William Edward Brandon (1914- ) was a visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts (1966-67), California State University,
Los Angeles (1970-71), and California State University, Long Beach (1970-71, 1974-75). He wrote short stories, screenplays
and books including
The Dangerous Dead (1943),
The Men and the Mountain (1955),
The American Heritage Book of Indians (1961),
The Magic World (1971), and
The Last Americans (1971). The collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, periodicals containing material by Brandon, and
William Edward Brandon was born on September 21, 1914 in Kokomo, Indiana; attended public schools in Indiana and New Mexico;
visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts (1966-67), California State University, Los Angeles (1970-71), and California
State University, Long Beach (1970-71, 1974-75); author of The dangerous dead (1943), The men and the mountain (1955), The American Heritage book of Indians (1961), The magic world (1971), and The last Americans (1971); moved to France, translating works from French, Latin and Greek; author of two screenplays and of several hundred
stories, anthologized in many collections.
129 boxes (64.5 linear ft.)
and 13 oversize boxes
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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.
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