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Finding Aid for the Harold Lamb Papers, 1915-1960
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Description
Harold Albert Lamb (1892-1962) wrote historical articles and stories for magazines, and adventure books. The collection consists of manuscripts, books, stories clipped from magazines, scrapbooks, letters, drawings, maps, pamphlets, notebooks, and other ephemera.
Background
Harold Albert Lamb was born on September 1, 1892 in Alpine, New Jersey; BA, Columbia University, 1916; worked as a make-up man for a motor trade weekly and as a financial writer for the New York Times; after serving in World War I, he became a writer of historical articles and stories, and contributed to National Geographic and the San Francisco Chronicle; traveled widely, writing adventure books for both adults and children, including: Marching Sands (1920), Genghis Khan, the Emperor of All Men (1927), Alexander of Macedon: the Journey to World's End (1946), Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the East (1951), and Hannibal: One Man Against Rome (1958); Lamb died on April 9, 1962.
Extent
28 boxes (14 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
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.