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Finding Aid for the Harvey S. Perloff Papers, 1966-1977
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harvey S. Perloff Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1966-1977
    Collection number: 1357
    Creator: Perloff, Harvey S.
    Extent: 75 boxes (37 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Harvey S. Perloff taught architecture and urban planning at the University of Chicago (1947-55), was dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning (1968-1983), director of the Resources for the Future, Incorporated, appointed by President Kennedy to the Committee of Nine of the Alliance for Progress, and served as chairman of the Committee on National Urban Policy (1981). He also wrote 17 books on urban planning. The collection consists of Perloff's personal papers.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of 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, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Perloff taught architecture and urban planning at the University of Chicago, 1947-55; director, Resources for the Future, Incorporated, for eight years; appointed by President Kennedy to the Committee of Nine of the Alliance for Progress, on which he served for two years; became chairman of the Committee on National Urban Policy in 1981; wrote 17 books on urban planning, including Education for planning: city, state, and regional (1957); became dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning two years after its inception in 1966, and guided the program for 15 years; died in 1983.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of the personal papers of Harvey S. Perloff, former dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Perloff, Harvey S.--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning--Faculty--Archival Resources.
    Regional planners--California--Los Angeles--Archival Resources.