Ackerman, William Coit (UCLA 1924). Student and alumnus memorabilia and photographs. 1920-1985.

Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 2001 Feb 16; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Feb; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie and Caroline Cubé, 2013 Jun.
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Title: Ackerman, William Coit (UCLA 1924). Student and alumnus memorabilia and photographs.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 676
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 linear ft. (5 boxes)
Date: 1920-1985
Abstract: Record Series 676 contains student and alumnus memorabilia of William Coit Ackerman (UCLA 1924). Materials include awards, photographs, plaques, and certificates.
Creator: Ackerman, William Coit (UCLA 1924)

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ackerman, William Coit (UCLA 1924). Student and alumnus memorabilia and photographs (University Archives Record Series 676). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

Biography

William (Bill) Coit Ackerman became a student at UCLA in 1919. During his sophomore year he began coaching the UCLA men's tennis team, retaining the position of coach until 1950. Ackerman also served as Associated Students of UCLA (ASUCLA) graduate student manager (until his retirement in 1967), athletic director, and charter member of the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame. In 1947 he was awarded Alumnus of the Year recognition, and in 1984 he was inducted into the College Tennis Hall of Fame.
UCLA's Ackerman Student Union is named for William Ackerman.

Scope and Content

Record Series 676 contains student and alumnus memorabilia of William Coit Ackerman (UCLA 1924). Materials include awards, photographs, plaques, and certificates.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

Box 1, Folder 1

Paul Harris Fellow certificate - award given by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. 1980 Mar 18.

Box 1, Folder 2

Golden Year Bruin photograph - Ackerman, Drake, & two other people. 1969.

Box 1, Folder 3

Drake Relays photograph - Ackerman & other people. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 4

Hollywood Park photograph - Ackerman & other people. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 5

Hollywood Park "Westwood States" photograph - Ackerman & other people. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 6

Meeting of the first annual Los Angeles Coliseum relays committee at the University Club - sitting left to right: Seth Van Patten, D. D. Durr, Bill Hunter, Bill Ackerman, Ralph Chick, & Roger Jessup. 1941.

Box 2, Folder 1

UCLA Atheltic Hall of Fame trophy give to William C. Ackerman. 1984.

Box 2, Folder 2

Ackerman, William C. and Dr. Rod Turner. 1981.

Box 2, Folder 3

York, Duke of, at Charter Day photograph. 1966 Mar.

Box 2, Folder 4

Ackerman, William C. and other people photograph. n.d.

Box 2, Folder 5

Baseball team photograph. ca. 1920-1924.

Box 2, Folder 6

ITCA (Intercollegiate Tennis Coaches Association) Collegiate Hall of Fame certificate - award given for induction into the hall of fame. n.d.

Box 3, Folder 1

Edwad A. Dickson Plaque - given by UCLA for the outstanding alumnus of the year. 1947.

Box 3, Folder 2

William C. Ackerman Award presented by Beverly Hills Rotary Club trophy. 1985.

Box 3, Folder 3

NCAA Tennis Bowl donated by the Associated Student of UCLA for William C. Ackerman. 1955.

Box 3, Folder 4

Paul Harris Fellow medal - award given by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. 1980 Mar 18.

Box 3, Folder 5

Medal of Merit "This Medal of Merit has been presented to you in appreciation for your support as a member of the Republican Presidential Task Force. Ronald Reagan." 1980.

Box 4, Folder 1

Rotary Club of Beverly Hills photograph. n.d.

Box 4, Folder 2

Ackerman, William C. photograph with group of people. n.d.

Box 4, Folder 3

Charter Members of the Founders Club certificate - given by the UCLA Alumni Association. ca. 1965.

Box 4, Folder 4

Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame Honoring William C. Ackerman for Noteworthy Achievement College Tennis plaque. n.d.

Box 4, Folder 5

The Crusade of 1952 In Appreciation to William C. Ackerman for Noteworthy Endeavors as a Member of the Eisenhower-Nixon Sports Committee. 1952.

Box 5, Folder 1

To William C. Ackerman UCLA Administrator of the Century Presented By the Class of 1952 on its 25th Anniversary plaque. 1977 Sep 18.

Box 5, Folder 2

Baseball team photograph. ca. 1920-1924.

Box 5, Folder 3

Diploma for the Degree Bachelor of Education from the Teachers College of the Southern Branch of the University of California. 1926.

Box 5, Folder 4

The President of the United States of America to All Ahall See These Presents, Greeting: Know Ye, That Reposing Special Trust & Confidence in the Patriotism, Fidelity, & Abilities of William C. Ackerman certificate - given by SSS Director Lewis B. Hershey. 1964.