Guide to Niven Busch's The gentleman from California , 1964-1966

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to Niven Busch's The gentleman from California , 1964-1966

Collection number: M0152

Department of Special Collections and University Archivesand University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1966
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Niven Busch's The gentleman from California ,
Date (inclusive): 1964-1966
Collection number: Special Collections M0152
Creator: Busch, Niven, 1903-
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Niven Busch, 1966.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Niven Busch's The gentleman from California , M0152, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Original typescript with ms. corrections, typescript printer's copy, supporting correspondence, publicity and promotional material, and reviews of the book. 1964-1966.

Biographical Note

1903 Born, New York City.
1926 Graduated from Princeton.
1927 and 1931 Asso. editor Time mag.; also asso. ed. and contbr. New Yorker mag.
1931-1940 Motion Picture Writer, with various studios.
1941- Author of novels, including: The Duel in the Sun, Day of the Conquerors, Distant Drums, Man from the Alamo, The Moonlighter, and The Treasure of Pancho Villa. Home, Hollister California.

Container List

 

Original typescript with ms. corrections and additions

Box 1, Folder 1

Ch. 1-7

Box 1, Folder 2

Ch. 8-16

Box 1, Folder 3

Ch. 17-24

Box 1, Folder 4

Ch. 25-40

 

Typescript [Printer's?] Copy

Box 1, Folder 5

Book I- contents, title page, etc.

Box 1, Folder 6

Book II & III

Box 1, Folder 7

Book IV & V

Box 2, Folder 8

Book VI

Box 2, Folder 9

Book VII

Box 2, Folder 10

Notes for proof revision

Box 2, Folder 11

Busch outgoing correspondence 1964-1965

 

To Henry Simon and others regarding the book, publicity, etc.

Physical Description: Primarily carbons.
 

8 page introduction or background piece by Busch.

Box 2, Folder 12

Letters received. 1964-66

Arrangement

In chronological order, mostly from Henry W. Simon.
Box 2, Folder 13

Publicity - Promotion.

Physical Description: Clips, ptd. material, some xerox, itineraries, typescripts, dust jacket, campaign button.
Box 2, Folder 14

Reviews.

Physical Description: Clips, xeroxes, typescripts.