The Leo F. Buscaglia Archives contains material pertaining to his personal life as well as to his professional career. The
noted educator, author, and lecturer collected material not only that he created, but also material that was written about
him and his work. The personal material includes cartoons, clippings, correspondence, legal items, obituaries, and photographs.
The professional material includes articles, artwork, book manuscripts, correspondence, lectures, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Leo F. Buscaglia was born Felice Leonardo Buscaglia in Los Angeles, California, on March 31, 1924, one of four children of
Italian parents, Rocco Bartolomeo (Tulio) and Rosa Buscaglia. A noted educator, lecturer, and author, Buscaglia served in
the U.S. Navy during World War II, working in a military hospital.
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Researchers must follow copyright restrictions when using materials in the archives as part of their own research and publication.
The archives is open for research use, except for a few items that are considered confidential because of the information
contained in them.