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Donald C. Davidson oral history, 1984-1993
OH 15
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Title:

Donald C. Davidson oral history, 1984-1993

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

From his vantage point as University Librarian, Professor Donald C. Davidson traces the evolution of the UCSB Library, explaining the origins of each collection and describing the trials he faced in keeping pace with the academic needs of a growing institution. The oral history was presented to Dr. Davidson at the Annual meeting of the Friends of the Library [1984?]. Also 1993 interviews with other librarians in conjunction with naming of the Library in honor of Dr. Davidson. Interviewer: David E. Russell, 1984; 1993. Interviewee(s): 1984: Donald C. Davidson; 1993: Martha Peterson, Windal Simons, Christian Brun, Don Fitch, Grace Callahan, Henry Tai. Transcript: Several versions, 1988 book format seems to be latest. Related materials? Incl. some background materials, copies of library reports, etc. provided by DER to DD to help refresh his memory. Related collections: Davidson [Donald C.] Papers,ca. 1930s-1980s. (Mss 19; FACP 7); University Archives, Library Files. Arrangement: Henry Tai, UCSB Library Asian Collection, Dec. 10, 1993: A19646-48/CS [2 copies of tape 1] (digitized); 18 cassettes: A18479-496 (digitized).

Date:

1984 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Donald C. Davidson oral history, OH 15. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

2.0 linear feet

Language:

English

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No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.