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Claude Houghton Oldfield:

A Preliminary Inventory of His Papers at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Creator: Houghton, Claude, 1889-
Title: Claude Houghton Oldfield Papers
Dates: 1922-1960
Extent: 8 boxes, 1 galley file (3.36 linear feet)
Abstract: This collection is an addition to the Claude Houghton Oldfield Papers previously received at the Ransom Center. It contains typescripts for many of his novels, as well as two plays and several film novelizations. Also included are tear sheets of short stories and articles.
RLIN Record #: None
Language: English .
Access:

Open for research




Acquisition:

Purchase, 2004 (Reg. no. 15296)

Processed by:

Isabel Morales and Hope Donovan Rider, 2004

Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center


This collection is an addition to the Claude Houghton Oldfield Papers previously received at the Ransom Center. It contains typescripts for many of his novels, as well as two plays and several film novelizations. Also included are tear sheets of short stories and articles that he wrote for various publications, primarily The Aryan Path and The Aquarian Paths. All of these works were written under the pseudonym Claude Houghton. Among the personal papers, there is one folder of correspondence written to Ernest Rasdall, including a signed photo of Houghton and a typewritten autobiographical sketch.


People

Rasdall, Ernest.

Document Types

Galley proofs.

Tear sheets.

Typescripts.