Papers, 1914-


Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001. Papers, 1914-

Papers, 1914-

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, photographs, tape recordings, books, and printed materials by and about former UCLA librarian Lawrence Clark Powell. Includes materials related to classes taught by Powell at the UCLA School of Library Service. Also includes materials and correspondence related to various literary figures, bibliophiles, and organizations such as Henry Miller, Dawson's Bookshop, Jake Zeitlin, and the Zamorano Club. Manuscripts for several of Powell's publications are in the collection as well.

211 boxes (105.5 linear ft.)22 oversize boxes.

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Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001 (person)

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...

University of California, Los Angeles. School of Library Service (corporateBody)