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Finding Aid for the Library. Library Administrative Office. Administrative subject files of Everett T. Moore. 1911-1973.
University Archives Record Series 392  
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Description
Record Series 392 contains the administrative subject files of Everett T. Moore. Most of the files are related to the library, however the collection also includes others such as the Daily Bruin, Publications, and the Student Cultural Arts program. The bulk of the dates of the files span the 1950s and 1960s.
Background
Everett Thomson Moore (1909-1988) was head of reference department (1946-61) and assistant university librarian and member of the school of Library Service faculty beginning in 1961 at UCLA; member of the board of directors, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, beginning in 1961; cofounder, trustee, and vice-president, Freedom to Read Foundation; Moore brought a legal action against California Attorney General Evelle J. Younger, who claimed that individual librarians could be prosecuted for giving juveniles access to questionable reading materials, and the California Court of Appeal ruled in Moore's favor in 1976; Moore died on January 5, 1988.
Extent
6.8 linear ft. (17 boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.