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Finding Aid for the Collection of material about Mary Hunter Austin, 1868-1934
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Description
Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) was an author who published thirty-one books and many short stories, essays, and poems. The collection consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, clippings, and ephemera by and about Mary Austin. The bulk of the collection is made up of letters to Carey McWilliams and magazine and newspaper clippings.
Background
Mary Hunter Austin was born September 9, 1868 in Carlinville, Illinois; she was an American author who published thirty-one books and many short stories, essays, and poems; writings on the American Southwest include The Flock (1906), Lost Borders (1909), The Land of Journeys' Ending (1924), The Land of Little Rain (1903), and an autobiography titled Earth Horizon (1932); died, August 1934.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.