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Finding Aid for the Robert Nathan papers, 1924-1982
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography/History
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Nathan papers
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1982
    Collection number: 1471
    Creator: Nathan, Robert, 1894-
    Extent: 18 boxes (9 linear ft.) and 1 carton
    Abstract: Robert Nathan (1894-1985) was a poet and novelist. Many of his novels were adapted to the screen. The collection consists of manuscript versions of poetry, verse, short stories, novels and screenplays by Nathan.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
    • Gift of Robert Nathan, 1952-1979.
    • Kenneth Karmiole, purchase, 1986.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Nathan papers (Collection Number 1471). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Robert Nathan was born January 2, 1894 in New York; published first novel in 1919 and first of ten volumes of poetry, Youth Grows Old, in 1922; most popular novels include One More Spring, The Bishop's Wife, and Portrait of Jennie, all of which were adapted to the screen; screenplays include The Clock and Pagan Love Song; stage plays include Music at Evening and Susan and the Stranger; died in Los Angeles, May 25, 1985.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscript versions of poetry, verse, short stories, novels and screenplays by Nathan. Includes The Weans, Heaven and Hell, Portrait of Jennie, and The Megas Factor.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Nathan, Robert, 1894- --Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Film scripts.