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Ned Berkeley Jr. and Doug Bakken correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12/11/4

Content Description

This collection contains the correspondence between Edmund "Ned" Berkeley, Jr. and Doug Bakken, two archival colleagues and close professional friends, circa 1965-1983. The correspondence is a mix of personal and professional topics but primarily focuses on their respective work in archives. Also contained are four pages of Bakken's reflections on their personal and professional relationship that he sent along with the donation of this material.


  • Creation: 1966-2019
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1966-1983

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) are maintained by the University of Virginia. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from repository.

Biographical Note

Edmund “Ned” Berkley Jr. worked as an archivist at the University of Virginia and was a researcher-writer/editor. Berkeley was known for his pioneering work on paper clips and their impact on paper in the archival community. His research and work is a topic in this correspondence. Doug Bakken was a Midwest archivist whose archives career was in Nebraska Historical Society, Cornell University, Anheuser-Busch, and the Henry Ford Museum.


.06 Cubic Feet (2 letter folders )

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Related Materials

12/11/4.021: Special Collections correspondence files

Condition Description


Ned Berkeley Jr. and Doug Bakken correspondence
Lauren Zuchowski Longwell
5 July 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States