Finding Aid for the Harvey Sacks Papers, 1955-1980

Brieflisted by Simon Elliott, Lilace Hatayama and Dydia DeLyser; 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.

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Social Sciences--Language and Linguistics History--University of California History--UC Los Angeles History History--University of California History--UC Berkeley History--University of California History--UC Irvine Geographical (By Place)--University of California--UC Los Angeles Geographical (By Place)--University of California--UC Berkeley Geographical (By Place)--University of California--UC Irvine

Finding Aid for the Harvey Sacks Papers, 1955-1980

Collection number: 1678

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/
Brieflisted by:
Simon Elliott, Lilace Hatayama and Dydia DeLyser, November 1991
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Genie Guerard
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harvey Sacks Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1955-1980
Collection number: 1678
Creator: Sacks, Harvey
Extent: 144 boxes (72 linear ft.) 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Harvey Sacks (d.1975) taught in the Department of Sociology at UC Irvine, UC Berkeley and UC Los Angeles (ca. 1960s-72). He is best known for his work in ethnomethodology and conversational analysis. The collection consists of notes, drafts, diaries, unpublished lectures, tapes, lectures, and miscellaneous materials related to Sacks' life and work.
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

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Emanuel A. Schegloff, 1991.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harvey Sacks Papers (Collection 1678). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Sacks worked for the University of California, ca. 1960s-72; he taught in the Department of Sociology at UC Irvine, at UC Berkeley and UC Los Angeles; best known for his work in ethnomethodology and conversational analysis; died in 1975 when he was 40 years old.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of notes, drafts, diaries, unpublished lectures, tapes, lectures, and miscellaneous materials related to the life and work of Harvey Sacks.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Sacks, Harvey--Archives.
University of California (System)--Faculty--Archival resources.
Linguistics teachers--California--Archival resources.
Sociolinguistics--Research.


Container List

Boxes 1-5

Notes.

Box 6

Notes and correspondence; notes - Berkeley.

Box 7

Notes - Berkeley.

Boxes 8-10

Notes.

Box 11

Notes; dirty jokes.

Boxes 12-14

Notes, papers, drafts.

Boxes 15-17

Work tapes, etc.

Boxes 18-20

Notes, annotated transcripts.

Boxes 21-23

Drafts.

Boxes 24-27

Subject files.

Boxes 28-46, 54-56

Research notes.

Boxes 47-53

Sample data.

Box 57

NTRI.

Boxes 58-59

Notebooks.

Boxes 60-65

Manuscripts and papers not by HS.

Boxes 66-71

Manuscripts and papers by HS.

Boxes 72-81, 116-118, 140

Tapes.

Box 141

Tapes - note to be copied.

Box 82

Finding aid to tapes.

Boxes 83-115

Annotated books.

Boxes 119-123

Manuscripts and reprints.

Box 124

Manuscripts, reprints, and GTS rough drafts.

Boxes 125-139

Annotated books.

Boxes 142-144

Course work and correspondence.

Box 145

Film.