Finding Aid for the History Department. Administrative files of David K. Bjork. 1925-1945.
Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 1987 Nov; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Jul; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie and Caroline Cubé, 2013 Jul.
UCLA Library Special Collections©1987 Nov
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575
Title: History Department. Administrative files of David K. Bjork.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 14
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract: Record Series 14 contains the administrative files of the UCLA History Department's David K. Bjork.
Creator: History Department.
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[Identification of item], History Department. Administrative files of David K. Bjork (University Archives Record Series 14). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.
Record Series 14 contains the administrative files of the UCLA History Department's David K. Bjork. Files include correspondence to and from David K. Bjork, Waldemar Westergaard, Robert G. Sproul and Ernest C. Moore. Additionally, this collection contains budget recommendations; information about professors' salaries and sabbaticals; recommendations for promotions; and reports on activities of the History Department which were sent to UC President and UCLA provost Robert G. Sproul.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.
Correspondence and reports. 1925-1928; 1934-1945.
Extent: 8 folders
Folder 1 includes form letters sent to History majors, suggested reading lists of historical information and a mailing list for the History Guild of Southern California. Folder 2 includes correspondence to and from E.R. Hedrick and professors' salary information. Folder 3 contains a letter from Sproul to Bjork (dated 1939 Jun 22) informing him of his appointment as chairman of the History department for 1939 Jul 1-1940 Jun 30.