Scope and Content
Title: Willard Hougland Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1946
Collection number: 664
Creator: Hougland, Willard
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Willard Hougland was a writer, publisher, anthropologist, impresario, businessman and gourmet cook. He also ran a rare book
store and art gallery in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. The collection contains correspondence, a short story,
a poem, and signed typescript copies of materials presented for consideration to Willard Hougland while assistant to the director
at the Laboratory of Anthropology in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and as editor of the New Mexico number of the
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.
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.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Willard Hougland, 1956.
[Identification of item], Willard Hougland Papers (Collection 664). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Hougland was originally from Kansas City; became writer, publisher, anthropologist, impresario, businessman and gourmet cook;
served as assistant to the director, Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico; edited the New Mexico number of the
Southwest Review, 1946; moved to California, where he ran a rare book store and art gallery in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County; died
in 1958 in Monterey, California.
Scope and Content
Collection contains signed typescript copies of materials presented for consideration to Willard Hougland, assistant to the
director, Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and editor of the New Mexico number of the
Southwest review, 1946. Also contains related correspondence, including letters from Joseph O'Kane Foster, Haniel Long, Robert Nathan, Edward
Teller, and Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as a typescript short story from Foster and a poem from Long.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Periodical editors--New Mexico--Santa Fe--Archival resources.
Museum curators--New Mexico--Santa Fe.
Manuscripts for publication.