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Finding Aid for the Robert Campbell papers, 1912-1989
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Personal and Bookstore Records and Papers


Blanche Gramlich Campbell

Box 1, Folder 1

High School Memorabilia. Papillion, Nebraska. 1919

Scope and Content Note

Photographs (mounted) and diary.
Box 1-3, 8

University Memorabilia

Box 1, Folder 2

Scrapbook. 1922

Scope and Content Note

Menus, theater programs, clippings, etc.
Boxes 3, 8

Photographs - Phi Omega Pi.

Box 3, Folder 1

March 3, 1923; January 8, 1977.

Scope and Content Note

  • Lincoln Hotel (1923), Los Angeles(?).
  • Thelner Hoover (1977).


[Not panoramas like other Phi Omega Pi photographs.]
Box 8

1929, 1931.

Box 2, Folder 1

Phi Omega Pi publications: songbooks, etc. Several volumes.

Box 2, Folder 2

The Cornhuskers [yearbook]. 1912


Has name on front free endpaper: Ruth Lorilla Ackerman(?).
Box 3, Folder 2

University(?) - Photograph. August 4, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Wedding of Helen Deacon Squires to Robert (Curly) Fairies.
Box 3, Folder 3

Various Events, Organizations, etc.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, Certificates, Poems etc. Poems on various occasions, Eastern Star certificate, etc., v.d.
Box 4, Folder 8

UCLA Honors and tributes. November 1970

Scope and Content Note

Blanche G. Campbell's talk. Given upon receiving award [unidentified].

Campbell Family - Clarice and Dorothy

Box 3, Folder 4

Photographs, Ephemera.

Scope and Content Note

  • With dolls, 1933 and 1981 (1933 photograph is copy).
  • Clarice skating, etc., 1939 and v.d.

The Campbells Bookstore

Box 3, Folders 5-7


Physical Description: (3 folders)
Box 3, Folder 5

Bookmarks, clippings, sample letterhead, etc. ca. 1926-1960s.

Box 3, Folder 6

Advertisements, note of persons associated with store, etc. 1950s, v.d.

Box 3, Folder 7

Includes matches (early?), gift wrap tags, etc. . 1940s-1970s (?).

Box 3, Folder 8

Photographs of Vermont Store and Westwood Store. 1925, 1940s-1950s (?)

Scope and Content Note

Shows women archers with bookstore just visible in the background.


1925 photograph is a copy.
Box 3, Folders 9-11

Related Items

Box 3, Folder 9

Westwood history by Ruth Ross. 1984.

Physical Description: Photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 10

Westwood magazine, etc. 1947.


Special Collections has other copies: in ephemera, etc.
Box 3, Folder 11

Newspaper clippings about Westwood and the bookstore.

Box 3, Folder 12

Publication - Campbell Columns. 1936-1937

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter and brief reviews.


[1936 May has interesting drawn map of Westwood - shows original Bullock's, El Encanto Tea Room, etc.]
Box 3, Folder 13

Clippings, etc. 1950s-1960s

Scope and Content Note

Articles, manuscripts about the department.
Box 3, Folder 14

Correspondence (1948, 1949, 1951, 1967)

Scope and Content Note

Note from President Truman's secretary, note from W.W. Robinson, etc.
Box 3, Folder 15

ABA (RBC) Manuscripts. 1948

Scope and Content Note

Robert Campbell's American Booksellers Association (ABA) talk.
Box 3, Folder 16

Biographical: Robert Campbell - Printed vita. 1955

Scope and Content Note

In: Who's Who.
Box 3, Folder 17

West Coast Bookmen (Robert Campbell). 1967

Scope and Content Note

Tribute for Robert Campbell and Louis Epstein
  • Book with letters, photographs.
  • WWR's note was about this event.
  • Includes notes from: Robert Nathan, Paul Jordan - Smith ....
Box 4, Folder 1

Various Memorabilia. v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Membership and other cards.
Box 4, Folder 2

Biographical - Tributes.

Scope and Content Note

Various, including those at the deaths of both Robert Campbell and Blanche G. Campbell.
Box 4, Folder 3

Various photographs, not bookstore.

Box 4, Folder 4

Various authors, and appearances at bookstore.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of: Hedda Hopper, Rudy Vallee, Bennett Cerf, etc.
Box 4, Folders 5-6


Box 4, Folder 5

American Booksellers Association (ABA) banquets, etc.

Scope and Content Note

Also Cavalcade of Books (television show) photograph.
Box 4, Folder 6

American Booksellers Association (ABA) members with President Truman (1948).

Box 4, Folder 6

ABA group with Richard Nixon (n.d., 1949).

Box 4, Folder 7

UCLA Notes, etc.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Everett Moore, etc.
Box 5, Folder 1

Various photographs. v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes enlargement of photo of Robert Campbell and Blanche G. Campbell in the bookstore.
Box 5, Folder 2


Scope and Content Note

Paper bags with logo, etc.
Box 5, Folder 3

Various Tributes. v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Certificates, etc.

Robert Campbell

Box 4, Folders 9-11

UCLA Athletics

Box 4, Folder 9

Young Men's Club Affadavit. 1938.

Box 4, Folder 10

Sportsmen of the south realia: keychain.

Box 4, Folder 11

Clippings, etc.

Scope and Content Note

Rafer Johnson article, etc.


See also Box 1.

The Campbells

Box 4, Folder 12

UCLA clippings about Paul Wellman.

Scope and Content Note

Also a fair copy of poem by Richard Armour about Wellman.
Box 4, Folder 13


Scope and Content Note

Copies of James V. Mink's articles.
Box 4, Folder 14

UCLA Campbell contest ephemera. n.d.

Physical Description: Copy (photostat?) of poster.


Further material filed in University Archives, Campbell contest and Campbell Contest Committee records.
Box 4, Folder 15

Photographs from Library photographer. Late 1940s-1950s


[There should be negatives for all of these in University Archives.]
Box 4, Folders 16-17

UCLA - Various Photographs

Box 4, Folder 16

Blanche G. Campbell with Haile Selassie, with Prince Phillip of England, Robert Campbell with Duckey Drake, etc. v.d.

Box 4, Folder 17

With Mayor Bradley, with Chancellor Young, etc. 1980s.

Physical Description: Small color snapshots.
Box 4, Folder 17

One small black and white of Spring Sing. 1960.

Box 4, Folder 18

UCLA athletics photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Banquet, team at Rose Bowl(?) [early].
Box 6

Realia, various items.

Scope and Content Note

Engraved cup, Bruin Bear in plexiglass, etc.
Box 7, Folder 1

Various Memorabilia, including UCLA.

Scope and Content Note

Mounted magazine cover, picture of Rafer Johnson.
Box 7, Folder 2

Various Memorabilia. 1960s (?)

Scope and Content Note

LP: ... and then I wrote The Music Man.

The Campbells(?)

Box 4, Folder 19

Various photographs. (n.d.)

Scope and Content Note

  • Meredith Willson with the Reagans. Photograph of the Reagans is by Thelner Hoover.
  • Unidentified World War I scene(?).