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Finding Aid for the Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records, 1946-1971
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1971
    Collection number: 1113
    Creator: McDermott, Genevieve Ardolf, 1907-
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Genevieve Ardolf McDermott was a graduate student in the UCLA School of Education. Her 1971 Ph.D dissertation investigated the development of the philosophy of student participation, the structural changes in the administration of the Association, the programs and activities over its 24-year existence, and the effectiveness of its influence on the state legislature and state board of education. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, publications and ephemera collected by McDermott for her dissertation.
    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 Genevieve A. McDermott, 1972.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Genevieve Ardolf McDermott Collection of California Association of Student Councils Records (Collection 1113). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Genevieve Ardolf McDermott was a graduate student in the UCLA School of Education; her 1971 Ph.D dissertation, The California Association of Student Councils: an historical study of student participation, investigated the development of the philosophy of student participation, the structural changes in the administration of the Association, the programs and activities over its 24-year existence, and the effectiveness of its influence on the state legislature and state board of education.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, publications and ephemera collected by Genevieve A. McDermott for her dissertation in the UCLA School of Education.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Chronological records (Boxes 1-3).
    2. Constitutions, forms, policies, publications, special programs (Box 4).
    3. Governor's Traffic Safety Conferences (teenage divisions) (Box 5).
    4. Student Advisory Board, California Association of Directors of Activities (Box 6).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    McDermott, Genevieve Ardolf, 1907- --Archives.
    California Association of Student Councils.
    Historians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Student government--Research--California.