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University of California, Los Angeles. Department of English records.
UARC.0229  
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Description
Record Series 229 contains the administrative files of the Chair of the UCLA English Department and documents from the undergraduate program, the graduate program, and the Composition Section. Materials include annual reports, announcements, event flyers, memos, statistics, and correspondence.
Background
The Department of English was established in 1905 as part of the Los Angeles State Normal School (LASNS). Beginning with 13 faculty members, the department taught courses on grammar, composition, and literature, and had a special staff for reading, which would later become the Departments of Theater Arts and of Speech. The English major was developed after the LASNS became the Southern Branch of the University of California, with the graduate program starting in 1935.
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright to portions of this collection has been assigned to the UCLA Library Special Collections. The library can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. Commercial use may require additional rights that must be determined and obtained by the researcher. All requests for copyright permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Library Special Collections. Credit shall be given as follows: The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the UCLA Library Special Collections.
Availability
Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.