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Finding Aid for the Betty Rosenberg collection of genre literature, 1930-
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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • General note
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  • Related Oral History

  • Title: Betty Rosenberg collection of genre literature
    Collection number: 1606
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 59.0 linear ft. (59 cartons.)
    Date: 1930-
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Rosenberg, Betty

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Partially processed. Consult with Rare Books librarian before use. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary 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.

    Processing Information

    Collection is partially processed. Please contact the Rare Books librarian for further information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Betty Rosenberg Collection of Genre Literature (Collection 1606). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709354 


    Rosenberg was born on October 17, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; came to the U.S. in 1917 and became a citizen in 1923; BA (1938), MA (1950), UCLA; Certificate in Librarianship, UC Berkeley, 1940; worked as a librarian, Los Angeles County Public Library, 1942-45; librarian (1945-57), bibliographical assistant to librarian (1957-61), lecturer (1961-73), senior lecturer in library and information science (1973-77), and senior lecturer emeritus, beginning in 1977, UCLA; publications include: The Romance of Book Collecting (1978), Booked for Murder (1979), Bibliomania, or Bound to Kill (1981), Genreflecting : a Guide to Reading Interests in Genre Fiction (1982) and The Letter Killeth: Three Bibliographical Essays for Bibliomaniacs (1982).

    General note

    Note: Collection is merely PARTIALLY PROCESSED. Please contact the Rare Books Librarian for more information about the collection and for help with accessing the material.

    Related Material

    Betty Rosenberg Papers  (Collection 248). Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.

    Related Oral History

    The following oral history is available through the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research: