Scope and Content
Title: Dan Luckenbill Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1945-
Collection number: 1484
Creator: Luckenbill, Dan
14 boxes (7.0 linear ft.)
Abstract: Daniel Walter Bernard Luckenbill (b.1945) began work at the UCLA Library (1970) and continues in the Manuscripts Division,
Department of Special Collections. He studied writing with Christopher Isherwood, John Rechy, and Elisabeth Nonas. His first
stories were published in the mid 1970s and anthologized in
On the line: new gay fiction (1980). He also edited and wrote several exhibit catalogs for the UCLA Library. Boxes 1-14 include research material, notes,
drafts, manuscripts, publications, correspondence, research material, and business correspondence from writers and editors.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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 Access
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-14. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed,
in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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.
[Identification of item], Dan Luckenbill Papers (Collection 1484). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Daniel Walter Bernard Luckenbill was born in Decatur, Illinois, March 25, 1945; moved to Los Angeles in 1964; BA, University
of California, Los Angeles (1966); commissioned 2LT, U.S. Army (Field Artillery) 1967, with two campaigns in Viet Nam, 1968-69);
began work at the UCLA Library (1970) and continues in the Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections; studied
writing with Christopher Isherwood, John Rechy, and Elisabeth Nonas; first stories published in the mid 1970s and anthologized
On the line: new gay fiction (1980); he edited and wrote several exhibit catalogs for the UCLA Library including
Sylvester & Orphanos (1990) and
With equal pride: gay & lesbian studies at UCLA (1993).
Scope and Content
Boxes 1-14 include research material, notes, drafts, manuscripts, publications, and correspondence. Also includes records
of a class with John Rechy including annotations and critiques written by Rechy, research material related to the Greek painter
Yannis Tsarouchis, and business correspondence from writers and editors Winston Leyland, Daniel Curzon (Daniel Brown), and
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Authors, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.