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Page Smith papers, ca. 1952-1964
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  • Title: Page Smith papers
    Collection number: 620
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 15.0 linear ft. (15 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1952-1964
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Smith, Page 1917-1995

    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 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    The Page Smith Papers were acquired in 2004 from the Page Smith family and in cooperation with the Special Collections and Archives of the Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Page Smith Papers (Collection 620). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Historian (Charles) Page Smith was born on Septermber 16, 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland; B.A. Dartmouth College (1940); Ph.D. Harvard University (1951) under the direction of Samuel Eliot Morison. Assistant professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles (1952); associate professor (1956); professor (1963). In 1964 Smith left UCLA to become the founding Provost of Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz and resigned from the university in 1973. In 1963 he won the Bancroft Prize for his 1962 biography of John Adams. Smith died on August 28, 1995 in Santa Cruz, California.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6415205 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Smith, Page.