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Finding Aid for the Gordan Ray Young Papers, 1925-1945
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Description
Gordon Ray Young (1886-1948) was a journalist in Chicago and San Francisco, the literary editor of the Los Angeles times, and author of over forty novels, including the Red Clark adventure books. The collection consists of manuscripts, periodicals, three newsclippings, and six issues of Adventure magazine from 1926 featuring Young's serial, “Treasure”, later published as a book.
Background
Gordon Ray Young (1886-1948) in Ray County, Missouri; educated in Colorado; came to Los Angeles in 1913 after stints in journalism and writing in Chicago and San Francisco; worked as literary editor of the Los Angeles times before leaving to write full time; published over forty novels, including the Red Clark adventure books; individual titles include Savages (1921), Wild blood (1922), Hurricane Williams (1923), Days of '49 (1925), The Devil's passport (1933), Red Clark of the Arrowhead (1935), Huroc the avenger (1937), and Quarter horse (1947).
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.