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Finding Aid for the Joseph Foster Papers, 1936-1954
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Foster Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1954
    Collection number: 682
    Creator: Foster, Joseph O'Kane, 1898-
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Joseph O'Kane Foster (1898- ) was a writer and consultant for a BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence, editor for the Wisconsin Literary Magazine, a contributor to Atlantic Monthly and other journals as well. He also wrote many books. The collection consists of holographic and typescript literary manuscripts by Foster. Includes a letter to William Clark Powell and Foster autobiographical material.
    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 Joseph Foster, 1957, 1975.
    • Joseph Foster, 1986, bequest.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph Foster Papers (Collection 682). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470417 

    Biography

    Joseph O'Kane Foster was born June 27, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois; attended University of Wisconsin (1915-19); reporter, Milwaukee Sentinel (1918); editorial staff member, Chicago Evening American (1920-21); writer and consultant for BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence; editor, Wisconsin Literary Magazine; contributor to Atlantic Monthly and other journals; published books include: In the Night Did I Sing (1942), A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles (1952), Street of the Barefoot Lovers (1953), Time to Embrace (1955), Stephana (1959), and D.H. Lawrence in Taos (1972).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of holographic and typescript literary manuscripts by Joseph Foster. Includes a letter to William Clark Powell and Foster autobiographical material.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. In the Night Did I Sing (Boxes 1-2).
    2. The Great Montezuma (Box 6).
    3. A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles (Boxes 3,5).
    4. The Street of Barefoot Lovers (Boxes 2-3).
    5. Time to Embrace (Boxes 3-4).
    6. Chapter from book on D.H. Lawrence (Box 6).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Foster, Joseph O'Kane, 1898- --Archives.
    Authors, American 20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.