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Durham (Philip) Index and Bibliography collection
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Description
Philip Durham (1912-1977) was a professor in the English department at UCLA (1953-77), and a Fulbright professor of American literature (1955-56). The collection consists of Professor Philip Durham's indexes of various pulp magazines and the beginnings of several bibliographies, a history of Black mask and a Dashiell Hammett bibliography.
Background
Durham was born February 7, 1912 in Portland, Oregon; BS, Linfield College, 1935; MA, Claremont Graduate School, 1946; Ph.D, Northwestern University, 1949; faculty member, Elmhurst College, 1949-51; instructor (1953-55), assistant professor (1955-61), associate professor (1961-66), professor (1966-76), and professor emeritus (1976-77), UCLA Department of English; Fulbright professor of American literature, University of Helsinki (1955-56); wrote several books, including American fiction in Finland (with Tauno F. Mustanoja, 1960), Down these mean streets a man must go: Raymond Chandler's knight (1963), The Negro cowboys (with Everett Jones, 1965), and The western story: fact, fiction, and myth (1975); died March 27, 1977.
Extent
5.5 Linear Feet (11 boxes and 1 oversize box)
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
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