Finding Aid for the Charles B. Gullans Papers, 1962-1975

Processed by Lilace Hatayama; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Charles B. Gullans Papers, 1962-1975

Collection number: 2101

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Lilace Hatayama, July 1981
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles B. Gullans Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1962-1975
Collection number: 2101
Creator: Gullans, Charles B.
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Charles Bennett Gullans (1929-1993) was a poet, bibliographer, and an English and creative writing professor at UCLA from 1961 until his death. He also founded the Symposium Press in 1978. The collection consists of Gullans' literary manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, a magazine, and related material including manuscript and page proofs for his book titled, Arrivals and departures (1962), materials relating to Gullans' work on a UCLA library exhibit, and a copy of a poetry magazine containing some of his poems.
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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Charles B. Gullans.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles B. Gullans Papers (Collection 2101). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470694 

Biography

Charles Bennett Gullans was born May 5, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; BA (1948) and MA (1951), University of Minnesota; Ph.D, Stanford, 1956; assistant professor of English, University of Washington, 1955-61; taught English and creative writing at UCLA from 1961 until his death; founded Symposium Press in 1978; his translations of poetry include The wrong side of the rug (1986), and he compiled bibliographies of the works of Scottish poet Robert Aytoun and contemporary poets Turner Cassity and J.V. Cunningham; wrote seven volumes of poetry between 1962 and 1990, including Moral poems (1957), Arrivals and departures (1962), Many houses (1981), and Letter from Los Angeles (1990); died March 30, 1993 in Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, a magazine, and related material of Charles Gullans, former UCLA professor of English and a published poet. Includes manuscript and page proofs for his book titled, Arrivals and departures (1962), materials relating to Gullans' work on a UCLA library exhibit, and a copy of a poetry magazine containing some of the author's poems.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Gullans, Charles B.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of English $x Faculty--Archival resources.
Poets, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Arrivals and Departures. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota [1962]

Creator/Collector: Gullans, Charles Bennet.
 

Worksheets; Comp[lete] & Incomp[lete] [for Poems Published in Arrivals and Departures]

Box 1, Folder 1

Numbers 1-5, 7-16.

Physical Description: 107 leaves. Holograph, typescript.
Box 1, Folder 2

Numbers 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25-27, 29, 30, 32, 35, 36, 38, 39, 41.

Physical Description: 125 leaves. Holograph and typescript.
Box 1, Folder 3

Numbers 42-29.

Physical Description: 133 leaves. Holograph and typescript.
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence regarding Arrivals and Departures. v.p., 1957-1963.

Physical Description: 124 items. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Frederick Morgan ( The Hudson Review), Marcia Strout (University of Minnesota, University Press), Hugh Dick, Franklin D. Murphy and Robert Vosper (UCLA), and excerpts from readers' comments by James Dickey and James Wright.
Box 1, Folder 5

Page proofs.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Sample pages. 6 leaves.
  • [Page proofs]. 16 leaves.
  • First page proofs. 49 leaves.
  • Author's 1st page proofs. 70 leaves.
  • Office set-2nd page proofs. 42 leaves.
  • Office set-3rd page proofs. 16 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 6

Mockup for Arrivals and Departures.

Physical Description: 74 leaves. Typescript with printer's marks.

Scope and Content Note

With proof sheets for dustjacket. 3 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 7

Ephemera re Arrivals and Departures.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

The Decorative Designers, 1895-1932. An essay by Charles Gullans and John Espey.

Creator/Collector: Gullans, Charles and Espey, John.
Physical Description: 9pp. Multilith. With 1 leaf ephemera.

Scope and Content Note

For An Exhibition of the Work of Lee Thayer, Henry Thayer, and Jay Chambers. October 19 to November 21, 1970, in the College Library. Los Angeles University of California, 1970.
Box 1, Folder 9

The Decorative Designers, 1895-1932. An essay by Charles Gullans and John Espey.

Creator/Collector: Gullans, Charles and Espey, John.
Physical Description: 10pp. Multilith.

Scope and Content Note

A guide to the exhibition cases in the Rotunda of the College Library and in the Department of Special Collections, by Charles B. Gullans. Los Angeles [1970].
Box 1, Folder 10

Leda and the swan, Times Literary Supplement, no.3167 (November 9, 1962).

Creator/Collector: Gullans, Charles B.
Physical Description: p.864. Clipping.
Box 1, Folder 11

Marilyn. A magazine of new poetry. Claremont, California. vol.1 (Autumn 1975).

Scope and Content Note

Poems by Charles Gullans appear on pages 20 (In Memoriam: A.Y.W.) and 43 (Holy Charlie's Prayer).
Box 1, Folder 12

Letters to various persons. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.