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Finding Aid for the Helen Amestoy Collection of Materials on Lawrence Clark Powell, 1957-1998
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Helen Amestoy Collection of Materials on Lawrence Clark Powell
    Date (inclusive): 1957-1998
    Collection number: 796
    Creator: Amestoy, Helen Monnette.
    Extent: 1 box (.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Helen Amestoy was a librarian at the Los Angeles County Public Library, and a member of the first graduating class of UCLA's School of Library Science. This collection consists of letters, clippings, and other ephemera regarding Lawrence Clark Powell and UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Margot E. Amestoy, 2005.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Helen Amestoy Collection of Materials on Lawrence Clark Powell (Collection 796). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5399261 

    Processing History

    The collection was processed in 2006. The 28 books were removed from the collection at this time so that they could be individually cataloged and made accessible via the UCLA Library's online catalog. A list of the books included in the original gift is included in the finding aid for reference purposes.

    Biography

    Helen Amestoy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in the History of Art and her Master's of Library Science degree from UCLA. She was a member of the first graduating class of UCLA's School of Library Science. Amestoy began her career at the UCLA Engineering Library. She later moved to the Los Angeles County Public Library, where she worked for twenty-five years. She served as president of the California Society of Librarians in 1982 and was honored as Librarian of the Year by the Los Angeles County Library in 1980. She passed away on July 8, 2004.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of letters, clippings, and other ephemera regarding Lawrence Clark Powell and UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Letters and ephemera (1957-1998)
    2. Books (1960-1992).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001.
    Librarians--United States--Archival resources.
    Library schools--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Lawrence Clark Powell Papers (Collection 229)  . Available at the UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.