Finding Aid for the University of California Library Council. Administrative Files of UCLA University Librarian. 1945-1965; 1987, bulk 1962-1965.

Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 1988 Mar; finding aid revised by Kathy Lo, 2006 Aug; Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Feb; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie and Caroline Cubé, 2013 Jun.
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Title: University of California Library Council. Administrative Files of UCLA University Librarian.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 268
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.2 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1962-1965
Date (inclusive): 1945-1965; 1987
Abstract: Record Series 268 contains notes, meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, and memorandums generated by the University of California Library Council.
Creator: University of California (System). Library Council.

Access

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Publication Rights

Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.

Acquisition Information

Library Council records were obtained from the administrative files of UCLA University Librarian Lawrence Clark Powell (1944-1961) and UCLA University Librarian Robert G. Vosper (1961-1973).

Processing History

Processed by University Archives staff; Kathy Lo, 1988 Mar; 2006 Aug
Prior to current arrangement, Library Council records were organized into two record series: Library Council Minutes 1945-1959 (Record Series 268) and Library Council Reports 1949-1965 (Record Series 269). In August 2006 additional material was located; the two record series were combined into one, Record Series 268, and renamed University of California (System). Library Council. Administrative files of the UCLA University Librarian.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], University of California Library Council. Administrative Files of UCLA University Librarian (University Archives Record Series 268). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

Historical Note

The University of California Library Council was created on October 10, 1945 by University of California President Robert Gordon Sproul. The Library Council addresses library-related problems affecting more than one University of California campus, implements consistent policy and practice, and determines the appropriate distribution of responsibilities.

Scope and Content

Record Series 268 contains notes, meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, and memorandums generated by the University of California Library Council.
Abbreviations used in this record series include:



UC = University of California

LAUC = Librarians Association of the University of California

This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

Box 1

Secretary's report. 1946-1947.

Scope and Contents note

Includes reports for the Council meetings held in 1946 Apr, 1946 Oct, and 1947 May.
Box 1

UC Library Council. Minutes. 1945-1959.

Extent: 6 folders

Scope and Contents note

Includes minutes, correspondence, and circulars.
Box 2

UC Library Council. Correspondence. 1962-1965.

Extent: 6 folders

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence amongst Council members, UC administrators, and faculty.
Box 3

Annual Report. 1949-1958.

Scope and Contents note

Includes 9 copies of the "Annual Report of the Libraries of the University of California" issued by the Library Council; dated 1949/1950 to 1957/1958.
Box 3

Librarians Association of the University of California (LAUC). 1984; 1986-1987.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence between Library Council's Personnel Committee and Librarians Association of the University of California (LAUC). A portion is related to "LAUC Recommended University Policy on the Rights, Professional Standards, Types of Discipline, and Safeguards and Procedures for Discipline for LAUC Members".
Box 3

Library Research Institute. 1962.

Extent: 2 folders

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, and notes related to the proposal that a statewide University of California Library Research Institute be established.
Box 3

Storage libraries. 1949-1950.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence regarding the storage space problem for UC libraries.
Box 3

Subcommittee on Statistics. 1969.

Scope and Contents note

Includes "Preliminary Inquiry on Size of the Libraries of the University of California and University of California -- Interlibrary Loans", a questionnaire prepared by Library Council's Subcommittee on Statistics.
Box 3

Unified Annual Report. 1948-1965.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence related to, and drafts of, the Unified Annual Report, prepared by the libraries of all UC campuses and presented to the UC President.