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Philosopher of information : oral history transcript : an eclectic imprint on Berkeley's School of Librarianship, 1965-1991 / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/125 c; Phonotape 3182 C:1-16
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Title:

Philosopher of information : oral history transcript: an eclectic imprint on Berkeley's School of Librarianship, 1965-1991 / 2000
Library School oral history series
University of California source of community leaders oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Wilson, Patrick, 1927-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

McCreery, Laura, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Childhood and early musical achievements, Santa Cruz, CA; UC Berkeley, 1945-1949, student jobs in the main library, influence of Richard Teggart; School of Librarianship, 1952-1953, positions as map librarian, South Asia bibliographer for the Modern India Project; Ph. D. in philosophy at Berkeley, 1960; teaching philosophy at UCLA, 1960-1965; Berkeley's School of Librarianship (later School of Library and Information Studies), since 1965: deanship of Raynard C. Swank, the Institute of Library Research, Wilson's deanship, 1970-1975; changing the school and its curricula in an atmosphere of unrest; writing on bibliographical organization and control, library and information policy, and cognitive authority; serving on Academic Senate committees, chairing the Committee on Courses of Instruction; thoughts on librarianship as intellectual platform, librarianship as a "science," the future of librarianship; honored at Scandinavian conference, 1993.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Swank, Raynard Coe -- 1912-1995
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Librarianship -- History
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Library and Information Studies -- History
Librarians -- California -- Interviews
Library science -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Patrick G. Wilson ; with an introduction by Howard D. White. Interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 1999. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Library School oral history series and the University of California, Source of community leaders 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 3182 C:1-16.
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. (xi, 240 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
16 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0x4v
BANC MSS 2001/125 c
Phonotape 3182 C:1-16

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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