Finding Aid for the Harvey S. Perloff Papers, 1966-1977

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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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.

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, 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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Perloff, 1984.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harvey S. Perloff Papers (Collection 1357). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2722771 

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.


Container List

Boxes 1-11

Future of the U.S. Government.

Boxes 12-16

Files (White).

Boxes 17-21

Perloff personal publications.

Boxes 22-26

Perloff publications and papers.

Boxes 27-31

Perloff publications.

Boxes 32-33

Miscellaneous publications.

Boxes 34-37

Newtowns Intown.

Boxes 38-39

From small cardboard box.

Boxes 40-42

Miscellaneous publications from cardboard box.

Box 43

Puerto Rico Planning board correspondence.

Box 44

Planning Bibliography. 1950

Boxes 45-48

Miscellaneous publications by others.

Boxes 49-51

Miscellaneous publications by others/SAUP material.

Box 52

Los Angeles 200 Committee material.

Box 53

Miscellaneous publications by others.

Box 54

N.T.I.T. vol.1 (blue notebook).

Physical Description: [1 of 3]
Box 55

N.T.I.T. vol.2 (blue notebook).

Physical Description: [2 of 3]
Box 56

Career Discovery (blue notebook).

Physical Description: [3 of 3]
Box 57

Miscellaneous publications by others.

Box 58

Social Development Policy Pro-seminar.

Box 60

Correspondence.

Box 60

Puerto Rico.

Boxes 60-67

Publications.

Box 68

Planning publications.

Box 69

UN Research Institute reports.

Boxes 70-71

Correspondence, publications.

Box 72

Slides.

Box 73

Friedmann, Regional planning, Congressional documents. 1970s

Box 74

Desk calendars. 1969-1975

Box 75

Desk calendars. 1957-1969, 1962-1967

Boxes 76-77

Damaged files. 1960s

Box 78

Oversize material.

Box 80

Comm. for the year 2000.

Note

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