Scope and Content
Title: Achmed Abdullah Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1945
Collection number: 419
Abdullah, Achmed, 1881-1945
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Achmed Abdullah (1881-1945) wrote screenplays, novels, plays and short stories. The collection consists of typescripts of
screenplays, novels, plays, and short stories written by Abdullah.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special
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Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Laura Wilck, agent.
[Identification of item], Achmed Abdullah Papers (Collection 419). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Born Nadir Khan-Romanoffski in Yalta, Crimea, 1881, and educated at Eton, École le Grand, Oxford, and the Sorbonne; he became
a naturalized British subject and served in the British and British-Indian Army; his many writing credits include
Bucking the Tiger,
The Remittance Woman, and
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer; he lived the later years of his life in the U.S.; he died May 12, 1945.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of typescripts of screenplays, novels, plays, and short stories related to the career of writer Achmed
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Abdullah, Achmed, 1881-1945--Archives.