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Finding Aid for the William Brandon Papers, 1936-1997
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Description
William Edward Brandon (1914- ) was a visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts (1966-67), California State University, Los Angeles (1970-71), and California State University, Long Beach (1970-71, 1974-75). He wrote short stories, screenplays and books including The Dangerous Dead (1943), The Men and the Mountain (1955), The American Heritage Book of Indians (1961), The Magic World (1971), and The Last Americans (1971). The collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, periodicals containing material by Brandon, and ephemera.
Background
William Edward Brandon was born on September 21, 1914 in Kokomo, Indiana; attended public schools in Indiana and New Mexico; visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts (1966-67), California State University, Los Angeles (1970-71), and California State University, Long Beach (1970-71, 1974-75); author of The dangerous dead (1943), The men and the mountain (1955), The American Heritage book of Indians (1961), The magic world (1971), and The last Americans (1971); moved to France, translating works from French, Latin and Greek; author of two screenplays and of several hundred stories, anthologized in many collections.
Extent
129 boxes (64.5 linear ft.) and 13 oversize boxes
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
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.