John P. Stone Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of personal and professional incoming and outgoing correspondence, research, lectures, and unpublished papers, and Stone's obituary. Correspondents include many of the chief librarians from the nation's top universities at the time, and the Dean of the Library School at the University of Chicago, Louis R. Wilson.
- Creation: 1937 - 1958
- Stone, John Paul (Person)
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The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.
John Paul Stone served as head librarian at San Diego State University from 1931-1960. He received his Ph.D. in Library Sciences at the University of Chicago in 1945, was a professor of library science at Louisiana State College, then created and taught in the Library Science program at San Diego State. He undertook an important nationwide survey of library revenue for the American Library Association in 1940, and also a survey of regional union catalogues and bibliographies that was published in 1945.
0.21 Linear Feet (One half-size Hollinger box)
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