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John V. Richardson papers, 1949-2013 LSC.0586
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: John V. Richardson papers
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0586
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 36.0 linear feet (74 boxes, 3 shoe boxes, 1 oversize flat box)
    Date (inclusive): 1949-2013
    Abstract: John V. Richardson (b.1949) is a professor of Library and Information Science at UCLA (1979- ). In 2013, he was awarded emeritus status in recognition of his long and accomplished career. This collection, spanning 1949 – 2013, focuses on Richardson’s research and writings on the history of librarianship, information policy, international librarianship, information retrieval systems, and government documents. Also included are Richardson’s course notes and syllabi from UCLA, correspondences with various leaders in library education, and documentation of events and conferences attended.
    Language of Materials: Materials are primarily in English, some materials in Russian.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Richardson, John V., 1949-

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    COLLECTION CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this collection require the production of reference surrogates. To access audiovisual materials you must notify the reference desk in advance of your visit.
    COLLECTION CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. To access digital materials you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of John Richardson, 1999 through 2015.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Caitlin Denny in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) , supervised by Jillian Cuellar. Processing of this collection was generously supported by John Richardson.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John V. Richardson Papers (Collection 586). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4769643 

    Biography/History

    John V. Richardson is a professor at UCLA’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Born in Columbus, Ohio in 1949, Richardson received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1978. He began teaching at UCLA in August 1978. His scholarly research focuses on international librarianship, library science education, and government documents. Richardson held the position of editor for The Library Quarterly between the years 1995 and 2003. Between 2002 and 2007 he served as Associate Dean in UCLA’s Graduate Division. In 2013, he was awarded emeritus status in recognition of his long and accomplished career. Richardson has traveled around the world to advocate for the advancement of library and information science education. He currently resides in Inglewood with his wife Nancy.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of materials related to the teaching career and professional scholarship of professor of library and information science, John Richardson. The papers include research notes, drafts and final copies of manuscripts, correspondence, facsimiles, photographs, microfilm and digital media. Note that Series 3 contains a small amount of documents about his early life and academic pursuits.

    Organization and Arrangement

    This collection has been arranged in the following series:
    • Series 1: Teaching & University Affairs, 1961 - 2009
    • Subseries 1.1: UCLA, 1963 - 2009
    • Subseries 1.2: Other Institutions, 1961 - 2006
    • Series 2: Professional Scholarship, 1960 - 2012
    • Subseries 2.1: Manuscripts & Research, 1960 - 2012
    • Subseries 2.2: Recognition & Organizations, 1961 - 2010
    • Series 3: Personal Life, 1949 - 2011
    This collection has been arranged in three series, two of which have been further arranged into subseries. The contents of each series and subseries are arranged alphabetically by subject, except for Series 3 which has maintained its original order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Library schools--California--Los Angeles--Archives.
    Richardson, John V.,--1949---Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Library and Information Science--Faculty--Archives.