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Finding Aid for the Betty Rosenberg papers, 1950-1992
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Restrictions on Access
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Oral History
  • Related Material
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  • Title: Betty Rosenberg papers
    Collection number: 248
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 16.5 linear ft. (7 boxes. 13 cartons. 1 oversize box.)
    Date: 1950-1992
    Abstract: Betty Rosenberg (1916- ) was a lecturer in library and information science (1973-77), and senior lecturer emeritus (1977- ) at UCLA, and an author. Her publications include The romance of book collecting (1978), Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982) and The letter killeth: three bibliographical essays for bibliomaniacs (1982). The collection contains notes and the manuscript for her revised edition of Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982). The collection also contains book catalogs, photographs, business files and correspondence.
    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.
    Creator: Rosenberg, Betty

    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

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Betty Rosenberg, bequest, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Betty Rosenberg Papers (Collection 248). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Rosenberg was born on October 17, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; came to the U.S. in 1917 and became a citizen in 1923; BA (1938), MA (1950), UCLA; Certificate in Librarianship, UC Berkeley, 1940; worked as a librarian, Los Angeles County Public Library, 1942-45; librarian (1945-57), bibliographical assistant to librarian (1957-61), lecturer (1961-73), senior lecturer in library and information science (1973-77), and senior lecturer emeritus, beginning in 1977, UCLA; publications include: The romance of book collecting (1978), Booked for murder (1979), Bibliomania, or Bound to kill (1981), Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982) and The letter killeth: three bibliographical essays for bibliomaniacs (1982).

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains notes and the manuscript for her revised edition of Genreflecting: a guide to reading interests in genre fiction (1982). Also contains book catalogs, photographs, business files and correspondence.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Ephemera.
    2. Mean what you say, 1959.
    3. Reading and reading interests.
    4. Bibliomystery manuscript.
    5. Oak Knoll Book catalogs.
    6. Bibliomystery.
    7. Photographs.
    8. Notebooks.
    9. Mystery/suspense, sweet & savage, Gothic, romance misc.
    10. Business files & correspondence.

    Related Oral History

    The following oral history is available through the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research:

    Related Material

    Betty Rosenberg Collection of Genre Literature (Collection 1606).   Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233691 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Rosenberg, Betty--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Graduate School of Library and Information Science--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archives.
    Manuscripts for publications.