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Finding Aid for the Nancy Lee Hall Papers, 1944-1992, bulk 1958-1992
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Nancy Lee Hall Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1992, bulk 1958-1992
    Collection number: 273
    Creator: Hall, Nancy Lee
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.) 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Nancy Lee Hall (1923- ) was born in Rochester, New York. She was a design craftsperson (1964), drama teacher in the San Diego Unified Public Schools (1968) and a social worker at the Alcoholism Counseling and Education Center (1972). She also wrote books, plays and poems. The collection consists of Nancy Hall's manuscripts, correspondence, published materials, notes, research materials, photographs, clippings, cassette tapes, and videotapes.
    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 Nancy Lee Hall, 1992.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Nancy Lee Hall Papers (Collection 273). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470722 


    Hall was born on June 6, 1923 in Rochester, New York; became a design craftsperson for Marine Engineering in 1964; drama teacher, San Diego Unified Public Schools, 1968; social worker, Alcoholism Counseling and Education Center, 1972; wrote A True Story of a Drunken Mother (1974) and True Story of a Single Mother (1982); also wrote plays later produced, including The Freezer, Hut 64, The Room, Babes in Evil, Lost, and What Shall It Profit?

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, published materials, notes, research materials, photographs, clippings, cassette tapes, and videotapes of writer Nancy Lee Hall. Includes unpublished plays, poems, and articles, as well as manuscripts for A True Story of a Drunken Mother (1974) and True Story of a Single Mother (1982), as well as manuscripts of many plays, later produced.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Unpublished materials (Boxes 1,3).
    2. Published materials (Boxes 2,9).
    3. Notes (Boxes 3-6).
    4. Correspondence (Boxes 6-7).
    5. Biographical (Box 8).
    6. Research materials (Box 9).
    7. Miscellaneous newspapers and magazines (carton).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hall, Nancy Lee--Archives.
    Women authors, American--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Women dramatists--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Online resources.