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Finding Aid for the Charles Gilman Norris Papers, 1921-1944
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Description
Charles Gilman Smith Norris (1881-1945) was a novelist, dramatist, and editor. His published works include Salt: or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass: a novel of marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig iron (1925), Seed, a novel of birth control (1930), Zest (1933), Hands (1935), Bricks without straw (1938), and Flint (1944). The collection consists of Norris' literary manuscripts, many with holographic corrections.
Background
Charles Gilman Smith Norris was born on April 23, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois; brother of writer Frank Norris; B.L., UC Berkeley, 1903; married writer Kathleen Thompson in 1909; became novelist, dramatist, and editor; assistant editor of Country life in America; circulation manager of Sunset magazine; art editor of American magazine (1908-13); published works include The amateur (1916), Salt: or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass: a novel of marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig iron (1925), Zelda Marsh (1927), Seed, a novel of birth control (1930), Zest (1933), Hands (1935), Bricks without straw (1938), and Flint (1944); he died on July 25, 1945 in Palo Alto, California.
Extent
5 boxes (2.5 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.