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Finding Aid for the Harlan Howard Thompson Papers, 1946-1982
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harlan Howard Thompson Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1982
    Collection number: 1333
    Creator: Thompson, Harlan H. (Harlan Howard), 1894-1987.
    Extent: 29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: 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.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts and books by Harlan Thompson. Manuscripts include Outcast, Stallion of Hawaii, Phantom Roan, The Ranch Beyond The Mountains, Spook, The Mustang, and Whistling Stallion.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Thompson, Harlan H. (Harlan Howard), 1894-1987--Archives.
    Authors, American--California, Southern--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.
    Westerns.