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Series 1. Professional Publications and Presentations, Except Meeting Presentations. 1940-1990

Physical Description: 26 folders (0.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

includes texts and reprints of many of Darling's publications, arranged chronologically
Box 1, Folder 1

"Labor saving devices and techniques. II. Notched cards". 1953

Scope and Content Note

reprint from "BMLA", 41(1): 63-66, 1953
Box 1, Folder 2

Book reviews. 1956-1969

Scope and Content Note

typed texts and reprints of reviews written by LD, published in: "Bulletin of the Medical Library Association", "Special Libraries", "Bulletin of the History of Medicine", "American Documentation", "The Library Quarterly", and "Journal of the History of Medicine"
Box 1, Folder 3

"Darwin and evolution (an exhibit)". 1959

Scope and Content Note

reprint from "BMLA", 47(4): 510-514, Oct. 1959
Box 1, Folder 4

"The evolution of man's brain," by H. W. Magoun, Louise Darling, and J. Prost. 1960

Scope and Content Note

reprint from "Transactions of the Third Conference on the Central Nervous System and Behavior", ed. by Mary A. B. Brazier, 1960.
Box 1, Folder 5

"Founders of anatomy".

Scope and Content Note

captions for panels of an exhibit by that name, produced by Drs. Magoun, Moes, Mauer, Belt, and Louise Darling
Box 1, Folder 6

"A plan for expanded regional medical library service in Southern California". 1963

Scope and Content Note

six-page typed manuscript, dated Mar. 25, 1963 and signed Louise Darling; no other identification of presentation place or occasion indicated
Box 1, Folder 7

"Administration". 1970

Scope and Content Note

chapter in: "Handbook of Medical Library Practice". 3rd ed. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1970. pp. 32-70
Box 1, Folder 8

"The Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library and MEDLARS service". 1970

Scope and Content Note

reprint from "Arizona Medicine", 27(7): 22-23, Jul. 1970
Box 1, Folder 9

"Demand search". 1971

Scope and Content Note

in: "Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science", ed. by Allen Kent. v.6: 568-570, 1971
Box 1, Folder 10

"Changes in information delivery since 1960 in health science libraries". 1974

Scope and Content Note

in: "Library Trends", 31-62, July 1974
Box 1, Folder 11

Obituary for Martha Teach Gnudi, 1908-1976. 1976

Scope and Content Note

published in "UCLA Librarian"; two letters of appreciation for the obituary from readers
Box 1, Folder 12

"Stafford L. Warren, M.D., 1896-1981: a legacy of service to medical education, science, and libraries". 1981

Scope and Content Note

obituary, in: "UCLA Librarian", 34(9): 71-72, Oct. 1981
Box 1, Folder 13

Remarks on the occasion of Mary Schroeder's retirement. 1981

Scope and Content Note

six handwritten pages
Box 1, Folder 14

Tribute to John Benjamin, and history of Biomed's historical collections. 1984

Scope and Content Note

3-page handwritten draft, "How the historical collection began and grew"; two single-spaced typed pages, with note at end, "probably for meeting honoring John Benjamin, sometimes in the 1980's"; letter of thanks from Dr. Benjamin, dated May 11, 1984
Box 1, Folder 15

"Tribute to Sam Hitt on the occasion of his retirement celebration, Jan. 27, 1987". 1987

Box 1, Folder 16

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1973-1976

Scope and Content Note

1) reports and memoranda from the Handbook Editorial Committee, Advisory Board, etc.; 2) correspondence, largely with the first-named editor, Estelle Brodman; correspondence regarding potential "outside" manuscripts
Box 1, Folder 17

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1975-1978

Scope and Content Note

1) correspondence with LD, who accepted the editorship after Brodman resigned; 2) revised budget; 3) formation of ad hoc Handbook Consultants Panel; 4) chapter outlines; chapters and authors for Vol. I
Box 1, Folder 18

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

1) draft of editor's contract; 2) "Notes to contributors," with several revisions; 3) revised chapter outlines; 4) minutes of meetings with Consultants' Panel and with volume authors; 5) publication schedule, revised Jul. 1979; 6) guides for publication
Box 1, Folder 19

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1980-1987

Scope and Content Note

concerned largely with vol. III: 1) author list for all volumes; 2) MLA agreements with all vol. III authors; 3) correspondence and minutes, letters of appreciation
Box 1, Folder 20

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1982-1988

Scope and Content Note

bills for copyediting, index preparation, etc.
Box 1, Folder 21

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1982-1990

Scope and Content Note

1) "Recommendations for future revisions of the Handbook from the editors of the fourth edition"; 2) book reviews of Vol. I, 1982, 1984 and Vol. III, 1989, 1990
Box 1, Folder 22

"Handbook of Medical Library Practice", 4th ed. 1976-1984

Scope and Content Note

correspondence re. two special funds established to support dedications in honor of recently deceased MLA members, Mary Kaylor and Jacqueline Felter
Box 1, Folder 23

Memorial Service for David Bishop. 1990

Scope and Content Note

text of LD's remarks, San Francisco, Jan. 22, 1990
Box 1, Folder 24

Captions for publications exhibited at LD's memorial service. 1940-1973

Note

see also Box 3 : 130
Box 1, Folder 25

Reprints. 1940-1960

Scope and Content Note

includes LD's first published paper, "Protocoronospora on Phoradendron flavescens in California," in: "Madrono", 5: 241-246, 1940

Note

other papers are listed individually either in this series or under Meetings, or Honors
Box 1, Folder 26

Reprints. 1961-1976

Note

other papers are listed individually either in this series or under Meetings, or Honors
 

Series 2. Participation in Professional Meetings, Symposia, Congresses. 1953-1995

Physical Description: 28 folders (0.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

presents a record of Darling's many professional presentations around the world. Items are arranged chronologically, with recurrent meetings of the same body grouped together
Box 1, Folder 27

1st International Congress on Medical Librarianship, London. 1953

Scope and Content Note

1) program; 2) text of presentation at "Symposium on the Centralisation of Medical Library Resources", titled: "Centralized medical library resources"; 3) group photograph of participants

Note

for reprint of item 2) from "Libri", 3 (separatum): 258-267, 1954, see [Box 1 : 25]; item 3) is housed in double-oversized map cabinet, drawer #45, Biomedical History Division rare book cage
Box 1, Folder 28

Annual meetings of the Medical Library Association. 1955-1994

Scope and Content Note

programs, correspondence, minutes, texts of speeches, various documents pertaining to committee and MLA service
Box 1, Folder 29

Joint meetings, Northern and Southern California Medical Library Groups. 1957-1983

Scope and Content Note

programs, texts of addresses, various documents
Box 1, Folder 30

11th Biennial International and 23rd Annual Congress of the International College of Surgeons, Los Angeles. 1958

Note

for reprint of "The surgical treatment of epilepsy in 1861", by John D. French and Louise Darling, in "The Journal of the International College of Surgeons", 34(5): 685-691, Nov. 1960, see [Box 1 : 25]
Box 1, Folder 31

MLA Southern Regional Group annual meeting, Jackson, Miss. 1960

Scope and Content Note

presented paper on "Economics and planning involved in an effective training program for professional staff"
Box 1, Folder 32

2nd International Congress on Medical Librarianship, Washington, D.C. June 16-22, 1963

Scope and Content Note

program; texts of opening remarks made at a session on "A progress report on the MEDLARS Project" and remarks closing the congress; group photograph

Note

for reprint of abstract submitted, "Development of training programs in American medical libraries" and a paper published in "BMLA", 51(3): 1963, see [Box 1 : 26]; group photograph housed in double-oversized map cabinet, drawer #45, Biomedical History Division rare book cage
Box 1, Folder 33

Hospital Libraries Section, Catholic Library Association annual meeting, Los Angeles. Apr. 17, 1963

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation, "Education and training opportunities for librarians in the biomedical sciences"

Note

for reprint from "The Catholic Library World", 35: Nov. 1963, see [Box 1 : 26]
Box 1, Folder 34

Washington Area Medical Library Group. Jan. 29, 1965

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation: "Planning and administering a medical library internship program meeting MLA requirements"
Box 1, Folder 35

Society of Mental Health Librarians, San Francisco. Sep. 26, 1965

Scope and Content Note

text of paper on UCLA's MEDLARS search station
Box 1, Folder 36

IBM "Computer Concepts for Executives" class. 1965

Box 1, Folder 37

2nd Institute on Information Retrieval, Univ. of Minnesota. Nov. 10-13, 1965

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation: "MEDLARS: a regional search center," published in: "Information Retrieval with Special Reference to the Biomedical Sciences", ed. by Wesley C. Simonton. Minneapolis, 1966, pp. 49-60
Box 1, Folder 38

Conference on Biomedical Library Historical Resources, Washington, D.C. Jan. 8, 1966

Scope and Content Note

sponsored by the NIH Life Sciences Study Section; text of 5-page summary of the conference written by LD
Box 1, Folder 39

Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, Univ. Illinois. April 24-27, 1966

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation: "Information retrieval projects in the Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles"; published in: "Proceedings of the Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing". Univ. of Illinois, 1967
Box 1, Folder 40

Regional Medical Library for the Pacific Northwest. 1966

Scope and Content Note

untitled manuscript headed "Morning Session, Group 2, Louise Darling, speaker and discussion leader, May 12, 1966"
Box 1, Folder 41

American Documentation Institute. Oct. 6, 1966

Scope and Content Note

text of paper presented at the Special Library Association session, "User reactions to nonconventional information systems. I. Users and the UCLA MEDLARS Station and Brain Information Service"
Box 1, Folder 42

Conference on Medical Library Education, Univ. Washington, Seattle. Sep. 10-12, 1967

Scope and Content Note

news note; list of participants (including LD); summary and evaluative statements by participants
Box 1, Folder 43

Medical Library Association Continuing Education Inst., Denver. June 7, 1968

Scope and Content Note

text of after-dinner speech, "Personal views on personnel administration"
Box 1, Folder 44

Western Hospital Association, Anaheim, CA. Apr. 28-29, 1969

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation at the Medical Libraries Section

Note

for publication in "California Librarian", 31(1): Jan. 1970, see [Box 1 : 26]
Box 1, Folder 45

Governor's Conference, Pan Pacific Confederation of Libraries and Information, Kauai, Hawaii. June 11-14, 1969

Scope and Content Note

program; text of presentation: "Regional medical library service in the Pacific area"

Note

manuscript bears footnote: "Adapted in part ... " (see [Box 1 : 44])
Box 1, Folder 46

American Association of Dental Schools, Section on Learning Resources, Houston, TX. March 24, 1969

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation: "Integrating information services for dental schools into a health sciences library"

Note

for reprint from "BMLA", 58(2): Apr. 1970, see [Box 1 : 26]
Box 1, Folder 47

Regional Medical Library Directors' meeting [?]. 1970

Scope and Content Note

"Advantages and disadvantages of centralized and decentralized RML operations: working paper; compiled by Louise Darling, PSRMLS, May 12, 1970"
Box 1, Folder 48

Seminar on Information and Communication in Medicine, Tucson, AZ. Apr. 23-24, 1971

Scope and Content Note

announcement and program; text of presentation: "Role of the health science library and library networks in dissemination of information within the health science community"
Box 1, Folder 49

Symposium and Dedication, Moody Medical Library, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. June 5-6, 1972

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; program; text of "Response to Dr. Joseph M. White's paper on medical libraries in medical education,"
Box 1, Folder 50

Faculty Lecture Series, UCLA Committee on Public Lectures. Apr. 23, 1973

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation: "The communicating library" in the series "The New Face of Communications: Uses and Implications"
Box 1, Folder 51

Dedication of the first addition to the Jesse H. Jones Library Building, The Houston Academy of Medicine. Jan. 14, 1976

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation: "Changing patterns of medical library service. I. Recent, past, and present status"
Box 1, Folder 52

Regional Medical Library Directors' meeting. Feb. 11, 1976

Scope and Content Note

text of presentation "Regional Medical Library service: centralized"
Box 1, Folder 53

1st MLA Collection Development Symposium, New York. 1985

Scope and Content Note

text of paper: "The evolution of a biomedical research collection"
Box 1, Folder 54

7th International Congress on Medical Librarianship. 1995

Scope and Content Note

text of "Welcome from the 1st International Congress on Medical Librarianship to the 7th"
 

Series 3. Consulting Projects. 1962-1990

Physical Description: 21 folders (0.4 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

reports, notes, and correspondence concerning Darling's numerous consulting projects, arranged roughly chronologically
Box 1, Folder 55

Library, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Harvard University. 1962

Scope and Content Note

report and correspondence advising on exhibit space and programs for the new Countway Library
Box 1, Folder 56

Biblioteca Medica Nacional, National Autonomous University of Honduras. 1962

Scope and Content Note

reports to the Medical School Library Committee of the University and to the Rockefeller Foundation; correspondence; notes and supporting documents from the Pan American Union, Univ. of Costa Rica, etc.

Note

LD was asked by The Rockefeller Foundation to reorganize and combine the libraries of the Medical School and the Medical Society of Honduras; she spent July-Sep. in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Box 1, Folder 57

Consultling with Central and South American libraries. 1963-1966

Scope and Content Note

further correspondence with the University of Honduras, and with other Latin American contacts turning to LD for help
Box 1, Folder 58

Advisory Committee for Scientific Publications, U.S. Public Health Service. 1962-1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and documents; announcement of appointment in: "National Library of Medicine News", 18(2):1, Feb. 1963; letters thanking LD for her service; certificate of appreciation
Box 1, Folder 59

University of Hawaii. Dec. 9-12, 1963

Scope and Content Note

text of 23-page report titled: "Library facilities for the proposed Biomedical Sciences Program at the University of Hawaii. An appendix to the Medical Education Study, Mar. 30, 1964"; background materials, including "Biomedical Sciences Program for the University of Hawaii. Medical Education Study," by Robert D. Tschirgi, which is stamped "first draft, not for release"; other documents; correspondence
Box 1, Folder 60

Biomedical Communications, Pathology, and History of Life Sciences Study Sections, NIH. 1964-1971

Note

LD served as either a site visitor or as outside evaluator
Box 1, Folder 61

The William S. Middleton Medical Library, Univ. of Wisconsin. 1967

Scope and Content Note

text of 11-page report on decentralization of processing operations; background documents; correspondence
Box 1, Folder 62

University of Iowa Health Sciences Program. 1968-1976

Scope and Content Note

149-page proposal for health sciences library construction funds submitted to NLM; building plans and rendering of proposed building; LD's comments on meetings, plans, and site visit questions; correspondence
Box 2, Folder 63

Fairview State Hospital, Costa Mesa, CA. 1969

Scope and Content Note

text of 5-page report; background documents; correspondence
Box 2, Folder 64

ICRDB meeting, Arlie House, Warrenton, VA. 1972

Scope and Content Note

letter thanking attendees for their recommendations to the National Cancer Institute Program staff
Box 2, Folder 65

Evaluation team, ALA Committee on Accreditation. 1976

Scope and Content Note

evaluation of School of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University
Box 2, Folder 66

Senior Consultant, National Library of Medicine. Correspondence and documents. 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

major evaluations were directed at: NLM staff training and development; NLM foreign language cataloging arrearage; Health Sciences Library Management Intern Program; joint CRL/NLM effort (LD also served on the Internship Selection Committee); Region IV Regional Medical Library: organizational structure, geographic boundaries, location of headquarters, programs, etc.

Note

see also [Box 2 : 67] to [Box 2 : 69]
Box 2, Folder 67

Senior Consultant, National Library of Medicine. Evaluation of the NLM Associate Program. 1979

Scope and Content Note

final report, handwritten and typed formats; letters to former interns
Box 2, Folder 68

Senior Consultant, National Library of Medicine. Evaluation of the NLM Associate Program. 1979

Scope and Content Note

former interns' survey answers
Box 2, Folder 69

Senior Consultant, National Library of Medicine. Evaluation of the NLM Associate Program. 1979

Scope and Content Note

background documents: schedules, training plans, notes, information on Library of Congress internship program
Box 2, Folder 70

Editorial Advisory Board, "Bibliography of Bioethics". 1979-1981

Scope and Content Note

correspondence
Box 2, Folder 71

AAMC Health Sciences Library Study Advisory Committee. 1981-1982

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; documents, minutes; quarterly and summary final reports

Note

results of the study were published in "Journal of Medical Education", 57(10): part 2, 1982
Box 2, Folder 72

Technical Review Group to evaluate proposals for the Regional Medical Library Program. 1982

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; documents; summaries of technical reviews of proposal
Box 2, Folder 73

DRS Ad Hoc Committee, Library Branch Consultant. 1983

Scope and Content Note

correspondence concerning review of NIH Library
Box 2, Folder 74

"Report on consulting visit for the UCSF University Librarian Search Committee". April 9-10, 1990

Scope and Content Note

ten pages plus cover letter
Box 2, Folder 75

Various consulting assignments. 1964-1983

Scope and Content Note

Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, 1964-1965; Biblioteca medica, Medellin, Colombia, 1969; Facultad de Medicina, Univ. de El Salvador, 1969; NLM, 1970, 1978; National Science Foundation, 1971-1972; Visiting consultant in medical librarianship, Univ. of Minnesota Library School, 1973; Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina, 1977; Dahlgren Memorial Library, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1979; City of Hope National Medical Center, 1981-1982; The Aga Khan Hospital and Medical College, Karachi, 1982
Box 2, Folder 76

Declined consulting assignments. 1978-1983

 

Series 4. Honors and Awards, Offices, Committee Assignments. 1961-1989

Physical Description: 19 folders (1 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

contains regular and over-sized folders and artifacts, arranged in subseries by the institution bestowing the award; items are arranged chronologically within each subseries, artifacts are identified by box and object number
 

Subseries 1. Medical Library Association. 1962-1989

Physical Description: 9 folders and 4 objects
Box 2, Folder 77

President-Elect, President, Past President. 1962-1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, letters of congratulation; " 'New Breed' of Librarian," by Gloria Werner; in: "UCLA Personnel News", 8(13):2, May 1964

Note

for presidential cup, see [Box 4 : OB1]
Box 2, Folder 78

Janet Doe Lectureship. 1973

Scope and Content Note

MLA news note announcing the lecture, "The view behind and ahead: implications of certification," ; correspondence between LD and Janet Doe; certificate

Note

for reprint of the lecture from "BMLA" 61(4): Oct. 1973, see [Box 1 : 26]
Box 2, Folder 79

Marsha C. Noyes Award. 1971-1974

Scope and Content Note

nomination of LD by Frank R. Rogers, 1971, not acted upon; nomination of LD by Gerald J. Oppenheimer, with second by Alfred N. Brandon; remarks at the presentation of the award by Oppenheimer; telegrams of congratulations from the Biomedical Library staff, from UCLA Librarian Page Ackerman, and many congratulatory letters; announcement of the award, "UCLA Librarian", 27(7-8):19, July-Aug. 1974; 5 x 7" color photograph of LD receiving the award from Gerald Oppenheimer, June 4, 1974

Note

for the goblets and tray of the award, see [Box 4 : OB2]
Box 2, Folder 80

Fellow of the MLA. 1978

Scope and Content Note

letter from Gilbert J. Clausman, MLA President, advising of fellow status; certificate of fellowship
Box 2, Folder 81

Ida and George Eliot Prize certificate. 1983

Box 2, Folder 82

Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award. 1983-1984

Scope and Content Note

documentation for the award, including the nomination, c.v., and five letters of support; letter announcing receipt of the award from Eric Meyerhoff, and letter of congratulation from Nina Matheson; "University Bulletin", 33(5):3, week of Sept. 17-21, 1984, announcing the award; MLA news release; 8 x 10" photograph of LD receiving the citation; the award citation; two cover memos from Alison Bunting, using the nomination documentation for other purposes, 1985 and 1987
Box 2, Folder 83

The Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the Health Sciences, funded by Ballen Booksellers. 1987

Scope and Content Note

proposal to the MLA Board for establishing the award

Note

for the medal see [Box 4 : OB6]
Box 2, Folder 84

MLA President's Award. 1989

Scope and Content Note

letter from Raymond A. Palmer, Executive Director, MLA, announcing LD as co-winner with Lois Ann Colaianni and David Bishop for their editorship of the Handbook of Medical Library Practice, 4th edition

Note

for the plaque and medal, see [Box 4 : OB7]
Box 2, Folder 85

Academy of Health Information Professionals.

Scope and Content Note

certificate from the Medical Library Association proclaiming LD as a distinguished member in the Academy
 

Subseries 2. National Library of Medicine. 1982

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 86

Regional Medical Library Program: certificate from the National Library of Medicine in recognition and appreciation for the manner in which LD has served the mission of the program. 1982

 

Subseries 3. Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona. 1978-1986

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 87

MLGSCA honors. 1978-1986

Scope and Content Note

honorary membership, awarded 12/20/1978; nomination of LD for the MLGSCA Achievement Award; announcements of the award being named in honor of LD, and Joyce Loepprich being named its first recipient; letter of thanks from LD to the group's president

Note

for the award presented to LD, see [Box 4 : OB5]
 

Subseries 4. University of California, Los Angeles. 1961-1989

Physical Description: 6 folders and 1 object
Box 2, Folder 88

UCLA Medical Center Auxiliary Golden Bruin Award. 1961

Scope and Content Note

notice of the award in the Auxiliary's 1960/61 annual report; news stories with pictures from six local newspapers
Box 2, Folder 89

University of California President's honors report to Regents. 1961-1962

Scope and Content Note

two letters from Clark Kerr to LD
Box 2, Folder 90

UCLA Alumni Association Award of Distinction. 1976-1977

Scope and Content Note

letter of nomination from Sherman M. Mellinkoff; correspondence; announcements, invitation; program; congratulatory letters; "UCLA Librarian", 30(6):34-35, 1977; "UCLA Weekly", 7(21): Apr. 18, 1977

Note

for the trophy, see [Box 4 : OB3]
Box 2, Folder 91

Emeritus status. 1978,1979

Scope and Content Note

letters from Charles E. Young and David S. Saxon, conferring emeritus status and congratulating LD
Box 2, Folder 92

Biomedical Library named in honor of Louise M. Darling. 1977-1988

Scope and Content Note

1977 letter from Franklin D. Murphy to Chancellor Young, with copy to Dean Mellinkoff, suggesting that the library be named in LD's honor; enthusiastic reply from Dr. Mellinkoff; 1987 letters from Chancellor Young to LD (and others) announcing approval of the naming by the Board of Regents; invitation to the celebration, Dec. 4, 1987; newspaper and magazine clippings concerning the renaming and the formal ceremony held in December, one with illustration
Box 2, Folder 93

UCLA: The Women Who Were First. Apr. 11, 1989

Scope and Content Note

Certificate of Appreciation awarded to LD as Founding Librarian of the UCLA Biomedical Library, by the Friends, UCLA Center for the Study of Women
 

Subseries 5. Miscellaneous Honors, Awards, Offices. 1956-1983

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 2, Folder 94

Miscellaneous committee appointments. 1956-1983

Box 5, Folder 1

Ramona Convent Alumnae Association. April 28, 1979

Scope and Content Note

"Ramona Convent/ Alumnae Association/ proudly presents the/ Alumna of the Year Award/ honoring/ Louise Darling '29/ for/ founding and developing the/ UCLA Biomedical Library and/ 'making the most of opportunities/ presented by change' through her/ concern for people./ April 28, 1979"

Note

for news story, see [Box 3 : 119]
 

Series 5. Teaching Activities. 1960-1983

Physical Description: 11 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

includes reference lists, class lists, lecture notes, correspondence, and other assorted documents related to the courses Darling taught; the material is arranged chronologically under course names.
 

Subseries 1. UCLA School of Library Service. 1960-1983

Physical Description: 10 folders
Box 2, Folder 95

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1960-1962

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and documents concerning MLA accreditation for the course
Box 2, Folder 96

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1961/1962

Scope and Content Note

teaching materials; documents on ALA accreditation
Box 2, Folder 97

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1961/1962

Scope and Content Note

reference lists; example of student term paper
Box 2, Folder 98

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1961, 1961-1963

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; class lists
Box 2, Folder 99

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1963

Scope and Content Note

reference lists
Box 2, Folder 100

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1964

Scope and Content Note

reference lists; weekly student assignments and final exam; lecture notes, mostly handwritten
Box 2, Folder 101

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #218). 1965

Scope and Content Note

reference lists; weekly student assignments and final exam; lecture notes, mostly handwritten
Box 2, Folder 102

Bibliography of the Medical and Life Sciences (LS #418). 1967

Scope and Content Note

reference list for ""Aids to medical writing"
Box 2, Folder 103

Health and Life Science Libraries (LS #471). 1970-1983

Scope and Content Note

course outlines for most years; scattered: reading lists, assignments, final examinations, teaching materials
Box 2, Folder 104

Bibliography of the Health and Life Sciences (LS #222). 1973-1976

Scope and Content Note

scattered: course outline; reference lists; problem sets; final examination; teaching materials; lecture on "Bibliography of plant sciences: taxonomy and geography" presented by Prof. Mildred Mathias in 1973
 

Subseries 2. University Extension, University of California, Berkeley 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 105

Current Developments in Reference Materials in Science and Business (X 405A). April 2, 1962

Scope and Content Note

course outline and LD's handout for her lecture on Life Sciences, "Medical and life sciences: some recent reference works"; 8 pages with added notes
 

Series 6. Miscellaneous Professional Papers. 1954-1978

Physical Description: 2 folders (0.6 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

this small series contains newspaper clippings and correspondence pertaining mostly to Biomedical Library services to Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, CA.
Box 2, Folder 106

Correspondence. 1957-1978

Scope and Content Note

mostly concerned with services to Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, CA
Box 5, Folder 2

Newspaper clippings. 1954-1975

Scope and Content Note

from the "Los Angeles Times", "Citizen News", and "UCLA Weekly"
 

Series 7. L. Darling Biomedical Library Staff Development Fund. 1973-1985

Physical Description: 2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

various documents pertaining to the endowment that Darling set up and supported to fund career development opportunities for Biomedical Library staff at all levels
Box 2, Folder 107

L. Darling Biomedical Library Staff Development Fund. 1973-1985

Scope and Content Note

correspondence concerning setting up and administering the fund; guidelines and application form for disbursement; reports of the guidance committee, 1979, 1983; memo from LD slightly broadening the rules for use of the fund income
Box 2, Folder 108

Contributions to the fund in honor of LD's retirement. 1978

Scope and Content Note

donor list and carbons of receipts of gifts to the UCLA Foundation
 

Series 8. Personal Materials. 1929-1999

Physical Description: 30 folders (1 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

contains personal and family papers, photographs, and artifacts arranged into three subseries
 

Subseries 1. Education. 1929-1949

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

high school, Darling's master's thesis, and material from the only course she took in medical librarianship
Box 2, Folder 109

Ramona Convent of the Holy Names, Alhambra, CA. 1929

Scope and Content Note

valedictory, by LD, handwritten; high school diploma in velvet folder, naming LD as a graduate in the classical course; commencement program
Box 5, Folder 3

Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles. 1933

Scope and Content Note

certificate, "with honors in Botany"
Box 2, Folder 110

Master's thesis in Botany, University of California, Berkeley. 1935

Scope and Content Note

typed text, figures; reprint: "Protocoronospora on Phoradendron flavescens in California", "Madrono", 5(8):241-246, 1940

Note

for the degree, see [Box 5 : 4]
Box 5, Folder 4

Master of Arts in Botany, University of California, Berkeley. 1935

Scope and Content Note

certificate
Box 2, Folder 111

Curriculum in Librarianship, University of California, Berkeley. 1936

Scope and Content Note

certificate upon completion of one year in the School of Librarianship
Box 2, Folder 112

Columbia University, Library Service 220B. 1949

Scope and Content Note

summer course on Medical Library Literature, taught by Dr. Estelle Brodman at the College of Physicians and Surgeons

Note

LD's only formal education in medical librarianship
 

Subseries 2. Professional Positions. 1942-1986

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

documents and correspondence regarding civilian service in the U.S. Army Library Service, and University of California personnel matters
Box 2, Folder 113

University of California, Berkeley. 1942

Scope and Content Note

appointment as Librarian, Junior Grade
Box 2, Folder 114

Correspondence regarding leaving and returning to UCLA library positions. 1944, 1947

Scope and Content Note

LD's resignation as reference librarian to leave for the Army Library Service; return as Biomedical Librarian; appointment as Librarian-2
Box 2, Folder 115

Army Library Service. 1944-1947

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding appointment, transportation; personnel forms and evaluations; 8 x 10" photograph of LD and other staff with an Army portable library unit; passport issued in Manila, Jan. 23, 1947; immunization register for 1944-1947
Box 2, Folder 116

Personnel matters re. position of Biomedical Librarian at UCLA. 1950-1979

Scope and Content Note

job descriptions; correspondence regarding job classifications; additional appointments; salary adjustments
Box 3, Folder 117

"Biomedical Library: a Darling creation". 1975

Scope and Content Note

two drafts and photocopy of final text of biographical sketch in "UCLA Weekly", 6(8): Dec. 1, 1975
Box 3, Folder 118

UCLA Hospitals and Clinics.

Scope and Content Note

identification badge with portrait, laminated, expiration date of 8-3-86
 

Subseries 3. Personal and Family Materials. 1929-1999

Physical Description: 18 folders

Scope and Content Note

scattered personal items such as a short diary of a camping trip, passports from the 1940s on, two oral histories by different interviewers, and extremely interesting material concerning the Matas family (including Darling's grandfather, mother and uncle)
Box 3, Folder 119

Ramona Convent of the Holy Names, Alhambra, CA. 1929, 1979

Scope and Content Note

general rules of discipline for resident students; 2 ½ x 3 ¾" leather-bound copy of "The Key of Heaven: a manual of approved prayers"; summer 1979 issue of "Ramona Ramblings" which names LD as recipient of one of the "Alumnae of the Year" awards

Note

for certificate, see [Box 5 : 1]
Box 3, Folder 120

Camping trip, California. July 4-30, 1932

Scope and Content Note

handwritten diary, Yosemite, etc.; fifteen 4 x 6¾" notebook pages
Box 3, Folder 121

Letters of farewell and thanks. 1947

Scope and Content Note

three letters from library staff in the Philippines, just before LD's return to U.S.
Box 3, Folder 122

Curriculum vitae and annual supplements to Bio-bibliography. 1960, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1985, 1989

Box 3, Folder 123

Passports. 1953, 1962, 1967, 1973, 1983, 1993

Note

for passport issued in 1947, see [Box 2 :115]
Box 3, Folder 124

Retirement. 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

party planning, etc.
Box 3, Folder 125

Retirement. 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

plaque
Box 3, Folder 126

Retirement. 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

tributes
Box 3, Folder 127

Oral history (Neuroscience History Program). 1980-1981

Scope and Content Note

transcript of two audiotapes of interviews by Frances Brewer, conducted on Nov. 19, 1980 and Feb. 11, 1981.

Note

much of transcript of tape 1 was edited by LD, but her note on the envelope states: "...never returned to L. Marshall because so much editing would have been required." According to the Agreement of Use, "Tape II is sealed until such time as Miss Darling designates."
Box 3, Folder 128

Oral history (Medical Library Association). 1981

Scope and Content Note

transcript of interviews conducted by David Bishop, Apr. 7-8, 1981

Note

request for permission to quote from the history must be directed to the MLA
Box 3, Folder 129

75th birthday scrapbook. 1986

Scope and Content Note

letters and photographs gathered for a luncheon party honoring LD
Box 3, Folder 130

Memorial service. May 2, 1999

Scope and Content Note

text or notes for tributes by W. Eugene Stern, Clara M. Zego, and Nelson Gilman; program; letters to Alison Bunting from individuals and from the MLA; some captions from the accompanying exhibit

Note

for more on the exhibit, see also [Box 1 : 24]; for audiotape, see [Box 3 : 146]
Box 3, Folder 131

Obituaries. 1999

Box 3, Folder 132

Genealogical information. 1995, 1999

Scope and Content Note

pedigree chart listing four generations before LD, submitted by Valerie Barneson; source information compiled by Bradley Barneson
Box 3, Folder 133

Rudolph Matas, M.D. Biographical materials. 1948-1972

Scope and Content Note

correspondence from Dr. Matas to LD and two letters from LD to Matas, 1948-1972; later letters about Dr. Matas' health from Hathaway (Mrs. S.C.) Aleman, his long-time secretary; letters concerning a biographical talk about Dr. Matas by Dr. Howard Mahorner; correspondence concerning the legacy Dr. Matas left LD in his will; bookplates: for Dr. Rudolph Matas, Mrs. R. Matas, the Rudolph Matas Medical Library of Tulane University, and some of the special collections in that library; explication of the name "Darling", giving the OED as source; speeches by Matas containing biographical material about the Matas family; "Remarks on presenting Boydell's Illustrators of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, with other artistic gifts, to Tulane University, Louisiana, by Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1954"; "A message from Dr. Matas on the celebration of Dr. Isidore Corn's seventieth birthday, held at the Selma Feitel Gumbel Nurses Residence of Touro Infirmary, June 12, 1955"; "Sermon at memorial mass for Dr. Matas' mother," by The Right Reverend Monsignor Lucien J. Gailiouet, St. Louis Cathedral, August 31 (no year); greeting card; five portraits of Dr. Matas dated 1913, 1928, 1938, 1948; group photo with Dr. Matas as guest of honor at the Carlos Finlay Celebration, Havana, Dec. 1, 1941; portrait of Irene Matas, daughter of Dr. Narciso Hereu Matas from his second marriage, LD's mother, and half-sister to Dr. R. Matas
Box 3, Folder 134

Rudolph Matas, M.D. Secondary source material. 1925-1954

Scope and Content Note

reprints of addresses by and about Rudolph Matas; newspaper clippings
Box 3, Folder 135

Narciso Hereu Matas, M.D.(LD's grandfather).

Scope and Content Note

six-page typed biography written by his son, Rudolph Matas; typed copies of documents pertaining to mines in Arizona owned by N. H. Matas and his wife, Louisa M. Matas; photocopies of 14 newspaper clippings concerning the Matas estate
Box 3, Folder 136

Aphold and Matas family memoirs.

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clipping regarding Irene Darling, LD's mother; reminiscences of old Tucson, mostly by Adelaide Aphold; part of a holographic will by A. Aphold, bequeathing the Irene Mine to LD and her sister; handwritten notes, mostly written by Adelaide A. Aphold, half-sister of LD's mother (some may be by Adelaide's full brother or sister)
 

Series 9. Supporting Print Materials. 1979-1990

Physical Description: 3 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
Box 3, Folder 137

"Notes on punctuation".

Scope and Content Note

from "The Medusa and the Snail", by Lewis Thomas, Viking [1979]. pp. 125-129
Box 3, Folder 138

EDUCOM proposal for a planning study on "Supporting the Applied Research Needs of the Library and Information Service Community". 1981

Scope and Content Note

executive summary of the proposal, prepared by Erica Love, MLA Network Advisory Committee
Box 3, Folder 139

Historical Notes, UCLA Department of Pathology

Scope and Content Note

."Talk at Pathology Grand Rounds, Apr. 11, 1990, by Sidney C. Madden, M.D."; covers history of the department, as well as early history of the UCLA School of Medicine
 

Series 10. Non-Document Materials.

Physical Description: 5 folders and 10 objects (1.5 linear ft.)
 

Subseries 1. Pictures and Photographs.

Physical Description: 4 folders and materials housed with other collections

Scope and Content Note

prints and postcards collected by Darling, and family and other photographs which do not fit into specific subject folders
 

Miscellaneous natural history prints.

Note

these items are part of the "Louise Darling Papers", but are housed as part of Manuscript Collection #179, "Natural History Prints"
Box 3, Folder 140

Miscellaneous pictures and postcards.

Scope and Content Note

eight items

Note

Albrecht Dürer's "Grosses Rasenstück" from the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria, is housed in [Box 5 : 5]
Box 3, Folder 141

Family photographs.

Scope and Content Note

seven photos, various sizes
Box 3, Folder 142

Photographs of LD. 1929-1996

Scope and Content Note

nine snapshots and two studio portraits
Box 3, Folder 143

MLA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 1965

Scope and Content Note

8 x 10" photo of head table and part of banquet room, with LD, Brad Rogers, Estelle Brodman, etc.
Box 3, Folder 144

Horace W. Magoun.

Scope and Content Note

8 x 10" portrait, posed with steriotaxic instrument
Box Separate storage

Group photographs of 1st and of 2nd International Congress on Medical Librarianship, London and Washington, D.C. 1953,1963

Note

photographs are housed in double-oversized map cabinet, drawer #45, Biomedical History Division rare book cage
 

Subseries 2. Objects. 1963-1989

Physical Description: 8 objects

Scope and Content Note

artifacts bestowed on Darling a various honors and awards
Box 3, Folder OB1

MLA President's award.

Physical Description: 4 ½" high silver cup

Scope and Content Note

inscription: "Louise Darling/ MLA President/ 1963-1964"

Note

for additional material on presidency, see [Box 1 : 28]
Box 3, Folder OB2

UCLA Alumni Association Award.

Physical Description: bronze medal encased in a lucite slab, mounted on a pyramidal wooden base

Scope and Content Note

inscription: "Louise M. Darling '33/ Award of Distinction/ Library Science/ 1977"

Note

for additional information, see [Box 2 : 90]
Box 4, Folder OB3

Marcia C. Noyes Award.

Physical Description: 10" square wooden box enclosing six silver liqueur goblets and an 8"-diameter silver tray

Scope and Content Note

inscription: "The Marcia C. Noyes/ Award/ presented by/ The Medical Library Association/ with appreciation and affection/ to/ Louise Darling/ for outstanding achievement/ in medical librarianship/ San Antonio, Texas/ June 4, 1974

Note

for addition information, see [Box 2 : 79]
Box 4, Folder OB4

"JAMA" Centennial.

Physical Description: lucite pyramid encasing a miniature v. 1( 1) of "The Journal of the American Medical Assoc."

Scope and Content Note

inscription: "JAMA centennial, Washington, D. C., May 17, 1983"
 

Louise Darling MLGSCA Achievement Award.

Physical Description: 7 x 8¼ x 2½" gilt and lucite mantle clock by Howard Miller

Scope and Content Note

inscription: "Presented to Louise Darling/ upon the establishment of the/ Louise Darling MLGSCA Achievement Award/ 1986"

Note

for additional information, see [Box 2 : 87]; the clock, OBject 5, is housed in the UCLA Biomedical Library Rare Books Reading Room
Box 4, Folder OB6

Louise Darling Medal for ... Collection Development.

Physical Description: 3" bronze/silver-plated medal

Scope and Content Note

inscription: "The/ Louise Darling/ Medal/ for/ distinguished/ achievement/ in/ collection/ development/ in the/ health/ sciences"; obverse reads: "Presented to/ [empty space for name]/ the/ Louise Darling Medal/ established in 1987/ by the/ Medical Library Association/ with an endowment/ from/ Ballen Booksellers/ International"

Note

for additional information, see [Box 2 : 83]
Box 4, Folder OB7

Medical Library Association President's Award.

Physical Description: plaque and two medals, mounted in a frame

Scope and Content Note

plaque inscription: "The Medical Library Association/ on behalf of its officers and Board of Directors hereby grants the/ President's Award/ to/ Louise Darling/ in acknowledgement of her valuable contribution to the literature, the profession,/ and the Association through the editorship of The Handbook of Medical Library/ Practice, Fourth Edition./ May 1989"; the identical medals, one bronze and one silver-colored, are inscribed: "Medical Library Association/ non multa sed bona" and bear portraits of Gould, Osler, and Charlton

Note

see also [Box 2 : 84]
Box 4, Folder OB8

Campaign UCLA plaque.

Physical Description: 12 x 4" bronze desk plaque with 3-dimensional separate bronze letters, UCLA, designed by artist and architect Rodica Reif

Scope and Content Note

inscription reads: "In memory of the/ generous philanthropy and/ unwavering friendship of/ Louise Darling/ Campaign UCLA/ Where Great Futures Begin/ Alber Carnesale, Chancellor
 

Subseries 3. Videocassette and Audiotape. 1997-1999

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 3, Folder 145

Reminiscences on the history of automation at the UCLA Biomedical Library. 1987

Scope and Content Note

roundtable presented as a program of the Louise Darling Staff Development Fund, with participants Louise Darling, Sue Gullion and Gloria Werner; moderators, Alison Bunting and Beryl Glitz

Note

cataloged as Z 675 M4 R388 1987 Rare
Box 3, Folder 146

Louise M. Darling Memorial service, Rotunda, Powell Library, UCLA. 2 May 1999

Physical Description: 1 audiotape, 45 min. (master tape and one copy)

Note

see also [Box 3 : 130]