Finding Aid of the E.R. Hagemann Papers and Collection of Detective Fiction

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Finding Aid of the E.R. Hagemann Papers and Collection of Detective Fiction

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Descriptive Summary

Title: E.R. Hagemann Papers and Collection of Detective Fiction,
Date (inclusive): ca.1930-1991
Collection number: 1672
Creator: Hagemann, E.R. (Edward R.), 1921-
Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.) 27 cartons (27 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Edward R. Hagemann (b.1921) taught in the English department at UCLA. His published works include A comprehensive index to Black Mask, 1920-1951: with brief annotations, preface, and editorial apparatus (c1982) and German and Austrian expressionism in the United States, 1900-1939: chronology and bibliography (1985). The collection consists of 15 boxes of files relating to detective fiction, 841 titles of books and journals principally relating to detective fiction, and a bibliography and chronology of crime fiction and crime fact.
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 Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Boxes 1-27 and 29 contain books that have not been processed. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], E.R. Hagemann Papers and Collection of Detective Fiction (Collection 1672). Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Edward R. Hagemann taught in the English department at UCLA; his published works include A comprehensive index to Black Mask, 1920-1951: with brief annotations, preface, and editorial apparatus (c1982) and German and Austrian expressionism in the United States, 1900-1939: chronology and bibliography (1985).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 15 boxes of files relating to detective fiction and 841 titles of books and journals principally relating to detective fiction. Includes film noir scripts and reviews, materials on Los Angeles, tough guy fiction, pulp fiction, material on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The island of Dr. Moreau, Dracula, and Frankenstein, and on Dashiell Hammett, Paul Cain, Raoul Whitfield, John D. MacDonald, Ross MacDonald, and James M. Cain. Also includes a bibliography and chronology of crime fiction and crime fact.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Hagemann, E.R. (Edmund R.), 1921- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of English--Faculty--Archival resources.
Literature teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

Related Material

Title: E.R. Hagemann Papers (Collection 1453).
  Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Film Noir Scripts

Box 28, Folder 1

The asphalt jungle.

Box 28, Folder 2

The big sleep.

Box 28, Folder 3

The big sleep - shooting script.

Box 28, Folder 4

The brasher doubloon.

Box 28, Folder 5

Chinatown.

Box 28, Folder 6

The contract.

Box 28, Folder 7

Farewell, my lovely.

Box 30, Folder 1

The glass key.

Box 30, Folder 2

High Sierra.

Box 30, Folder 3

In a lonely place.

Box 30, Folder 4

Lady in the lake.

Box 30, Folder 5

Laura.

Box 30, Folder 6

Little Caesar.

Box 31, Folder 1

Out of the past.

Box 31, Folder 2

The outfit.

Box 31, Folder 3

White heat.

 

Film Noir Reviews

Box 31, Folder 4

Part 1, 1940-1944.

Box 31, Folder 5

Part 2, 1944-1946.

Box 31, Folder 6

Part 3, 1946-1947.

Box 31, Folder 7

Part 4, 1947-1951.

 

Film Noir

Box 31, Folder 8

Some selected articles for back-up, etc.

 

Dashiell Hammett

Box 32, Folder 1

Dashiell -- and others -- in context: In the marketplace 1929-1934: A chronology.

Box 32, Folders 2-3

Original appearances of stories.

Box 32, Folder 4

His letters to Black Mask.

Box 32, Folder 5

EQ's introductions & headnotes to DH stories.

Box 32, Folder 6

Mundell's checklist.

Physical Description: (Photocopy)
Box 32, Folder 7

Nolan's Casebook with his updates (2).

Box 32, Folder 8

Red Harvest - Xerox of novel & collation.

Box 32, Folder 9

From “The cleansing of Poisonville” to Red Harvest.

Box 32, Folder 10

Dashiell Hamlett: A Descriptive Bibliography (1979), with “Some contributions toward a definitive bibiography of Dashiell Hammett” by E.R. Hagemann.

Box 33, Folder 1

Checklist of articles, etc. - Part 1, 1929-1977.

Box 33, Folder 2

Checklist of articles, etc. - Part 2, 1978-1983.

Box 33, Folder 3

Background material for Falcon, etc.

Box 33, Folder 4

Notes on (mostly) unpublished stories.

Box 33, Folder 5

Personal letters (notes).

Box 33, Folder 6

The Thin Man (condensed).

 

Paul Cain

Box 33, Folder 7

Introducing Paul Cain and his Fast One: A forgotten hard-boiled writer - a forgotten gangster novel.

Box 33, Folder 8

Three collected stories and 1 article (uncollected).

Box 33, Folder 9

Various data on his life / biography.

Box 33, Folder 10

FAE Fast One.

Physical Description: (Xerox copy)
Box 33, Folder 11

Plot summary of Fast One with notes, etc.

Box 33, Folder 12

Collation of Fast One - BM & FAE & reviews.

 

Raoul Whitfield

Box 34, Folder 1

Jo Gar stories in Black Mask, notes.

Physical Description: (Photocopy)
Box 34, Folder 2

2 stories reprinted in EQMM.

Box 34, Folder 3

Jo Gar tales in Cosmopolitan.

Box 34, Folder 4

Autobiographical & biographical data with pertinent letters, etc.

Box 34, Folder 5

Jo Gar in the 'Rainbow Diamonds' series.

Box 34, Folder 6

Sundry reviews of his books.

Box 34, Folder 7

Selected and uncollected stories.

Box 34, Folder 8

Raoul Whitfield checklist.

 

John D. MacDonald

Box 34, Folder 9

Sundry articles & obituary.

 

Ross MacDonald

Box 34, Folder 10

Random notes & obituaries.

 

James M. Cain

Box 34, Folder 11

Uncollected stores.

Box 34, Folder 12

Articles & bibliography (still valid but old).

Box 34, Folder 13

Film script by Styron / Phillips on Snyder / Gray.

 

Crime Fiction Miscellany

Box 34, Folder 14

Carroll John Daly.

Box 34, Folder 15

Frank Gruber - Brass Nuckles & 2 QQ tales & notes.

Box 34, Folder 16

Erle Stanley Gardner - chiefly bibliographic.

Box 34, Folders 17-18, Box 35, Folders 1-3

Robert L. Bellem

Box 34, Folder 17

Slanguage in Dan Turner stories by ERH.

Box 34, Folder 18

Dan Turner in Spicy Detective - notes on slanguage.

Box 35, Folder 1

Turner in Hollywood Detective - notes on slanguage.

Box 35, Folder 2

Catch-all on his career, books, etc.

Box 35, Folder 3

Appearances and pseudonyms, etc.

Box 35, Folder 4

S.S. Van Dine - short crime pieces, starring Philo Vance.

Box 42, Folder 12

Crime fiction by Garland Publishing.

Box 42, Folder 17

Mystery genres.

Box 42, Folder 18

Parker, Robert B.

Box 42, Folder 19

Pulps.

Box 42, Folder 20

The Shadow.

Box 42, Folder 21

Sherlock Holmes.

Box 42, Folder 22

Small world of murder - KenKnight, Brian.

Box 42, Folder 23

Torres, Edwin.

Box 42, Folder 25

Wambaugh, Joseph.

Box 42, Folder 26

Westlake, Donald.

Box 42, Folder 27

Willeford, Charles.

 

Detective Fiction

Box 35, Folder 7

Dorothy Sayers - article.

Box 35, Folder 8

Dorothy Sayers - Second Crime Omnibus introduction, 1932.

Box 35, Folder 9

Private eye articles.

Box 35, Folder 10

Pendo - Chandler on film.

Box 35, Folder 11

S.S. Van Dine - introduction / bibliography.

Box 35, Folder 12

Frederic Brown - Checklist of uncollected fiction.

Box 35, Folder 13

Hjortsberg - “Falling Angel” ( Playboy).

Box 35, Folder 14

Defunct - issues of 1980-1982.

Box 36, Folder 1

Harry S. Keeler: notes, etc.

Box 36, Folder 2

Chinese tongs.

Box 36, Folder 3

100 Years of Detective Fiction - Lilly Library, Indiana University.

Box 36, Folder 4

Detective fiction poster - Hollywood Detective Movies / Films Incorporated.

Box 36, Folder 5

Five Flash Casey stories from Black Mask.

Box 36, Folder 6

Raymond Chandler - articles.

Box 36, Folder 7

Dunne: True Confessions.

Box 42, Folder 8

Adrian H. Goldstone library.

Box 42, Folder 8

Ball, John.

Box 42, Folder 10

Bogart, Humphrey.

Box 42, Folder 14

Grella, George.

Box 42, Folder 15

Lewis, Michael Z.

Box 43, Folder 2

City of San Francisco (4 November 1975) - Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco 1975.

 

Detective Fiction Miscellany

Box 35, Folders 5-6

Parts 1-2.

 

History

Boxes 36-37

Los Angeles, 1929-1990 and n.d.

Box 36, Folder 8

1970-1975.

Box 36, Folder 9

1976.

Box 36, Folder 10

1977.

Box 36, Folder 11

1978.

Box 36, Folder 12

1979.

Box 36, Folder 13

1980.

Box 37, Folder 1

1981.

Box 37, Folder 2

1982.

Box 37, Folder 3

1983-1986.

Box 37, Folder 4

1985.

Box 37, Folder 5

1987.

Box 37, Folder 6

1988.

Box 37, Folder 7

1989.

Box 37, Folder 8

1990.

Box 37, Folder 9

Early 20th century architecture, etc.

Box 37, Folder 10

Architecture articles, 1978-1979.

Box 37, Folders 11-12

Art scene in the 1980s.

Box 37, Folder 13

Rob Wagner's Beverly Hills Script, 1929.

Box 37, Folder 14

Rob Wagner's Script, 1930, 1932 et seq.

Box 37, Folder 15

Motion Picture Almanac, 1929-1930.

Box 38, Folders 1-4

Los Angeles in the '30s, 1929-1941

Box 38, Folder 1

Part 1, 1929-1932.

Box 38, Folder 2

Part 2, 1933-1935.

Box 38, Folder 3

Part 3, 1936-1938.

Box 38, Folder 4

Part 4 with addendum, 1939-1941.

Box 38, Folder 5

Postcards.

Box 38, Folder 6

Gambling ships, etc.

Box 38, Folder 8

Los Angeles / Hollywood notes on some novels.

Box 38, Folders 10-12

Miscellany.

Box 38, Folder 7

George Wharton James - California missions.

Box 38, Folder 9

Carey McWilliams file.

Boxes 39-40

Historic / modern Hollywood, 1970-1987

Box 39, Folder 1

Part 1, 1970, 1972-1974.

Box 39, Folder 2

Part 2, 1975-1977.

Box 39, Folder 3

Part 3, 1978-1979.

Box 39, Folder 4

Part 4, 1980 (January-June).

Box 39, Folder 5

Part 5, 1980 (July-December).

Box 39, Folder 6

Part 6, 1981-1982.

Box 39, Folder 7

Part 7, 1983-1986.

Box 39, Folder 8

Part 8, 1987.

Box 40, Folder 1

Part 9, 1988-1980.

 

Tough-guy

Box 40, Folder 2

Articles, 1980-1991.

Box 40, Folder 3

Gangster / Outlaw salmagundI 1920s-1930s.

Boxes 40-41

Chronology, 1929-1934

Box 40, Folder 4

Prisons & prison outbreaks, 1929-1931.

Box 40, Folder 5

Speakeasy & kidnapping items.

Box 40, Folder 6

Bang! Boom! 1929-1934.

Boxes 40-41

Back-up & Support, 1929-1934

Box 40, Folder 7

1929.

Box 40, Folder 8

1930.

Box 40, Folder 9

1931.

Box 40, Folder 10

1932.

Box 41, Folder 1

1933.

Box 41, Folder 2

1934.

Box 42, Folder 13

Gangsters.

Box 42, Folder 16

McCoy, Horace.

Box 42, Folder 24

Vachss, Andrew.

 

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Box 41, Folder 3

RLS biographical data with photo.

Box 41, Folder 4

First edition title pages & 2 critical articles.

Box 41, Folder 5

Psychiatric articles.

Box 41, Folder 6

Some reviews of some performances.

Box 41, Folder 7

Graphic rendition of novel.

 

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Box 41, Folder 8

H.G. Wells biographical & critical articles & photograph.

Box 41, Folder 9

First edition title pages, contemporary reviews & data.

Box 41, Folder 10

Some performances.

Box 41, Folder 11

Some other first edition title pages.

Box 41, Folder 12

Articles on evolution (generally).

Box 41, Folder 13

Articles on the human brain.

Box 41, Folder 14

A small miscellany.

 

Count Dracula

Box 41, Folders 15-17

Clippings, 1971-1985

Box 41, Folder 15

1971-1974.

Box 41, Folder 16

1975-1977.

Box 41, Folder 17

1978-1979, 1981, 1985.

Box 41, Folder 18

First edition (photocopy), contemporary reviews, Dracula's Guest, map, etc.

Box 41, Folder 19

Blood & transfusion, teaching notes & Byron.

Box 41, Folder 20

Miscellaneous articles (photocopy) & poster.

Box 42, Folder 1

“Vampires, dwarves, and other witches among the Ontario Kashubs” by Jan L. Perkowski, 1972.

 

Frankenstein

Box 42, Folder 2

Miscellany of pop culture articles, etc.

Box 42, Folder 3

Reviews, first edition title pages & Mary Shelley's 1831 introduction.

Box 42, Folder 4

Three critical articles, ERH's notes of structure and map.

Box 42, Folder 5

“Spare parts.”

Box 42, Folder 6

ERH class notes & pertinent clippings (background).

Box 42, Folder 7

Hysteria.

 

Pulps

Box 42, Folder 11

Brand, Max.

 

History

Box 43, Folder 1

Los Angeles - Life (August 1982) - Marilyn Monroe cover, 1982.