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Finding Aid for the Edwin Corle Papers, 1930-1956
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edwin Corle Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1956
    Collection number: 693
    Creator: Corle, Edwin, 1906-1956
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Edwin Corle (1906-1956) was born in Wildwood, New Jersey. He wrote several books and contributed articles and stories to the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, New Yorker, Scribner's, and others. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and typescripts for several of Corle's books as well as first editions, photographs and captions for some of the books.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Edwin Corle, 1950,1954.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edwin Corle Papers (Collection 693). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964535 

    Biography

    Corle was born in Wildwood, New Jersey, on May 7, 1906; AB, University of California at Berkeley, 1928; graduate student at Yale, 1928-30; married Jean Armstrong, 1944; wrote several books, including Mojave: a Book of Stories (1934), Fig Tree John (1935), People on the Earth (1937), Listen, Bright Angel (1946), Three Ways to Mecca (1947), John Studebaker, an American Dream (1948), The Royal Highway (1949), In Winter Light (1949), The Gila, River of the Southwest (1951), and Billy the Kid (1953); contributed articles and stories to the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, New Yorker, Scribner's, and others; died, June 11, 1956.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists primarily of manuscripts and typescripts for several of Corle's books, including John Studebaker, Mojave, Three Ways to Mecca, Listen Bright Angel, The Royal Highway, Billy the Kid, People on the Earth, and In Winter Light. Also includes first editions and photographs and captions for some of the books. Some correspondence, including materials from Lawrence Clark Powell, is also in the collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Corle, Edwin, 1906-1956--Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Online resources.