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Finding Aid for the Remi A. Nadeau Papers, 1948-1993
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Remi A. Nadeau Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1993
    Collection number: 1004
    Creator: Nadeau, Remi A.
    Extent: 17 boxes (8.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Remi Allen Nadeau (1920- ) was a author, editorial writer, and a member of the Friends of the UCLA Library. His published books include City-makers (1948), The water seekers (1950), Los Angeles: from mission to modern city (1960), Ghost towns and mining camps of California (1965), and The real Joaquin Murieta (1974). The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, correspondence, and research notes for several of Nadeau's books.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services 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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Remi A. Nadeau, 1967, 1973, 1996 & 1999.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Remi A. Nadeau Papers (Collection 1004). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2470322 

    Biography

    Remi Allen Nadeau was born August 30, 1920 in Los Angeles, California; BA, Stanford, 1942; editorial writer, Santa Monica evening outlook, 1949-53; assistant manager, executive staff office, North American Aviation, Incorporated, 1958-67; special assistant to the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1970-73; council member (1962-68), vice-president (1963), and president (1964), Friends of the UCLA Library; published books include City-makers (1948), The water seekers (1950), The ghost towns of California (1954), Los Angeles: from mission to modern city (1960), California: the new society (1963), Ghost towns and mining camps of California (1965), Fort Laramie and the Sioux Indians (1967), The real Joaquin Murieta (1974).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, correspondence, and research notes for several of Nadeau's books.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Ghost towns and mining camps of California (Box 1).
    2. Los Angeles: from mission to modern city, Westways magazine, and City-makers (Boxes 2, 17-18).
    3. City-makers (Boxes 3-6).
    4. California: the new society (Boxes 7-12).
    5. Oversize roll of photostats of Northern California newspapers (1853) with articles concerning Joaquin Murieta (Box 13).
    6. The water seekers (Boxes 14, 16).
    7. The real Joaquin Murieta (Box 15).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Nadeau, Remi A.--Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Historians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    California--History.
    Manuscripts for publication.