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Finding Aid for the Charles B. Gullans Papers, 1962-1975
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles B. Gullans Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1975
    Collection number: 2101
    Creator: Gullans, Charles B.
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Charles Bennett Gullans (1929-1993) was a poet, bibliographer, and an English and creative writing professor at UCLA from 1961 until his death. He also founded the Symposium Press in 1978. The collection consists of Gullans' literary manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, a magazine, and related material including manuscript and page proofs for his book titled, Arrivals and departures (1962), materials relating to Gullans' work on a UCLA library exhibit, and a copy of a poetry magazine containing some of his poems.
    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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Charles B. Gullans.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles B. Gullans Papers (Collection 2101). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Charles Bennett Gullans was born May 5, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; BA (1948) and MA (1951), University of Minnesota; Ph.D, Stanford, 1956; assistant professor of English, University of Washington, 1955-61; taught English and creative writing at UCLA from 1961 until his death; founded Symposium Press in 1978; his translations of poetry include The wrong side of the rug (1986), and he compiled bibliographies of the works of Scottish poet Robert Aytoun and contemporary poets Turner Cassity and J.V. Cunningham; wrote seven volumes of poetry between 1962 and 1990, including Moral poems (1957), Arrivals and departures (1962), Many houses (1981), and Letter from Los Angeles (1990); died March 30, 1993 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, a magazine, and related material of Charles Gullans, former UCLA professor of English and a published poet. Includes manuscript and page proofs for his book titled, Arrivals and departures (1962), materials relating to Gullans' work on a UCLA library exhibit, and a copy of a poetry magazine containing some of the author's poems.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Gullans, Charles B.--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of English $x Faculty--Archival resources.
    Poets, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.