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Guide to the Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on B. Traven
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on B. Traven
    Date (inclusive): 1977-2012
    Date (bulk): 2002-2008
    Collection Number: 280
    Creator: Hutchinson, Hutchinson, Heidi L., 1952-
    Extent: 1.0 linear feet (2 document boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains press clippings, printouts, and other material regarding research conducted on B. Traven by Heidi L. Hutchinson, librarian in the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Libraries' Cataloging and Metadata Services Department. Includes material on Hutchinson’s online exhibit of B. Traven material as well as articles by other B. Traven researchers.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item]. Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on B. Traven, Collection 280. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Information unavailable.

    Processing History

    Processed by Heidi L. Hutchinson, 2012.

    Biography

    Heidi L. Hutchinson, librarian in the University of California, Riverside Libraries' Cataloging and Metadata Services Department, served as Special Collections Cataloger and Curator of The B. Traven Collections in Special Collections & Archives from 2002-2012. She was responsible for creating and mounting online the finding aids for the various B. Traven-related archival collections and also for answering questions and fulfilling requests for B. Traven scholars worldwide.
    B. Traven was the pseudonym for an internationally famous writer who guarded his identity with jealousy and determination throughout his life, creating one of the greatest literary puzzles of the 20th century. Other names he went by in his lifetime are Traven Torsvan, Hal Croves, and Ret Marut. His twelve novels, the best known of which are The Death Ship and the Treasure of the Sierra Madre, and many short stories have been translated into numerous languages. Films have been made of his the Treasure of the Sierra Madre, White Rose, Macario, The Death Ship, and Rebellion of the Hanged. He died in March 1969 in Mexico City, Mexico.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains press clippings, printouts, and other material regarding research conducted on B. Traven by Heidi L. Hutchinson, librarian in the University of California, Riverside UCR) Libraries' Cataloging and Metadata Services Department. Includes material on Hutchinson’s online exhibit of B. Traven material as well as articles by other B. Traven researchers.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into five series. The series arrangement is as follows:
    • Series 1. FInding aids for the The B. Traven Collections, 1985-2008.
    • Series 2. Website index for the The B. Traven Collections, 2008-2009.
    • Series 3. Exhibitions on B. Traven, 2006-2007.
    • Series 4. Correspondence regarding The B. Traven Collections, 2002-2012.
    • Series 5. Articles on B. Traven, 1977-2012.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Traven, B.
    University of California, Riverside. Dept. of Special Collections.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Correspondence.
    Printouts.
    Typescripts.