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Finding Aid for the John Gilmore papers, 1965-
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Description
John Gilmore (1935- ) was a instructor in creative writing at Antioch College/West and Glendora College (1974-76) and a author. The collection contains research materials for manuscripts and published copies of Gilmore's works, including the Tucson murders, The garbage people, Blowout, and the screenplay, Indiana twilight. Also contains photographs, clippings, diary entries, correspondence, and publicity materials.
Background
Gilmore was born on July 5, 1935 in Los Angeles; became a child actor in Hollywood during the 1940s; attended New York University; BA, Antioch College, 1955; later became a leading man, acting in film, television, and on the New York stage; instructor in creative writing at Antioch College/West and Glendora College, 1974-76; won New York Circle Award for Poetry, 1967, and Southwest Literary Award in 1976 for his novel, Blowout; other publications include Overpass blues (1967), The Tucson murders (1970), The garbage people (1971), The real James Dean (1975), and Night shark (1975).
Extent
26 boxes (13.0 linear ft.) and 2 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.