This collection contains publications, typescripts, photographs, correspondence, and other material regarding the literary
work of William Hope Hodgson, an English author of science fiction, horror, and fantastic fiction. Primarily includes published
and unpublished short stories and poetry by Hodgson as well as a selection of personal photographs. The correspondence of
Sam Moskowitz with Arthur Dudley and others pertaining to Moskowitz' research on Hodgson is also included as is the correspondence
between Hodgson's family and August Derleth, amongst others, regarding publication permissions for Hodgson's literary works.
William Hope Hodgson was an English novelist, short story writer, poet, photographer, lecturer, sailor, and soldier. He was
born in Blackmore End, Essex, England on November 15, 1877 to Samuel Hodgson, an Anglican priest, and Lissie Sarah Brown.
In 1891 he began a four-year apprenticeship as a cabin boy and in 1895 began two years of study in Liverpool which led him
to acquire his mate's certificate. For the next few years Hodgson worked as a sailor and while at sea he became interested
in physical fitness and body development.
3.5 linear feet
(7 document boxes)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections
& University Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the
owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be
obtained by the researcher.
This collection is open for research.