Scope and Content
Title: Daniel Mainwaring Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-ca. 1970
Collection number: 111
Origination: Mainwaring, Daniel, 1902-1977
Extent: 16 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Shelf location: Held at SRLF. Please contact the Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.
Restrictions on Use
Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish
or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Daniel Mainwaring Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 1970. (Collection 111). Performing Arts Special Collections, Young Research Library,
University of California, Los Angeles.
Daniel Geoffrey Homes Mainwaring was born Feb. 27, 1902 in Oakland, CA; educated at Fresno College; worked as a journalist
for various newspapers; joined Warner Bros. publicity department (1934) later moving to RKO; author of popular action novels
since the 1930s, he began screenwriting in the early 1940s; many of his works are under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Homes; his
many screen credits include Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, The Last Outpost, and Against All Odds; died Jan. 31, 1977 in
Los Angeles, CA.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of materials related to the career of screenwriter and novelist Daniel Mainwaring. Includes script materials
for 9 produced motion pictures, drafts and rewrites of projects, episodes for several television series, fictional writings,
and personal and biographical material. Some materials may carry Mainwaring's pseudonym, Geoffrey Homes.
Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
Television writers--United States--Archival resources.