Finding Aid of the Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology

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Finding Aid of the Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1954-ca. 1982
Collection number: 1133
Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Church of Scientology was developed in the U.S. in the 1950s by the author L. Ron Hubbard (1911-86) and was based on Dianetics, a form of psychotherapy originated by Hubbard and later incorporated into Scientology. The collection consists of materials related to the Church of Scientology including Hubbard Communications Office Executive letters and bulletins, operational manuals and student booklets, periodicals, printed materials and ephemera.
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 Access

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

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material Related to the Church of Scientology (Collection 1133). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232807 

Biography

The Church of Scientology was developed in the U.S. in the 1950s by the author L. Ron Hubbard (1911-86); it was based on Dianetics, a form of psychotherapy originated by Hubbard and later incorporated into Scientology.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials related to the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles. Includes Hubbard Communications Office Executive letters and bulletins, operational manuals and student booklets, periodicals, printed materials and ephemera. Also includes a bibliography of books and articles relating to Scientology compiled by the Los Angeles Times.

Expanded Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the following Church of Scientology materials: Hubbard Communications Office (HCO) Executive Letters, Policy Letters, and Bulletins; opperational manuals and student booklets; and periodicals, mailings, and flyers. Also included is an extensive bibliography, as well as some miscellaneous items--various printed materials, some class notes, an organization chart, Report forms, etc.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Hubbard, L. Ron (La Fayette Ron), 1911- .
Church of Scientology (Los Angeles, Calif.).


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

HCO Executive Letters, 1965-1971.

Box 1, Folders 2-6

HCO Policy Letters, 1963-1971

Box 1, Folder 2

1963-1966.

Box 1, Folder 3

1967-1968.

Box 1, Folder 4

1969.

Box 1, Folder 5

1970.

Box 1, Folder 6

1971.

Box 1, Folders 7-13

HCO Bulletins, 1960-1971

Box 1, Folder 7

1960-1968.

Box 1, Folder 8

March-April 1969.

Box 1, Folder 9

May 1969.

Box 1, Folder 10

June-December 1969.

Box 1, Folder 11

April-July 1970.

Box 1, Folder 12

August-December 1970.

Box 1, Folder 13

February-June 1971.

Box 1, Folder 14

Bibliography of books and articles re Scientology, compiled by the Los Angeles Times.

Box 2, Folder 1-4

HRS (Hubbard Recognized Scientologist) Packs 1-4.

Box 2, Folder 5

HAS (Hubbard Apprentice Scientologist) Booklets.

Physical Description: (2 copies)
Box 2, Folder 6

Celebrity Centre Poets 2 (Scientology poetry magazine).

Physical Description: (2 copies)
Box 2, Folder 7

Miscellaneous printed material.

Box 2, Folder 7

Various report forms.

Box 2, Folder 7

Some class notes.

Box 2, Folder 7

Auditor work sheet.

Box 2, Folder 7

Computer print-out of overdue accounts.

Box 2, Folder 7

Organization chart.

Box 3

Church of Scientology periodicals, mailings and flyers, 1964-1971.

Box 4

Church of Scientology periodicals, mailings and flyers, 1972-1977.

Box 9

Church of Scientology periodicals, mailings and flyers, ca. 1968.

Note

[Added October 1983]
Box 4

The Auditor and Clear News, 1969-1974.

Box 5

Braddeson, Walter. Scientology for the millions. Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press, [c. 1969]

Box 5

Hubbard, La Fayette Ron. Scientology the fundamentals of thought. [Edinburgh, Scotland]: Publications Organization World Wide, [1968].

Box 5

Minshull, Ruth, and Edward Lefson. When in doubt, communicate.... Quotations from the works of L. Ron Hubbard compiled by Ruth Minshull and Edward M. Lefson. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Scientology Ann Arbor, [c. 1969].

Box 5

The Auditor and Clear News, 1975-1976.

Box 5

The Auditor and Cause, 1977.

Box 5

The Auditor, Cause, and Freedom, 1978.

Box 5

Clippings and mailings, 1978.

Box 5

Ephemera, etc., 1979-1981.

Box 5

Cause, 1971-1972.

 

[Books]

Note

Books added to the collection October 1983
 

[Books by] Hubbard, L. Ron.(La Fayette Ron) 1911-

Box 6

Advanced procedure and axioms. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1974].

Box 6

Ceremonies of the founding Church of Scientology. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1971].

Box 6

Child Dianetics: Dianetic processing for children. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1974].

Box 6

The creation of human ability; a handbook for scientologists. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1954].

Box 6

Dianetics and scientology technical dictionary. [Los Angeles, Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

Dianetics 55. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1974].

Box 6

Dianetics: the evolution of a science. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1974].

Box 6

Dianetics: the original thesis. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

Handbook for preclears. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

Have you lived before this life? [Los Angeles]: The Church of Scientology of California Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

Introduction to Scientology ethics. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

How to life though an executive. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1974].

Box 6

Mission into time. Los Angeles [American Saint Hill Organization 1973].

Box 6

Notes on the lectures. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

The Phoenix lectures. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 6

Science of Survival: Prediction of human behaviour. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1975].

Box 7

Scientology 8-80. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1973].

Box 7

Scientology 8-8008. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1974].

Box 7

Scientology; the fundamentals of thought. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1975].

Box 7

Scientology: a history of man. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1968].

Box 7

Scientology; a new slant on life. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1973].

Box 7

Scientology 0-8: the book of basics. [Los Angeles]: American Saint Hill Organization, [1975].

Box 7

Self analysis. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1974].

Box 7

Child dianetics. [Los Angeles]: Bridge Publications, [1982].

Box 7

The problems of work; Scientology applied to the work-a-day world. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organization, [1977].

Box 7

Scientology; a new slant on life. [Los Angeles, The Church of Scientology]: Publications Organization, [1976].

Box 7

The Volunteer minister's handbook. [Los Angeles: Bridge Publications, 1982].

Box 7

What is Scientology? [Los Angeles: Church of Scientology of California, 1978].

 

[Books by Farley, Richard]

Box 7

All about radiation. By A Nuclear Physicist and a Medical Doctor. [Los Angeles]: Scientology Publications Organisation, [1979].

 

[Books by] Hubbard, L. Ron (La Fayette Ron) 1911-

Box 8

Have you lived before this life? A scientific survey. A study of death and evidence of past lives. [Los Angeles, Church of Scientology of California]: Publications Organisation, [1977].

Box 8

What is Scientology? Based on the works of L. Ron Hubbard, founder of Dianetics and Scientology. [Los Angeles: Church of Scientology of California, 1978].

Box 8

Scientology: a world religion emerges in the space age (Archival Series 1). [Los Angeles]: Church of Scientology Information Service, Department of Archives, [1974].

Box 8

Scientology, the other case. Letchworth (Hertfordshire): Garden City Press, 1972.

Box 8

Hubbard, L. Ron. Dianetics today. Los Angeles: Publications Organization, 1975.