The Correspondence of Dean Andrew H. Horn contains, in part, formal letters, informal hand-written notes and cards, memos,
fliers and journals. The subjects of the materials range from the progression of the School of Library Services, congratulatory
notes regarding Dean H. Horn's professional career, letters of recommendation, requests for prospective employees and personal
correspondence with friends and colleagues. The span of the materal dates from 1945 to 1983. The bulk of the material correlates
to establishment and evolution of the University of California Los Angeles School of Library Services from 1960-1980, paralleling
his rise in professional stature and his post-retirement involvement with the school.
Andrew Harlis Horn was born in Ogden, Utah on July 22, 1914. After attending Venice High School in Los Angeles, Horn entered
Santa Monica City College, receiving his A.A. degree after two years with a major in pre-medical studies. He received his
B.A. degree from UCLA in history in 1937, earning membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to earn his M.A. and PhD. degrees
in history from UCLA, in 1940 and 1943. While a doctoral student, Horn worked as a technical writer for engineering division
of Douglas Aircraft.
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