The collection contains Andrew Horn's academic diplomas, army records and numerous bio-bibliographies documenting his career
as an academic librarian, teacher and administrator. Most of the material relates to the period 1959 -1980, when Horn held
the positions of Professor, Assistant Dean and Dean for the UCLA School of Library Service. Many notes and letters make reference
to university and library affairs of the time and to persons and events in the Los Angeles and California book worlds.
Andrew Harlis Horn was born in Ogden, Utah on July 22, 1914, the son of Edward Cooper and Cora (Harlis) Horn. After the family
moved to Los Angeles, Horn attended Venice High School and then spent three years as a premed student at Santa Monica Junior
College. He received his A.A. degree from SMJC in 1935, and then went on to earn three degrees in history from UCLA, culminating
in his doctorate (entitled German Merchants in England During the First Half of the Fourteenth Century) in 1943. He was Hattie
Heller Scholar in History at UCLA in 1941 and held various positions as research assistant, teaching assistant and lecturer
(all at UCLA) in the early 1940s. During this time, he also worked for a year as a technical writer for the Douglas Aircraft
3 boxes (1.2 linear ft.)
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