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Finding Aid for the Paul Alexander Bartlett Papers, 1923-1990
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Alexander Bartlett Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1990
    Collection number: 2106
    Creator: Bartlett, Paul Alexander
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Paul Alexander Bartlett (1909- ) was born in Moberly, Missouri, and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was an instructor in creative writing at Georgia State College (1955) and editor of publications at the University of California Santa Barbara (1964-70). Bartlett contributed short stories and poetry to magazines and anthologies. His published books include: Adios, mi México, and When the Owl Cries. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, published works, ephemera, diaries, photograph albums and genealogy materials of Paul Alexander Bartlett. Correspondents include John Dos Passos, James Michener, Upton Sinclair, and Frank Tannenbaum.
    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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Paul Alexander Bartlett, 1981 & 1984.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Paul Alexander Bartlett Papers (Collection 2106). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230361 

    Biography

    Bartlett was born on June 13, 1909 in Moberly, Missouri, and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; BA, Oberlin College, 1932; also attended University of Arizona, and later studied art at the National University of Mexico and in Guadalajara; instructor in creative writing, Georgia State College, 1955; editor of publications, University of California Santa Barbara, 1964-70; contributed short stories and poetry to magazines and anthologies; published books include Adios, mi México, and When the Owl Cries.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, published works, ephemera, diaries, photograph albums and genealogy materials of writer Paul Alexander Bartlett. Correspondents include John Dos Passos, James Michener, Upton Sinclair, and Frank Tannenbaum.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Manuscripts by PAB and related material (Boxes 1-2).
    2. Correspondence (Boxes 2,8).
    3. Journals by PAB (Boxes 3-5).
    4. Poetry and miscellaneous prose by PAB, photograph albums, genealogy material (Box 6).
    5. Unpublished writings (Boxes 6-7).
    6. Published writings (Boxes 7-9).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Bartlett, Paul Alexander--Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Diaries.
    Manuscripts for publication.

    Related Material

    Paul Alexander Bartlett Collection of Submissions to the Literary Annual, Workshop (Collection 926)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.