Louis Charbonneau papers, 1958-1980  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Charbonneau, Louis, 1924-
Louis Charbonneau papers
1958-1980 (inclusive)
14.0 linear feet, (10 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 656
Louis Charbonneau was an an author who wrote western, science fiction and mystery novels and who also served in the U.S. Air Force in WWII, was a teacher and wrote for the Los Angeles Times. The collection includes correspondence, books, short stories, poetry, movie, television and radio scripts, and book length manuscripts.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence, Manuscripts, Books, and nine Addendas from 1971-1980.

Correspondence includes incoming letters (1958-1970) and outgoing letters (1958-1970).

Manuscripts contain short stories, poetry, movie, television, and radio scripts, and foreign editions that are arranged chronologically, from 1958-1971. Manuscripts throughout the collection may include drafts, notes, revisions, rejections, dust jackets, proofs, outlines, galley proofs, printer's copies, and published copies. Foreign editions include Danish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portugese and Swedish versions of Charbonneau's work.

The 1971 Addenda contains incoming and outgoing correspondence (1953-1971), and manuscripts.

The 1972 Addenda includes manuscripts and books, 1958; 1972.

The 1973 Addenda contains manuscripts and correspondence, 1969-1972.

The 1974 Addenda consists of manuscripts, 1972-1973.

The 1975 Addenda contains manuscripts and correspondence, 1972-1974.

The 1976 Addenda contains of manuscripts and correspondence, 1974-1976.

The 1978 Addenda contains manuscripts, correspondence and books, 1975-1976.

The 1979 Addenda consists of outgoing correspondence (1976-1978), incoming correspondence (1977-1978), and manuscripts, 1976-1979.

The 1980 Addenda contains manuscripts and books, 1976-1979.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Louis Charbonneau (1924- ) was born in Michigan, educated at the University of Detroit, served in the U.S. Air Force in WWII, was a teacher, and later wrote for the Los Angeles Times. He was also an author who wrote western, science fiction and mystery novels. He wrote westerns under the name Carter Travis Young.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Louis Charbonneau papers, Ax 656, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Authors, American--20th century--Manuscripts
  • Detective and mystery stories, American--Authorship
  • Radio authorship--United States
  • Science fiction, American--Authorship
  • Television authorship--United States
  • Western stories--Authorship
  • Personal Names :
  • Charbonneau, Louis, 1924---Correspondence
  • Charbonneau, Louis, 1924---Manuscripts
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication