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Finding Aid for the Page Smith papers, ca. 1952-1964
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Description
The UNPROCESSED research and professional papers of historian (Charles) Page Smith, member of the History Department faculty University of California, Los Angeles (1952-1964); won the 1963 Bancroft Prize for his biography of John Adams.
Background
Historian (Charles) Page Smith was born on Septermber 16, 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland; B.A. Dartmouth College (1940); Ph.D. Harvard University (1951) under the direction of Samuel Eliot Morison. Assistant professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles (1952); associate professor (1956); professor (1963). In 1964 Smith left UCLA to become the founding Provost of Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz and resigned from the university in 1973. In 1963 he won the Bancroft Prize for his 1962 biography of John Adams. Smith died on August 28, 1995 in Santa Cruz, California.
Extent
15 cartons (15 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.
Availability
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION: inquiries regarding the Page Smith Papers should be made to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections (310.825.4998).