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Robbins (George W.) papers
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: George W. Robbins papers
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1710
    Physical Description: 0.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1929-1993
    Abstract: George W. Robbins was a UCLA alumnus. He returned to teach Economics as an assistant professor (1931), was the head of the University Extension program, chairman of the Department of Business Administration, and Dean of the Graduate School of Management. He was a frequent spokesman on business practices and ethics during the 1950s and 60s. The collection consists of personal papers, bio-bibliographies, speeches, publications, clippings, and files related to Robbins' life and career.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George W. Robbins papers (Collection 1710). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of George W. Robbins, 1993.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processed by Manuscripts Division staff, August 1993. Encoded by Caroline Cubé. Online finding aid edited by Josh Fiala, March 2004.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2723121 

    Biography

    Robbins, a graduate of UCLA, returned to teach Economics as an assistant professor in 1931; during his years at UCLA, he was head of the University Extension program, chairman of the Department of Business Administration, and Dean of the Graduate School of Management; chairman, National Committee on Emeriti, 1965-80; Robbins was a frequent spokesman on business practices and ethics during the 1950s and 60s; retired in 1970; died in Westwood, California, on October 9, 1994.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of personal papers, bio-bibliographies, speeches, publications, clippings, and files related to the life and career of George W. Robbins. Files relate to Robbins's deanship of the UCLA School of Management, his Ford Foundation report, and recommendations related to a school of management in India.

    Related Material

    Management education at UCLA: the genesis and the flowering, 1922-1970 [oral history transcript] / George W. Robbins, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1972. Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Departmental chairmen (Universities)--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.