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Inventory of the Aldous Huxley Oral History Papers, 1985 -1990
HM 56877 - HM 56896  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Indexing: Subjects
  • Bibliography

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Aldous Huxley Oral History Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1985 -1990
    Collection number: HM 56877 - HM 56896
    Creator: Huxley, Aldous
    Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes (31 interview transcripts and 36 audio tapes.)
    Repository: The Huntington Library
    San Marino, California 91108
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    This collection was acquired from David K. Dunaway in three installments: April, 1989 (accession number 1456), March, 1990 (accession number 1529), and July, 1992 (accession number 1627).

    Access/Restrictions

    Collection is open to qualified researches by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information please go to following URL. 
    The following interviews are restricted (HM 56897 -HM 56907):

    (Subject indexing in the Finding Aid does not cover the restricted interviews.)
    Ellen Hovde
    2 interviews and 2 tapes
    Laura Huxley
    3 interviews and 2 tapes
    Matthew Huxley
    1 interview and 3 tapes
    Rosalind Rajagopal
    1 interview and 1 tape
    Claire White
    1 interview and 1 tape
    Jake Zeitlin
    2 interviews and 2 tapes

    Term of Use/Publication Rights

    Transcripts may be copied for research purposes. Tapes may nt be copied. Anyone wishing to quiote from or publish any of the interviews must obtain written permission frm the Huntington Libary Director and from the holder of the Liberary Rights:
    David K. Dunaway

    The University of New Mexico

    Department of English Language and Literature

    Humanities Building 217

    Albuguerque, NM 87131
    In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Aldous Huxley Oral History Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

    Access Points

    Bachardy, Don, 1934 -. Interviewee, 1989, Sep. 18. HM 56877.
    Bok, H. Abigail. Interviewee, 1989, Sep. 17. HM 56878.
    Field, Sidney, 1905 -1988. Interviewee, 1985, Aug. 13. HM 56879.
    Haulleville, Rose de. Interviewee, 1985, Aug. 11. HM 56881.
    Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -. Interviewee, 1985, July 5. HM 56882.
    Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -. Interviewee, 1985, June 2. HM 56884.
    Loos, Mary. Interviewee, 1986, July 10. HM 56889.
    Meredith, Burgess, 1908 -. Interviewee, 1986, Aug. 7. HM 56890.
    Mitchison, Naomi, 1897 -. Interviewee, 1990, June 19. HM 56891.
    Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906 -. Interviewee, 1985, Dec. 10. HM 56893.
    Audio cassettes
    Interviews
    Transcripts

    Biographical Note

    Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England on July 26, 1894, to a family distinguished in science, education and literature. He began writing while at Oxford University. With his first wife, Maria, he departed for California in 1937 and for a time wrote motion picture screenplays. After the death of Maria, Huxley married Laura Archera and together they explored the worlds of Eastern religion and drugs. Huxley died on November 22, 1963. His important novels include: Brave New World, The Gioconda Smile, The Doors of Perception, and Brave New World Revisited. He also published poetry and collections of essays. While in California he wrote the scenario for Pride and Prejudice with Jane Murfin (1940) and the treatment for Madame Curie (1943), both for M-G-M. In 1944 he wrote the scenario for 20th Century-Fox's Jane Eyre.

    Indexing: Subjects

    Acosta, Mercedes de, 1893-1968. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Arno, Peter. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884).
    Bates Method of orthoptics. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885), (HM 56886), (HM 56887)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Bedford, Sybille, 1911 -. In Halsey, Dorris (HM 56880)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894).
    Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Bok, Curtis, 1897-1962. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885).
    Bok, Derek Curtis. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881).
    Brett, Dorothy, 1883-1977. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892).
    Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977. In Halsey, Dorris (HM 56880)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Collier, Constance, 1878-1955. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Cukor, George Dewey, 1899 -. In Barchardy, Don, 1934 -(HM 56877)

    In Halsey, Dorris (HM 56880)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56887)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894).
    Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881).
    Disney, Walt, 1901 -1966. In Halsey, Dorris (HM 56880).
    Garbo, Greta, 1905 -. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56887)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Garrett, Eileen Jeanette Lyttle, 1893-1970. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883).
    Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Gertler, Mark, 1891-1939. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Goddard, Paulette. In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Meredith, Burgess, 1908 -(HM 56890).
    Graves, Robert, 1895 -. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Hallucinogenic drugs. In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56886).
    Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experiences. In Barchardy, Don, 1934 -(HM 56877)

    In Bok, H. Abigail (56878)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56886)

    In Mitchison, Naomi, 1897 -(HM 56891)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894), (HM 56895)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Haulleville, Rose de. In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892).
    Heard, Gerald, 1889-1971. In Barchardy, Don, 1934 -(HM 56877)

    In Bok, H. Abigail (HM 56878)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Le Put, Marie (HM 56888)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906 -(HM 56893)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894).
    Hepburn, Audrey, 1929 -. In Barchardy, Don, 1934 -(HM 56877).
    Hovde, Ellen. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883).
    Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Meredith, Burgess, 1908 -(HM 56890).
    Hubble, Grace Burke, d. 1980. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Le Put, Marie (HM 56888)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Hughes, Howard, 1905-1976. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896-(HM 56882)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Mitchison, Naomi, 1897 -(HM 56891)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894).
    Huxley, Laura Archera. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Le Put, Marie (HM 56888)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894), (HM 56895)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Huxley, Matthew. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Huxley, Maria. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885), (HM 56887)

    In Le Put, Marie (HM 56888); Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Meredith, Burgess, 1908 -(HM 56890)

    In Mitchison, Naomi, 1897 -(HM 56891)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894), (HM 56895)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -. In Barchardy, Don, 1934 -(HM 56877)

    In Bok, H. Abigail (HM 56878)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Meredith, Burgess, 1908 -(HM 56890)

    In Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906 -(HM 56893)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Kiskadden, Peggy. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Le Put, Marie (HM 56888).
    Krishnamurti, J., 1895 -. In Field, Sidney, 1905-1988 (HM 56879)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Wessburg, Sigfried (HM 56896).
    Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881).
    Lawrence, Frieda von Richthofen, 1879-1956. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906 -(HM 56893).
    Leary, Timothy Francis, 1920 -. In Field, Sidney, 1905-1988 (HM 56879).
    Litvak, Anatole, 1902-1974. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Loos, Anita, 1894-1981. In Halsey, Dorris (HM 56880)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885), (HM 56887)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894), (HM 56895).
    LSD (Drug). In Field, Sidney, 1905-1988 (HM 56879)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56886), (HM 56887).
    Marijuana. In Huxley, Mark Trevenen (HM 56883).
    Mescaline. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56886), (HM 56887)

    In Mitchison, Naomi, 1897 -(HM 56891)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894).
    Morrell, Ottoline Violet Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, Lady, 1873-1938. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889)

    In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892).
    Ogden, C.K. (Charles Kay), 1889-1957. In Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906 -(HM 56893).
    Pacifism. In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885), (HM 56887)

    In Mitchison, Naomi, 1897 -(HM 56891)

    In Wendel, Betty (HM 56894).
    Pascal, Gabriel, 1894-1954. In Halsey, Dorris (HM 56880).
    Rajagopal, Rosalind. In Field, Sidney, 1905-1988 (HM 56879)

    In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885).
    Rhine, J.B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Sale, Richard, 1911 -. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).

    Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885).
    Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Stravinsky, Igor, 1892-1971. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885), (HM 56887)

    In Le Put, Marie (HM 56888)

    In Meredith, Burgess, 1908 -(HM 56890).
    Thalberg, Irving G., 1899-1936. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Vidor, King, 1894-1982. In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Viertel, Salka. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56887)

    In Loos, Mary (HM 56889).
    Wessberg, Sigfried. In Haulleville, Rose de (HM 56881).
    White, Claire. In Neveux, Jeanne (HM 56892).
    Wood, Christopher, 1911 -. In Bok, H. Abigail (HM 56878)

    In Isherwood, Christopher, 1904 -(HM 56884)

    In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885).
    Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. In Huxley, Juliette, 1896 -(HM 56882).
    Zeitlin, Jake, 1902 -. In Kiskadden, Peggy (HM 56885)

    In Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906 -(HM 56893).

    Bibliography

    • Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol 100. ed. Robert Beum (Detroit: Gale Research Inc.), pp. 127 -138.
    • Twentieth Century Authors, A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Literature. Eds. Stanley J. Kuntiz and Howard Haycraft (New York: The H.W. Wilson Co.), pp. 698 -699.