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Finding Aid for the Council for the Study of Mankind Records, 1950-1980
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Description
The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars and associated with civic, professional and business leaders. Their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the problems facing mankind. The collection consists of correspondence, papers, and printed materials of Gerhard Hirschfeld, John I. Goodlad, and others. Also includes tape recordings, transcripts of lectures, bulletins, card index mailing lists, book collection, committee proceedings, audiotapes, cassette tapes, periodicals, and a motion picture film titled, Wingspread: History of Mankind.
Background
The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars; associated with civic, professional and business leaders, their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the problems facing mankind; the council's programs included conferences, lectures and publications.The Council for the Study of Mankind was a United States-based organization of educators and scholars associated with civic, professional and business leaders, whose purpose was to further a new approach towards understanding a means of helping to find solutions for the problems facing mankind. The Council's programs have included conferences, lectures and the publication of books. For further general information, see pamphlet published by the Council in the Collections File.
Extent
78 boxes (39 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.