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Finding Aid for the John Houghton Allen Papers, 1955-1962
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Houghton Allen Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1962
    Collection number: 864
    Creator: Allen, John Houghton
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Collection consists of typescripts of manuscripts by John Houghton Allen presented to Lawrence Clark Powell as well as two letters from Allen to Powell.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Dr. Lawrence Powell, 1965.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Houghton Allen Papers (Collection 864). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230311 


    The collection consists of essays, novels, short stories and an anthology of poetry written by John Houghton Allen and presented to Lawrence Clark Powell.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of typescripts of manuscripts by John Houghton Allen presented to Lawrence Clark Powell. Includes An anthology of poetry (privately printed for Allen), Essays in Biography: Four Latin American Studies, The Hardest Game, The Old Harry and Other Stories, and Tales of the Border. Also includes two letters from Allen to Powell.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Authors--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.