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Description of Series

Series I. Works and Career-Related Material

University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

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
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
Extent: 8 boxes, 1 galley file (3.36 linear feet)
Language: English.
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research

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Index Terms

People
Rasdall, Ernest.
Document Types
Galley proofs.
Tear sheets.
Typescripts.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Purchase, 2004 (Reg. no. 15296)

Processed by:

Isabel Morales and Hope Donovan Rider, 2004

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Claude Houghton Oldfield Papers--Folder List

 

Series I. Works and Career-Related Material

All Change, Humanity! (novel, 1942)
Box Folder
1 1-3 Parts I-III, typescripts
4 The Big Trail (film novelization, 1931), typescript
5 Captain of the Guard (film novelization, 1930), typescript
Chaos Is Come Again (novel, 1932)
Box Folder
1 6 Typescript
Box Folder
2 1-2 Typescripts, cont'd
3 Printer's copy
4 Galley proofs
Box Folder
3 1 Christina (novel, 1936), typescript
Crisis (novel, 1929)
Box Folder
3 2-4 Printer's proofs and galleys
5 English and provincial reviews
A Hair Divides (novel, 1930)
Box Folder
3 6 Typescript
Box Folder
4 1 Typescript, cont'd
2 English reviews
I Am Jonathan Scrivener (novel, 1930)
Box Folder
4 3-4 Typescripts
5 Press cuttings
6 In the House of the High Priest (play, 1923), typescript
Judas (play, 1922)
Box Folder
4 7 Typescript
Box Folder
5 1 Typescript, bound
2-4 The Kingdoms of the Spirit (non-fiction, 1924), typescripts
The Last Command (film novelization, 1928)
Box Folder
5 5 Typescript
Folder
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
Neighbours (novel, 1926)
Box Folder
5 6 Typescript
Box Folder
6 1 Typescript, cont'd
2 Printer's proof
3 American reviews
4 Reviews
5 The Passing of the Third Floor Back (novel, 1949), typescript
6 The Riddle of Helena (novel, 1927), typescript
Box Folder
7 1 The Sins of the Fathers (film novelization, 1930), typescript
2 Six Lives and a Book (novel, 1943), typescript
Strangers (novel, 1938)
Box Folder
7 3-4 Typescript
Box Folder
8 1 Typescript, cont'd
This Was Ivor Trent (novel, 1935)
Box Folder
8 2 Part I, typescript
3 Part II, typescript
Shorter works and career-related material
Box Folder
8 4 Articles
5 Articles about Claude Houghton
6 Book reviews
7 Correspondence to Ernest Rasdall, 1951-1960
8 Fragments of personal papers and typescripts
9 Short stories tear sheets

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