Oral Histories

Interview of Betty Rosenberg

UCLA lecturer in library and information science. Supplied books at the Westwood Book Store.
The Westwood Book Store oral history transcript : James K. Hakes, Herbert Meyers, Betty Rosenberg, Lore Sabersky, Margaret Winkler
Westwood Book Store
Books and Fine Printing
Biographical Note:
UCLA lecturer in library and information science. Supplied books at the Westwood Book Store.
Stern, Stephen
Rosenberg, Betty
Place Conducted:
Powell Library, UCLA.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Stephen Stern, senior editor, UCLA Oral History Program;Ph.D., folklore and mythology, Indiana University.
Processing of Interview:
Virginia Carew, editor, UCLA Oral History Program, edited the interview transcripts. She edited for punctuation, spelling, and verification of proper names. Rosenberg reviewed and approved the edited transcript. Rosenberg made minor corrections and deletions and supplied spellings of names not previously verified.David P. Gist, editorial assistant, prepared the table of contents, introduction, interview history, and the index.
1.5 hrs.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
This interview series consists of interviews with five individuals who were involved in the history of the Westwood Book Store. The interviews discuss the store’s role in Westwood Village, its relationship to UCLA, and the issues involved in the day-to-day operation of a retail bookshop.
Hakes and Betty Rosenberg: Improvements in the University of California library collection and system; periods of disassociation between UCLA and Westwood Book Store; difficulties in obtaining rare books from alternate book suppliers; buying books for the UCLA Graduate School of Library and Information Science; Westwood Book Store's unique resources.