Finding Aid for the George W. Robbins Papers, ca. 1929-1993

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the George W. Robbins Papers, ca. 1929-1993

Collection number: 1710

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, August 1993
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George W. Robbins Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1929-1993
Collection number: 1710
Creator: Robbins, George W.
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: George W. Robbins was a UCLA alumnus. He returned to teach Economics as an assistant professor (1931), was the head of the University Extension program, chairman of the Department of Business Administration, and Dean of the Graduate School of Management. He was a frequent spokesman on business practices and ethics during the 1950s and 60s. The collection consists of personal papers, bio-bibliographies, speeches, publications, clippings, and files related to Robbins' life and career.
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 George W. Robbins, 1993.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George W. Robbins Papers (Collection 1710). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Robbins, a graduate of UCLA, returned to teach Economics as an assistant professor in 1931; during his years at UCLA, he was head of the University Extension program, chairman of the Department of Business Administration, and Dean of the Graduate School of Management; chairman, National Committee on Emeriti, 1965-80; Robbins was a frequent spokesman on business practices and ethics during the 1950s and 60s; retired in 1970; died in Westwood, California, on October 9, 1994.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of personal papers, bio-bibliographies, speeches, publications, clippings, and files related to the life and career of George W. Robbins. Files relate to Robbins's deanship of the UCLA School of Management, his Ford Foundation report, and recommendations related to a school of management in India.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Robbins, George W.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Graduate School of Management.
Departmental chairmen (Universities)--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

Related Material

Management education at UCLA: the genesis and the flowering, 1922-1970 [oral history transcript] / George W. Robbins, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1972. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

India.

Box 1, Folder 2

Bio-bibliography.

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence.

Scope and Content Note

Personal re deanship.
Box 1, Folder 4

Letters - “commendatory.”

Box 1, Folder 5

Clippings.

Box 1, Folder 6

Speeches.

Box 1, Folder 7, Box 2, Folder 1

Personal.

Box 2, Folder 2

EPA reports of consultants - speeches & European year & later 1954-1958.

Box 2, Folders 3, 4

Publications.

Box 2, Folder 5

Books from his library.