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Finding Aid for the Donald Eaton Carr Papers, 1960-1983
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Donald Eaton Carr Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1983
    Collection number: 1036
    Creator: Carr, Donald Eaton, 1903-
    Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Donald Eaton Carr (1903- ) was the author of various articles and 7 books. The collection consists of manuscripts, galleys, and related correspondence. The manuscripts for Carr's books in the collection focus primarily on water and air pollution.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Donald Eaton Carr, 1966-76.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Donald Eaton Carr Papers (Collection 1036). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709587 

    Biography

    Carr was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 17, 1903; BS, UC Berkeley, 1930; married Mildred Clarke, 1934; reporter, Portland Oregonian, 1922-26; research chemist and later research manager, Union Oil Company, 1930-47; consultant, assistant director of fuels and lubricants division, and deputy director of research, Phillips Petroleum Company, 1947-65; served on Petroleum Industry War Council during World War Two; author of various articles and 7 books.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, galleys, and related correspondence of Donald Eaton Carr. The manuscripts for Carr's books in the collection focus primarily on water and air pollution.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (Boxes 2-3, 7, 11-14).
    2. The Breath of Life (Box 1).
    3. Death of the Sweet Waters(Boxes 2 and 10).
    4. The Eternal Return (Box 3).
    5. The Sexes (Box 4).
    6. The Deadly Feast of Life (Box 5).
    7. The Forgotten Senses (Box 6).
    8. Energy and the Earth Machine (Boxes 7-8).
    9. Sky is Still Falling (Box 9).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Carr, Donald Eaton, 1903- --Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Chemists--California--Archival resources.
    Air--Pollution--United States--Research.
    Water--Pollution--United States--Research.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.