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Finding Aid for the Harlan Howard Thompson Papers, 1946-1982
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Description
Harlan Thompson was a writer of western novels for young people, sometimes published under the pseudonym, Stephen Holt; international president of P.E.N., 1958-59; won Boys' Clubs of America gold medal for Prairie Colt in 1948, and Commonwealth Club juvenile silver medal for Spook, The Mustang in 1957; other publications include Wild Palomino (1946), Star Roan (1952), and Stormy (1955). Collection consists of manuscripts and books by Thompson.
Background
Thompson was born on Dec. 25, 1894 in Brewster, KS; attended Univ. of Southern CA, 1917-19; became writer of western novels for young people, sometimes published under the pseudonym, Stephen Holt; international president of P.E.N., 1958-59; won Boys' Clubs of America gold medal for Prairie Colt in 1948, and Commonwealth Club juvenile silver medal for Spook, The Mustang in 1957; other publications include Wild Palomino (1946), Star Roan (1952), and Stormy (1955); he died in Oct. 1987.
Extent
29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.