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Lorenzo DeStefano collection on the Hancock Pacific Expeditions

Identifier: 6215

A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Friedrich Hacker papers

Identifier: 6208
Abstract Friedrich (Frederick) Hacker was a distinguished psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and cultural figure. Born in Vienna in 1914, Hacker left Austria soon after the Anschluss and made his way to Los Angeles via New York and Topeka, Kansas. In Los Angeles, Hacker founded the Hacker Clinic in Beverly Hills (1945) where he treated numerous Hollywood filmmakers and actors and where he socialized with other well-known members of the German-speaking émigré community. Hacker went on to become a...
Dates: circa 1940s-1980s

Charles Higham collection

Identifier: 2165
Abstract This collection consists of Charles Higham's (1931-2012) research and papers for his biographies and investigative journalism. Higham was an English journalist and biographer who moved to the United States in 1969. He wrote biographies of celebrities as well as books about Nazis in the United States. This collection includes research he did for his books, including: "Trading with the Enemy: The Nazi American Money Plot 1933-1949" (1983), "Errol Flynn: The Untold Story" (1980), "Orson Welles:...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920s-1990s

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