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Finding Aid for the Max Brand Stories, 1917-1963
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Max Brand Stories,
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1963
    Collection number: 1284
    Creator: Brand, Max, 1892-1944
    Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), best known as Max Brand, was an author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940). He also wrote spy and crime novels under the pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler including Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels. The collection consists of stories clipped from pulp magazines written by Faust under his various pseudonyms.
    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: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Robert Easton, 1977.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Max Brand Stories (Collection 1284). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, Washington on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harper's at Santa Maria Infante, Italy, May 12, 1944.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of stories written by Frederick Schiller Faust under his various pseudonyms: Max Brand, George Owen Baxter, Martin Dexter, John Frederick, Peter Moreland, David Manning, Evan Evans, George Challis, and Dennis Lawton. Most of the stories were clipped from pulp magazines.

    Scope and Content

    A collection of stories written for pulp magazines by Faust under his pseudonyms: Max Brand, George Owen Baxter, Martin Dexter, John Frederick, Peter Moreland, David Manning, Evan Evans, George Challis, and Dennis Lawton. The collection is arranged chronologically and many of the stories have been clipped out of various pulps.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Collection arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Brand, Max, 1892-1944--Archives.
    Faust, Frederick Schiller, 1892-1944--Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    American fiction--20th century.
    Western stories.