PCL MS 051 James E. Bassett Collection
|Title||PCL MS 051 James E. Bassett Collection|
|Creator||Bassett, James E.|
The James E. Bassett Collection consists of approximately 0.8 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by James E. Bassett in 1969. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the BPCL reference email. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.
|Biographical Sketch||James Bassett (1912 - 1978) was an author, newspaper editor, and political consultant. He is best known for his 1962 novel Harm's Way, which was turned into a motion picture starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, and Henry Fonda. He was an editor at The Los Angeles Times and its sister publication, The Mirror for 43 years.|
|Scope and Content||This collection includes the typewritten manuscripts and galley proofs for James Bassett's novel The Sky Suspended, as well as correspondence with editors.|