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Finding Aid for the Western Writers of America Records, 1952-
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Western Writers of America Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1952-
    Collection number: 837
    Creator: Western Writers of America
    Extent: 85 boxes (42.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-63, 65. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Western Writers of America Records (Collection 837). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233983 

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 1-63 and 65 include paperbacks, hard bound books, correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera by or relating to members of the Western Writers of America. Most of their works are westerns.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Western Writers of America--Archives.
    Western stories.

    Items Removed from Collection

    • Vultures in the sun. New York: The Macmillan Company,
      Date: c. 1963.
      Withdrawn (28 May 1965) & put into the Gordon D. Shirreffs Papers (Collection 876). Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
    • Randall, Clay. Amos Fragg Rides Out. A Fawcett Gold Medal Book K1677. Withdrawn 27 May 1965.