Scope and Content
Title: Robert Nathan papers
Date (inclusive): 1924-1982
Collection number: 1471
Nathan, Robert, 1894-
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
Language of the Material:
Materials are in English.
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.
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.
[Identification of item], Robert Nathan papers (Collection Number 1471). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, UCLA.
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
Heaven and Hell,
Portrait of Jennie, and
The Megas Factor.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Nathan, Robert, 1894- --Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.
Genres and Forms of Material