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Finding Aid for the Rosemary Biles collection about Ralph J. Bunche, 1948-2003
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rosemary Biles collection about Ralph J. Bunche
    Date (inclusive): 1948-2003
    Collection number: 1853
    Creator: Rosemary Biles
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Clippings and ephemera related to the career of Ralph J. Bunche.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.

    Administrative Information

    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.

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Rosemary Biles, 2009.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Joanna Black, with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, October 2009.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rosemary Biles collection about Ralph J. Bunche (Collection 1853). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6689367 

    Biography

    Rosemary Biles served as a nurse to Ralph J. Bunche, Undersecretary General of the United Nations, during his final illness in 1971. She remained friendly with his family after Bunche's death.

    Scope and Content

    The Rosemary Biles Collection about Ralph J. Bunche consists primarily of newspaper and magazine clippings, publications, ephemera and photographs of and relating to the career and death of Bunche. Included are clippings about Bunche's retirement from the United Nations, ephemera from the opening of Ralph J. Bunche Memorial Park, official United Nations photographs of Bunche, and first day covers of commemorative stamps. The bulk of the material is dated 1971.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Biles, Rosemary.
    Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971--Archives.
    Statesmen--United States--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Clippings and ephemera.

    Related Material

    Remembering Ralph Bunche [oral history transcript] / Charles H. Matthews, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1973. Available at the UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.
    Ralph J. Bunche Papers (Collection 2051).   Available at the UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.
    Brian Urquhart Collection of Material about Ralph Bunche (Collection 364).   Available at the UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.