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Library. University Librarian. Administrative files. 1919-1998.
University Archives Record Series 377  
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  • Title: Library. University Librarian. Administrative files.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 377
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 255.6 linear ft. (299 boxes and 136 cartons)
    Date: 1919-1998
    Abstract: Record Series 377 contains the administrative files of the UCLA University Librarian generated between 1919 and 1998.
    Creator: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. University Librarian.


    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Library. University Librarian. Administrative files (University Archives Record Series 377). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Historical note

    The position of University Librarian has been held by the following individuals:
    Elizabeth Fargo - 1910-1923

    John E. Goodwin - 1923-1944

    Lawrence Clark Powell - 1944-1961

    Robert Vosper - 1961-1973

    Page Ackerman - 1973-1977

    Russell Shank - 1977-1990

    Gloria Werner - 1990-2002

    Gary E. Strong - 2003-2013

    Viginia Steel - 2013-present

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 377 contains the administrative files of the UCLA University Librarian, generated between 1919 and 1998, including those of John E. Goodwin, Lawrence Clark Powell, and Robert Vosper. Files regard such topics as library departments; branch libraries; interaction and cooperation with UCLA academic departments, other University of California campuses, libraries, universities, and institutions; acquisitions; budgets; committees; associations and societies; Library Council; Northern and Southern Regional Library Boards; Special Collections; programs and conferences; contracts; grants; the use and need of space; library visitors; bibliographers; OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc., formerly the Ohio College Library Center); lending privileges; public library catalogs; and blanket purchase orders. Also included are the chronological files of James R. Cox (Acting Associate University Librarian for Public Services, 1977-1979; Assistant to the University Librarian, 1979-1983). Materials include correspondence, statistics, reports (annual, semiannual, quarterly, and monthly from library departments and branch libraries), meeting agendas and minutes, forms, manuals, and other operational materials.
    This is an active record series; additional University records are expected to be added.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3521118