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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Material

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Lynn Townsend White papers
    Creator: White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1541
    Physical Description: 9 oversize_boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1937-1985
    Abstract: Lynn Townsend White, Jr. (1907- ) was a professor of history at UCLA (1958-72), and Director of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70). The collection consists of teaching and research material related to Lynn White's career as a history professor.
    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Maude White, 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lynn Townsend White Papers (Collection 1541). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    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.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942339893606533 

    Biography

    Lynn Townsend White, Jr. was born in San Francisco, California, April 29, 1907; BA, Stanford University (1928), MA, Union Theological Seminary (1929), Harvard University (1930), Ph.D, Harvard University (1934); history instructor, Princeton University (1933-37); assistant professor (1937-40) and professor (1940-43) of history at Stanford University; President, Mills College (1943-58); professor of history, UCLA (1958-72); Director of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70); recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards and decorations; various publications include: Educating our daughters: a challenge to the colleges (1950), Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man (1956), Medieval technology and social change (1962), Medieval religion and technology (1978).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of teaching and research material related to the career of history professor Lynn White. Includes exams, lecture notes, publications, correspondence, manuscripts, bibliographic files, and photographs for publications.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Teaching materials (Boxes 1-4).
    2. Research materials and publications (Boxes 5-11).
    3. Correspondence files (Boxes 12-15).
    4. Bibliographical files (Boxes 16-22).
    5. Photographs used in Lynn White's publications (Boxes 23-24).

    Related Material

    Technology, History, Democracy [oral history transcript] / Lynn Townsend White, interviewee.   UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1983. Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    College teachers -- California -- Archives.
    Historians -- California -- Archives.
    History teachers -- California -- Archives.
    White, Lynn Townsend, 1907- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Department of History--Faculty -- Archives