Lawrence Clark Powell Collection 1964-1984
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Powell was a librarian, Strashun the curator at the music library, and Whiting the curator of rare books at the UCLA library (at the respective times of correspondence). Sproul was president of UCLA from 1930 to 1958. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Isolde Klarmann, 1946-1947, 1978. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864679 ...
Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79...
Lawrence Clark Powell was a noted writer and librarian. Powell was well-known for his writings on librarianship and the literature of the American Southwest, including books such as Books West Southwest and Southwest Classics. He served as head librarian at UCLA from 1944 to 1961, when he became the founding dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Library Service. After retiring from UCLA, Powell moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1971, where he served as a Professor in Residence at the University of Arizo...