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Finding Aid for the George de Clyver Curtis Papers, 1904-1965
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Description
George de Clyver Curtis (1872-1966) was a homesteader in Lakeside (later called Ramona), California and a beekeeper. He wrote plays, poems, and books, including Bees' ways (1948) and Cats' tales and dogs' days (1955). The collection consists of Curtis' personal papers, diaries, photographs, correspondence, and a 1925 water color painting.
Background
Curtis was born in 1872 in Providence, Rhode Island and was brought up in New York City; graduated from Harvard, 1893; worked at the Astor Library; became a rancher in Arizona in his twenties, and then a homesteader in Lakeside (later called Ramona), California; became a beekeeper; wrote plays, poems, and books, including Bees' ways (1948) and Cats' tales and dogs' days (1955); he died in 1966.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.