Scope and Content
Title: Eric Frederick Goldman Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1955-1965
Collection number: 1028
Creator: Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Eric Frederick Goldman (1915-1989) was born in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of history at Princeton University, special
consultant to President Johnson (1963-66) and wrote many books. The collection consists of a manuscript with holograph corrections,
galley proofs, and a typescript index for Goldman's book titled,
The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955.
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.
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.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sheinwold, 1965.
[Identification of item], Eric Frederick Goldman Papers (Collection 1028). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Goldman was born June 17, 1915 in Washington, D.C.; MA (1935), Ph.D (1938), Johns Hopkins University; instructor in history,
Johns Hopkins University (1938-41); writer,
Time magazine (1941-43); assistant professor (1943-47), associate professor (1947-55), and professor of history (1955-62), Princeton
University; special consultant to President Johnson (1963-66); member, Society of American Historians, American Historical
Association, Phi Beta Kappa; winner, Bancroft Prize in history (1952) for
Rendezvous With Destiny; wrote many books, including
Rendezvous With Destiny: a History of Modern American Reform (1952),
The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955 (1956), and
The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: a Historian's Personal Memoir (1968); died February 19, 1989 in Princeton, New Jersey.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of a manuscript with holograph corrections, galley proofs, and a typescript index for Goldman's book titled,
The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955 (1956).
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915- --Archives.
Historians--United States--Archival resources.
Universities and colleges--United States--Faculty--Archival resources.
United States--History, 1945- --Research.
Manuscripts for publication.