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Finding Aid for the Mystery Writers of America Records, 1947-1964
2024  
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Description
Mystery Writers of America, Incorporated (MWA) was founded in 1945 to promote and protect the interests and welfare of mystery writers and strives to increase the esteem and literary recognition of the genre. The collection consists of minutes, newsletters, and publications of the Mystery Writers of America.
Background
Mystery Writers of America, Incorporated (MWA) was founded in 1945; MWA promotes and protects the interests and welfare of mystery writers and strives to increase the esteem and literary recognition of the genre; each year the MWA bestows the Edgar Allan Poe Awards for achievement in various categories.
Extent
1 box (0.5 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.