Finding Aid for the Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers, 1913-1969

Processed by Saundra Taylor; 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/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers, 1913-1969

Collection number: 1056

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:
Saundra Taylor, June 1969
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2002 and Amy Shung-Gee Wong, June 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1913-1969
Collection number: 1056
Creator: Ackerman, Rhea Carolyn, 1896-
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Rhea C. Ackerman (1896- ) worked at Los Angeles Juvenile Hall (1929-43), the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (1943-51), and was the director of public relations at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital (1954-59). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia related to Ackerman's career as a hospital administrator.
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 Rhea C. Ackerman, 1968.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers (Collection 1056). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Ackerman was born in 1896; began working at Los Angeles Juvenile Hall, 1929; assistant superintendent, Los Angeles Juvenile Hall, 1929-36; superintendent, 1936-43; assistant administrator of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1943-51; director of public relations, Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, 1954-59.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia related to Ackerman's work at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and as Supervisor of Los Angeles Juvenile Hall.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ackerman, Rhea Carolyn, 1896- --Archives.
Cedars of Lebanon Hospital (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles County Juvenile Hall.
Women correctional personnel --California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

Related Material

Juvenile Hall Superintendent [oral history transcript] / Rhea C. Ackerman, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1968. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Rhea Carolyn Ackerman Papers, ca. 1913-1969.

Physical Description: (2 boxes, ca. 300 pieces.)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia relating to Miss Ackerman's work at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Children's Hospital, and as Supervisor of Los Angeles Juvenile Hall, 1929-1943.