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Finding Aid for the Joseph Foster Papers, 1936-1954
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Description
Joseph O'Kane Foster (1898- ) was a writer and consultant for a BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence, editor for the Wisconsin Literary Magazine, a contributor to Atlantic Monthly and other journals as well. He also wrote many books. The collection consists of holographic and typescript literary manuscripts by Foster. Includes a letter to William Clark Powell and Foster autobiographical material.
Background
Joseph O'Kane Foster was born June 27, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois; attended University of Wisconsin (1915-19); reporter, Milwaukee Sentinel (1918); editorial staff member, Chicago Evening American (1920-21); writer and consultant for BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence; editor, Wisconsin Literary Magazine; contributor to Atlantic Monthly and other journals; published books include: In the Night Did I Sing (1942), A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles (1952), Street of the Barefoot Lovers (1953), Time to Embrace (1955), Stephana (1959), and D.H. Lawrence in Taos (1972).
Extent
6 boxes (3 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.