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Guide to the James Porter Moffett Papers
Mss 243  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James Porter Moffett Papers
    Dates: ca. early 1950s-2001
    Collection number: Mss 243
    Creator: Moffett, James.
    Collection Size: ca. 13 linear feet (10 cartons, 2 audiocassettes, and 3 videotapes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, professional and project files, talks and writings of the internationally known author, editor, lecturer, workshop leader, and consultant on language arts teaching and integrated curriculum development.
    Physical location: SRLF.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    COLLECTION IS STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for retrieval. No access restrictions known.

    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

    James Porter Moffett Papers. Mss 243. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Moffett family, 2006.

    Scope and Content of Collection


    The collection contains the following series:
    Biographical/Personal Information. Box 1.
    Correspondence. Boxes 1-2.
    Interaction Controversy. Box 3.
    Professional Activities. Box 4.
    Project Files. Boxes 5-7.
    Talks/Speeches. Box 8.
    Writings - Books. Boxes 8-9.
    Writings - Shorter Works. Box 9.
    Writings - Unpublished. Box 10.
    Audiovisual. Two audiocassettes and three VHS videotapes.
    JPM = James Porter Moffett
    NCTE = National Council of Teachers of English

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Moffett, James.