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Finding Aid for the Corinne Seeds Documentation Project, ca. 1925-1958
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Corinne Seeds Documentation Project,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1958
    Collection number: 1419
    Creator: Corinne Seeds Documentation Project
    Extent: 16 boxes (8 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Corinne Seeds (1889-1969)was the principal of the Training School of the University of California, Southern Branch (1925). In 1929, the school was renamed the University Elementary School (UES), and in the late 1940s, the school moved to the UCLA campus with the first permanent UES buildings opening in 1950. She retired in 1957. In 1982, the school was renamed the Corinne A. Seeds University Elementary School in her honor. The collection consists of biographical and historical materials, scrapbooks, sample units of work, publications and studies, and photographs relating to Seeds' work at the UCLA University Elementary School.
    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.

    Administrative Information

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Florence Itkin, 1984.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Corinne Seeds Documentation Project (Collection 1419). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232910 

    Biography

    Seeds was born in 1889; in 1925, she became principal of the Training School of the fledgling University of California, Southern Branch, located on North Vermont Ave. in Los Angeles; in 1929, Seeds and the Training School moved to its first Westwood location on Warner Ave., and the school was renamed the University Elementary School (UES); in the late 1940s the school moved to the UCLA campus, and the first permanent UES buildings opened in 1950; Seeds retired as principal of UES in 1957; she died in 1969; in 1982, the school was renamed the Corinne A. Seeds University Elementary School in her honor.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of biographical and historical materials, scrapbooks, sample units of work, publications and studies, and photographs relating to Corinne Seeds and her work at the UCLA University Elementary School.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Biography of Corinne Seeds.
    2. History of UCLA University Elementary School (UES).
    3. Family School Alliance Scrapbook, 1917-1957.
    4. Sample units of work from UES classes.
    5. Publications and studies related to Seeds' program.
    6. Outdoor education.
    7. Photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Seeds, Corinne, 1889-1969.
    Corinne Seeds Documentation Project--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. University Elementary School--Archival resources.
    Elementary school principals--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    • Corinne Seeds Papers (Collection 838). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • UES: the history of the creative elementary school [oral history transcript] / Corinne Seeds, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1963. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.