Frederick Webb Hodge Papers, 1894-1957
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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...
Frederick Webb Hodge was an ethnographer, archaeologist, editor and museum director. Hodge's first exposure to archaeology was as secretary of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition. When the project was over he returned to work at the Bureau of American Ethnology as Librarian. His work as editor began with the revitalization of the American Anthropologist and carried through his 2 vol. set of the Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, to the famous 20 vol. set by Edward S. C...
Layne was born on June 13, 1885, in Huntington, WV; moved to Pomona, CA at age of four; graduated, Los Angeles High School, 1903; manager, LA office, Keuffel & Esser Co. of NY, 1904-19; mgr., Southwest div., Taylor Instruments Company, 1919-35; representative, Southwest div., Charles Bruning Co. of NY, 1939-47; historian, Dept. of Water and Power, LA, 1947-52; research staff, Huntington Library, 1945-47; consultant in Western Americana, UCLA Library, 1952; as a leading authority and bibliogr...