery (1961-62), and...

 
Longstreet (Stephen) Papers

Stephen Longstreet (1907- ) was a painter, writer, art critic, lecturer on art, and professor of modern writing at the University of Southern California (1975-80). The collection consists of literary manuscripts, drawings and collages by Stephen Longstreet.

 
Lonyay (Grof K.) Papers

Collection consists of literary manuscripts, galleys, notes, scrapbooks, and ephemera of Count Carl Lonyay. Includes the manuscript of his unfinished autobiography, (boxes 3-4), and his manuscript, (1963)....

 
Lopez (Enrique H.) Papers

Enrique Hank Lopez (1920-1985) is believed to be the first Hispanic-American to graduate from Harvard Law School. Lopez edited and published a Hispanic literary journal and wrote a number of books. The collection consists of manuscripts, research materials, and articles...

 
Lorson (James) collection of material about Frederic Prokosch

A collection of notes, checklists, invoices, auction catalogs and correspondence related to James Lorson's collection of works by Frederic Prokosch. James Lorson was a southern California bookdealer.

 
Los Angeles and surrounding areas photograph album

Family album of snapshots of views of Los Angeles and surrounding areas, probably taken between 1920 and 1925.

 
Los Angeles Block Book Company Records

Collection consists of a listing of apartments and courts, eight units and over, in Los Angeles in 1958. Includes property addresses, name and address of owner and number of units and rooms, arranged alphabetically by property addresses....

 
Los Angeles Chamber Symphony Society records

The Los Angeles Chamber Symphony Society was founded sometime in the 1940s and was committed to cultivating the musical arts. The collection contains contracts, correspondence, and material related to reading premiers for student orchestral compositions and membership.

 
Los Angeles City and County Consolidation Collection

Collection consists of government files and correspondence pertaining to issues surrounding proposals of consolidation of Los Angeles city and county governments. Includes county sanitation district notes, mayor's budget messages, annexation and consolidation laws, board of works annual reports, city planning...

 
Los Angeles County Chicano Employees Association (LACCEA) collection

The Los Angeles County Chicano Employees Association is an association that was formed by Latino employees of Los Angeles County in 1969. The primary motivation and goal of this organization has been to provide legal services in order to protect...

Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

was originally named the by Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when he started it in 1923. He copied the tabloid format of the , although he rejected lurid and sensational journalism. In 1926 the paper went bankrupt and was taken over...

 
Los Angeles Daily News Photographs

was originally named the by Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when he started it in 1923. In 1954, it merged with the and became the . It lost reporters, columnists, and its more liberal flavor, and ceased publication in the early...

 
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Employees - Collection of Printed Material about Strikes by

Collection consists of newsletters, flyers, and printed memos issued by the striking employees of the , as well as some similar materials from striking newspaper employees in the San Francisco area. Includes copies of the mimeographed newsletter, , providing daily...

 
Los Angeles Historical Society Records

The Los Angeles Historical Society was founded in 1924 and disbanded in 1956. The society was formed for the purpose of gathering and preserving materials relating exclusively to the history of Los Angeles, rather than to undertake historical research itself....

 
Los Angeles Municipal Court Records

Collection consists of Los Angeles Municipal Court case records relating to spiritualism and sex trials....

 
Los Angeles Olympic Games (1932) Collection of Material

Collection consists of programs, clippings, and souvenir materials relating to the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

 
Los Angeles Olympics Organizing Committee (LAOOC) Collection

Collection consists of business records, publication and poster samples, architectural drawings, newspaper clippings, videotapes, slides and other photographic material, audio recordings, awards and certificates of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (LAOOC) in the staging of the Games of the...

 
Los Angeles Realty Board records

The Los Angeles Realty Board was organized in 1903, bringing together real estate agents into a professional organization with a governing board. This group was influential in the growth and development of Los Angeles neighborhoods and communities.

 
Los Angeles School Monitoring Committee Records

The Los Angeles School Monitoring Committee assembled reports which it submitted to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul Egly in connection with a case relating to the racial integration of the city's schools, Mary Ellen Crawford, etc., , Petitioners Board...

 
Los Angeles Times bombing collection of photographs

Collection consists of photographs of key persons connected with the trial of the Los Angeles Times bombing (Oct. 1, 1910). Includes photographs of the accused, law enforcement agents, and main figures at the trial. Also includes Oscar Lawler's identification of...

 
Los Angeles Times Oriental Excursion Party to Japan, China, Hong Kong, and the Philippines in 1906 photograph album

Photograph album documenting an excursion to Japan, China, Hong Kong, and the Philippines in fall 1906.

Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives

The was founded in 1881 and was incorporated as the Times-Mirror Company in 1884. The collection consists of photonegatives as well as photographic prints documenting events and people in Southern California, the U. S., and the world. The material originates...

 
Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education records

The Los Angeles City Board of Education serves as the governing, policy-making body for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The collection spans from 1875-2012 and consists of Minutes books, Board and committee reports, administrative guides, annual reports, bulletins,...

Los Angeles Urban League Records

The Los Angeles branch of the National Urban League stems from a 1921 organization founded by Katherine Barr and others who attended Booker T. Washington's Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. The league gathered information about racial discrimination against African Americans and...

 
Los Angeles War Council Official Bulletins

Collection consists of official bulletins of the Los Angeles War Council from 1942-1943....

 
Los Angeles, Whittier, and surrounding area photograph album

Photograph album containing 329 small snapshots of people, places, and events in Los Angeles, Whittier, and surrounding towns, dated Mar. 30, 1900 through Mar. 1, 1903.

 
Los Angeles Women's Community Chorus records

The Los Angeles Women’s Community Chorus is a Los Angeles based non-profit chorus of and for women. Established in 1976, the chorus intended to raise feminist and political consciousness by presenting choral music of all genres (historical, contemporary, classical, folk,...

 
Louie (Steve) Asian American Movement collection

The Steve Louie Asian American Movement collection contains materials produced during the organizing efforts of the Asian American Movement of the 1960s-1970s. The collection includes newspapers, subject files, posters, t-shirts, buttons and other ephemera. The items were gathered from across...

 
Louis (Debbie) Collection on Civil Rights

Collection consists of printed materials and ephemera documenting the civil rights movement from the 1950s to 1971.

 
Lowenfels (Walter) Papers

Walter Lowenfels (1897-1976) was a poet and the managing editor of the Pennsylvania edition of the (1940-55). The collection consists of materials related to the literary anthology, and includes correspondence, manuscripts, galleys and a folder of reviews.

 
Lubetzky (Seymour) Papers

Seymour Lubetzky (1898- ) was a professor in the UCLA School of Library Service (1960-69). The collection consists of subject and correspondence files, lecture notes, and audio tapes from the 1930s through the 1980s related to Lubetzky's work in cataloging...

 
Luce Family Papers

Moses Augustine Luce (1842-1903) practiced law in San Diego, California specializing in real estate and probate cases. He was also the director and vice-president of the California Southern Railroad and president of the Golden Hill Land & Building Company, and...

 
Lucile, Lady Duff-Gordon drawings

Collection consists of fashion sketches by Lucile, Lady Duff-Gordon. The color sketches are in pen or pencil with descriptions....

 
Luckenbill (Dan) Papers

Daniel Walter Bernard Luckenbill (b.1945) began work at the UCLA Library (1970) and continues in the Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections. He studied writing with Christopher Isherwood, John Rechy, and Elisabeth Nonas. His first stories were published in the...

 
Lumet (Baruch) Papers

Baruch Lumet (1898- ) was a actor in theater and movies, and a author. He wrote and acted on New York City radio programs (1932-42), made his Broadway debut in (1934), toured North America in his one-man show, (1939-46), wrote...

 
Lummis (Charles F.) Papers

Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928) was the city editor of the , a librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library (1905-11) and editor of the magazine. He also co-founded the Southwest Museum (1907) and was the founder of the Sequoia League...

 
Lurie (Alison) Papers

Alison Lurie (1926- ) was a professor of English at Cornell University and won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her (1984). The collection consists of an original first draft typescript of Alison Lurie's book, and a carbon typescript...

 
Luthardt (Robert) Papers

Robert Luthardt (1917-1977) was an art director and production designer for the motion picture and television industries, and a designer of restaurants and private residences. The collection consists of production files containing photographic and other research materials, plans for many...

 
Lybeck (Ruth) Papers

Collection consists of material related to the political campaigns of California congresswoman Helen Gahagan Douglas.

 
Lynch (Henry B.) papers

Henry Baker Lynch (1879- ) was a hydraulic engineer who worked for the Water and Light departments of Glendale and Burbank (1909-19), the Glendale Water System, Crescenta Mutual Water Company, and the Haines Canyon Water Company at Tujunga. The collection...

 
Lyon (Charles W.) Papers

Charles W. Lyon (1887-1960) practiced law until 1955, and served as a state assemblyman and state senator. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, speeches, and awards related to Charles W. Lyon while serving as a California state senator and as...

 
Lyon (Margerie) Collection about Ted Shawn and the Dance

Edwin (Ted) Meyers Shawn (1891-1972) was a choreographer, teacher, lecturer, and impresario, as well as a dancer for over sixty years. He made his professional debut in 1913, ballroom dancing with his partner, Norma Gould. He married Ruth St. Denis...

 
Lytton (Edward B.) Letters to Camille Ernst

Edward George Earle Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873) was a successful novelist and member of Parliament. The collection consists of letters from Edward Bulwer Lytton to Camille Ernst and includes transcripts of all letters.

 
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Macartney (George) 1st Earl Macartney papers

George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737-1806), was a British diplomatist and colonial governor. Collection consists of papers and correspondence related to Macartney's governorship in Madras under the British East India Company from 1781-1786. The collection consists of approximately 236 items,...

 
MacBeth (George) Papers

George MacBeth (1932-1992) is regarded as having a powerful influence on British poetry. His radio programs featured new poets and he was praised for his ability to recognize poetic excellence. He also wrote novels and nearly twenty volumes of verse....

 
MacCulloch (Bunny) papers

Nancy (Bunny) MacCulloch was a lifelong activist and community partner, serving as an active participant and board member to several organizations including the Southern California Women for Understanding, Connexxus, and the West Coast Lesbian Collections. She and her partner June...

 
Macdonald (Barbara) papers

Barbara Macdonald was a social worker, lesbian feminist activist and ageism activist. Her collection includes notes and drafts of writings and talks both published and unpublished by her.

 
MacDonald (Jeanette) Papers

Jeanette MacDonald (1903-1965) was a Broadway chorus girl in 1920, and rapidly reached stardom in stage musicals and operettas. Her film debut was in 1929. She married actor Gene Raymond in 1937. She later retired from screen to seek a...

 
Macgowan (Kenneth) Papers

Kenneth Macgowan (1888-1963) was a drama critic for newspapers and magazines, a publicity director, producer and director with the Actor's Theater (1927-29), and the first department chair at the UCLA Theater Arts Department (1946-58). He was also interested in the...

 
MacIntyre (Carlyle F.) Papers

Carlyle Ferren MacIntyre (1890-1967) is known for his poetry and translations of Baudelaire, Verlaine, Goethe and Rilke. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, research notes, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence of Carlyle Ferren MacIntyre.

 
MacKenna (Kenneth) Collection of Material About George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) started his writing career ca. 1876 and went on to become a playwright, wit, and critic. He won the Nobel Prize for literature (1925) for his work which is marked by both idealism and humanity, its...

 
MacKnight (Ninon) Papers

Ninon MacKnight (1908- ) drew sketches for the children's page of the newspaper, and illustrated children's historical books, then illustrated picture books for younger children. Published works for which she was illustrator include (1939), (c1946), (1947), and (c1948), which she...

 
Macomber Family Collection about Race Horse Breeding

The Macomber family of race horse breeders and ranchers lived in Los Angeles, Tulare and San Jose, California. The collection consists of photographs, ephemera, an album, and a catalog relating to the horse breeding and ranching interests of the Macomber...

 
Macpherson (Robert) Vatican sculptures photograph album

In addition to the photo inventory checklist leaf, album includes all 126 numbered photographs listed of Greek and Roman sculpture in what was then referred to as the Vatican Museum, as well as 6 interior views, lettered A-F: Braccio Nuovo,...

 
Magic - Collection of Material about

Collection consists of pamphlets, periodicals, and ephemera on magic tricks and conjuring....

 
Magoun (Horace W.) Papers

Horace Winchell Magoun (1907- ) was a professor and chairman of the department of anatomy (1950-55), then professor and dean of the graduate division of the UCLA School of Medicine beginning in 1962. The collection consists of Magoun's papers, published...

 
Malanga (Gerard) Papers

Gerard Joseph Malanga (1943- ) was a cinematographer, executive producer, casting director, and actor in Andy Warhol Films (1963-70), had several one-man photographic exhibitions, and was a poet. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, periodicals, books, subject files, photographs,...

 
Mamoru (Eto, Reverend) Papers

Eto Mamoru was born in 1883, and was a native of Taketa City, Ōita prefecture in Japan. He graduated from Kōbe First Middle School and Nihon Taiiku Daigaku. He fought in the Russo-Japanese War from 1904-05. He was an instructor...

 
Mandel (Frank) Papers

Frank Mandel (1884-1958) was a playwright and a producer for Warner Brothers (1937-38). The collection consists of manuscripts of plays by Frank Mandel and other authors, manuscript fragments of poetry and prose, correspondence to and from Mandel, and financial records...

 
Mandell (Alan) papers

Alan Mandell is an accomplished theater and film actor, theater manager, stage director, and producer. He was a founding member of the San Francisco Actor’s Workshop and the San Quentin Drama Workshop, managed the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center, and...

 
Mandell Gallery records

The Mandell Gallery exhibited contemporary art made from materials previously associated with a craft tradition, such as fiber, hand blown glass, and ceramic art. It was located in Los Angeles, California and established, owned, and operated by Elizabeth Mandell, running...

 
Manes (Hugh R.) papers

Hugh R. Manes (1924-2009) was a civil rights attorney most well-known for representing victims of police misconduct in the Los Angeles area. Manes practiced law for more than forty years and also advocated for disenfranchised groups during peak civil rights...

 
Manuel (Alvin G.) Business Correspondence with Richard Aldington

Alvin George Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington (1892-1962), was born in Hampshire, England. Aldington began his literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist, became a founding poet of the Imagist movement, wrote novels about World War I,...

 
Manus (Carmen) Collection of Dutch Underground Newspapers

Carmen Manus was a member of the Dutch underground in Haarlem during World War II, and was a newspaper carrier for the underground paper . The collection contains Dutch underground newspapers concerning the end of World War II, the book,...

 
Manuzio Family Collection of Portraits

The Manuzio family were renowned Venetian printers. Aldo Manuzio (1449 or 50-1515) was a Venetian printer who founded the Aldine Press and started the Hellenic Academy at Venice that contributed to the cause of learning in Italy. The collection consists...

Manzanar War Relocation Center records

The Manzanar War Relocation Center was located in the Owens Valley in Central California. The United States Army initially established the camp as the Owens Valley Reception Center under the management of the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), March-May 1942....

Maps of Los Angeles, Calif., the U.S. and the World Collection

The collection consists of maps of Los Angeles and other parts of the United States including: California Geological Survey maps, tract maps of the San Francisco Bay area, beach cities of Southern California, New Mexico oil fields, maps from the...

 
Mardirosian (Vahac) papers

Reverend Vahac Mardirosian has been a major advocate of Mexican-American educational reforms in Los Angeles and San Diego school districts since the early 1960s. This collection contains material related to his pastoral work, his involvement with the 1968 East Los...

 
Margolis (Ben) Papers

Ben Margolis (1910- ) helped draft the United Nations charter, the rule of law, and the conduct of the United States government in Viet-nam and the Dominican Republic (1965). The collection consists of government documents regarding Ben Margolis including material...

 
Marmor (Judd) papers

Judah (Judd) Marmor, M.D. (1910-2003), Los Angeles psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, acknowledged for his leadership role in the movement to declassify homosexuality as a mental disease, which was removed from DSM-II in 1973. The collection contains Dr. Marmor's research and reference...

 
Marryat (Frederick) Collection of Engravings from the Michael Sadleir Collection

Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) served in the British Royal Navy and received many commendations including the CB for conduct in Burma, the gold medal of the Royal Humane Society for his gallantry in saving life at sea and the decoration of...

 
Marschak (Jacob) Papers

Jacob Marschak (1898-1977) was a professor of economics and operations research at the UCLA Graduate School of Management (1960- ). He helped develop the information theory of economics and was a leading researcher in econometrics. The collection consists of Marschak's...

 
Marsh (Dorothy) Collection of Calif. Osteopathic Assn. Records

Dorothy Marsh was president of the California Osteopathic Association (COA) during the time it merged with the California Medical Association in 1962. The doctors of osteopathy not accepting the merger formed an independent organization called the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons...

 
Marsh (Elizabeth) Narrative of her Captivity in Barbary [...et al.]

This bound manuscript contains two separate narratives. Narrative of her , a draft of the earliest Barbary captivity narrative to be published by an Englishwoman, details Elizabeth Marsh's 1956 capture by pirates. The second piece, , and of a ,...

 
Marsh (Warner L.) Papers

Warner Lincoln Marsh (b.1899) was a landscape architect for the Los Angeles City Park Department (1925) before starting his private practice as a planning consultant and landscape architect. In addition to his private practice, he was employed as a research...

 
Marshall Family Papers

The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of the Fenner, Marshall, and Fraser families as well as their friends. The rest of the collection includes memorabilia of Hollywood High School and the city of Hollywood (1928-1941), UCLA yearbooks and...

 
Martin (Harold H.) papers

Harold H. Martin was an architect in Southern California in the early twentieth century. The collection consists of drawings, hand-colored photographs, and plans for Mission Style churches and homes Martin designed.

 
Martin Janis Gallery Papers

Martin Janis first opened his gallery on Ventura Blvd. before moving it to 710 North La Cienega Blvd. The collection consists of clippings from prominent magazines and newspapers, catalogs, small amounts of correspondence, gallery ephemera, and invitations and announcements for...

 
Martin (John) Papers

John Martin founded the Black Sparrow Press in Los Angeles in 1966 to publish modern fiction and poetry in fine press editions. In May 2002, Martin sold the rights to his premier authors (Bukowski, Bowles, and Fante) to Harper Collins,...

 
Masaoka (Joe G.) Papers

Joe Grant Masaoka was born in Fresno, California, and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was Regional Director of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) in Denver, Colorado, from 1942-51 and established the Northern California regional office in San...

 
Mashbir (Sidney F.) Papers

Sydney Forrester Mashbir worked in the Allied Translator and Interpreter Section as a military intelligence officer during the occupation of Japan, 1945-47. The collection contains mimeographed summaries of radio broadcasts, newspaper accounts, various special reports, and publications on the Japanese...

 
Mathies (M. Lorraine) Papers

Mary Lorraine Mathies (1919- ) worked as a collections librarian at the Federal Advanced Teachers College in Lagos, Nigeria, while a library consultant for USAID and the Nigerian Ministry of Education (1962-63). In 1964, she became the head of the...

 
Matthews (Miriam) collection of Los Angeles Newspapers on African Americans

Collection consists of newspapers collected by Miriam Matthews, mostly published for the African American community in Los Angeles and concerning African American topics. Titles include the (1958-1959), (1955-1985) and the (1958) as well as some clippings and pages of other...

 
Matthews (Miriam) papers

Miriam Matthews (1905-2003), the first credentialed African-American librarian in the state of California, was a librarian at Los Angeles Public Library (1927-1960), a historian of African American and California history, and an active member of the American and California Library...

 
Matthews (Miriam) Photograph collection

The Miriam Matthews Photograph collection consists of 4,600 black and white photographs of varying sizes, negatives, captions and descriptions from museum exhibitions, and a slide carousel. The collection reflects Matthews' dedication to the preservation of African American history in Los...

 
Matthews (William) papers

William Richard Matthews (1905-1975) was born in London, England. He was an English professor at UCLA and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. His published works include , comp. (with Roy Harvey Pearce), (1945); comp., (1950), editor...

 
Maull (Otto) Papers

Otto Maull (1887-1957) was a German geologist and author who spent time in Latin America, which resulted in the publication of (1925) and (1930). The collection consists of manuscripts, notes, pamphlets, reprints, offprints, newspapers, magazines, and clippings mostly in German,...

 
Maxwell Hunley rare books records

This collection consists of the records of the firm Maxwell Hunley Rare Books, Beverly Hills, CA. The collection includes correspondence, both business and personal; records of customers' collecting interests; invoices of sales and of Hunley's purchases from other dealers; and...

 
Mazarinades Collection

Collection consists of bound and unbound mazarinades, 17th century French political pamphlets relating to the civil wars involving Cardinal Mazarin. Collection is arranged primarily by Moreau number, with Moreau's additions and supplements, Socard's additions, and unrecorded titles and fragments....

 
Mazer (June L.) papers

June L. Mazer was born in Baltimore, MD in 1929. Her educational experiences combined with her tenure at the Children's Experimental Theatre in Baltimore, the Center for the Healing Arts in Los Angeles, and the California Institute of Psychodrama in...

 
McAdoo (William G.) Papers

William Gibbs McAdoo (1863-1941) was a lawyer with a practice in Chattanooga, Tennessee before relocating to New York City in 1892. He developed system of rapid transit tunnels under the Hudson River and was president (1902-13) of the company which...

McAfee (Byron) Papers

Byron McAfee (1883-1966) was an American-born ethnohistorian and linguist who studied Nahua language and culture in Mexico. The collection consists of McAfee's research papers and original manuscripts from Mexico's colonial period.

 
McAtee (Waldo L.) Pamphlets

Waldo Lee McAtee was a principal biologist and technical adviser at the Bureau of Biological Survey, U.S. Department of Agriculture. The collection consists of 21 pamphlets mostly related to language and its use written and privately printed by McAtee.

 
McCoy (Herbert N.) Papers

Herbert Newby McCoy (1870-1945) was a chemist who taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Utah and was the vice-president of Lindsay Light & Chemical Company. He wrote (1919) with his wife-to-be, Ethel Terry and contributed to...

 
McCoy (Horace) papers

Horace McCoy (1897-1955) wrote hard-boiled detective fiction and sold his first screenplay, , in 1933; his first and most notable novel was (1935). During the next twenty years, he wrote scripts for several Hollywood studios and produced five additional novels....

 
McCroskey (Samuel L.) Papers

Samuel Lusker McCroskey (1893-1960) was a brigadier general in the U.S. Army and Commandant of the Biarritz American University in France. After retiring from the Army, he joined Douglas Aircraft as a project engineer on the Nike and Hercules missiles....

 
McCutchan (Joseph W.) Papers

Joseph Wilson McCutchan (1917-1982) was a professor in the UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science. He made contributions to the development of courses in design and thermodynamics, and gained prominence in area of saline water conversion. As head of...

 
McDermott (Genevieve A.) Collection of Calif. Assn. of Student Councils Records

Genevieve Ardolf McDermott was a graduate student in the UCLA School of Education. Her 1971 Ph.D dissertation investigated the development of the philosophy of student participation, the structural changes in the administration of the Association, the programs and activities over...

 
McDill (George W.) Papers

George McDill (1874- ) was a prominent Los Angeles attorney, judge, and president of the Los Angeles School Board. The collection consists of McDill's working papers and files, and relate primarily to his activities on the School Board during 1933-37.

 
McFee (William) Papers

William McFee (1881-1961) was born at sea en route to England from India. He was an engineer before becoming a full-time writer in 1923. He wrote novels, short stories, and essays, almost all of which concerned the sea. He also...

 
McFie (W.T.) Well Supply Co. Records

W.T. McFie Well Supply Company provided drilling tools used by most of the early petroleum industry operators in the Los Angeles basin. The collection includes ledgers, inventories, and account books.

 
McGovern (Melvin P.) Papers

Melvin P. McGovern was a high school teacher and reports officer at the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado. The collection consists of various reports, publications, photographs, and ephemera related primarily to the Granada Relocation Center (GRC) at Amache. The...

 
McGrath (Alice G.) papers

Alice McGrath (1917-2009) was a political activist who first became known for her work to overturn the improper convictions of Mexican American youth in Sleepy Lagoon Trial in which the defendants were tried as a group under inhumane conditions. McGrath...

 
McKee (Ruth E.) Papers

Ruth Eleanor McKee (1903- ) spent ten years at the Library of Hawaii publishing poetry in small magazines and published her first novel on the history of Hawaii in 1934. While working as a historian for the War Relocation Authority...

 
McKinlay (Arthur P.) Collection of Arator Manuscripts

Arthur Patch McKinlay (1871-1958) was a professor of Latin at the Latin department at Lincoln High School, the University of California at Berkeley (1913), UCLA (1919-1941), and at the University of Texas (1943-44). He was known by his literary research,...

 
McManus (George) papers

George McManus (1884-1954) was a cartoonist and created the comic strips and his most famous strip, . became internationally known, appearing in 750 newspapers throughout the world and a play based on the strip toured the country in the 1920s....

 
McWilliams (Carey) - Collection of Material about Carey McWilliams

Carey McWilliams (1905-1980) was a lawyer, author, and editor of . Some of his books include: (1929), (1939), (1943), (1946), and (1979). The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings by and about McWilliams. Also includes some pamphlets and magazines.

 
McWilliams (Carey) Correspondence

Carey McWilliams (1905-1980) was a writer, lawyer, journalist, lecturer, activist, as well as Chief of the California Division of Immigration and Housing (1938-1942) and editor of (1955-1975). This collection contains correspondence, primarily letters written to McWilliams.

 
McWilliams (Carey) Papers

Carey McWilliams (1905-1980) was a writer, lawyer, journalist, lecturer, activist, as well as Chief of the California Division of Immigration and Housing (1938-1942) and editor of (1955-1975). The collection contains personal diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts, publicity materials, and assorted correspondence and...

 
McWilliams (Carey) Papers - Card Files

Carey McWilliams (1905-80) was an attorney with the firm, Black, Hammack and McWilliams in Los Angeles (1927-38), chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing for the State of California (1938-42). McWilliams later worked for (1945-75). He also wrote numerous...

 
Meals for Millions Foundation Records

The Meals for Millions Foundation of Los Angeles was a non-profit organization dedicated to the eradication of hunger in the world through “three-cent meals.” The plan was formulated by Clifford Clinton (of Clinton Cafeterias of Los Angeles), who, with the...

 
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection - Library Special Collections

This finding aid lists the Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts holdings of the Department of Special Collections as cited in (1991), compiled by Mirella Ferrari and edited by R.H. Rouse (Call Number - Z6621 C123m 1991). The catalog identifies the contents,...

 
Meehan (Elizabeth) Papers

Collection consists of television scripts, screenplays, and treatments by Elizabeth Meehan and various collaborators, including her first draft treatment, part 1 of by Charles Dickens, July 31, 1935....

 
Meggendorfer (Lothar) Papers

Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925) was a illustrator for Fliegende Blätter and Münchener Bilderbogen. During the late 1800s, he began designing and illustrating mechanical piture-books for children, and is considered the creator and chief innovator of moveable toy books. The collection consists...

 
Mellon (Knox) California Democratic Council Papers

William Knox Mellon, Jr. was a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College and the Democratic nominee for the CA 24th District for Congress in 1962. Mellon became treasurer of the Oral History Association. Collection consists of correspondence, records, and...

 
Mellon (Knox) collection of material about the John Birch Society and other radical conservative organizations and causes

William Knox Mellon, Jr. (b.1925) was a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College, the Democratic nominee for the California 24th District for Congress (1962), and the treasurer for the Oral History Association. The collection consists of periodicals and various...

 
Melnitz (William W.) Papers

William Wolf Melnitz (1900-1989) was a theater director in Europe (1923-1939), a professor in the Theater Arts Department at UCLA (1947-60), author, and the first Dean of the College of Fine Arts at UCLA (1961-67). In 1967/68 he became a...

 
Menu Collection

Collection consists of menus from California and the greater Los Angeles area. Also includes menus from associations, travel menus, and menus from various U.S. and foreign locations....

 
Menzies (A.) and Capt. James Colnett Journals

Collection consists of photocopies of Menzies' Journal of Vancouver's voyage, April to October, 1792, and Colnett's Journal aboard the Prince of Wales....

 
Merritt (Ralph P.) Papers

Merritt was born on February 26, 1883 in Rio Vista, California. He received his BS, University of California, Berkeley, 1907. He was the president and managing director of Sun Maid Raisin Growers from 1923-28 and later became the project director...

 
Mesmer (Joseph) Papers

Al Mesmer (1855-1947) was the president of the North Los Angeles Development Company, served as a member of the Freeholder's Charter Commission to frame a city charter for Los Angeles, and served as Los Angeles park commissioner. The collection consists...

 
Mexican Pamphlets and other printed material collection

Mexican pamphlets, broadsides, and other printed materials that cover a wide range of topics, including politics, religion, social issues, and commerce, primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. Most of these ephemeral items were printed in Mexico City and, thus,...

 
Mexican Postcards Collection

Collection consists of 103 postcards sent from Mexico to France and Germany. Many of them feature views of Mexico City and vicinity, and of the people of the country. There are also views of the major cities, including: Veracruz, Puebla,...

 
Mexican proclamations issued during the Mexican-American War collection

The collection features series of printed proclamations put forth by governors and key administrators of the Federal District during the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). The majority of the collection consists of broadsides which would have been posted and read out loud...

 
Mexico, Chalco - Collection of original manuscripts… relating to famine

Manuscript of the 1741 famine that struck Mexico City and the central region of New Spain. Several bound, hand-written notebooks attest to the efforts of Mexico City officials in their recollection of maize from the intra-lake region and central valleys....

 
Mexico City Treasury (Tesorería) - Account book for the year 1715, under the charge of Don Juan Antonio Vasquez Yañes

Account book written by Gabriel Mendieta Revollo for the Mexico City treasury in the year 1715, when under the charge of Don Juan Antonio Vasquez Yañes. Primarily consists of payment receipts for high officials and local merchants that assisted the...

 
Mexico Photograph album

Album of photographs (12 x 19 cm or smaller, some cropped) taken in Mexico, probably between 1883 and 1900.

 
Meyerstein (Edward H.W.) Papers

Edward Harry William Meyerstein (1889-1952) wrote poetry, novels, plays, short stories, and non-fiction. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, books with holograph notes, and corrected proofs of books.

 
Middle Eastern Posters Collection

The collection consists of posters from Middle Eastern countries, including Iran, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Poster topics are related to ancient civilization, architecture, art, asthma, conflict, culture, disability,...

 
Middlebrook (J.E.) South African souvenir

Souvenir album from 1898 of platinum photoprints, or platinotypes, by J.E. Middlebrook, documenting South African cities and towns at the turn-of-the-century.

 
Mikels (Elaine) papers

Elaine Mikels was born in 1921 in Los Angeles where she spent much of her early life. Although raised Jewish, she attended Flintridge, a Catholic boarding school. Through different mediums Mikels has spoken about her early relationships with women, who...

 
Military and Govt. Material Issued in France During WWII Collection

Collection consists of trench papers issued by French military units, 1939-1940; clandestine papers issued during the German occupation of France; and pamphlets and articles relating to the Fifth Republic....

 
Miller (Freyda) Photographic Portfolios

The collection contains two portfolios. The first, entitled (edition no. 4), is comprised of hand-tinted photographs by Miller and was produced in 2000. The second, , was produced in 2006 and is comprised of mostly color photography with 2 hand-tinted...

 
Miller (Henry) Papers

Henry Miller (1891-1980) was a prominent American writer and artist. This collection of his personal papers contains correspondence, manuscripts, legal documents, printed materials, film and audio recordings, and original artwork.

 
Miller (J. Evan) collection of Cinerama Theater Plans

The cinerama process, originally developed by Frederick Waller (1939), was the first effective wide-screen process. The Cinerama Releasing Corporation (CRC) faced competition from cheaper wide-screen processes and began major construction on new buildings designed specifically for the Cinerama process (mid-1950s)....

 
Miller (James M.) Calif. Missions Collection

James Marshall Miller was a historian with an interest in the missions of Spanish California. He surveyed many of them and supervised adobe work in the restoration of Mission La Purísima Concepción. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, clippings, and...

 
Miller (Jean) papers

Jean Lewis Miller was a Bay area feminist lesbian activist and Berkeley Public Library employee. Her papers largely cover political and legal struggles with the city of Berkeley. The collection also contains suffragist literature, unpublished manuscripts and personal documents. Researchers...

 
Miller (Loye) Papers

Loye Holmes Miller (1874-1970) was a professor of biology at UCLA and contributed 100 papers on fossil and recent vertebrates of the Pacific Coast to various publishers. The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, recordings, and photographs.

 
Mills (George P.) Papers

Collection consists of clippings, newspapers, flyers, bulletins, reports, photographs, campaign materials, correspondence, legal documents, notebooks, speeches by Mills, books, musical notation, memorabilia and a typescript biography of Mills by his wife....

 
Mills (Hugh) Papers

Hugh Mills (1906-1971) was a British playwright and novelist. His most widely known work is the novel , for which he also adapted the screenplay. The collection consists of Mills' manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia. Manuscripts include , ,...

 
Millspaugh (Jesse F.) Papers

Jesse Fonda Millspaugh (1855-1919) was an educator in Salt Lake City, Utah and Winona, Minnesota before relocating to California where he was president (1904-17) and president emeritus (1917-19) of the Los Angeles State Normal School, dean of the Southern Branch...

 
Minasian Collection of Armenian Material

Collection consists of some 95 manuscripts, including records of business correspondence, account books, local histories, folklore, dictionaries, commentaries, statistical information (particularly in Armenian communities in India), and archival papers, including correspondence, business papers, encyclicals, government edicts, photographs, and other materials...

 
Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts

Collection consists of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu manuscripts relating to Persian and Arabic lexicography, Persian literature, history, Shiite theology and jurisprudence, practical arts, and philosophy and logic, and includes letter books, financial records, postcards, photographs, diaries, notes, and ephemera....

 
Miner (Earl R.) Papers

Earl Roy Miner (1927- ) was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin. His published works include (1961) with Robert H. Brower, (1969), (ed. 1971), (1971), (ed. 1972), (1972), (1973), (1996). The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, and various printed materials. Correspondents include Conrad...

 
Mink (James V.) Papers

James Vantine Mink III (1923- ) was a University Archivist (1961- ), director of the oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections (1972- ) at UCLA. The collection consists of correspondence and research materials for...

 
Minkowski (Hermann) Mathematical Notebooks

H. Minkowski (1864-1909) was the joint winner of the Paris Academy of Sciences Grand Prix des Sciences Mathématiques in 1883. He developed what he called the “geometry of numbers,” and worked in mathematical physics the last years of his life,...

 
Mirisch Corporation Records

Walter M. Mirisch (1921- ) was born in New York City. He produced films for Monogram Pictures and was the executive producer at Allied Artists before forming an independent production company, Mirisch Company, in 1957. The corporation's list of films...

 
Misc. Ephemera Collection

Collection consists of broadsides, clippings, brochures, and other ephemeral material relating to all areas of the world except the United States.

 
Misc. Manuscripts Collection

Collection consists of miscellaneous 18th, 19th, and 20th century manuscript materials, typewritten transcripts, holographs, and facsimiles. Includes literary manuscripts, correspondence, letters, diaries, scripts, legal documents, photographs, and audio tapes related to various prominent literary, political, and intellectual figures....

 
Misc. Phonograph Records Collection

Collection contains phonograph records, and occasionally album notes and photographs, featuring music, news, interviews, speeches, poetry, and stories. Subjects include the , Uraguayan life, Australian ballads, , , Charles Laughton reading from the Bible, Bertolt Brecht singing two songs from...

 
Mistral (Gabriela) collection

The collection consists of artwork, certificates, diplomas, newspaper issues and photographs relating to the Chilean writer and poet Gabriela Mistral (born Lucila Godoy y Alcayata) (1889-1957). Ranging in date from circa 1924 to 1948, the collection highlights the fame and...

 
Mittler (Elliot) collection of Welton Becket and Associates Photograph Archives

Welton Davis Becket (1902- ) was a Los Angeles based architect with Becket, Wurdeman, and Plummer (later renamed Welton Becket and Associates) - one of the largest firms in Los Angeles with building credits throughout the world. He also served...

 
Miyakawa (T. Scott) Papers

T. Scott Miyakawa (November 23, 1906- ) earned his BS from Cornell in 1929 and his Ph.D from Columbia University and taught at Boston University from 1946-72. His efforts to collect documentary materials related to the history of Japanese Americans...

 
Moede (Helen M.) Papers

Collection consists of reports, day books, one reel of film, and related printed material of Helen Moede, counselor and teacher at Los Angeles Juvenile Detention Center. Includes her writings on Girls' Club activities and reports of Girls' Cottage, Los Angeles...

 
Moll (Elick) Papers

Elick Moll (1907- ) was a screenwriter for Samuel Goldwyn, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Twentieth Century-Fox, a television writer, and frequent contributor of short stories to various magazines. The collection consists of manuscripts and clippings relating to Elick Moll and his books.

 
Monday Evening Concerts of Los Angeles Programs

The Monday Evening Concerts, first known as Evenings on the Roof, began in 1939 under the direction of Peter Yates. The concerts featured chamber music and experimental works. The collection consists of programs for the Monday Evening Concerts of Los...

 
Monette (Paul) papers

Paul Landry Monette (1945-1995) was a novelist and poet. He received a best biography nomination from the National Book Critics' Circle and won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 1992. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, notes, screenplays,...

 
Monhoff (Fred) Papers

Frederick Monhoff (1897- ) was a design instructor at the Otis Institute in Los Angeles, California (1926-50), lectured for UCLA Extension, and was a design architect for the Los Angeles county Architectural Divisions. The collection consists of material related to...

 
Monro (Harold) Papers

Harold Edward Monro (1879-1932) founded Samurai Press, founded and edited the (1912), (1913-14) and the (1919), and founded the Poetry Bookshop (1913). Although he is better known as an editor than a poet, he wrote and published poetry as well....

 
Monroe (Agib S.) Papers

Agib Stewart Monroe (1886-1959) was a surveyor with the California State Highway Commission (1913), an assistant city engineer in San Diego after World War I, a consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and from 1932-55,...

 
Monrovia (Calif.) Records

The town of Monrovia, California was founded by W.N. Monroe in 1886. The collection consists of correspondence and reports of the various departments of Monrovia's city government including material on the development of water resources in the Monrovia area.

 
Montevideo Photograph album

Album of photographs of Montevideo, Uruguay and surrounding area from 1892 by John Fitz-Patrick.

 
Montevideo Vistas 1919 photograph album

Souvenir album, dated May 2, 1919, containing 50 gelatin print photographs of the city of Montevideo.

 
Monuments de l'Egypte ancienne et moderne photograph album

Album of photographs of Egypt by W. Hammerschmidt, from 1860-1869 when Hammerschmidt worked in Egypt.

 
Moody (Alan) Papers

Alan Moody (1900-1944)was an architect, playwright and novelist who made his home in Southern California. The collection consists of manuscripts, a book, press clippings and reviews relating to Alan Moody.

 
Mooney (Thomas J.) legal documents and papers

Collection of materials relating to the prosecution and eventual gubernatorial pardon of Thomas J. Mooney, a labor activist who was convicted of murder in relation to a bombing at the San Francisco Preparedness Day Parade on July 22, 1916. Along...

 
Moore (Ernest C.) Papers

Ernest Carroll Moore (1871-1955) was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He was the president of the Los Angeles State Normal School (1917-19), professor of education and director, UCLA (1919-29), vice-president of UCLA (1929-31), provost of UCLA (1931-36) and professor of philosophy...

 
Moore (Everett T.) Papers

Everett Thomson Moore (1909-1988) was the head of the UCLA library reference department (1946-61), assistant university librarian, and a member of the school of Library Service faculty (1961). The collection consists of Moore's correspondence, files, and materials relating to intellectual...

 
Moorhead (Carlos J.) papers

Carlos J. Moorhead was the Representative for the Forty-third Assembly District of California from 1966 until 1972. Collection consists of correspondence, an extensive array of legislative material, and printed ephemera.

 
Moreland (Watt L.) Papers

Watt Loren Moreland (1879-1959) was the owner of the first motor transport company in Southern California, and active in water development. The collection consists of correspondence, papers, clippings, photographs, ephemera, and printed materials.

 
Morgan (Barbara) collection

Barbara Brooks Morgan (1900-1992) was an accomplished designer, author, artist, and photographer. She is best known for her photographs of American modern dancers, among them, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Pearl Primus, Jose Limon, and Charles Weidman. She attended UCLA and...

 
Morgan (Barbara) photographs

The collection contains nineteen mounted photos by Barbara Morgan, on subjects including dance, Camp Treetops, nature, and one from the Junkyard Series.

 
Morgan (Barbara) Wight Gallery collection

The collection includes 143 mounted photographs, 137 of which were taken by Barbara Morgan and 6 by her husband, Willard D. Morgan. The photographs include images of dancers, nature, Camp Treetops, a Southwest series, New York cityscapes, and a junkyard...

 
Morgan (John A.) papers

John Ainsworth Morgan is the author of (1925). The collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, photographs and negatives, memorabilia, books, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to Morgan's career at Princeton University and during World War II.

 
Morgan (Sydney) Commonplace Books

Three volumes of commonplace books by Sidney Owenson (aka Sydney Owenson, later known as Lady Morgan). The volumes were filled during the prolific first decade of her writing career.

 
Morris (Donald R.) papers

Donald R. Morris (1924-2002) was best known for authoring (1965), a history on the Anglo-Zulu War. He also wrote two novels, (1951) and (1957), and a number of articles for publication in various periodicals. His spent his career in the...

 
Morrison (Jack) Papers

Jack Sherman Morrison (1912-1997) was a theater arts professor, fine arts dean, theater director, advisor to the dean of the UCLA College of Fine Arts, and winner of the UCLA Life Achievement Award in 1980. The collection consists of Morrison's...

 
Morse (Willard S.) Collection of Material About Bret Harte

Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring,...

 
Morton (Lawrence) Collection of Materials Relating to the Monday Evening Concerts

Lawrence Morton (1904-1987) played the organ for silent movies and studied in New York before moving to Los Angeles, California, in 1940. He was the executive director of (later renamed ) from 1952-71. The collection consists of concert programs, 6...

 
Morton (Lawrence) Papers

Lawrence Morton (1904-1987) played the organ for silent movies and studied in New York before moving to Los Angeles, California, in 1940. He was a music critic for magazine, was the executive director of , director of the Ojai Music...

 
Morton (Marjorie) Collection of Material about Charlotte Chorpenning

Charlotte Chorpenning (Charlotte Barrows, 1872-1955) co-founded the Children's World theatre (late 1940s). The theatre was known for producing and adapting fairy tales and children's literary classics for plays. The collection consists of correspondence and notes assembled by Marjorie Morton, a...

 
Mortzschky (Herbert) Color Slide Collection

Collection consists of about 1200 color slides taken by Mortzschky, a large number of Los Angeles and other areas of California....

 
Moser (Barry) Wood Engraving Blocks and Prints

Barry Moser (1940- )was a graphic artist and printmaker who worked in ink and wood. The collection consists of wood engraving blocks, pencil sketches, incipient drawings and illustrations for books he illustrated including , , , , and .

 
Moser (Barry) Wood Engraving Blocks Illustrating the Gold Rush

Barry Moser (b.1940) is a graphic artist and printmaker. He has illustrated several books, including (1977), (1977), (1978), (1980), and (1982). The collection consists of 25 wood engraving blocks by Moser for (1985).

 
Mosk (Richard) and Yoshida (Shinzo) correspondence

This collection contains the correspondence between Richard Mosk and Shinzo Yoshida from middle school to adulthood, writing about their cultures, languages, religions, school, careers, travels, wives, and children. Spanning over fifty years and written in both English as well as...

 
Motion Picture Background Stills collection

This is a collection of stills from Twentieth Century Fox Studios. The photographs are background stills used in various movies, and for the most part, are unidentified. The collection is arranged under the headings given by the Fox Studio archives.

 
Mountaineering Bibliographies collection

Bibliography in four volumes with holograph and typed listings of some 290 titles on mountaineering, from 1633-1963 in English, French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, and Latin. It was compiled by two decorated English peers, Colonel Oscar Vaughn Viney and his son...

 
Muir (Percy H.) papers

Percy H. (Percy Horace) Muir (1894-1979) was a prominent twentieth-century antiquarian bookseller, book collector, and bibliographer. He joined the London antiquarian booksellers Elkin Mathews, Ltd. in 1930, and remained with this firm until his death. This collection contains materials relating...

 
Mulholland Highway, City of Los Angeles photographs

Two albums of photographs documenting the construction of Mulholland Drive and Mulholland Highway in May 1924.

 
Mulock Family papers

Dinah Maria Mulock (1826-1887) wrote stories for young people, as well as poetry and novels. Her brother Benjamin (1829-63) was a civil engineer, and her other brother, Thomas, spent much time at sea. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and...

 
Munby (A.N.L.) Papers

A.N.L. (Alan Noel Latimer) Munby (1913-1974) was in the antiquarian book trade with Bernard Quaritch, Limited (1935-37) and Sotheby & Company (1937-39, 1945-47) before becoming Librarian (1947) and Fellow (1948) at King's College, Cambridge. He was also a J.P.R. Lyell...

 
Murakami (Noboru) Papers

Noboru Murakami was born ca. 1889 in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. He arrived in the United States in 1907. Subsequently, he served as Secretary of the Japan Hotel and Apartment Association of Southern California prior to World War II. Mr. Murakami...

 
Murchison (Austin H.) Papers

Collection consists of papers relating to the Oklahoma Free State Fair, and correspondence with various U.S. congressmen and government officials....

 
Murmann (Eugene O.W.) Papers

Murmann is the author of (c1914). The collection consists of manuscript material for an unpublished cookbook, photographs and original drawings and watercolors of flora and fauna, lecture notes and glass slides prepared for Murmann's lectures on furniture designs and nature...

 
Murphy (Franklin D.) Collection of Material about Sean O'Casey

Franklin David Murphy (1916-1994) was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He was the Chancellor at UCLA (1960-68). Murphy had collected books by Sean O'Casey, and began a correspondence with him in 1956. O'Casey (1880-1964) was a playwright. His plays include...

 
Murphy (Franklin D.) Papers

Franklin David Murphy (1916-1994) was the Chancellor at the University of Kansas (1951-60), Chancellor at UCLA (1960-68), Chairman of the Board and CEO (1968) and Chairman of the Executive Committee (1981-86) of the Times Mirror Company. Murphy was active in...

 
Musicians' Autographs Collection

Collection contains musicians' holographs, including Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Max Bruch, Ferruccio Bevenuto Busoni, Luigi Cherubini, Christoph Willibald von Gluck, Charles Francois Gounod, Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Franz Liszt, Gustav Mahler, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Engelbert Humperdinck, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Gioacchino Rossini, Camille...

 
Mystery Writers of America Records

Mystery Writers of America, Incorporated (MWA) was founded in 1945 to promote and protect the interests and welfare of mystery writers and strives to increase the esteem and literary recognition of the genre. The collection consists of minutes, newsletters, and...

 
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Nadeau (Remi A.) Papers

Remi Allen Nadeau (1920- ) was a author, editorial writer, and a member of the Friends of the UCLA Library. His published books include (1948), (1950), (1960), (1965), and (1974). The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs,...

 
Nagrin (Daniel) Collection of Material

Daniel Nagrin (b.1917) was an American modern and theatrical dancer and choreographer. He performed in numerous dance productions, staged the dances for a jungle musical film, (Warner Brothers, 1954) and partnered Miriam Pandor in the dance numbers in (Paramount, 1952)....

 
Naiditch (Sally) recordings of "The Monday Night Class"

The Monday Night Class was made up of professionals and their spouses who wished to continue their education in the humanities and social sciences. Members of the group included physicians, phychiatrists, dentists, business people and people associated with the entertainment...

 
Naples - Collection of Material about the History of

Boxes 1-4 include manuscripts and printed items relating to the history of Naples, with items grouped together and bound in vellum....

 
Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, and Capri Photograph album of views

Photographs of the architecture and landscapes of Naples and nearby towns and islands, probably produced between 1890 and 1909 by Edizioni Brogi, the photography studio directed by Carlo Brogi and his uncle, Alfredo Brogi.

 
Nassar (Cheryl) papers

Cheryl Nassar was a photographer and active member of the lesbian activist community in Southern California. This collection contains photographs, video tapes and ephemera from lesbian and gay pride events throughout the region.

 
Nathan (Robert) papers

Robert Nathan (1894-1985) was a poet and novelist. Many of his novels were adapted to the screen. The collection consists of manuscript versions of poetry, verse, short stories, novels and screenplays by Nathan.

 
National Lesbian Conference records

The National Lesbian Conference was the first and only of its kind, attempting to set a national lesbian activist agenda. The event took place in Atlanta, GA in 1991 and drew over 2500 registered attendees. The gathering was comprised of...

 
National Lesbian Feminist Organization Records

The National Lesbian Feminist Organization (NLFO) was founded in 1978 as a grass roots organization in order to "act on a feminist platform which deals with the oppression of lesbians in all its manifestations,including but not limited to discrimination based...

 
National Socialism in Germany and the U.S. Collection of Material

Collection consists of pamphlets, newspapers, books, magazines, pictures, photographs, filmstrips, slides, ephemera, and objects relating to the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei in Germany and National Socialism in the United States. Includes handbills, posters, prints of watercolors by Adolf Hitler, SS banners,...

 
Nava (Michael) Papers

Michael Nava (1954- ) was the deputy city attorney for the City of Los Angeles (1981-84) before starting his own private law practice. He has also published many books. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, notes, calendars, memorabilia, photographs,...

 
Naval review photos

Album of 16 photomechanical prints--specifically, collotypes--of ships of the Royal Navy, drawn up for review at Spithead, June 26, 1897, to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

 
NBC Matinee Theater (Television Series) Collection of Scripts and Production Material

(October 1955-June 1958) was hosted by John Conte. The series featured some 7,000 actors in approximately 650 productions and was produced by Albert McCleery. The collection consists of scripts and production material for numerous episodes of the series .

 
Neilson (Harry B.) Papers

Collection consists of original drawings, watercolor paintings, manuscripts, and proofs by children's book illustrator Harry B. Neilson. ...

 
Nelson (Ralph) Papers

Ralph Nelson (1916-1987) was an actor, director, producer, and playwright. He wrote the play (winner of the 1943 John Golden prize and National Theatre awards), and won National Theatre awards for and . In 1956, he won a Emmy award...

 
Neuhart (John and Marilyn) papers

John and Marilyn Neuhart were graphic and exhibition designers and UCLA professors who also worked at the Eames Design Office in Los Angeles. This collection includes research files for their books on the Eames Office, material documenting the design and...

 
Neumann Family Papers

Robert Gerhard Neumann (b.1916) was a professor (1947- ), director of the Institute of International and Foreign Studies (1959-65), and chairman of the Atlantic and West European Program (1965-66) at UCLA. He was also a member of the central committee...

Neutra (Richard and Dion) Papers

Richard Josef Neutra (1892-1970) was born in Vienna. He was the city architect for Luckenwalde, then worked as a draftsman-collaborator with Erich Mendelsohn in Berlin before immigrating to the United States in 1923. He worked with Frank Lloyd Wright (1924)...

 
New York Poets Audiotapes

A collection of recordings of New York poets from the late 1960s done by producer, writer, and music critic, Michael Silverton. The recordings were made for the New York Poets series, on Pacifica's WBAI station.

 
New York to California photograph album of a cross-country trip

Album of amateur photographs, dated April-Nov. 1903, documenting a trip by a group of German-speaking travelers from the area around Troy in upstate New York, to Los Angeles, Calif.

 
New Zealand - Photograph album of a trip through the South Island of New Zealand

Souvenir album documenting a journey taken by a party of travelers, through the South Island of New Zealand, probably between 1894 and 1900. Many of the large albumen prints are stock photos, signed "Iles Photo," from the studio of Arthur...

 
Newhouse (Robert M.) Papers

Robert Milton Newhouse (1907- ) was a psychoanalyst and served as the regional chief of Long Beach-San Pedro Mental Health Services (1963-70). The collection consists of legal records, some correspondence, but chiefly mimeographed material related to the Mutual Housing Association,...

 
Newmark Family Papers

Collection consists of photographs, books, and memorabilia of the Newmark family of Los Angeles. Includes galley and page proofs of the second edition of Harris Newmark's Sixty Years in Southern California, 1853-1913 (1926)....

 
Newnham (Anthony) Papers

Charles Anthony Newnham (1926-1992) began working at Bertram Rota bookdealers (1947- ), later becoming a director. He started his own book business (1955) before relocating to Austin, Texas to work for Franklin Gilliam at the Brick Row Book Shop. He...

 
Nichols (Dudley) Papers

Dudley Nichols (1895-1960) was a journalist and screenwriter. He wrote or co-authored screenplays for some of John Ford's best-known films, including (1935), which won an Academy Award, and (1939). He also wrote scripts for Howard Hawks, Jean Renoir, Fritz Lang,...

 
Nichols (Frederick G.) Papers

Frederick George Nichols (1878-1954) served as the state supervisor of commercial education for the New York State Educational Department (1909-11) before becoming a professor of education (1922-44) and emeritus professor at Harvard University. The collection consists of memoirs relating to...

 
Nicholson (Henry B.) papers

Henry Bigger Nicholson (September 5, 1925-March 2, 2007) was Professor and Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles, dedicated to studying Aztec history, art and religion. The Henry Nicholson collection spans almost the entire 20th century,...

 
Nielson (Sass) papers

Sass Nielson worked at Disney Studios in Burbank, California throughout the 1990s. Her advocacy work, growing out of the group Hollywood Supports (a nonprofit organization promoting awareness of AIDS and gay issues) concerned the extension of health benefits for same...

 
Nin (Anais) Papers

The papers of Anaïs Nin document the life of the noted diarist and novelist. Nin began her diary at the age of 11 in 1914 when she moved to the United States with her family. She continued to write in...

 
Nishimura (Yoshio) Papers

Yoshio Nishimura was born ca. 1875 in Nara Prefecture, Japan, and raised in Hokkaid. He arrived in the United States ca. 1906. He was a laborer, socialist, and newspaperman; editor for (the ) and (), both printed for Japanese laborers...

 
Nixon (Charles R.) papers

The materials in this collection document the professional role of Charles R. Nixon, a Professor Emeritus of Political Science at UCLA, as a scholar of political theory, African politics, and American Politics. The bulk of the collection consists of articles,...

 
Noel (Frances) Papers

Frances Noel was born in Saxony, near the Bohemian border in 1873. She left home to travel the world in 1893 but finally settled in Los Angeles after marrying Primrose D. Noel in 1904. She played a very active role...

 
Nomland (John B.) Correspondence

John B. Nomland (1923- ) served as architecture-fine arts librarian at University of Southern California, 1952-54, was a librarian and associate professor at Los Angeles City College in 1954 and became a bookseller. The collection consists of correspondence files related...

 
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Pamphlets and Publications Collection

The Bruman Maps and Government Information Library (MGI) was housed in UCLA University Research Library and collected official publications of the U.S. government, the State of California, California counties and cities, selected U.S. state and local governments, foreign nations and...

 
Nordell (Pat) papers

Pat Nordell is a Los Angeles-based lesbian sports coach and photographer. Nordell was a star athlete and popular personality through her high school years and afterwards in amateur and intramural sports in the Midwest. After finishing a teaching degree at...

 
Norfolk County, England Carte de visite photograph album of families

Album, probably from ca. 1865, but added to over the years, possibly up through 1910, containing carte de visite photographs of members of various prominent families of Norwich and other towns of the County of Norfolk, England.

 
Norris (Charles G.) Papers

Charles Gilman Smith Norris (1881-1945) was a novelist, dramatist, and editor. His published works include (1918), (1921), (1923), (1925), (1930), (1933), (1935), (1938), and (1944). The collection consists of Norris' literary manuscripts, many with holographic corrections.

 
Norris (Kathleen T.) Papers

Kathleen Thompson (1880-1966) was a author who wrote short stories and contributed to magazines. Her published works include: (1911), (1924), (1928), (1937), (1941), and (1959). The collection consists of Norris' literary manuscripts, some with holographic alterations.

 
North American Indian Cultures collection of glass slides

An artificial collection of commercially produced glass slides depicting various North American Indian cultures.

 
North (Edmund H.) Papers

Edmund Hall North (1911-1990) was a free-lance screenwriter (1934- ), and served as president of the screen branch of the Writers Guild of America, West (1956-57). He won the Screen Writers Guild Award for “One night of love”, and won...

 
Norton (Morgan G.) papers

Morgan Glenn Norton was a Southern California based aviator and aircraft inspector who served as Supervisor of Final Inspection on aircrafts at Lockheed between ca. 1941-1945. The collection consists of papers relating to the operation of aircraft, including civil aeronautics...

 
Noviomagus (Society) Records

The Society of Noviomagus was founded in 1828 in England by a small circle of members of the Society of Antiquaries. The collection consists of correspondence, invitations, minutes of meetings, holographs of both serious and humorous addresses, membership rosters of...

 
Nursery Catalogs Collection

Collection consists of seed and flower catalogs from nurseries in California....

 
Nutting (Myron C.) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, genealogical material, clippings, manuscript material, and photographs of the paintings of Los Angeles artist Myron Nutting. Manuscripts include lectures, speeches, and notes by Nutting, holograph notes about him made by Edward Gordon Craig, and notes...

 
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Obama (Barack) Presidential Election Memorabilia from Kenya

On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American to be elected president of the United States of America. Because President Obama's father was from Kenya, Kenyans have closely followed Barack Obama's political career since his election to...

 
O'Connor (Frank B.) Collection of Materials of or about Los Angeles County Agencies

Collection consists of printed materials and photocopies of proceedings, reports, and other materials produced by various Los Angeles County agencies, mostly Board of Supervisors, 1977-79, as well as clippings relating to transportation and other topics, mostly from the ....

 
Ogden (C.K.) Papers

C.K. Ogden (1889-1957) published (1923), which set forth principles for the understanding of the function of language. In 1922, he became editor of the international psychological journal , and used it as a vehicle for publishing research on international language...

 
O'Gorman (Ella F.) papers

Ella Foy O'Gorman (1862-1965) was born in Los Angeles, California and worked as a school teacher in Washington. She did genealogical research and wrote books about her family history, including (1932) and (1947). The collection consists of O'Gorman's photographs, diary,...

 
Oi (Matsunosuke) Papers

Matsunosuke Oi was born in 1885 in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. He arrived in the United States in 1906 and was a merchant and community leader in Southern California and an active officer in various Japanese associations including being a founding...

 
Oka (Shigeki) Papers

Shigeki Oka was a native of Kochi Prefecture, Japan, born 1878. He was employed by Yorozu Chh before relocating to the United States in 1902. He was an influential journalist in the pre-war Japanese community. He was briefly interned at...

 
Oliver Eckhardt Players Records

The Oliver Eckhardt Players were a repertory company, producing such plays as , , and . The collection consists of scripts for plays produced by the Oliver Eckhardt Players.

 
Olson (Everett Claire) papers

Dr. Everett C. Olson, a zoologist, paleontologist and geologist, began his long-term field program in the American Southwest, studying Permian vertebrate fossils during the 1930s while working within the University of Chicago's Department of Geology. In 1969, Olson joined the...

 
Omar Khayyam Collection of Material

Omar Khayyam (1048?-1131) was a Persian poet, astronomer, and mathematician of the early Seljuk period and is best known for a collection of Rubáiyát, or quatrains, known as the . The collection contains materials related to the work of Omar...

 
Orphanos (Stathis) Papers

Stathis Orphanos (1940- ) was a author, bookseller and photographer. He began bookselling with Sylvester and George Fisher in 1972 as Sylvester & Orphanos, and issued their first catalog in 1973. They began publishing limited editions as Sylvester & Orphanos...

Orsini Family Papers

The Orsini are one of most important families in Italian history. At the height of their influence, in the late Middle Ages and into the Renaissance, the Orsini were crucial players in Italian politics; they were closely allied to the...

 
Osborne (Henry Z.) Papers

Henry Zenas Osborne (1848-1923) was the owner of the , and the , which he directed until 1897. He served as the receiver of public moneys of the Bodie land district, collector of customs of the Los Angeles district, and...

 
Ouspenskaya (Maria) Papers

Maria Ouspenskaya (1876-1949) performed on Broadway and ran a New York acting school before going to Hollywood, California (1936). The collection consists of scripts, reviews, publicity material, and photographs related to Maria Ouspenskaya and her acting career, the Moscow Art...

 
Owens (Trudy) Collection of Materials Relating to the Credentials Committee of the 1968 Democratic National Convention

Collection consists of Materials Relating to the Credentials Committee of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, at which Trudy Owens was a member. Includes briefs of certifications, contests, challenges, press releases, and ephemera....

 
Owens Valley photograph album

Album containing 28 gelatin silver photographs of Owens Valley and surrounding area, dated between July 1905 and February 1906.

 
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Pace (Irene G.D.A.) Papers

Irene Greene Dwen Andrews Pace (1892- ) was an author. Her publications include (1936), (1940), and (with Edmund Andrews, 1944). The collection consists of two scrapbooks, a diary, a commonplace book, correspondence, three literary productions, and typescripts of an article...

 
Pacific Electric Railway Company motor coaches and railroad cars photographs

Collection of 875 unmounted photographs (including duplicates) of motor coaches and railroad passenger cars in operation between 1927 and 1950 on routes of the Pacific Electric Railway Company and related bus and train systems of Los Angeles, California, and environs.

 
Pacific Palisades Property Owners Assn. Records

Organizational and legal records of the Pacific Palisades Property Owners Association (PPPOA), including maps, drawings, plans, photographs, and audio recordings that were created and/or collected by its directors. The documents collected by PPPOA are from various sources, including Los Angeles...

 
Pacific Photo Club records

The records consist primarily of black-and-white photographs created by members of the Pacific Photo Club, an organization of amateur photographers active during the first three decades of the 20th century. The collection was accumulated by George R. Bunn, a member,...

 
Pacifism Collection

Collection consists of mimeographed and printed newsletters, journal issues, brochures, programs, announcements, correspondence, meeting minutes, and ephemera....

 
Packman (Ana B. de) Papers

Ana Bégué de Packman (1882-1973) served as Secretary of the Historical Society of Southern California from the 1930s through the 1950s. The collection consists of Packman's photographs, newspaper articles, manuscripts, genealogies, maps, ephemera, and correspondence pertaining to the history of...

 
Padgett (Ron) Papers

Ron Padgett (1942- ) was a poetry workshop instructor at St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City (1968-69), poet in various New York City Poets in the Schools programs (1969-76), writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission (1976-78), director of St....

 
Padve (Martha) Papers

Martha Padve was involved in the Southern California art community as a trustee of the Pasadena Art Museum (1967-74), co-chairman for the building fund for the Norton Simon Museum of Art (1968-70), chairman of the Pasadena Planning Commission (1973-81), developer...

 
Pala and San Diego County, California Photograph album

Photographs of scenes of Pala and other areas of San Diego County, including four panorama photos, possibly taken by a member of a surveying crew around 1914.

 
Palmer Family Papers

Henry Austin Palmer came to California in 1862 and was employed in a banking and assay office in Folsom until 1864, and then spent a year in assaying in Michigan Bluff. He became the first cashier of the Union National...

Pamphlet Maps Collection

Collection consists of hundreds of pamphlet maps of various places around the world.

 
Panorama Postcards Collection

Collection consists of panoramic postcards, primarily from California. Also includes cards from the United States, Italy, Canada, Hong Kong and Panama. ...

 
Panoramic Photographs collection

Collection consists of black and white panoramic photographs; subject matter is mostly California and the Western United States.

 
Panunzio (Constantine) Collection of Material on Japanese American Internment

The collection consists of Professor Constantine Panuzio's collection of printed materials such as articles, clippings, newsletters, pamphlets and reports relating to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

 
Parish (John C.) Papers

John Carl Parish (1881-1939) was a history professor who taught at Colorado College, the State University of Iowa, and UCLA. He edited the State Historical Society of Iowa's monthly journal, (1920-22), the , and the . His published books include...

 
Parsons (George W.) Scrapbooks

George W. Parsons (1850-1933) was a charter member of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce serving as director and chairman on the Committee on Mines and Mining as well as on the Transportation Committee. He was active in promoting Southern...

 
Partido Social Cristiano (Venezuela) Collection of Material

A collection of political material representing the Venezuelan third-way political party, the Partido Social Cristiano de Venezuela. The collection documents circulated political materials leading up to the election of its party founder and head, Rafael Caldero, to the Venezuelan presidential...

 
Passchendaele campaign, in and around Ypres, Belgium during World War I photograph album of battlefield scenes

Album of photographs, many by Australian official photographer Frank Hurley, documenting one of the major battles of World War I, the Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, between July and November 1917.

 
Paul (Elliot) Papers

Elliot Paul (1891-1958) was a journalist for European editions of American newspapers, co-founded the literary review, (1927) in Paris, and a screenwriter. The collection consists of screenplays and proof sheets of books by Paul including , , , , ,...

 
Pauley (Edwin W.) Papers

Edwin Wendell Pauley was born in 1903. In 1940 Pauley served as a member of the University of California, Board of Regents, a position he kept for 30 years. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs, photo albums, and...

 
Paxton (John) papers

John Paxton (1911- ) worked as a press agent (1937-38), associate editor for magazine (1937-38) and a publicist for New York Theatre Guild (1941) before coming to Hollywood to work as a scriptwriter with RKO. The collection consists of Paxton's...

 
Payn (James) Papers

James Payn (1830-1898) was a English author and magazine editor. The collection consists of original holograph manuscripts of Payn's novels , , and .

 
Payne (Robert) Papers

Pierre Stephen Robert Payne (1911-1983) was a professor of English poetry and lecturer in naval architecture (1943-46), head of the English deptartment at Alabama College, Montevallo (1949-54), war correspondent in Spain (1938), correspondent for the in Changsha, China (1942), the...

 
Peña (Terri de la) papers

Terri de la Peña is a novelist, short story writer, and children's book author whose writings deal with complex issues of identity, homophobia, assimilation and resistance focusing on the lives of Chicana lesbians. This collection contains materials related to the...

 
Peña (Terri de la) Poster

Terri de la Peña (1947- ) is the author of (1992), the first Chicano lesbian novel, and (c. 1994). The collection consists of one limited edition publicity poster for Terri de la Peña's novel, .

 
Pearcy (Susan D.) wood and linoleum block prints of United Farm Workers

Susan Due Pearcy is an internationally known artist and printmaker working in the tradition of the transcendentalists. This collection consists of sixteen of her linoleum and woodcut block prints depicting scenes of the migrant field work from her time volunteering...

 
Peer (John A.) Papers

Collection consists of correspondence and legal and business papers of Peer, including bills and receipts, concerning his activities as an inventor of devices for improved smelting and refining of gold ore....

 
Pegge Family Papers

Samuel Pegge (1704-1796)was a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge (1726), vicar of Godmersham, Kent (1731), rector of Whittington, Staffordshire (1751), and a antiquarian. His son, the younger Samuel Pegge (d. 1800), became a barrister, a groom of his majesty's...

 
Peggy Christian (Firm) Records

Collection consists of material related to the Peggy Christian Bookseller. Includes correspondence, catalogs, business records (1947-83), and ledgers (1954-82). Also includes working papers for an article regarding the Newberry and Caldecott awards and correspondence of James Sanborn....

 
Penn (William) - A Collection of Material about William Penn and his Descendants

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, and books....

 
Perceval (Don Louis) Illustrations Collection

Don Louis Perceval grew up in California and studied at Chouinard Art Institute, London's Royal College of Art and the Heatherley Art School. In addition to his work as a commercial artist, he also served on the faculty of Chouinard...

 
Percival (Olive) papers

Olive May Graves Percival (1869-1945) was an avid collector of books, hats, dolls, daguerreotypes, silver, textiles, quilts, fans, bookplates, Lalique, and Oriental art. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, negatives, scrapbooks, guest books, typescripts of articles and poems, bookmarks, bookplates,...

 
Perkins (Harry) Correspondence

Collection consists of about 400 pieces of correspondence to and from Harry Perkins, general manager of the National Orange Show, relating to the 1913 show....

 
Perkoff (Stuart Z.) Papers

Stuart Z. Perkoff (1930-1973) was a Beat era poet living in Venice, California. The collection consists of his manuscripts and 46 handwritten journals.

 
Perloff (Harvey S.) Papers

Harvey S. Perloff taught architecture and urban planning at the University of Chicago (1947-55), was dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning (1968-1983), director of the Resources for the Future, Incorporated, appointed by President Kennedy to...

 
Persian Calligraphic Samples Collection

Collection consists of Persian loose sheets illustrating calligraphy....

 
Peruvian 18th and 19th Century Correspondence and Documents Collection

Collection consists of eighteenth and nineteenth century correspondence and documents from Peru. Correspondence includes letters from important figures in Peruvian history, including presidents Ramón Castilla, Juan Antonio Pezet, and Manuel Pardo. Also includes a letter from Bolivian president Jose Balivian,...

 
Peruvian Manuscript Account Books Collection

Collection consists of seven manuscript account books from Peru, 1734-1806. Includes account books for the Abbey of Santa Clara, the hospital of Santa Ana, the hospital of San Andrés, and the guardianship of Feliciano Torrejón by Dr. Sebastián de Ygarriza....

 
Peruvian Manuscripts collection

This seven volume collection of manuscripts and printed materials on colonial and independent Peru focuses on the late eighteenth century, although its contents span from the seventeenth to the early nineteenth century. Three volumes of Royal Decrees feature important institutional...

 
Peters (Thomas K.) Papers

Thomas Kimmwood Peters (1879-1973) was a pioneer newsreel cameraman who filmed the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the construction of the Panama Canal, and other events. He was also a motion picture producer, cameraman, and inventor. The collection consists...

 
Petersen (Herman) Papers

Herman Petersen (1893-1973) was an author of mystery and detective fiction. He sold his first story, “The seven gilded balls,” to in June 1922, and sold 17 more