Finding Aid for the Remi A. Nadeau Papers, 1948-1993

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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 Remi A. Nadeau Papers, 1948-1993

Collection number: 1004

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:
Evert Volkersz, March 1968
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, March 2003
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

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.


Container List

 

Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California (Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press). 1965

Box 1, Folders 1,2

Bibliography, notes, scripts, correspondence.

Box 1, Folders 3-5

Uncorrected and corrected galley proofs.

Box 1, Folder 6

Page proofs.

Box 2

Los Angeles: from Mission to Modern City (New York: Longmans, Green). Corrected page proofs. 1960

Box 2

Westways magazine. Correspondence and type-scripts.

 

City-Makers ... (Garden City: Doubleday. 1948)

Box 2

City-Makers ....

Physical Description: (2 copies) Carbon typescript.
Box 3, Folder 1

Other sources on City-Makers ....

Box 3, Folder 2

Printer's typescript.

Box 3, Folders 3-6

Corrected galley and page proofs.

Box 4

City-Makers ... (2nd edition, Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books). 1965

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 4

Package of 5 × 8 slips entitled Gold Rush notes.

Boxes 5,6

Research notes.

 

California: the New Society (New York: D. McKay Company). 1963

Boxes 7-11

Research and writing notes.

Box 11

Typescript drafts.

Box 11

Carbon typescript.

Box 11

Correspondence.

Box 12, Folders 1-2

Printer's typescript.

Box 12, Folder 3

Galley proofs.

Box 12, Folder 4

Corrected galley proofs.

Box 12, Folder 5

Corrected page proofs.

Box 13

Oversize roll of photostats of Northern California newspapers with articles concerning Joaquin Murieta. 1853

 

The Water Seekers (Garden City: Doubleday). 1950

Box 14, Folders 1-4

Manuscript (holograph).

Box 14, Folder 5

Sources and correspondence re publication.