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Sylvia Dobson papers, 1934-1992
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Description
Sylvia Dobson was a schoolteacher and a close friend of the modernist and imagist poet Hilda Doolittle. This collection contains correspondence between Dobson and Doolittle between 1934 and 1951, in addition to Dobson's notes on the letters written after Doolittle's death in 1961. The content of the correspondence covers topics such as Dobson's poetry and writing, astrology, travel, World War II and its aftermath, and Doolittle's mental health. Also included are clippings and Dobson's unpublished autobiography, On Not Bulldozing Xanadu (1992).
Background
Sylvia Herbert Dobson was born on May 31st, 1908. She was a schoolteacher as well as an aspiring writer.
Extent
1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
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