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Finding Aid for the Stanley A. Wolpert Papers, 1960-1962
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stanley A. Wolpert Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1962
    Collection number: 768
    Creator: Wolpert, Stanley A., 1927-
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Stanley Albert Wolpert was a professor of history at UCLA, and served as the department chair (1968- ). The collection consists of an early typescript with holograph corrections, galley proofs and a revised typescript with extensive holograph and editorial corrections of Wolpert's novel Nine hours to Rama.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of 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, Department of 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 Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of 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. Stanley Wolpert, 1962.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanley A. Wolpert Papers (Collection 768). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234021 


    Stanley Albert Wolpert was born on December 23, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York; BA, City College of New York, 1953; AM (1955) and Ph.D (1959), University of Pennsylvania; instructor (1959-60), assistant professor (1960-63), associate professor (1963-66), and in 1967 professor of history, UCLA; also served, beginning in 1968, as department chair; won Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA, 1975; published books include Aboard the flying swan (1954), Tilak and Gokhale: revolution and reform in the making of modern India (1962), Nine hours to Rama (1962), India (1965), Morley and India, 1906-1910 (1967), The expedition (1968), An error of judgment (1970), A new history of India (1976), Roots of confrontation in South Asia: Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and the Superpowers (1982), Jinnah of Pakistan: a life (1984), and Nehru: a tryst with destiny (1996).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of galley proofs and a revised typescript with extensive holograph and editorial corrections of Stanley Wolpert's novel Nine hours to Rama. Includes the typescript with holograph corrections of the same novel under its original title, Day of darkness.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Wolpert, Stanley A., 1927- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Department of History--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Historians--United States--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.