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Finding Aid for the J. Harold Williams Papers, ca. 1920-1969
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: J. Harold Williams Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1920-1969
    Collection number: 1504
    Creator: Williams, J. Harold, 1888-
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: J. Harold Williams (1888-1981) was a professor of education at UCLA (1923- ). He served as the associate director for the University of California Extension Division (1942-46) and as the provost of Santa Barbara College (1946-55), which became UC Santa Barbara in 1958. The collection consists of publications by Williams and others relating to minority education, clippings related to higher education, gifted children, education and religion, and the California Institute for men at Chino. There are also memos, minutes, and a notebook relating to Williams' career.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative 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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], J. Harold Williams Papers (Collection 1504). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Williams was born on December 21, 1888 in Ainsworth, Nebraska; AB (1913), MA (1914), Ph.D (1916), Stanford University; in 1923 joined UCLA faculty, becoming professor of education; served as associate director, University of California Extension Division (1942-46) and provost of Santa Barbara College (1946-55), which became UC Santa Barbara in 1958; he died on June 2, 1981.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of publications, clippings, notebook, memos, and minutes relating to University of California faculty member and administrator J. Harold Williams. Includes publications by Williams and others relating to minority education; memos, minutes, and clippings related to the California Institute for men, Chino; and clippings related to higher education, gifted children, and education and religion.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Williams, J. Harold, 1888- --Archives.
    University of California (System)--Officials and employees.
    Teacher educators--California--Los Angeles.