Finding Aid for the California Library Association Library History Committee Records, 1890-1966

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Finding Aid for the California Library Association Library History Committee Records, 1890-1966

Collection number: 873

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

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  • 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
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© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California Library Association Library History Committee Records,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1966
Collection number: 873
Creator: California Library Association - Library History Committee
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Library History Committee of the California Library Association assumed responsibility for collecting historical materials on California libraries beginning in 1965. The collection consists of correspondence, typescript histories of individual libraries, reports and surveys, tape recorded interviews and transcripts, microfilm copies of California Public Library Reports (1909-55), and a photocopy of the book, The California county library.
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.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], California Library Association Library History Committee Records (Collection 873). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

The Library History Committee, California Library Association, assumed responsibility for collecting historical materials on California libraries and designated the UCLA Library as the repository for the collection in 1965.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of typescript histories of individual libraries, reports and surveys. Includes correspondence between members of the California Library Association's California History, Archives and Bibliography Committee. Also contains tape recorded interviews and transcripts, microfilm copies of California Public Library Reports, 1909-55, and a photocopy of the book, The California county library.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Histories of individual libraries, and reports and surveys (Boxes 1-4).
  2. Correspondence (Box 5).
  3. Tape recorded interviews and transcripts (Boxes 6-7).
  4. Microfilm of California Public Library Reports, 1909-55 (Boxes 8-10).
  5. The California county library--photocopy (Box 11).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
California Library Association--Library History Committee--Archives.
Libraries--California--History--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Dr. Hazell Pulling. History, Growth, Future of Upland Public Library. Upland, California, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Photocopy of typescript.
Box 1, Folder 2

Theodora R. Brewitt. The Long Beach Public Library (Photocopy of: Walter Case. History of Long Beach and Vicinity. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1927. v.l, Chapter 35).

Physical Description: pp.557-564.
Box 1, Folder 3

Elizabeth Ripley. History of the Burbank Public Library. Burbank, California, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 leaves, typescript.
Box 1, Folder 4

Raymond M. Holt and Gerhard N. Rostvold. The Community Library in an Age of Change: A case study of Public Libraries in San Gabriel Valley. Pomona, California, April 1965.

Abstract: Includes information on the Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Altadena, and South Pasadena Public Libraries. Prepared in accordance with the Planning Grant Agreement of these libraries.
Physical Description: 174pp. multilith in spiral binder.
Box 1, Folder 5

Inyo County Free Library History. Independence, California, n.d. Includes correspondence with H.H. Hallock, 1913-1914.

Physical Description: 38 leaves (Photocopy of typescript) and 18 leaves (Photocopy).
Box 1, Folder 6

California. University, Los Angeles. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Report of the First Decade, 1934-1944. ---. ---. Report of the Second Decade, 1945-1955.

Physical Description: 2 vol.
Box 1, Folder 7

Colton Public Library Golden Anniversary, 1908-1958.

Physical Description: 4pp.
Box 1, Folder 9

Guy C. Miller. The Palo Alto Public Library; its history and development. Palo Alto, California, 1930.

Physical Description: 17pp.
Box 1, Folder 10

History of the Ontario Public Library, 1885-1947, compiled by Miss Beilby Mason and Miss Alberta Schaefer. Ontario, California, April 12, 1947.

Physical Description: 14pp. Mimeograph.
Box 1, Folder 11

The Friends of the Manhattan Beach Libraries. History of the Manhattan Beach Libraries. Manhattan Beach, 1965.

Physical Description: 14 leaves. multilith.
Box 1, Folder 12

History of the South Whittier Library. South Whittier, California, 1965.

Physical Description: 12 leaves. Photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 13

Lucy B. Moore, Dorothy Traver and Maxine Kahuda. A history of the San Bernardino County Free Library, 1914-1964. San Bernardino, 1964.

Physical Description: 48pp.
Box 1, Folder 14

Riverside Public Library. In: Dedication Supplement to the Riverside Press & Daily Enterprise, March 20, 1965.

Box 1, Folder 15

Our Library: The Start. In: Claremont Courier, February 10, 1965. A history of the beginnings of the Claremont Public Library.

Box 2, Folder 1

The City of West Covina, California; a historical sketch. West Covina, California, February 1962.

Abstract: Description of The East San Gabriel Valley Headquarters of the Los Angeles County Public Library on p.6.
Physical Description: 6pp. Mimeograph.
Box 2, Folder 2

Los Angeles County Public Library; 50 Years of Service / 1912-1962. Los Angeles, 1962.

Physical Description: 32pp.
Box 2, Folder 2

Los Angeles County. Public Library. Biennial Report. 1961/62-1962/63. Los Angeles, December 1963.

Physical Description: 12pp.
Box 2, Folder 3

San Diego State College. Library. Library Program, San Diego State College. San Diego, California, 1958. Edited by John Paul Stone, College Librarian.

Physical Description: 1 vol. paged variously. Mimeograph.
Box 2, Folder 4

Pasadena, California Public Library. A Bonanza of Good Reading About Pasadena at Your Public Library. Pasadena, 1964.

Physical Description: 4pp. mineographed.
Box 2, Folder 5

Arcadia, California Public Library. Invitation to your new library; dedication 2 PM, April 16th [1961]. Arcadia, California, [1961].

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 2, Folder 5

Arcadia, California Public Library. History. Arcadia, California, n.d..

Physical Description: 1p. Mimeograph.
Box 2, Folder 5

Arcadia, California Public Library. Information sheet. Arcadia, California, n.d..

Physical Description: 1p. Mimeograph.
Box 2, Folder 5

Arcadia, California Public Library. Floor plan. Arcadia, California, n.d..

Physical Description: 1p. Mimeograph.
Box 2, Folder 6

Stockton, California Public Library. Your Library in Review: Stockton Public Library, 85 years of service; City of Stockton Library, dedicated September 19, 1964. Stockton, California [1964?].

Physical Description: [7]pp.
Box 2, Folder 7

California. State Library, Sacramento. Sutro Branch, San Francisco. The anatomy of a library. [San Francisco, 1957].

Physical Description: 19pp.
Box 2, Folder 8

Robinson, Mrs. K.D. History of the Auburn Public Library. n.p., 1965.

Physical Description: 1 leaf. Typescript.
Box 2, Folder 9

Downey, California Public Library. History of the Downey City Library, September 1965. n.p.

Physical Description: 2 leaves, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 10

Boaz, Dr. Martha. Strength through cooperation in Southern California libraries, a survey by Dr. Martha Boaz, Dean and Professor, School of Library Science, University of Southern California; consultants: Dr. Lowell A. Martin... and Dr. Henry Reining, Jr.... Los Angeles, 1965.

Abstract: [Sponsored by 20 Southern California libraries: the Beverly Hills, Colton, Glendale, Inglewood, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Pasadena, Pomona, San Bernardino, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena, and Whittier Public Libraries, and the Commerce City Library, the Ontario City Library, the Palos Verdes Library District Library, the A.K. Smiley Public Library (Redlands), the San Bernardino County Free Library, and the Santa Fe Springs City Library.]
Physical Description: 175pp.
Box 2, Folder 11

New directions in library service; a cooperative library system for Southern California. n.p., [1965?].

Physical Description: 14pp.

Note

[A summary of the report, Strength through cooperation in Southern California libraries. See Box 2, folder 10].
Box 2, Folder 12

Wheeler, Joseph L. Report on a proposed regional library system for the San Diego area. Participants: San Diego Public Library, San Diego County Library, Carlsbad Public Library, National City Public Library, and Oceanside Public Library. San Diego, 1965.

Physical Description: 76pp.
Box 2, Folder 13

Possible consolidation of the Sacramento public libraries. [A report by Ernst & Ernst to the Board of Supervisors, Sounty of Sacramento, and the City Council, City of Sacramento.] Sacramento, 1965.

Physical Description: 104pp.
Box 2, Folder 14

Library system plan proposed for city and county libraries, San Mateo County, California. By William Spangle & Associates, Redwood City, 1964.

Abstract: Contains information on San Mateo, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Daly City, Burlingame, and Redwood City Public Libraries, and the San Mateo County Library and the Menlo Park Municipal Library.
Physical Description: 80pp.
Box 2, Folder 15

San Gabriel Valley community libraries face tomorrow. n.p., 1965.

Physical Description: 13pp.

Note

[A report based on the study, The community library in an age of change: a case study of public libraries in San Gabriel Valley. See Box 1, folder 4.]
Box 3, Folder 1

History of the Santa Monica Public Library. Santa Monica, 1966.

Physical Description: 5pp., typescript.
Box 3, Folder 1

Dedication program for the new Main Library Building, Santa Monica Public Library, September 12, 1965.

Physical Description: 4pp.
Box 3, Folder 1

Santa Monica Public Library building data.

Physical Description: 1p.
Box 3, Folder 1

Santa Monica. Public Library. Reading for an age of change. [1965?].

Physical Description: 8pp.
Box 3, Folder 1

Your Santa Monica Public Library: services and collections. [1965?].

Physical Description: 2pp.
Box 3, Folder 1

Santa Monica. Public Library. Calendar of library activities, November 1965.

Physical Description: 1p.
Box 3, Folder 1

Santa Monica. Annual report, 1964-65.

Abstract: Contains information on the new library building.
Physical Description: 7pp.
Box 3, Folder 2

Garner, Aurora West. Notes on the history of Tuolomne County Library. In The Quarterly of the Tuolomne County Historical Society, vol.5 no.2 (October-December 1965).

Box 3, Folder 3

San Francisco. Public Library. The Colophon: staff bulletin of the San Francisco Public Library. vol.1 no.9-10 (June 8 & June 18, 1963).

Abstract: Contains information on the library's history.
Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 3, Folder 3

Dedication of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, San Francisco Public Library, October 1, 1964.

Physical Description: 4pp.
Box 3, Folder 3

The cable railway company's system of street railway. Keepsake commemorating the opening of the Department of Rare Books, San Francisco Public Library. [1964].

Physical Description: 4pp.
Box 3, Folder 3

Invitation to the presentation of the Robert Grabhorn Collection on the History of Printing... to the San Francisco Public Library, November 17, 1965.

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 3

Description of the Grabhorn Collection and program of its presentation to the San Francisco Public Library. [1965].

Physical Description: 4pp.
Box 3, Folder 4

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Hanford Public Library, Hanford, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 5

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Marysville City Library, Marysville, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 6

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Hayward Public Library, Hayward, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 7

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 8

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Camp Parks Job Corps Library,

Physical Description:
Box 3, Folder 9

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Martinez Library, Martinez, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 10

A proposed Mother Lode library system. A report to El Dorado and Placer Counties and the cities of Auburn, Lincoln, and Roseville, through the Joint Library Committee... San Francisco, Griffenhagen-Kroeger, Incorporated, 1964.

Abstract: Includes information on the El Dorado County Library, the Placer County Free Library, and the Auburn, Lincoln, and Roseville Public Libraries.
Physical Description: 44pp.
Box 3, Folder 11

Library systems study for public libraries of Santa Clara, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties. By Freeman & Company, Palo Alto, 1965.

Abstract: Contains information on the Gilroy, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose, Albany, Berkeley, Hayward, Livermore, Oakland, Richmond, and San Leandro Public Libraries, and the Santa Clara County Free Library, the Alameda Free Library, the Alameda County Library, and the Contra Costa County Library.
Physical Description: [437]pp.
Box 3, Folder 12

Martin, Lowell A. Public library service equal to the challenge of California. A report to the State Librarian. By Lowell A. Martin and Roberta Bowler. California Statewide Survey of Public Library Service, sponsored by the California State Library. Sacramento, 1965.

Physical Description: 132pp.
Box 3, Folder 13

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Coalinga Public Library, Coalinga, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 14

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Palos Verdes Library District Library, Palos Verdes, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 15

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Fullerton Public Library, Fullerton, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 16

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Los Angeles Harbor College Library, Wilmington, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 17

California Library History Committee questionaire, filled out by the Whittier Public Library, Whittier, California. [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 17

A history of the Whittier Public Library, copied from the Whittier News, July 25, 1959.

Physical Description: 2 leaves, typescript.
Box 3, Folder 17

Whittier. Public Library. Services of the Whittier Public Library. n.d..

Physical Description: 4pp.
Box 3, Folder 18

Technical Processes Group of Southern California. Newsletter, vol.1 no.1 (Fall 1965).

Physical Description: 1 leaf, photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 18

Technical Processes Group of Southern California. Announcement of December [1965?] luncheon meeting, and map.

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 19

Los Angeles. State and County Arboretum, Arcadia. Horticultural Reference Library. Leaflet. n.p., n.d..

Physical Description: 2pp.
Box 3, Folder 20

San Diego. Public Library. San Diego's new public library. San Diego, n.d..

Physical Description: [10]pp.
Box 3, Folder 20

San Diego's New Library. Reprint from California Librarian, June 1954.

Physical Description: pp.221-236.
Box 3, Folder 20

Library and the Community: a Centennial Booklist[1982].

Box 3, Folder 21

Pasadena. Public Library. Pasadena Public Library, growing to serve you better. A guide to the Diamond Jubile (1890-1965) exhibits, August-September 1965.

Physical Description: 11 leaves.
Box 3, Folder 21

Pasadena. Public Library. A bonanza of good reading about Pasadena at your public library. Issued on the occasion of Pasadena's 90th anniversary, 1964.

Physical Description: 4 leaves.
Box 3, Folder 22

Oxnard. Public Library. A brief history of the Oxnard Public Library. Oxnard, 1966.

Physical Description: 3 leaves, typescript.
Box 3, Folder 23

Glendale. Public Library. This is your key to the Glendale Public Library. Glendale, n.d..

Physical Description: 6pp.
Box 3, Folder 24

Los Angeles County. Public Library. 50th anniversary, 1912-1962: Los Angeles County Public Library. Los Angeles, [1962?].

Physical Description: 32pp.
Box 3, Folder 24

Geller, William S. Los Angeles County Public Library--where do we go from here? Excerpts from a talk by William S. Geller, County Librarian, Los Angeles County Public Library, May 1963.

Physical Description: 2 leaves. multilith.
Box 3, Folder 25

Pomona. Public Library. Dedication program of the Pomona Public Library, September 12, 1965.

Physical Description:
Box 3, Folder 25

Pomona. Public Library. It belongs to you. Pomona, California, 1965.

Physical Description: 17pp.
Box 3, Folder 25

Pomona. Public Library. Facts about the Pomona public library building. Pomona, n.d..

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Mimeograph.
Box 3, Folder 25

Item Peck, Allen E. We started with a centenary celebration, by Allen E. Peck, Audio-Visual Director, Pomona Public Library. Reprinted from Film News, (1963).

Physical Description: vol.2 no.2.
Box 3, Folder 26

Mountain View. Public Library. 75 years; Mountain View Public Library, 1890-1965. Mountain View, California, [1965?].

Physical Description: [9]pp.
Box 3, Folder 27

Corkhill, William. Corona Public Library, an historical sketch. Corona, California, 1906.

Physical Description: [10]pp.
Box 3, Folder 27

Corona. Public Library. Finding list of books. Corona, California, 1904.

Physical Description: 26pp.
Box 3, Folder 27

Corona. Public Library. Notes on selected local history materials. Corona, California, [196?].

Physical Description: 1 leaf. mimeographed.
Box 3, Folder 28

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Riverside Public Library, [1966].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 3, Folder 28

The Riverside Public Library. A supplement to the Riverside Press-Enterprise on the occasion of the dedication of the Library, March 20, 1965.

Physical Description: 12pp.
Box 3, Folder 29

Clipping from the Ocean Park Journal (California) covering a meeting of Southern California librarians in Santa Monica on June 19, 1908.

Abstract: The librarians discussed the advantages of having several communities act together in buying and binding library books.
Box 4, Folder 1

California Library History Committee questionaire, filled out by the Alliance Francaise Library (French Library). San Francisco, California. [196?].

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 4, Folder 2

Inglewood. Public Library. Annual Report. Fiscal year 1965-66. Inglewood, California. 1966.

Abstract: Includes Technical Process Functions for the Inglewood Public Library. The seventh study in a series designed to accompany the main library space requirements study, prepared in August, 1965. Inglewood, California, 1966.
Physical Description: 25 leaves and 10 leaves.
Box 4, Folder 3

Gardner, Aurora West. The Calaveras County Library. In Las Calaveras, the Quarterly Bulletin of the Calaveras County Historical Society, vol.14 no.4 (July 1966).

Box 4, Folder 4

Eugene D. Hart and Hans C. Palmer. The Public Libraries of San Bernadino County. A study with recommendations. n.p. [1965?].

Physical Description: 74pp. with appendices.
Box 4, Folder 5

Public Library Services in Northern California. A report on library services in Northern California, conducted for the Northern California Council of Librarians. San Francisco. 1966.

Physical Description: 161pp. with appendices.
Box 4, Folder 6

Public Library Services in Northern California; a Plan for the Future. A summary of the 1966 report. n.p. [1966?].

Physical Description: 10pp.

Note

See Box 4, folder 5
Box 4, Folder 7

California History Collection of Exploration and Migration. Orange County, California. Library. Costa Mesa Branch [1965]. Includes correspondence and bookplates.

Physical Description: 1 leaf. Mimeograph.
Box 4, Folder 8

A history of Kern County Library. Compiled by Louise Blanford. A special publication of the Kern County Historical Society... 1967.

Physical Description: 23pp.
Box 4, Folder 9

California Library History Committee questionnaire, filled out by the Bellarmine College Prep Library, San Jose, California. n.p.

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 4, Folder 9

San Bernadino Public Library 75th Anniversary. 1966.

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 4, Folder 10

It Happened in San Bernadino County (A Subject Index). Compiled and edited by Gertrude Odell and Donald Warren. San Bernadino Public Library, San Bernadino, California. October 1966.

Physical Description: 55 leaves.
Box 4, Folder 11

A.K. Smiley Public Library. Redlands, California. Annual Report, no.71 (1964/65) and no.72 (1965/66).

Abstract: Miscellaneous brochures and descriptions of the Library.
Box 4, Folder 12

Beverly Hills Public Library, 1965-66: a year of growth and expansion. n.d..

Physical Description: 8pp.
Box 4, Folder 13

Libraries - California, Southern.

Abstract: Miscellaneous descriptions of various Libraries in Southern California.
 

California. State Library, Sacramento

Box 4, Folder 14

California State Library Centennial, 1850-1950.

Box 4, Folder 14

California State Library. Do you know? -- Facts about our State Library. Sacramento, 1949.

Physical Description: 31pp.
Box 4, Folder 14

California State Library Service to Other Libraries. Procedure Manual. Sacramento, 1949.

Physical Description: 31pp.
 

California. State Library, Sacramento. Sutro Branch, San Francisco

Box 4, Folder 15

Map of Sutro Library location.

Box 4, Folder 15

Sutro Library through the centuries. [1957].

Physical Description: 19pp.
 

California. University, Santa Barbara

Box 4, Folder 16

Davidson, Donald C. Library on the Pacific In: Library Journal, December 15, 1954.

Physical Description: pp.2365-2370.
Box 4, Folder 17

Claremont, California. Scripps College. Ella Strong Denison Library. Scripps College Bulletin. vol.38 no.1, October 1963.

Box 4, Folder 18

Redlands University. Presenting our enlarged library. Dedication, October 26, 1957, University of Redlands.

Box 4, Folder 19

San Bernadino, California. Public Library. Books, Buildings, and Bibliophiles. A History of San Bernadino Public Library and Staff Association, May 1963.

Scope and Content Note

Included is Photocopy of The growth of an AAF Technical Library, by Gertrude Odell and Sidney M. Hequrmbourg. From CLA Bulletin, June 1945. pp.148-49, & p.195.
Box 4, Folder 20

San Mateo County Library System. Books and branches of the San Mateo County Library System. 1966.

Physical Description: 12 leaves.
Box 4, Folder 21

San Quentin. Librarian goes to San Quentin. By Bertha Marshall, editor California Library Bulletin. Reprint from the California Library Bulletin. vol.11 no.3, March 1950.

Physical Description: pp.101-102, 2 copies.
Box 4, Folder 22

Santa Monica, California. Public Library. Results of Santa Monica Public Library Survey of Book Losses and Methods of Control. n.d..

Physical Description: 11 leaves.
Box 4, Folder 23

Stanford University. Hoover Institute. Collectors of conflict, war, and revolution is their field. By Don Baxter. In: Westward, August 1957.

Physical Description: pp.4-8.
 

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. Robert

Box 4, Folder 24

Robert Andrews Millikan Memorial Library Guide. n.d..

Physical Description: 2pp.
Box 4, Folder 24

Campus building directory. n.d..

Physical Description: 2pp.
 

San Diego, California. Public Library

Box 4, Folder 25

Through our years with books. [1969].

Physical Description: 8pp.
Box 4, Folder 25

Items 2-3. Guide to the Central Library. 1972 and 1975.

Box 4, Folder 25

Resources in local history. 1976.

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
 

California Library Association, Library History and Archives Committee (later name: California History, Archives, and Bibliography Committee) Records, 1948-62

Note

Additions from Andrew H. Horn, May 1983 (cataloged by dl)
Box 5

Correspondence between committee members, etc.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondents include: Mary Barmby, June E. Bayless, Charles J. Boorkman, Roberta Bowler, Edwin H. Carpenter Jr., Edwin Castagna, Peter T. Conmy, Gladys R. Coryell, Alan D. Covey, Carl R. Cox, Donald C. Davidson, Edith G. Demond, Richard H. Dillon, Dorothy M. Drake, Harriet G. Eddy, George F. Farrier, Gerte Frugé, Dean Galloway, Marion Garthwaite, Mabel R. Gillis, George P. Hammond, Margaret Hatch, Ray E. Held, Raymond M. Holt, Andrew H. Horn, Evelyn Huston, Jessie A. Lea, Henry Madden, Henry W. Magnuson, James V. Mink, Fredric J. Mosher, Grace Murray, Geraldine L. Nurney, Irene D. Paden, Ida M. Reagan, Thelma Reid, Susan T. Smith, Marco Thorne, Margaret D. Uridge, G.C. Wickson, Gordon Williams, Raymond F. Wood, Edna H. Yelland, Carma R. Zimmerman.
Box 5, Folder 1

1948-49 [mailings].

 

1955, Includes:

Box 5, Folder 2

History of the section for library work with boys and girls of the California Library Association from its beginning through 1954.

Box 5, Folder 2

Talk given by Ida May Reagan at Redwood District CLA meeting May 7, 1955 [not a transcript].

Box 5, Folder 3

1955. About Harriet G. Eddy manuscript.

Box 5, Folder 4

1956.

Box 5, Folder 5

1957.

Box 5, Folder 6

1958/59. Includes James V. Mink's list of wire recordings [unlocated at present].

Box 5, Folder 7

1959-62. About James Gillis biographies, etc. Includes: Woods, William R. A history of the California Library Association: the first quarter century. 1960.

 

Mills, Patricia. Mulford Winsor and James Gillis: a comparison of their contributions to state-wide library service in Arizona and California. 1962.

 

Tape Recordings

Scope and Content Note

(All are 7 in. reels. [They are] identified by markings on box. Tapes 1-4 correspond to transcripts in Box 7. Others are arranged chronologically)
Box 6, Folder 1

Mr. Woods - Riverside Public Library. 17 May 1951.

Physical Description: (3.75 in. per sec.) [transcribed from 2 rolls wire].
Box 6, Folder 2

California county pioneers. 20 October 1949.

Physical Description: (3.75 in. per sec.).
Box 6, Folder 3

Harriet G. Eddy on state and county library history. 16 March 1953.

Box 6, Folder 4

Susan T. Smith.

Physical Description: (3.75 in. per sec.) 22 min.
Box 6, Folder 4

Helen Haines dinner. 13 May 1950.

Physical Description: (3.75 in. per sec.).
Box 6, Folder 5

Dean Sidney B. Mitchell. 17 February 1950.

Physical Description: (3.75 in. per sec.).
Box 6, Folder 6

Miss Ida May Reagan.

Box 6, Folder 6

Speech at CLA Redwood District. 7 May 1955.

Physical Description: (3.75 in. per sec.).
Box 6, Folder 7

Interview with Dr. Willis Kerr, San Jose. October 1955.

Box 6, Folder 7

Harriet G. Eddy, Fresno. October 1957.

Box 6, Folder 8

CLA meeting, 1957.

Box 6, Folder 9

Margaret van Dussen.

Box 6, Folder 9

CLA interview Miss Coulter & Hammond.

Box 6, Folder 10

Dr. Baxter.

Box 6, Folder 10

Pepys.

Box 6, Folder 11

Unidentified, called Reel 3B.

 

Unedited Transcripts of Tape Recordings, Mr. Woods - Riverside Public Library

Box 7, Folder 1

Tape 1, side 1. Group 10-20-49, Miss Hadden, Miss Gillis, etc.

Physical Description: 20 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 2

Tape 2, side 1.

Physical Description: 36 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 3

Tape 2, side 2. Harriet G. Eddy.

Physical Description: 38 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 4

Tape 3, side 1.

Physical Description: 32 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 5

Tape 3, side 2. Susan T. Smith.

Physical Description: 26 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
 

Box 7, Folder 6

Tape 4, side 1. Helen Haines [dinner].

Physical Description: 30 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 7

Tape 4, side 2. Mary F. Williams.

Physical Description: 25 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 8

Tape 5, side 2. Mary Foy.

Physical Description: 19 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
Box 7, Folder 9

[no tape designation].

Physical Description: 37 leaves. 2 copies: 1 typescript, 1 carbon typescript.
 

Additions from Miscellenaous Manuscripts Backlog, March 1994

Box 7, Folder 10

Interview with Mary F. Williams (1962), and interview with Mary Foy (1952) -- by the California History Committee, CLA.

Physical Description: Reel-to-reel tape.
Box 7, Folder 11

California Library Association Yosemite District Conference, 3 April 1954.

Physical Description: Reel-to-reel tape.
Box 7, Folder 12

Powell, Lawrence Clark. Bibliographers of the Golden State, 17 April 1967.

Physical Description: Reel-to-reel tape.
 

Microfilm

Scope and Content Note

California Public Library Reports, 1909-1955. 42 Reels. Box 8: Reels 1-13, Box 9: Reels 15-28, Box 10: Reels 29-42
Box 8

Reel 1.

Scope and Content Note

  • California. State Hospital, Agnews. Library.
  • Alameda, California. Free Public Library.
  • Alamitos, California. Library.
  • Alhambra, California. Public Library.
  • Alta, California. Agassiz Hall Library.
  • Altadena, California. District Public Library.
  • Modoc County, California. Public Library, Alturas.
  • Anaheim, California. Public Library.
  • Antioch, California. Library Association.
Box 8

Reel 2.

Scope and Content Note

  • Arcadia, California. Public Library.
  • Auburn, California. Public Library.
  • Arcata, California. Public Library.
  • Azusa, California. Public Library.
  • Bakersfield, California. Beale Memorial Library.
  • Banning, California. District Library.
  • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Co. Reading Room, Barstow, California.
  • Beaumont, California. District Library.
Box 8

Reel 3.

Scope and Content Note

  • Belvedere, California. Free Public Library.
  • Benecia, California. Free Library.
  • Ben Lomond, California. Library.
  • Berkeley, California. Public Library.
  • Beverly Hills, California. Public Library.
  • Butte County, California. Public Library, Biggs.
  • Blythe City, California. Library.
  • Boulder Creek, California. Free Library.
  • Brawley, California. Public Library.
  • Buena Park, California. District Library.
Box 8

Reel 4.

Scope and Content Note

  • Burbank, California. Public Library.
  • Burlingame, California. Public Library.
  • Calexico, California. Public Library.
  • Calistoga, California. Public Library.
  • Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co. Reading Room, Calwa, California.
  • American Library Association Camp Library. Camp Kearney, San Diego, California.
  • Campbell, California. Free Library.
  • Carmel, California. Free Library.
Box 8

Reel 5.

Scope and Content Note

  • Chico, California. Free Public Library.
  • Chino, California. Public Library.
  • Chula Vista, California. Public Library.
  • Cloverdale, California. Public Library.
  • Coalinga, California. Union High School District Library.
  • Colton, California. Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 6.

Scope and Content Note

  • Colusa County, California. Public Library, Colusa.
  • Concord, California. Library and Reading Room Association.
  • Tehama County, California. Public Library, Corning.
  • Corona, California. Public Library.
  • Coronado Beach, California. Library.
  • Covina, California. Public Library.
  • Crescent City, California. Public Library.
  • Daly City, California. Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 7.

Scope and Content Note

  • Davis, California. Public Library.
  • Delmar, California. Public Library.
  • Dixon, California. Union High School District Library.
  • Downey, California. Public Library.
  • Dunsmuir, California. Library Association.
  • Eagle Rock, California. Public Library.
  • El Centro, California. Public Library.
  • Elk, California. F. G. Drew Library.
  • El Segundo, California. Public Library.
  • Elsinore, California. Public Library.
  • Emeryville, California. Public and N. S. Library.
  • Escondido, California. Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 8.

Scope and Content Note

  • Siskiyou County, California. Public Library, Etna.
  • Eureka, California. Free Library.
  • Ferndale, California. Public Library.
  • Fort Bragg, California. Free Public Library.
  • Fortuna, California. Free Public Library.
  • Fowler, California. Free Library.
  • Fullerton, California. Public Library.
  • Fresno, California. Free Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 9.

Scope and Content Note

  • Gilroy, California. Public Library.
  • Glendale, California. Public Library.
  • Glendora, California. Public Library.
  • Grass Valley, California. Free Public Library.
  • Butte County, California. Public Library, Gridley.
  • Hanford, California. Free Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 10.

Scope and Content Note

  • Hayward, California. Public Library.
  • Healdsburg, California. Public Library.
  • Hemet, California. Public Library.
  • Highgrove, California. Public Library.
  • Highland, California. Library.
  • Hillsborough, California. Public Library.
  • Hollister, California. Public Library.
  • Los Angeles. Public Library, Hollywood.
Box 8

Reel 11.

Scope and Content Note

  • Huntington, California. Public Library.
  • Imperial, California. Public Library.
  • Indio, California. Public Library.
  • Kelseyville, California. Public Library.
  • Kern, California. Public Library.
  • King City, California. Public Library.
  • Lakeport, California. Carnegie Library.
  • Larkspur, California. Public Library.
  • Laton, California. Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 12.

Scope and Content Note

  • Lincoln, California. Public Library.
  • Livermore, California. Public Library.
  • Lodi, California. Public Library.
  • Lompoc, California. Free Public Library.
  • Long Beach, California. Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 13.

Scope and Content Note

  • Lordsburg, California. Public Library.
  • Los Angeles, California. Public Library.
  • Los Gatos, California. Public Library.
  • McCloud, California. Public Library.
  • Martinez, California. Free Public Library and Reading Room.
  • Marysville, California. City Library.
  • Mendocino, California. Library.
  • Merced, California. Free Public Library.
  • Mill Valley, California. Public Library.
  • Modesto, California. McHenry Public Library.
Box 8

Reel 14.

Scope and Content Note

  • Monrovia, California. Public Library.
  • Montecito, California. Library.
  • Monterey, California. Public Library.
  • Mountain View, California. Public Library.
  • Napa, California. Goodman Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 15.

Scope and Content Note

  • National City, California. Free Public Library.
  • Newport Beach, California. Public Library.
  • Oakdale, California. Public Library.
  • Nordhoff, California. George Thatcher Memorial Free Public Library.
  • Oakland, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 16.

Scope and Content Note

  • Oceanside, California. Public Library.
  • Ontario, California. Public Library.
  • Orange, California. Public Library.
  • Oroville, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 17.

Scope and Content Note

  • Oxnard, California. Public Library
  • Pacific Grove, California. Public Library.
  • Palm Springs, California. Welwood Murray Memorial Library.
  • Palo Alto, California. Public Library.
  • Palos Verdes Estates, California. District Library.
  • Pasadena, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 18.

Scope and Content Note

  • Paso Robles, California. Public Library.
  • Perris, California. Public Library.
  • Petaluma, California. Public Library.
  • Placentia, California. Public Library.
  • Placerville, California. Public Library.
  • Pomona, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 19.

Scope and Content Note

  • Porterville, California. Public Library.
  • Tehoma County, California. Public Library, Red Bluff.
  • Redding, California. Carnegie Public Library.
  • Redlands, California. A.K. Smiley Public Library.
  • Redondo Beach, California. Public Library.
  • Redwood City, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 20.

Scope and Content Note

  • Reedley, California. Free Library.
  • Richmond, California. Public Library.
  • Riverside, California. Public Library.
  • Rocklin, California. Public Library.
  • Roseville, California. Public Library.
  • Sacramento, California. City Library.
Box 9

Reel 21.

Scope and Content Note

  • Saint Helena, California. Public Library.
  • Salinas, California. City Library.
  • San Anselmo, California. Public Library.
  • San Bernardino, California. Public Library.
  • San Bruno, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 22.

Scope and Content Note

  • San Diego, California. Public Library.
  • San Francisco, California. Public Library.
  • California. State Library, Sacramento. Sutro Branch, San Francisco.
  • San Jacinto, California. Public Library.
  • San Jose, California. Public Library.
  • East San Jose, California. Free Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 23.

Scope and Content Note

  • San Juan Bautista, California. Public Library.
  • San Leandro, California. Public Library.
  • San Luis Obispo, California. Public Library.
  • San Marino, California. Public Library.
  • San Mateo, California. Public Library.
  • San Pedro, California. Public Library.
  • San Rafael, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 24.

Scope and Content Note

  • Santa Ana, California. Public Library.
  • Santa Barbara, California. Public Library.
  • Santa Clara, California. Public Library.
  • Santa Cruz, California. Public Library.
  • Santa Maria, California. Public Library.
  • Santa Monica, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 25.

Scope and Content Note

  • Santa Paula, California. Public Library.
  • Santa Rosa, California. Public Library.
  • Sausalito, California. Public Library.
  • Sebastopol, California. Public Library.
  • Selma, California. Public Library.
  • Sierra Madre, California. Public Library.
  • Signal Hill, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 26.

Scope and Content Note

  • Sonoma, California. Public Library.
  • Sonora, California. Public Library.
  • South Pasadena, California. Public Library.
  • South San Francisco, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 27.

Scope and Content Note

  • Stockton, California. Public Library.
  • Sunnyvale, California. Public Library.
  • Susanville, California. Public Library.
  • Tropico, California. Public Library.
  • Tulare, California. Public Library.
  • Turlock, California. Public Library.
  • Ukiah, California. Public Library.
Box 9

Reel 28.

Scope and Content Note

  • Upland, California. Public Library.
  • Upper Lake, California. District Library.
  • Vacaville, California. Union High School District Library.
  • Vallejo, California. Public Library.
  • Ventura, California. Public Library.
  • Vernon, California. Public Library.
Box 10

Reel 29.

Scope and Content Note

  • Visalia, California. Public Library.
  • Watsonville, California. Public Library.
  • Whittier, California. Public Library.
  • Willits, California. Public Library.
  • Willows, California. Public Library.
  • Wilmington, California. Public Library.
  • Woodland, California. Public Library.
Box 10

Reel 30.

Scope and Content Note

  • Yorba Linda, California. Public Library.
  • Yreka, California. Public Library.
  • Alameda County, California. Library.
  • Amador County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 31.

Scope and Content Note

  • Butte County, California. Public Library.
  • Calaveras County, California. Free Library.
  • Colusa County, California. Public Library.
  • Contra Costa County, California. Public Library.
  • El Dorado County, California. Library.
Box 10

Reel 32.

Scope and Content Note

  • Fresno County, California. Free Library.
  • Glenn County, California. Public Library.
  • Humbolt County, California. Free Library.
  • Imperial County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 33.

Scope and Content Note

  • Inyo County, California. Free Library.
  • Kern County, California. Free Library.
  • Kings County, California. Free Library.
  • Lassen County, California. Public Library.
Box 10

Reel 34.

Scope and Content Note

  • Los Angeles County, California. Public Library.
  • Madera County, California. Free Library.
  • Marin County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 35.

Scope and Content Note

  • Mariposa County, California. Free Library.
  • Merced County, California. Free Library.
  • Modoc County, California. Public Library.
  • Mono County, California. Free Library.
  • Monterey County, California. Free Library.
  • Napa County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 36.

Scope and Content Note

  • Orange County, California. Library.
  • Placer County, California. Free Library.
  • Plumas County, California. Public Library.
  • Riverside County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 37.

Scope and Content Note

  • San Joaquin County, California. Free Library.
  • San Diego County, California. Library.
  • San Bernardino County, California. Free Library.
  • San Benito County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 38.

Scope and Content Note

  • Sacramento County, California. Free Library.
  • Santa Barbara County, California. Free Library.
  • Santa Clara County, California. Free Library.
  • Santa Cruz County, California. Free Library.
Box 10

Reel 39.

Scope and Content Note

  • San Luis Obispo County, California. Free Library.
  • San Mateo County, California. Library.
  • Shasta County, California. Public Library.
  • Sierra County, California. Public Library.
  • Siskiyou County, California. Public Library.
Box 10

Reel 40.

Scope and Content Note

  • Solano County, California. Free Library.
  • Sonoma County, California. Free Library.
  • Stanislaus County, California. Free Library.