Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Robert D. Harlan: History of the Book: Thirty Years at UC Berkeley's Schools of Librarianship and Study of Early American Printers, 1963-1993

Interviewee(s):
Harlan, Robert D.
Interviewer(s):
McCreery, Laura
Title:
Robert D. Harlan: History of the Book: Thirty Years at UC Berkeley's Schools of Librarianship and Study of Early American Printers, 1963-1993
Abstract:
Early life and education in Nebraska and at the University of Michigan; army service during World War II; dissertation on William Strahan; faculty career at University of Southern California library school (1960-1963) and UC Berkeley's School of Librarianship (1963-1993); teaching of reference and bibliography; serving as associate dean of the School of Librarianship; deanships of Raynard Swank, Patrick Wilson, Michael Buckland; scholarly studies of David Magee, John Henry Nash, and other American fine printers; rare books and The Bancroft Library.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
2000
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10455071
Rights:
Harlan, Robert D. "Robert D. Harlan: History of the Book: Thirty Years at UC Berkeley's Schools of Librarianship and Study of Early American Printers, 1963-1993." Interview by Laura McCreery in 2000. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2001.