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Finding Aid for the Max Brand Stories, 1917-1963
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Description
Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), best known as Max Brand, was an author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940). He also wrote spy and crime novels under the pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler including Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels. The collection consists of stories clipped from pulp magazines written by Faust under his various pseudonyms.
Background
Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, Washington on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harper's at Santa Maria Infante, Italy, May 12, 1944.
Extent
8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.