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Finding Aid for the Maurice G. Blair Papers, ca. 1910-1963
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Maurice G. Blair Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1910-1963
    Collection number: 911
    Creator: Blair, Maurice G., 1889-1963
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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 memorabilia relating to his career.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mary Blair, 1965.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Maurice G. Blair Papers (Collection 911). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709378 


    Blair was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on September 17, 1889; graduated from University of Southern California; was a vice principal and then a principal in the Los Angeles city schools; held various supervisorial posts in Los Angeles City School System; assistant supervisor, educational curriculum division; died January 21, 1963.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, yearbooks, and memorabilia relating to the career of Los Angeles educator and curriculum specialist, Dr. Maurice G. Blair.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Blair, Maurice G., 1889-1963--Archives.
    Los Angeles Unified School District.
    Educators--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.