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Finding Aid of the James R. Cox Papers
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Description
James R. Cox (1926- ) 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). He became the Acting Associate University Librarian for Public Services (1977-79), Assistant to the University Librarian, UCLA (1979-83); became University Librarian, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, in 1983. The collection consists of correspondence (1972-80), typescripts (1973-79), and other materials related to a bibliography edited by Cox titled, Classics in the literature of mountaineering and mountain travel from the Francis P. Farquhar collection of mountaineering literature .
Background
Cox was born January 5, 1926 in Fresno, California; 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 Associate University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79; Assistant to the University Librarian, UCLA, 1979-83; became University Librarian, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, in 1983.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Dept. of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.