The Duncan and Fredrika Brent Collection, [ca. 1669-1983], (bulk dates 1958-1983).
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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...
Joseph Duncan Kenner Brent was born(ca. 1907-1981) and reared in Baltimore. He was a graduate of the Gilman School and the University of Virginia. His grandfather was Joseph Lancaster Brent, who came to southern California before the Civil War and after whom Brentwood (in Los Angeles is named. In the 1960s, Powell helped Duncan publish his manuscript, "Of the Seer and the Vision", in a limited edition of 100 copies. In the latter 1970s, the Brents moved to Montecito, Cal...
Historian; teacher of American history at Clark University, Smith College, and Northwestern University; research associate at the Henry E. Huntington Library; author of Westward Expansion (1949) and Frederick Jackson Turner (1973). From the description of Ray Allen Billington papers relating to the fourth edition of Westward expansion, 1967-ca. 1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80908689 From the description of Ray Allen Billington papers relating to the fourth edition of ...