"Lawrence Clark Powell" was a librarian, literary critic, bibliographer and author of more than 100 books.[http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/results/getResults.jhtml?_DARGS=/hww/results/results_common.jhtml.17 "Powell, Lawrence Clark."] Current Biography. 1960. Current Biography. Online. H.W.
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He was University Librarian at the UCLA Library and head librarian of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library from 1944 until 1961. He was the first dean of the School of Library Service at UCLA, which later merged to become the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies/Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. He received a BA from Occidental College in 1928, a doctorate from the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France/Dijon (:fr:Université de Bourgogne/Université de Bourgogne) in 1932, and a Certificate of Librarianship from UC Berkeley in 1937.More Lawrence Clark Powell on Wikipedia.