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Inventory of the Aldous Huxley Oral History Papers, 1985 -1990
HM 56877 - HM 56896  
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Background
Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England on July 26, 1894, to a family distinguished in science, education and literature. He began writing while at Oxford University. With his first wife, Maria, he departed for California in 1937 and for a time wrote motion picture screenplays. After the death of Maria, Huxley married Laura Archera and together they explored the worlds of Eastern religion and drugs. Huxley died on November 22, 1963. His important novels include: Brave New World, The Gioconda Smile, The Doors of Perception, and Brave New World Revisited. He also published poetry and collections of essays. While in California he wrote the scenario for Pride and Prejudice with Jane Murfin (1940) and the treatment for Madame Curie (1943), both for M-G-M. In 1944 he wrote the scenario for 20th Century-Fox's Jane Eyre.
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Transcripts may be copied for research purposes. Tapes may nt be copied. Anyone wishing to quiote from or publish any of the interviews must obtain written permission frm the Huntington Libary Director and from the holder of the Liberary Rights: David K. Dunaway The University of New Mexico Department of English Language and Literature Humanities Building 217 Albuguerque, NM 87131
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Collection is open to qualified researches by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information please go to following URL.