Scope and Content
Title: Elliot Paul Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
Collection number: 473
Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Elliot Paul (1891-1958) was a journalist for European editions of American newspapers, co-founded the literary review,
Transition (1927) in Paris, and a screenwriter. The collection consists of screenplays and proof sheets of books by Paul including
Conspiracy in jazz,
Long live everybody,
Singing in the wilderness,
I'll hate myself in the morning,
Summer in December, and
With a Hays nonny nonny (by Elliot Paul and Luis Quintanilla).
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.
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
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], Elliot Paul Papers (Collection 473). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Paul was born on February 11, 1891 in Malden, Massachusetts; attended University. of Maine, 1908-9; became statehouse correspondent
in Boston; fought in World War I; quit job as journalist to write a novel; moved to Paris in the summer of 1923, working for
the European edition of the
Chicago tribune; co-founded the literary review,
Transition, in 1927 in Paris; worked for European edition of the
New York herald tribune; spent five years in Spain before returning to Paris after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War; returned to the U.S. at
the beginning of World War II; became a screenwriter in Hollywood; published works include:
The life and death of a Spanish town (1937),
The stars and stripes forever (1939),
The last time I saw Paris (1942), and
Springtime in Paris (1950); he died on April 7, 1958 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of screenplays and proof sheets of books by Paul. Includes original story of
Conspiracy in jazz, and first draft of screenplay; story outline and drafts of
Long live everybody; script of
Singing in the wilderness; uncorrected proofs of
I'll hate myself in the morning and
Summer in December; and
With a Hays nonny nonny, by Elliot Paul and Luis Quintanilla.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958--Archives.
Authors, American--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.