Finding Aid for the d'Alté A. Welch papers, 1925-1969

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the d'Alté A. Welch papers, 1925-1969

Collection number: 1407

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1988
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, December 2002
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: d'Alté A. Welch papers,
Date (inclusive): 1925-1969
Collection number: 1407
Creator: Welch, d'Alté A. (d'Alté Aldrich), 1907-1970
Extent: 19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.) 29 cartons (29 linear ft.) 15 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: d'Alté A. Welch (1907-1970) was a biologist and collector of children's books. His publications include A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821 (1972) and A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1831 (1973?). The collection consists of research material compiled by d'Alté Welch on children's book collections, including microfilm, photographic negatives, card files, photocopies, correspondence, book dealers catalogs, offprints and selected issues from library journals and bibliographic societies, and notebooks.
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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], d'Alté A. Welch papers (Collection 1407). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Welch was born on April 9, 1907 in New York City, New York; MA (1931) and Ph.D (1937), Johns Hopkins University; taught biology at John Carroll University beginning in 1942; became a collector of children's books; publications include A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821 (1972) and A bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1831 (1973?); he died on January 4, 1970.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of research material compiled by d'Alté Welch on children's book collections, including microfilm, photographic negatives, card files, photocopies, correspondence, book dealers catalogs, offprints and selected issues from library journals and bibliographic societies, and notebooks. Includes photocopies of early children's books, primarily English and American.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Welch, d'Alté A. (d'Alté Aldrich), 1907-1970--Archives.
Biology teachers--United States.
Book collectors--United States--Archival resources.
Children's literature--Research.


Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 62, Folder 1

Bibliographic, 1945-1960.

Box 62, Folder 2

English, 1962-1963.

Box 62, Folder 3

English, 1963.

Box 62, Folder 4

English, 1964.

Box 62, Folders 5-6

English, 1965.

Box 62, Folder 7

1966.

Box 63, Folder 1

Children's books, 1966.

Box 63, Folder 2

Juvenile, 1966-1967.

Box 63, Folders 3-4

1967.

Box 63, Folder 5

English books, 1968.

Box 63, Folder 6

American books, 1968-1969.