Finding Aid for the Max Brand Stories, 1917-1963

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Finding Aid for the Max Brand Stories, 1917-1963

Collection number: 1284

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA

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  • UCLA Library Special Collections staff
  • UCLA Library 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Max Brand Stories,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1963
Collection number: 1284
Creator: Brand, Max, 1892-1944
Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert Easton, 1977.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Max Brand Stories (Collection 1284). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709459 

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of stories written by Frederick Schiller Faust under his various pseudonyms: Max Brand, George Owen Baxter, Martin Dexter, John Frederick, Peter Moreland, David Manning, Evan Evans, George Challis, and Dennis Lawton. Most of the stories were clipped from pulp magazines.

Scope and Content

A collection of stories written for pulp magazines by Faust under his pseudonyms: Max Brand, George Owen Baxter, Martin Dexter, John Frederick, Peter Moreland, David Manning, Evan Evans, George Challis, and Dennis Lawton. The collection is arranged chronologically and many of the stories have been clipped out of various pulps.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Collection arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Brand, Max, 1892-1944--Archives.
Faust, Frederick Schiller, 1892-1944--Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
American fiction--20th century.
Western stories.


Container List

 

1917-1921

 

1917

Box 1

The Gambler and the Stake. Short story. All-Story Weekly, April 28.

Creator/Collector: Faust.
Box 1

The Sole Survivor. Novelette. All-Story Weekly, September 15.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

Dragon Teeth. Poem. All-Story Weekly, September 22.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

The Sword Lover. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-23). Argosy, November 10.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1918

Box 1

Silence. Poem. All-Story Weekly, April 27.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

A Rendezvous with Death. Novelette. All-Story Weekly, May 18.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

John Ovington Returns. Short story. All-Story Weekly, June 8.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

Above the Law. Novelette. All-Story Weekly, August 31.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

Bad-Eye, His Life and Letters. Short story. All-Story Weekly, October 19.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1919

Box 1

That Receding Brow. Novelette. All-Story Weekly, February 15.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

That Laughter of Slim Malone. Short story. All-Story Weekly, June 14.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

The Fear of Morgan the Fearless. Short story. All-Story Weekly, June 28.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

It Was Like This---. Short story. All-Story Weekly, August 30.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

The House that Steve Built. Short story. All-Story Weekly, September 27.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1920

Box 1

Pride of Tyson. Serial (incomplete, part 4 of 6). Argosy All-Story Weekly, July 24.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 1

The Ghost. Short story. Argosy All-Story Weekly, July 24.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1921

Box 1

Donnegan. Serial (incomplete, chapters 37-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 16.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 1

Jerico's Garrison Finish. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, May 21.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 1

The Guide to Happiness. Serial (complete). Argosy All-Story Weekly, August 13, 20, 27, September 3, 10, 17.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 1

Sheriff Larrabee's Prisoner. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, December 3.

Creator/Collector: Dexter.
 

1921-1924

 

1921

Box 2

Black Jack. Serial (complete). Argosy All-Story Weekly, December 10.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1922

Box 2

The Fugitive's Mission. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, January 14.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

The One-Way Trail. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 4.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Three Who Paid. Serial (Incomplete, chapter 32-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 8.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

The Shadow of Silvertip. Serial (incomplete, chapters 24-29, 38-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 17.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Slumber Mountain. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, July 8.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 2

Old Carver Ranch. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-6) Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, August 26.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 2

Mountain Madness. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, August 26.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Joe White's Brand. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 14.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Without a Penny in the World. Novel. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 21.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
 

1923

Box 2

Hired Guns. Serial (incomplete, chapters 6-10, 21-25). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, March 10.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 2

Seven Trails to Romance. Serial (incomplete, part 1). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, September 1.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Wooden Guns. Serial (incomplete, chapters 30-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, September 15.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 2

The Stranger at the Gate. Serial (incomplete, parts 1-3 of 6) Argosy All-Story Weekly, November 3, 10, 17.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 2

The Whisperer of the Wilderness. Serial (incomplete, chapters 6-9, 17-22) Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, December 1.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
 

1924

Box 2

Train's Trust. Serial (incomplete, chapters 39-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, January 26.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Argentine. Serial (incomplete, chapters 29-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, May 31.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

The Gambler. Serial (incomplete, chapters 13-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 7.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 2

The Love of Danger. Serial (incomplete, chapters 6-16, 23-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, August 2.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 2

Larramee's Ranch. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-6, 8-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, September 13.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 2

Mountain Made. Serial (complete). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, December 13.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
 

1925-1930

 

1925

Box 3

Fire Brain. Serial (incomplete, chapters 21-25, 34-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, September 12.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 3

The White Cheyenne. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-7, 15-21, 28-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, December 12.

Creator/Collector: Moreland.
 

1926

Box 3

Bluejay. Serial (incomplete, chapters 23-26). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 20.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

The White Wolf. Serial (incomplete, chapters 13-17). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, March 6.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 3

Acres of Unrest. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-29). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 12.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

Western Tommy. Serial (incomplete, part 1). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, July 24.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 3

Trouble Trail. Serial (incomplete, chapters 29-end). Street & Smith's Story Magazine, August 28.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 3

The Border Bandit. Novelette. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, September 25.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

The Border Bandit's Indian Brother. Novelette. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 2.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

The Border Bandit's Prize. Novelette. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 9.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

The Iron Trail. Serial (incomplete, chapters 30-36). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 30.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1927

Box 3

Smiling Charlie. Serial (incomplete, chapters 23-29). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 12.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

Pleasant Jim. Serial (incomplete, chapters 29-35). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 22.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1928

Box 3

The Path to Plunder. Serial (incomplete, chapters 23-29). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, March 17.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

The Gun Tamer. Serial (incomplete, chapters 15-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 28.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 3

The Brass Man. Serial (incomplete, chapters 23-29). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 23.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 3

Silver Trail. Serial (incomplete, chapters 8-14, end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October 27.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

Singing Guns. Serial (incomplete, chapters 15-21). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, December 15.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
 

1930

Box 3

Twelve Peers. Serial (incomplete, chapters 22-29). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 1.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

Tiger's Den. Serial (incomplete, chapters 23-35, part 5). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, March 15, April 12.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 3

The Golden Coyote. Short story. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 12.

Creator/Collector: Manning.
Box 3

Happy Jack. Serial (incomplete, part 1, chapters 1-7, 15-22, 37-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 26.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
Box 3

White Hunger. Short story. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 26.

Creator/Collector: Manning.
Box 3

The Stingaree. Serial (incomplete, part 1). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 7.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 3

Back to His Own. Short story. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 7.

Creator/Collector: Manning.
 

1930-1934

 

1930

Box 4

Rippon Rides Double. Serial (incomplete, chapters 37-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, October l8.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 4

On Fortune's Back. Serial (incomplete, chapters 37-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, December 6.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
 

1931

Box 4

Valley Vultures. Serial (incomplete, chapters 29-35). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, May 30.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 4

The Rancher Returns. Serial (incomplete, chapters 6, 15-21). Street & Smith's Westeren Story Magazine, July 11.

Creator/Collector: Frederick
Box 4

Tramp Magic. Serial (incomplete, chapters 15-36). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, November 21.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1932

Box 4

Dogs of the Captain. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-7, 23-25). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, January 2.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 4

The Lightning Runner. Serial (incomplete, chapter 15-end). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, January 9.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 4

Speedy--Deputy. Novelette. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 13.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 4

Rancher's Legacy. Serial (complete). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 20.

Creator/Collector: Moreland.
Box 4

Seven-day Lawman. Novelette. Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 27.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 4

The Golden Spurs. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-36). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, March 26.

Creator/Collector: Manning.
Box 4

Lucky Larribee. Serial (incomplete, chapters 1-29). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, April 2.

Creator/Collector: Baxter.
 

1933

Box 4

Montana Rides. Serial (complete). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, January 14.

Creator/Collector: Evan.
Box 4

The White Indian. Serial (complete). Argosy, September 9.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1934

Box 4

The Tough Tenderfoot. Serial (complete). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, February 3.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 4

Brother of the Cheyennes. Serial (incomplete, parts 3-6 of 6). Argosy, March 31, April 7, 14, 21.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1934-1936

 

1934

Box 5

Valley of the Vanishing Men. Serial (complete). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, June 2.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

Man of the West. Serial (incomplete, chapters 31-37). Street & Smith's Western Story Magazine, November 10.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

The Firebrand. Serial (complete). Argosy, November 24, December 1.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
 

1935

Box 5

Spy! The Case of the Strange Villa. Short story. Detective Fiction, January 5.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

Spy! The Little Father of Death. Short story. Detective Fiction, January 12.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

Spy! The Case of the Scarred Back. Short story. Detective Fiction, January 26.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

The Great Betrayal. Serial (incomplete, parts 1, 3 of 3). Argosy, February 2, 16.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 5

Spy! Wings Over Moscow. Short story (incomplete). Detective Fiction, May 11.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

Spy! The Downfall. Short story. Detective Fiction, May 25.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

Claws of the Tigress. Novelette (incomplete). Argosy, July 14.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 5

The Blackbirds Sing. Serial (complete). Argosy, July 21, 27, August 4, 10, 17, 24.

Creator/Collector: Lawton.
Box 5

The Bait and the Trap. Short story. Argosy, August 4.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 5

The Sacred Valley. Serial (complete). Argosy, August 10, 17.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 5

The Pearls of Bonfadini. Short story. Argosy, August 24.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
 

1935-1937

 

1935

Box 6

Range Feud. Novel. Best Western Magazine, September.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 6

The Dew of Heaven. Serial (incomplete, parts 1-2 of 6). Argosy, September 7, 14.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 6

---Murder Me! Serial (incomplete, part 5). Detective Fiction, October 9.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1936

Box 6

The Streak. Serial (incomplete, part 1 of 6). Argosy, January 25.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 6

Big Game. Serial (complete). Argosy, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1937

Box 6

Viva! Viva! Short story. Argosy, January 2.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1937-1941

 

1937

Box 7

The American. Serial (complete). Argosy, February 27.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 7

War For Sale. Serial (complete). Argosy, April 24, May 1, 8, 15.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 7

The Smoking Land. Serial (incomplete, part 3 of 6). Argosy, June 12.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 7

The Champion. Short story. All-American Fiction, November.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1938

Box 7

The Bells of San Carlos. Short story. Argosy, April 30.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1939

Box 7

Half a Partner. Short story. Blue Book Magazine, March.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1940

Box 7

The Firebrand. Serial (complete). Cavalier Classics, July.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
Box 7

Senor Solo. Novel. Crack-Shot Western, August.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 7

The Ghost. Short story. Crack-Shot Western, August.

Creator/Collector: Frederick.
Box 7

A Blade for Borgia. Novelette. Cavalier Classics, September.

Creator/Collector: Challis.
 

1941

Box 7

The Sacking of El Dorado. Novelette. Crack-Shot Western, January.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1941-1953

 

1941

Box 8

The Man Who Goes Alone. Short story. Argosy, February 15.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 8

Luck of the Spindrift. Serial (complete). Blue Book Magazine, April.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 8

East Wind. Short story. Argosy, July 5.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1949

Box 8

Guns of the Lost Land. Novel. All-Story Western, January.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
Box 8

Hell Rides the Rio. Novel. All-Story Western, November.

Creator/Collector: Evans.
 

1951

Box 8

Sleeper Turns Horsethief. Novelette. Max Brand's Western Magazine, September.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1952

Box 8

Wine on the Desert. Short story. Max Brand's Western Magazine, May.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1953

Box 8

A Watch in the Wilderness. Novelette. Max Brand's Western Magazine, January.

Creator/Collector: Brand.
 

1963

Box 8

Hunted Riders. (3rd printing) Pocket Books, Incorporated.

Creator/Collector: Brand.