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Genevieve Haugen papers, 1890s-2010
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Description
Consists primarily of writings, correspondence, and photographs of the aviator and writer Genevieve Haugen.
Background
Genevieve Haugen (born Juno Lenore Genevieve Haugen, January 29, 1911 in Everett, WA) was an aviator, writer, and screenwriter in Los Angeles. She received her pilot's license in 1932 at the age of 20. In 1935 she published Women with Wings, a novel about women aviators, which was later adapted for the screen as the 20th Century Fox film Tail Spin (1939). Haugen served as a technical advisor for the film. She was a member of the Ninety-Nines organization of women pilots and participated in numerous aviation events in Los Angeles in the 1930s. In addition, she published magazine articles about aviation and served with the Civil Air Patrol during World War II. In the 1940s, Haugen wrote several screenplays while married to her third husband the film director Max Nosseck. She continued to write into the 1950s, mostly short stories, while working as a secretary in Los Angeles.
Extent
2.6 linear ft. (5 document boxes, 1 flatbox, 1 shoebox)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.