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Finding Aid for the Dan Luckenbill Papers, 1945-
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dan Luckenbill Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1945-
    Collection number: 1484
    Creator: Luckenbill, Dan
    Extent: 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.
    Repository: 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.

    Biography

    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 in 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 Ian Young.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Luckenbill, Dan--Archives.
    Authors, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.