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Information for all : oral history transcript : an activist librarian and library educator at the University of California, 1961-1984 / 2001.
BANC MSS 2001/124 c; Phonotape 3181 C:1-6
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Title:

Information for all : oral history transcript: an activist librarian and library educator at the University of California, 1961-1984 / 2001
Library School oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Blake, Fay M., 1920-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

McCreery, Laura, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Early life and political upbringing in New York City; Hunter College, 1936-1940; American Student Union and Young Communist League; political interests and activism in southern California during WWII; working and attending the library school at the University of Southern California, 1956-1961; UCLA acquisitions department's gifts and exchange program, 1961-1970; Lawrence Clark Powell and the UCLA library; concurrent Ph. D. studies in English literature at UCLA, 1960s; appointment status of University of California librarians; the Librarians Association of the University of California; on the faculty of UC Berkeley's School of Librarianship, 1971-84; developing the school's field studies program; deanships of Patrick Wilson and Michael Buckland; serving on the California State Library board; effects of Proposition 13 on libraries; role of the public library in society; the future of librarianship; ongoing collaborations with H. Morton Newman [husband, present during interviews].

Date:

2001 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Wilson, Patrick -- 1927-
Buckland, Michael Keeble
Newman, H. Morton
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Librarianship -- History
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Library and Information Studies -- History
University of California (System). -- Librarians Association.
Librarians -- California -- Interviews
Library science -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Fay M. Blake ; with an introduction by Anne G. Lipow. Interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2000. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Library School oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3181 C:1-6.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (x, 124 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
6 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0x39
BANC MSS 2001/124 c
Phonotape 3181 C:1-6

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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