Finding Aid for the M. Lorraine Mathies Papers, 1959-1965

Processed by Anne Caiger; 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 M. Lorraine Mathies Papers, 1959-1965

Collection number: 1263

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Anne Caiger, October 1980
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: M. Lorraine Mathies Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1959-1965
Collection number: 1263
Creator: Mathies, M. Lorraine (Mary Lorraine), 1919-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Mary Lorraine Mathies (1919- ) worked as a collections librarian at the Federal Advanced Teachers College in Lagos, Nigeria, while a library consultant for USAID and the Nigerian Ministry of Education (1962-63). In 1964, she became the head of the education and psychology library at UCLA. The collection consists of professional papers, including printed background material on education, of Dr. Mathies while serving as librarian for a USAID/UCLA School of Education project to set up a library at the Federal Advanced Teacher Colleges in Lagos, Nigeria.
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 Lorraine Mathies, September 1980.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], M. Lorraine Mathies Papers (Collection 1263). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Mary Lorraine Mathies was born on October 29, 1919 in Newton, Iowa; AB, University of Denver, 1948; MA (1957) and Ed.D (1967), UCLA; worked as a collections librarian at the Federal Advanced Teachers College in Lagos, Nigeria, while a library consultant for USAID and the Nigerian Ministry of Education, 1962-63; in 1964 she became the head of the education and psychology library at UCLA.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of professional papers, including printed background material on education, of Dr. Lorraine Mathies while serving as librarian for a USAID/UCLA School of Education project to set up a library at the Federal Advanced Teacher Colleges in Lagos, Nigeria.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mathies, M. Lorraine (Mary Lorraine), 1919- --Archives.
College librarians--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Papers. v.p., 1959-1965

Creator/Collector: Mathies, Lorraine, 1919-
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Comprises professional papers, including printed background material on education, of Dr. Mathies while serving as Librarian for a U.S.A.I.D./UCLA School of Education project to set up a library at the Federal Advanced Teachers College, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 1. Education--Nigeria
  • 2. Libraries--Nigeria
  • 3. Nigeria