Library. Arts Library. Publications. 1953-1983.

Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 1988 March; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 July; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 July.
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©1988 March

Title: Library. Arts Library. Publications.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 164
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.2 linear ft. (1 box)
Date: 1953-1983
Abstract: Record Series 164 contains the publications of UCLA's Arts Library.
Creator: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Art Library.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Library. Arts Library. Publications (University Archives Record Series 164). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

Historical Note

The University of California, Los Angeles Arts Library opened in 1952. The Arts Library has more than 270,000 books in the fields of architecture, architectural history, art, art history, design, film, television, photography as art, theater, and allied disciplines.
The Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana is a special collection of books and materials concerning Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian Renaissance. It was given to UCLA in 1961 by Dr. Elmer Belt, professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Medicine and a collector of Vinciana for more than sixty years. Since Dr. Belt donated it, the collection has continued to grow, and it now encompasses more than ten thousand volumes and many thousands of pamphlets.
The Princeton Index of Christian Art is a collection of prints, drawings, slides, and other visual materials that supported the study of art history and represented an internationally renowned resource. In 1966, Chancellor Franklin Murphy arranged for a microfiche copy of the index to be added to the collections of the Arts Library.

Scope and Content

Record Series 164 contains the publications of UCLA's Arts Library. Files regard the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana and the Princeton Index of Christian Art. Materials include catalogues, related materials, announcements, and brochures.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3520367 

Box 1, Folder 1

Catalogue of the Incunabula in the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana. 1971.

Box 1, Folder 2

Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana - Catalogue. 1979.

Box 1, Folder 3

Leonardo da Vinci and the World of Books. 1953.

Box 1, Folder 4

Princeton Index of Christian Art - Announcements. 1983.

Box 1, Folder 5

Princeton Index of Christian Art - Brochure. n.d.