Finding Aid for the Maurice G. Blair Papers, ca. 1910-1963

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1997
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Note

Social Sciences --Education History --History, California --History, Los Angeles Area Geographical (By Place) --California --Los Angeles Area

Finding Aid for the Maurice G. Blair Papers, ca. 1910-1963

Collection number: 911

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1997
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2002 and Amy Shung-Gee Wong, July 2002
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Maurice G. Blair Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1910-1963
Collection number: 911
Creator: Blair, Maurice G., 1889-1963
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Maurice G. Blair (1889-1963) was a vice principal and then a principal in the Los Angeles city schools. He also held various supervisorial posts in the Los Angeles City School System. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, yearbooks, and memorabilia relating to his career.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Blair, 1965.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Maurice G. Blair Papers (Collection 911). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Blair was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on September 17, 1889; graduated from University of Southern California; was a vice principal and then a principal in the Los Angeles city schools; held various supervisorial posts in Los Angeles City School System; assistant supervisor, educational curriculum division; died January 21, 1963.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, yearbooks, and memorabilia relating to the career of Los Angeles educator and curriculum specialist, Dr. Maurice G. Blair.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Blair, Maurice G., 1889-1963--Archives.
Los Angeles Unified School District.
Educators--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Papers, ca. 1910-1963

Creator/Collector: Blair, Maurice G., 1889-1963
Physical Description: (3 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia relating to the career of Los Angeles educator and curriculum specialist, Dr. Maurice G. Blair.