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Correspondence and Collection Management Series 1. 1934-present

Scope and Contents note

Contains acquisition-related correspondence and invoices, reference correspondence, accession records, materials related to cataloging and collection development, conservation records, reader registration and circulation records.

Arrangement note

Arranged in 5 subseries: 1, Invoices and Correspondence, 1934-present; 2. Accession and Acquisition Records, 1935-1994; 3. Reference and Bibliographic Queries, 1947-2005; 4. Collection Management, 1937-2000; 5. Circulation and Reader Records, 1941-present.
 

Correspondence and Invoices Subseries 1. 1934-present

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

This subseries consists largely of acquisition invoices and related correspondence between booksellers and Clark librarians from 1934 to the present. Also included are records and correspondence from foreign book buying trips by Clark librarians. At some times in the past, acquisition invoices and correspondence were kept together in the same physical files, while in more recent decades, these files have been kept almost completely separate.
Box 12-19

Invoices, 1934-1958

Box 1-11

Correspondence, 1944-1958

Box 20-33

Correspondence and Invoices, 1959-1969

Box 34

Lawrence Clark Powell's 1963 European Buying Trip, 1963 March-June

Box 368

Book Fair Purchases, 1967

Box 64

Clark Buying Trips, 1968-1980

Box 35-46

Correspondence and Invoices, 1970-1979

Box 47

Invoices, 1973-1979

Box 48-51

Correspondence, 1980-1989

Box 316

Misc. Invoices, 1982-2008

Box 52-56

Invoices, 1980-1989

Box 57-63

Invoices 1990-June 1998

Box 78

Invoices, 1998-2005

Scope and Contents note

Some files contain invoices dating back to 1983.
Box 288

Miscellaneous correspondence, 2000-2005

Box 321

Invoices & correspondence, 2002-2005

Scope and Contents note

Head Librarian Bruce Whiteman's files.
Box 367

Book invoices (Center copies), 2005-2007

Box 381

Invoices, 2008-2013

 

Accession and Acquisition Records Subseries 2. 1935-1994

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Consists of accession and acquisition records for items in the Clark Library collections. These records have been kept in a number of different formats over time.
Box 339

Exercise book with list of gifts to the library, 1935-1936

Scope and Contents note

From Cora Sanders' files.
Box 340

Record of Books, 1936-1944

Scope and Contents note

From Cora Sanders' files.
Box 73-75

Accession books, 1936-1950

Box 75

Accession ledgers and records, 1936-1952

Box 76

Accession reports, 1938-1944

Box 76

Accession ledger, 1941-1945

Box 340

Ledger: Visitors and Readers, Invoices, Accounts, 1941-1945

Scope and Contents note

From Cora Sanders' files.
Box 71

Acquisitions: Reports, Collections, Statistics, 1950-1970

Box 72

Acquisitions: Statistics, Policies, Committee 1958-1975

Box 77

Acquisition Lists, 1985-1994

 

Reference & Bibliographic Queries, Subseries 3. 1947-2005

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Contains general reference queries and correspondence as well as bibliographic correspondence from 1947 to 2005. Queries and correspondence are from both individual researchers and from other institutions.
Box 65-67, 69-70

Bibliographic correspondence, 1947-1979

Box 68

Bibliography & Bibliographic correspondence, 1968-1979

Box 279

Staff/Reader Correspondence, 1980s-1990s

Box 337

Misc. Bibliographic Inquiries, 1976-1990

Box 285-286

Reference Correspondence, 1997-2002

Scope and Contents note

Reference librarian Jennifer Schaffner's files.
Box 288

Miscellaneous correspondence, 2000-2005

Box 321

Invoices and correspondence, 2002-2005

Scope and Contents note

Head librarian Bruce Whiteman's files.
 

Collection Development and Management Subseries 4. 1937-2000

Arrangement note

Arranged in 3 topical subgroups: Collection Management, Cataloging and Conservation.

Scope and Contents note

Consists of files related to the development, maintenance, cataloging and conservation of Clark Library collections. Items include inventories, reports, statistics, bibliographic information, grant materials, bookplates, conservation lists, and correspondence. The Clark's participation in collaborative bibliographic projects such as the English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) and Wing, as well as its work on National Endowment for the Humanities and Delmas Foundation grants is also documented here.
 

Collection Management

Box 353, Box 368

Clark/UCLA Manuscript Cataloging Manuals, 1938-2001

Box 353

Old Clarkive Finding Aids, ca. 1980-1995

Box 191

1936 Inventory

Box 109-110

Library Collection Files, 1940s-1960s

Scope and Contents note

Files kept by H. Richard Archer, Edna Davis and other Clark librarians on Library collections.
Box 279

Collections Management and Collection Files, ca. 1940-1950

Box 291

Desiderata, 1944-1993

Box 368

Reader usage of books and reader guidelines, 1968

Box 321

Collection Development Committee, 1995-1996

Box 88

Bookplates: General, Collection, Gift

Box 316

USC Vault Inventory, 2000

Box 368

Blank archival labels, 1990s

Box 368

Exhibit case order, 1982

 

Cataloging

Box 282

Cataloging Reports & Correspondence, 1937-1970

Box 368

Stats on English printed books and survey of shelving for proposed annex, 1948

Box 368

Cataloging of Music Collection report by R. Englebarts, 1950

Box 368

NUCMC manual and Clark manuscript cataloging conventions, ca 1970s?

Box 356

Old Eric Gill Catalog Cards ca. 1950s

Box 360-361

Old Eric Gill Catalog Records 1980-1995?

Box 322-323

Eric Gill Collection: Archive project, 1990-1998

Box 316

Serials Cataloging, 1991

Box 368

NEH Grant Proposal for UCLA Manuscripts Collections, 1998

Box 290

Manuscript Records for NEH Recon Project, 1998-1999

Box 142

ESTC, 1975-1984

Box 267

Wing,

Box 268

Clark Library Wing holdings, 28 September 1983

Box 269

Wing notes and records,

Box 368

Microfilm orders for Restoration drama titles,

Box 321

Missing manuscript items and incorrectly cataloged cards, ca. 2000

Box 354

Archival inventories and finding aids compiled by Lori Chin 1995-1997

Box 355

EAD Conversion Project, including emails and manuals 1997-1998

Box 363-364

UMI Microfilming Project 1993-2001

Box 368

Eric Gill grant proposal to Getty Foundation, 2001

 

Conservation

Box 111

Bindery lists, 1947-1980

Scope and Contents note

Lists of books sent for rebinding and preservation work.
Box 112-113

Boards from Rebound Books

Box 367

Preservation & Conservation files from Carol Sommer's office, 1992-2011

Box 368

Wilde preservation microfilming project files & Performing Arts in Los Angeles (preparation for NEH grant proposal), 1992

 

Circulation and Reader Records Subseries 5. 1941-present

Arrangement note

Organized into 3 subgroups: Call Slips, Reader Records, Reprographic Orders.

Scope and Contents note

Consists of circulation records for items in the Clark's collections as well as reader logs and sign-in sheets, which chart the visitors to the library. Records related to reprographic orders are also included here. Records (particularly reader sign-in sheets) have been lost for some periods of time, resulting in gaps in the listings below.
 

Call Slips

Box 114-138, 143

Call Slips, 1975-2002

Box 287

Call Slips, 2000-2005

Box 359

Call Slips, March 2005, May 2005, July 2005, Sept-Oct 2005

Box 346-348

Call Slips, January 2008-March 2010

Box 185-190

Exhibition/Class Call Slips

Box 357-358

Call Slips, March 2010-June 2011

 

Reader Records

Box 252-258, 351

Readers' Logs and Sign-In Sheets, 1941-1987, 1990-Mar 2001, May 2003-Jan 2004, Mar-Sep 2004, Nov 2004

Box 316

Readers' Log, 1988-1989

Box 316

Keys and Cubicles, 2001-2005

 

Reprographic orders

Box 235-237

Photographic orders, ca. 1970-1990

Box 316

Photographic Orders & Reference Correspondence, 1988-1992

 

Fellowships, Programs and Publications Series 2. 1945-present

Scope and Contents note

This series comprises materials related to the academic and cultural programs supported by the Clark and Center, including fellowships, conferences, and publications. Materials include fliers for events, program files, conference proceedings and related correspondence, records related to Clark professors and fellows, Clark/Center publications, exhibition files and photographs of staff, scholars and events.

Arrangement note

Organized into 6 subseries: 1. Academic Programs and Seminars, 1950-1999; 2. Conference and Event Publicity, 1945-2008; 3. Clark Professors and Fellows, 1945-2005; 4. General Event Files, 1945-2004; 5. Exhibitions, 1975-present; 6. Clark Publications, 1952-present.
 

Academic Programs and Seminars Subseries 1. 1950-1999

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Contains materials related to academic conferences and seminars held at the Clark Library and organized by the Clark and the Center. Documents include correspondence between staff, speakers and conference organizers, seminar papers, related publications and planning materials.
Box 295

Seminar & Class Visit Files, 1950-1970

Box 231-232

Seminar Correspondence and publications, 1953-1965, 1971-1976

Box 233-234

Bill Conway's Seminar Files, 1965-1970

Scope and Contents note

Also contains some of Lawrence Clark Powell's files.
Box 238

Seminar Mailing Lists and Correspondence, 1974-1981

Box 302

Seminars & Library Events, 1975-1979

Box 139

"The Stage and the page," organized by George Winchester Stone, Jr., 1976-1977

Box 264

Summer Program Papers, 1977-1989

Box 161

Invitational Seminars, 1980-1988

Box 213

Newton Conference Proceedings, undated

Box 266

Slides and Audiotapes from David Zeidberg, on the Clark and on California fine printing, undated

Box 139

Nicholas Barker seminar, 1987-1990

Box 296

Fine Printing: The Los Angeles Tradition, 1987

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, proofs, dummy, etc.
Box 262-263

Workshop Papers, 1988-1990

Box 272

Early Modern Conceptions of Property, 1989-1994

Box 308

Potentially related Clark/Center courses, ca. 1993

Box 323

Center Program Files, 1994-1995

Box 326-327, 350

Center Program and Fellowship Files, 1996-1997

Box 317-318

UC Symposia, 1996-1998

Box 307, 311-312

Center Program Files: Seminar Correspondence & Papers, 1997-1998

Box 319-320

Fellowships, Proposals, Grants, Rejected Programs, 1997-1999

Box 303-307, 325

Center Program Files, 1998-1999

Box 265

Sound recordings from "Oscar Wilde and the Culture of the Fin de Siecle" seminars, 1999

Box 343-344

Miscellaneous Microfilm & Audio Recordings

 

Conference and Event Publicity Subseries 2. 1945-2008

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Contains event invitations and fliers from 1945-2008.
Box 100-102

Edwin Carpenter's event files, 1945-1973

Box 295

Event invites, 1948-1968

Box 158-159

Event Invitations, 1963-1985

Box 96-99

Event invitations and fliers, 1968-2005

Box 275-276

Ephemeral Printing (including event material), 1970-1997

Box 301, 313

Event Fliers, 1999-2000, 2005-2008

Box 336

Oversize Event Posters

Box 366

Kanter Lecture Student Poster Contest, 2008

Note

Contains student submissions and other materials related to the poster contest.
 

Clark Professors and Fellows Subseries 3. 1945-2005

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Consists of files related to or created by Clark professors and fellows. Materials include correspondence, grant proposals, seminar and event proposals, lists and general administrative files. Since the 1940s, the Clark (in concert with other organizations and granting agencies, as well as independently) has invited and funded fellowships at the library to qualified scholars. The Clark and Center also support the work of professors from UCLA and other academic institutions, who have convened seminars and brought in fellows for themed programs over the course of the academic year.
Box 147-148

UC Dryden Project, 1950s-1976

Box 368

UC Dryden Project proposal, 1939

Box 140-141

Clark Professors, 1968-1989

Box 300

Clark Professors and events, 1982-1985

Box 160

Fellowship Lists, 1945-1980

Box 173

Fellowships, 1945-1974

Box 214

Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers, 1940s-1960s

Scope and Contents note

(1909-1971), professor of English at UCLA, member of the Clark Library Committee and director of the Friends of the Library.
Box 167-169

Summer Fellowships, 1965-1977

Box 141

Senior Research Fellows, 1968-1989

Box 170-172

Fellowships, 1977-1984

Box 324

Fellowships, 1988-1992

Box 326-327

Center Program and Fellowship Files, 1996-1997

Box 319-320

Fellowships, Proposals, Grants, Rejected Programs, 1997-1999

Box 288

Center/Clark Fellowship Awards, 2004-2005

Box 368

Getty Multicultural Interns and other Getty Grants

 

General Event Files Subseries 4. 1945-2004

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Contains files related to non-academic Clark and Center events, such as fundraisers and Founder's Day, which celebrated William Andrews Clark, Jr.'s donation of the library to UCLA and took place from 1945-1955. Materials include invitations, photographs, administrative records, calendars, scripts from theatrical presentations, and other miscellaneous items.
Box 162-163

Founder's Day Files, 1945-1955

Box 274

Founders' Day Invitations, 1940s-1950s

Box 300

Founders' Day Materials, 1948-1955

Box 344

Founders' Day Audio Recordings, 1950s

Box 251

Clark Scrapbooks, ca. 1945-1960

Box 239, 248-249

Clark Event/Personnel Photographs, 1946-2003

Box 179

Clark Event Photographic Negatives, 1965-1995

Box 270-271

Event guest books, 1953-1993

Box 149

Events and Seminars, 1952-1980

Box 164-165

Bill Conway's Event Files, 1961-1986

Box 302

Seminars & Library Events, 1975-1979

Box 160

Program and Event Calendars, 1979-1986

Box 150-157

Library Event Files, 1981-2003

Box 166

Norman Thrower's Event and General Files, 1984-1988

Box 307

Center Program & Event Files, 1997-1998, 1998-1999

Box 288

Scripts from the Clark's production of Lady Windermere's Fan, October 2001

Box 288

Scripts and other material from An Afternoon of Acquisitions, May 2004

 

Exhibitions Subseries 5. 1975-present

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Consists of labels, didactics and other display materials from exhibitions mounted at the Clark Library, 1975 to the present.
Box 180-184, 277

Exhibition Labels, 1975-2004, undated

Box 284

Exhibition Labels, 1995-2001

Box 314-315

Exhibition Labels, 2003-present

Box 367

Exhibit at the Grunwald Center, featuring fin-de-siecle material from the Clark, 1998-1999

 

Clark Publications Subseries 6. 1952-present

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

This subseries consists primarily of newsletters produced by the Clark and the Center, 1952 to the present. Documents and files related to the Augustan Reprint Society (ARS) are also included here, as are correspondence and materials related to Clark newsletters and printed conference proceedings.
 

Newsletters

Box 209

Mercurius Redivivus, Nos. 1-3, 1952-1958

Box 212

Mercurius Redivivus related correspondence, 1952-1958

Box 210

Clark/Center Newsletters, 1981-1999

Box 345

Clark/Center Newsletters, 2000-present

Box 211

Extra Clark/Center Newsletters, 1981-2000

 

Augustan Reprint Society

Box 349

David Rodes Augustan Reprint Society Files, 1970-1990

Box 369

Augustan Reprint Society publications, no. 1-113

Note

This box is housed at an offsite storage location. Please contact Clark Library staff at least 2 weeks in advance if you are interested in consulting these materials.
Box 370

Augustan Reprint Society publications, no. 114-168

Note

This box is housed at an offsite storage location. Please contact Clark Library staff at least 2 weeks in advance if you are interested in consulting these materials.
Box 371

Augustan Reprint Society publications, no. 169-223

Note

This box is housed at an offsite storage location. Please contact Clark Library staff at least 2 weeks in advance if you are interested in consulting these materials.
Box 372

Augustan Reprint Society publications, no. 224-270 and Special Issues

Note

This box is housed at an offsite storage location. Please contact Clark Library staff at least 2 weeks in advance if you are interested in consulting these materials.
 

Conference Volumes

Box 376

Published Conference Volumes: Surplus Copies

Contents

English Literature in the Age of Disguise (Novak), Illustrious Evidence (Miner), Millenarianism and Messianism (Popkin), England in the Restoration and Early 18th Century (Swedenberg), The Warning Drum (Klingberg and Hustvedt).

Note

This box is stored offsite at the Southern Regional Library Facility.
Box 377

Published Conference Volumes: Surplus Copies

Contents

Culture and Politics from Puritanism to the Enlightenment (Zagorin), The Compleat Plattmaker (Thrower), English Literature in the Age of Disguise (Novak), 17th-Century Imagery (Miner), Stewart and Georgian Moments (Miner).

Note

This box is stored offsite at the Southern Regional Library Facility.
Box 378

Published Conference Volumes and other publications: Surplus Copies

Contents

Biography in the Hands of Walton, Johnson and Boswell (John Butt), Culture and Politics from Puritanism to the Enlightenment (Zagorin), A History of the Western Books Exhibition (Karen Lence), A Los Angeles Typesticker: William M. Cheney (Mary Lutz Jones), Will Cheney at 90 exhibition program.

Note

This box is stored offsite at the Southern Regional Library Facility.
 

Other Publications

Box 280

UC Press correspondence and miscellaneous material, 1980-1990

Box 310

Seminar Papers: Inventory, Fiscal Reports, Correspondence, 1974-1994

Box 365

Clark history brochure research files compiled by Kim Anderson, 2008

Note

Files kept by researcher Kim Anderson during her compiling of the Clark history brochure during summer 2008. Contains photocopies of research material from the Clarkive and from UCLA Special Collections as well as lists of resources consulted.
Box 379

Surplus Publications

Note

This box is stored offsite at the Southern Regional Library Facility.

Contents

Montana and the West checklist (parts 1 & 2), The Cross Staff: Historical Development and Modern Use (Stimson & Daniel), Calendar of the Francis Bret Harte Letters, Annus Notabilis exhibition catalog, Mercurius Redivivus keepsake for Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs (1973), Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle catalog (Finzi), Checklist of the Published Writings of Lawrence Clark Powell, Merle Armitage Books in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, A Tale of Two Books (Ritchie), William Hogarth: Theater and the Theater of Life catalog, A Potencie of Life (Barker).
Box 380

Surplus Publications

 

Administrative Records Series 3. 1934-2009

Scope and Contents note

This series contains administrative files and records from the Clark and Center, dating 1934 to 2009. These records include annual reports, advisory committee materials, financial and accounting records and various other items.

Arrangement note

Organized into 3 subseries: 1. Annual and Other Reports, 1934-2009; 2. Clark and Center Advisory Committees, 1935-2001; Financial and Accounting Records, 1941-1998.
 

Annual and Other Reports Subseries 1. 1934-2009

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

These records comprise annual and other incremental reports produced by the library and the Center for various oversight and constituent groups, including the UCLA University Library, advisory committees and the wider public.
Box 86

Reports, 1934-1950

Box 282

Cataloging Reports & Correspondence, 1937-1970

Box 92

Clark Reports to UCLA Library Director, 1939-1971

Box 94

Clark Decade Reports: Correspondence, 1944-1966

Box 87

H. Richard Archer's Monthly Reports, 1944-1959

Box 89

Clark Annual Reports, 1945-1970

Box 261

Printing Blocks from the Report on the 2nd Decade, ca. 1955

Box 90-91

Clark & Clark/Center Annual Reports, 1970-1980, 1985, 1991-1995

Box 208

Monthly Statistical Reports, 1976-1981

Box 288

1979/1980 Annual Report, 1979-1980

Box 367

Proposal to establish a center for 17th- and 18th-century studies, 1983

Box 95

Center ORU Continuance Report, 1999

Box 288

2001/2002 Annual Report, 2001-2002

Box 375

Report of the 2nd Decade and Report of the 3rd Decade

Box 373-374

Report of the 2nd Decade and Report of the 3rd Decade: surplus copies

Note

These boxes are stored offsite at the Southern Regional Library Facility.
 

Clark and Center Advisory Committees, Subseries 2. 1935-2001

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Contains reports, minutes, agendas and other material related to or generated by the Clark and Center Advisory Committees, dating 1935 to 2001.
Box 104-105

Clark Library Committee, 1935-1981

Box 107

Clark Library Committee Agendas and Minutes, 1935-1979

Box 106

Clark Library Committee Members: Biographical Files

Box 273

Security, Grounds, Collections & Committee Miscellany, 1945-1966

Box 214

Hugh Gilchrist Dick Papers, 1940s-1960s

Scope and Contents note

(1909-1971), professor of English at UCLA, member of the Clark Library Committee and director of the Friends of the Library.
Box 108

Clark Library Committee/Center Advisory Committee, 1981-2001

Box 308

Clark/Center Advisory Council, 1987-1994

Box 309

Clark Faculty Advisory Committee, 1987-1994

 

Financial and Accounting Records, Subseries 3. 1941-1998

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains financial ledgers and other accounting records for the period 1941-1998.
Box 340

Ledger: Visitors and Readers, Invoices, Accounts, 1941-1945

Scope and Contents note

From Cora Sanders' files.
Box 193

Clark and Augustan Reprint Society Ledgers, 1945-1953

Box 195-200

Ledgers, 1955-1992

Box 200

Personnel Ledger, ca. 1958-1965

Box 194

Ledgers, 1969-1978

Box 317-318

Fiscal Closing, 1997-1998

 

Clark/Center Personnel Series 4. 1880-2010

Scope and Contents note

Contains the files of Clark librarians and Center directors, as well as administrative files about Clark and Center staff. Though some material here is best classified as personal business records and correspondence, some material listed could also be described in one of the other topical series in this finding aid. An attempt has been made to cross-reference these files arranged by creator with the other topical series arranged by subject matter, but this cross-referencing is not exhaustive.

Arrangement note

Arranged in 6 subseries: 1. Clark Personnel, 1934-1990; 2. Cora Sanders, 1880-1945; 3. Lawrence Clark Powell, 1934-1970; 4. William Conway and Robert Vosper, 1950-1986; 5. Norman Thrower, Lori Stein and John Bidwell 1978-1994; 6. Bruce Whiteman, 1996-2010.
 

Clark Personnel, Subseries 1. 1934-1990

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Records comprise general files related to or created by Clark personnel, including clippings, administrative files, and biographical information.
Box 79

Clark and UCLA correspondence: Archer, Godwin, Horn, Powell and Sproul, 1934-1955

Box 82

General Personnel Files, 1940-1984

Box 299

H. Richard Archer's Files, 1941-1953

Box 337

Staff Contact Lists, 1979-1993

 

Cora Sanders, Subseries 2. 1880-1945

Scope and Contents note

Contains records kept by Cora Sanders (1872-1964), the Clark's curator and librarian from the 1910s to 1943, including ledgers, acquisition records and bibliographic records, as well as some personal materials. Sanders was originally employed as secretary to Mr Clark's two wives and then as his secretary and assistant, after their respective deaths. Though not formally trained as a librarian or bibliographer, Sanders learned the necessary skills through her exposure to the collections, and after Mr Clark's death in 1934, worked for UCLA as Curator of collections until 1943.
Box 339

Blank book bound as a binding exercise by Cora Sanders

Box 339

Exercise book with list of gifts to the library, 1935-1936

Box 339

Looseleaf notebook of historical/bibliographic information

Box 340

Ledger: Visitors and Readers, Invoices, Accounts, 1941-1945

Box 340

Library of Congress Subject Subdivisions, 1924

Box 340

Record of Books, 1936-1944

Box 341

Listing of Booksellers' Catalogs

Box 341

Memoranda Book, 1936-1940

Box 341

Notebook from Jake Zeitlin containing typed book descriptions

Box 342

Montana Scrapbook, 1880s-1910s

 

Lawrence Clark Powell, Subseries 3. 1934-1970

Scope and Contents note

Consists almost entirely of clippings of Lawrence Clark Powell's writings in various print media, as well as some administrative files and articles about him. Powell (1906-2001) was UCLA University Librarian from 1944 to 1961 and Clark director from 1944 to 1966.
Box 216

LCP Clippings File: Booklets, keepsakes, ephemera

Box 362, Box 217-220

LCP Clippings File: Magazine Articles

Box 221-223

LCP Westways Clippings, 1934-1955

Box 224

LCP Newspaper Clipping Correspondence

Box 225

Writing on Ward Ritchie

Box 226

Clippings File

Box 228-230

Administrative Files, 1930s-1960

Scope and Contents note

Possibly Lawrence Clark Powell's files.
Box 34

Lawrence Clark Powell's 1963 European Buying Trip, 1963 March-June

 

William Conway and Robert Vosper, Subseries 4. 1950-1986

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

William E. Conway served as Clark Librarian from 1966-1978 and Robert G, Vosper served as Director of the Library from 1966-1981. This subseries consists of their files about the Clark, and includes event and seminar records, as well as clippings and biographical information. William Conway (1918-1992) began working at the Clark in 1939 as a cataloger, and after his 1978 retirement, worked at the library as a volunteer on special bibliographic projects, including reporting to the English Short Title Catalog (ESTC). Robert Vosper (1913-1994) served as UCLA Librarian from 1961-1973, Director of the Clark from 1961-1981, and UCLA professor of library science (later emeritus) from 1973-1983.
Box 164-165

Bill Conway's Event Files, 1961-1986

Box 233-234

Bill Conway's Seminar Files, 1965-1970

Scope and Contents note

Some also LCP files.
Box 80

Vosper Clippings and Biographical Files, 1950-1973

Box 81

Bill Conway's Files, 1962-1980

 

Norman Thrower, Lori Stein and John Bidwell, Subseries 5. 1978-1994

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Files created by Center Director Norman Thrower, Assistant Director Lori Stein and Head Librarian John Bidwell. Items include administrative records, statistics, clippings and correspondence. UCLA Professor of Geography Norman Thrower served as Center Director from 1981-1987 and Lori Stein served as assistant director from 1989-2000, before becoming Assistant Dean of Humanities at UCLA. John Bidwell served as the Clark's Reference and Acquisition Librarian from 1979-1993 and Head Librarian from 1993-1995.
Box 127, 227

Norman Thrower Administrative Files: Correspondence with Franklin Murphy

Box 283

Norman Thrower Files, ca. 1983-1988

Box 292-293

John Bidwell Files, 1990-1993

Box 297-298

Lori Stein's files, 1988-1993

Box 83-85

John Bidwell Files, 1978-1994

 

Bruce Whiteman, Subseries 6. 1996-2010

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.

Scope and Contents note

Files created by or maintained by Bruce Whiteman, the Clark's Head Librarian from 1996-2010. Records include correspondence, invoices, acquisition information, program files, and administrative materials. Also included are records, drafts and other material related to his co-editing and co-curating of the exhibition (UCLA Hammer Museum, 2001-2002) and book The World From Here: Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles (Getty Publications, 2002).
Box 259-260, 328

The World From Here files

Box 316

Correspondence regarding collection items, etc., 1993-2004

Scope and Contents note

LCP, Isaac Fuller portrait, Richard Hoffman, Eric Gill.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 23

Oscar Wilde-related correspondence

Box 329-330

Bruce Whiteman Files, 1997-2004

Box 331-335

Bruce Whiteman Files, 2002-2010

 

Publicity and Clippings Series 5. 1947-present

Scope and Contents note

Contains clippings from various print sources about the Clark and/or Center, or related to the library's collections. This series also contains offprints and videotapes.

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.
Box 144-145

Clippings files

Box 146

Clippings from UCLA publications

Box 192

Clark Library Film

Box 215

Offprints

Box 240

Clark Related Publications, 1947-1960

Box 240-242

Publicity/Clippings, ca. 1980-1990

Box 243-247

Clippings, 1963-2003

Box 250

Clippings/Publicity, 1949-1952

Box 281

Clippings and offprints, 1954-1984

Box 300

Clippings, 1960-1980

Box 301

Clippings, 1999-2000

Box 337

Clippings, 1976-1992

Box 338

Videotapes

Box 352

Clippings, 2003-2010

 

Building and Grounds Series 6. 1945-1997

Scope and Contents note

This series contains files and records related to the upkeep and maintenance of the Clark Library buildings and grounds. Materials concerning the demolition, renovation and construction of structures on the property are also included.

Arrangement note

Arranged in roughly chronological order.
Box 178

Buildings & Maintenance, 1950-1987

Box 273

Security, Grounds, Collections & Committee Miscellany, 1945-1966

Box 174

Construction of the Underground Annexes, Photographs & Negatives, 1951, 1963

Box 176

Clark Residence Demolition, 1970-1971

Box 175

Gatehouse Remodeling Project, 1986-1990

Box 321

Air Conditioning, 1992-1997

Box 177

Buildings & Grounds: Clippings File

Box 368

HVAC Project contacts, 2002

 

Miscellany Series 7. 1960-2010

Box 201-207

Monthly Calendars, 1973-2000

Box 274

Miscellany, 1975-1990

Box 275-276

Ephemeral Printing, 1970-1997

Scope and Contents note

Includes stationary, call slips, event publicity, etc.
Box 278, 287

Desk Calendars, 1965-1998, 2000-2002

Box 279

UCLA Library policies & publications

Box 288

Old library stationary

Box 289

Ephemeral Printing blocks

Box 294

UCLA Library Publications, 1947-1970

Box 295

Library Brochures/Ephemera, 1960-1980

Box 301

Clark Library T-shirt, ca. 1990s

Box 308

Center Affiliated Organizations, 1991-1994

Box 316

Clarkdale, Arizona tourist information, ca. 2008

Box 316

Filming guidelines, 1984

Box 316

Holiday cards received, 2010

Box 316

Sanford Dorbin report on Staff Services at the Clark, 1965

Box 336

Oversize Event Posters, Images and Dedications

Box 93

Correspondence & Directives from UCLA Administration, 1960-1970