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Library. Administrative files of James R. Cox. 1950-1980.
University Archives Record Series 578  
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  • Title: Library. Administrative files of James R. Cox.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 578
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 21.2 linear ft. (53 boxes)
    Date: 1950-1980
    Abstract: Record Series 578 contains the administrative files of James R. Cox, generated during his time at the libraries of the University of California, Los Angeles.
    Creator: University of California, Los Angeles. Library.

    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.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Library. Administrative files of James R. Cox (University Archives Record Series 578). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Biographical note

    James R. Cox was born January 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA. Cox earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science at Stanford in 1949 and his Master of Library Science at UC Berkeley in 1954. He began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, Head of Circulation (1960-1977), Acting Associate University Librarian for Public Services (1977-1979), and Assistant to the University Librarian (1979-1983). While at UCLA, Cox compiled and donated Albright library bibliography. In 1983, Cox became University Librarian at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 578 contains the administrative files of James R. Cox, generated during his time at the libraries of the University of California, Los Angeles. Files include correspondence, manuals, studies, reports, surveys, budget requests, meeting minutes, statistics, data, notes, drafts, and other administrative papers regarding the operation of the libraries.
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.