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Wesley Ruggles papers
PASC 261  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID

  • Title: Wesley Ruggles papers
    Collection number: PASC 261
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940s-ca. 1960s
    Abstract: Wesley Ruggles, brother of Charles Ruggles, started his film career as a Keystone Cop and supporting comedy player ca. 1914. The collection consists treatments for television and film projects, synopses, and scripts and correspondence.
    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.
    Creator: Ruggles, Wesley

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Mrs. Wesley Ruggles; 1976.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Wesley Ruggles Papers (Collection PASC 261). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Wesley Ruggles was born June 11, 1889 in LA, CA and is the brother of Charles Ruggles; he started his film career as a Keystone Cop and supporting comedy player ca. 1914; he appeared in Chaplin shorts such as The bank (1915) and Triple trouble (1918); his directing career spanned 1918-46 and he is best known for Silk stockings, Cimarron, and I'm no angel; he died in 1972.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of material related to the career of Wesley Ruggles. Includes treatments for television and film projects, synopses, story ideas, scripts and correspondence.

    Organization and Arrangement

    There is no organization to the collection.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4857379 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ruggles, Wesley, 1889-1972--Archives
    Motion picture directors and producers--Archival resources