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Weaver (John Downing) papers
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Description
Collection consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, proofs, publications, clippings, and scrapbooks of author John Downing Weaver.
Background
Weaver was born February 4, 1912 in Washington, DC; attended Georgetown University, 1928-29; AB, College of William and Mary, 1932; AM, George Washington University, 1933; worked for various federal agencies, including the National Recovery Administration, 1933-35; was also reporter, feature writer, book reviewer, and copy editor, Kansas City star, 1935-40; contributed articles, short stories, and book reviews to magazines; also wrote novels and non-fiction; published works include: Wind before rain (1942), Another such victory (1948), Warren : the man, the Court, the era (1967), The Brownsville raid : the story of America's "black Dreyfus affair" (1970), Los Angeles : the enormous village (1980).
Extent
296.5 Linear Feet (548 boxes, 1 carton, 21 oversize)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.
Availability
Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.