Finding Aid for the Donald Eaton Carr Papers, 1960-1983

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Alight Tsai
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Donald Eaton Carr Papers, 1960-1983

Collection number: 1036

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Saundra Taylor, August 1969
Encoded by:
Alight Tsai
Encoding supervision by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Donald Eaton Carr Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1960-1983
Collection number: 1036
Creator: Carr, Donald Eaton, 1903-
Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Donald Eaton Carr (1903- ) was the author of various articles and 7 books. The collection consists of manuscripts, galleys, and related correspondence. The manuscripts for Carr's books in the collection focus primarily on water and air pollution.
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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

Restrictions on Access

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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Donald Eaton Carr, 1966-76.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Donald Eaton Carr Papers (Collection 1036). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Carr was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 17, 1903; BS, UC Berkeley, 1930; married Mildred Clarke, 1934; reporter, Portland Oregonian, 1922-26; research chemist and later research manager, Union Oil Company, 1930-47; consultant, assistant director of fuels and lubricants division, and deputy director of research, Phillips Petroleum Company, 1947-65; served on Petroleum Industry War Council during World War Two; author of various articles and 7 books.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts, galleys, and related correspondence of Donald Eaton Carr. The manuscripts for Carr's books in the collection focus primarily on water and air pollution.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Correspondence (Boxes 2-3, 7, 11-14).
  2. The Breath of Life (Box 1).
  3. Death of the Sweet Waters(Boxes 2 and 10).
  4. The Eternal Return (Box 3).
  5. The Sexes (Box 4).
  6. The Deadly Feast of Life (Box 5).
  7. The Forgotten Senses (Box 6).
  8. Energy and the Earth Machine (Boxes 7-8).
  9. Sky is Still Falling (Box 9).

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Carr, Donald Eaton, 1903- --Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
Chemists--California--Archival resources.
Air--Pollution--United States--Research.
Water--Pollution--United States--Research.

Genres and Forms of Material

Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 2

Correspondence re publication of Breath of Life. September 1963-October 1965.

Physical Description: ca. 68 items.
Box 2

Correspondence re publication of Death of the Sweet Waters. April 1965-May 1966.

Physical Description: ca. 44 items.
Box 3

Correspondence re publication of The Eternal Return. March 1967-June 1969.

Physical Description: ca. 20 items.
Box 7

Correspondence, primarily with Eric Swenson, editor at Norton. 1973-76.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript, setting copy with holograph corrections and printing instructions. ca.650 leaves.
Box 11, Folders 1-5, Box 12, Folders 1-5, Box 13, Folders 1-5, Box 14, Folders 1-6

Correspondence 1963-1983. Unsorted.

 

The Breath of Life

Box 1

Breath of Life. New York: Norton, 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with holograph corrections.
Carbon of typescript.
Galley and page proofs.
 

Death of the Sweet Waters

Box 2

Death of the Sweet Waters. New York: Norton, 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 10, Folder 7

Manuscript Death of the Sweet Waters, by Donald E. Carr. Introduction to paperback edition. n.d.

Physical Description: 7pp. Copy of typescript.
 

The Eternal Return

Box 3

The Eternal Return. New York: Doubleday, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of typescript.
Galley proof.
 

The Sexes

Box 4

The Sexes. New York: Doubleday, 1970.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with holograph corrections. 312 leaves.
Final galley proof with holograph corrections.
 

The Deadly Feast of Life

Box 5

The Deadly Feast of Life. Doubleday, 1971.

Scope and Content Note

Setting copy of manuscript (typescript) with holograph corrections and printing instructions. ca. 500 leaves.
Reader's galleys with holograph corrections.
Confirmation proofs.
 

The Forgotten Senses

Box 6

The Forgotten Senses. Doubleday, 1972.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with holograph corrections, ca. 413 leaves [includes copy of index, 36 leaves].
Final galley proof with corrections.
Foundry proof.
 

Energy and the Earth Machine

Box 7

Energy and the Earth Machine. Norton, 1976.

Note

(dl May 1976)
Box 8

Energy and the Earth Machine.

Scope and Content Note

Proof copies, with printer's markings.
 

Sky is Falling

Box 9, Folder 1

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling, by Donald E. Carr. ca. 1981.

Physical Description: 239pp. Copy of typescript with manuscript corrections.
Box 9, Folder 2

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling. ca. 1981.

Physical Description: 307pp. Photocopy of typescript.
Box 9, Folder 3

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling. Setting copy. ca. 1981.

Physical Description: 307pp. Photocopy with proofreader's corrections.
Box 10, Folder 1

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling. Deleted pages. ca. 1981.

Physical Description: 50pp. Photocopy with publisher's correspondence.
Box 10, Folder 2

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling.

Physical Description: Portion of manuscript. 75pp. Photocopy.
Box 10, Folder 3

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling.

Physical Description: Master set proofs, first pass. 340pp.
Box 10, Folder 4

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling.

Physical Description: Index. Master set proofs, first pass. With typescript, 48pp.
Box 10, Folder 5

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling.

Physical Description: Master set, second pass. 300pp.
Box 10, Folder 6

Manuscript Sky is Still Falling. Cellulose Takes Over for Alcohol Motor Fuel. n.d.

Physical Description: 3pp. Copy of typescript.