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Finding Aid for the Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers , 1937-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1937-1974
    Collection number: 335
    Creator: Dick, Hugh Gilchrist, 1909-
    Extent: 21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Hugh Gilchrist Dick (1909-1971) was a professor in the English Department at UCLA (1942-1971) and a joint professor at the School of Library Science (1967-71). The collection consists of Dick's professional and personal correspondence, and papers relating to his work in the Department of English and School of Library Science at UCLA.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Dr. Hugh G. Dick, 1970.
    • Gift of Frances Dick, 1973.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers (Collection 335). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1217812 


    Hugh Gilchrist Dick was born September 14, 1909 in Whitehall, New York; BA, Union College, 1930; MA, Cornell University, 1935; Ph.D, Cornell, 1937; instructor (1937-42), assistant professor (1942-48), associate professor (1948-53), and professor (1953-71) in English Department, UCLA; joint professor, School of Library Science (1967-71), chairman of English Department, 1960-65; member, American Council of Learned Societies and Modern Language Association; died December 31, 1971.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of professional and personal correspondence, and papers relating to Hugh Dick's work in the Department of English and School of Library Science at UCLA. Topics include: English Department executive and graduate committees, Medieval and Renaissance Center and Colloquium, lecture notes, course materials, UCLA Main Library alterations, Clark Library Committee, and Statewide library committee. Collection also includes Dick's office files and card indices, as well as material relating to Arthur Golding's A Morall Fabletalke.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-3).
    2. Papers relating to the university (Boxes 4-21).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Dick, Hugh Gilchrist, 1909- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of English--Faculty--Archival resources.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Graduate School of Library and Information Science--Faculty--Archival resources.