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Finding Aid for the Achmed Abdullah Papers, 1900-1945
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Description
Achmed Abdullah (1881-1945) wrote screenplays, novels, plays and short stories. The collection consists of typescripts of screenplays, novels, plays, and short stories written by Abdullah.
Background
Born Nadir Khan-Romanoffski in Yalta, Crimea, 1881, and educated at Eton, École le Grand, Oxford, and the Sorbonne; he became a naturalized British subject and served in the British and British-Indian Army; his many writing credits include Broadway Interlude, Pagan Love, Bucking the Tiger, The Remittance Woman, and The Lives of a Bengal Lancer; he lived the later years of his life in the U.S.; he died May 12, 1945.
Extent
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.