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Campbell, Lawrence (UCLA 1936). "My Hobby" Card Stunts Scrapbook. 1935-1942.
University Archives Record Series 532  
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  • Title: Campbell, Lawrence (UCLA 1936). "My Hobby" Card Stunts Scrapbook.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 532
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 linear ft. (1 oversize box)
    Date: 1935-1942
    Abstract: Record Series 532 contains a scrapbook documenting Lawrence Campbell's (UCLA 1936) involvement with card stunts at UCLA.
    Creator: Campbell, Lawrence (UCLA 1936)

    Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA University Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the records must be submitted in writing to the University Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA University Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Campbell, Lawrence (UCLA 1936). "My Hobby" Card Stunts Scrapbook (University Archives Record Series 532). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Biography/History

    Lawrence (Larry) Campbell (UCLA 1936) studied art at UCLA. In 1934, he responded to a call for artists to assist the UCLA Rally Committee with card stunts. Campbell continued designing card stunts for UCLA after his 1936 graduation, originating the concept of animated card stunts before being drafted into the United States Army in 1942. The last card stunt Campbell designed for UCLA was performed at UCLA's first Rose Bowl game in January 1943.

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 532 contains a scrapbook documenting Lawrence Campbell's involvement with card stunts at UCLA. The scrapbook features photographs and designs documenting the process of creating and staging card stunts, as well as a collection of clippings from newspapers and magazines documenting the publicity of UCLA card stunts and Lawrence Campbell's involvement.
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

    Related Material

    See also UCLA University Archives Record Series 506: Associated Students of UCLA (ASUCLA). Rally Committee. Card Stunt Files.