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Guide to the Friends of the UCSB Library Records
UArch 23  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Friends of the UCSB Library Records
    Dates: 1958-2008
    Collection number: UArch 23
    Creator: Friends of the UCSB Library
    Collection Size: 11.3 linear feet (28 document boxes and 3 audiotapes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The Friends of the Library records contains chronological, financial and event files compiled by the organization, as well as their newsletter, from 1958 to their dissolution in 2008.
    Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives, 26B; Annex 2 (Series V).
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None; Some materials stored off-site, advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Friends of the UCSB Library Records. UArch 23. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Transfers from the Friends of the Library, various dates to ca. 2009; Audiotapes merged from University Archives Recordings in 2010.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    From their mission statement:
    "The Friends of the UCSB Library, founded in 1963, is dedicated to stimulating growth in library resources and facilities for the 21st century. The Friends seek to heighten community and alumni interest in the UCSB Libraries and to support academic programs at the University of California Santa Barbara by funding library collections and facilities."
    The Friends of the UCSB Library were dissolved in 2008.


    The collection is organized into five series:
    Series I, Chronological files, contains administrative and subject files arranged by year.
    Series II, Finances, contains annual reports and various other files on the Friends' income, tax, trusts, etc.
    Series III, Newsletters, contains the Friends' newsletter arranged chronologically.
    Series IV, Special Events, contains files on special library events sponsored and/or organized by the Friends.
    Series V, Audio, contains three audiotapes of Friends of the UCSB Library sponsored events.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Friends of the UCSB Library
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Library

    Related Material

    Book, The Friends of the UCSB Library: A 25 Year History, Stella Haverland Rouse, 1992. Copies shelved with the collection in University Archives as well as in the Special Collections stacks under call number Z681.7 .U5 R69 1992.
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Library collection, UArch 22.
    Librarian's Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara (LAUC-SB) collection, UArch 65.