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Albert Maltz papers, 1940-1983

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0835
Bib ID 4079077 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985; University of California, Los Angeles
Title Albert Maltz papers, 1940-1983
Physical Description 10.5 linear feet (22 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Manuscripts of Maltz, including the notes, drafts, and typescripts for numerous short stories and for the novels, THE CROSS AND THE ARROW, THE UNDERGROUND STREAM, THE JOURNEY OF SIMON MCKEEVER, A LONG DAY IN A SHORT LIFE, and A TALE OF ONE JANUARY. Also, THE CITIZEN WRITER IN RETROSPECT, a two-volume oral history of Maltz done by the University of California, Los Angeles.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Albert Maltz papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Maltz, Albert. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1952. Accession number--M-52.

Gift of Albert Maltz, 1952-1984.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Oral histories (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Novelist, short story writer. (Columbia University A.B., 1930).

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Albert Maltz papers, 1940-1983



Box 1 Short story manuscripts

Season of Celebration; A Piece of Paper; Afternoon in the Jungle; Sunday Morning on 20th Street; A Gentleman and his Son; Gypsy and the Dropforge Man; The Game; Goodbye; Letter from the Country; fragment of a short story begun in college; A Good American; Circus Come to Town; They Way Things Are.



Box 2 The Cross & The Arrow (1) p. 1-799



Box 3 The Cross & The Arrow (2) p. 880- end



Box 4 The Cross & The Arrow (3) Incomplete Draft; Discarded Drafts



Box 5 The Cross & The Arrow (4)p. 1-677



Box 6 Journey of Simon McKeever (1)



Box 7 Journey of Simon McKeever (2), notes and other material



Box 8 The Underground Stream (draft and notes)



Box 9 The Underground Stream



Box 10 The Underground Stream (draft)



Box 11 Of Kings and Pawns (notes and discarded drafts)


Box 11 The Masters (notes)



Box 12 A Long Day in a Short Life (1) p. 1-340



Box 13 A Long Day in a Short Life (2) p. 341-753



Box 14 A Long Day in a Short Life (3) (first draft and notes)



Box 15 A Long Day in a Short Life (4) (notes)



Box 16 A Long Day in a Short Life (draft)



Box 17 Miscellaneous (notes and sketches for characters and incidents)



Box 18 Notes and Drafts of: To Climb the Pyranees


Box 18 Notes and Drafts of: Husband and Wife


Box 18 Notes and Drafts of: With Laughter



Box 19 A Tale of One January (notes)



Box 20 A Tale of One January (final draft and published edition)



Box 21 Photocopies of Notes


Box 21 Correspondence



Box 22 The Citizen Writer in Retrospect (Oral History, UCLA), 1983