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Guide to the Collection of Miscellaneous Manuscripts MS.M.038
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Scope and Content Summary

  • Title: Collection of miscellaneous manuscripts
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.M.038
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.8 Linear feet (2 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1838-1947, 1950, 1952-1954, 1961-1962, 1967-1972, 1974-1975, 1988 and undated
    Language of Collection Materials: Collection materials are in English.
    Abstract: The collection comprises a variety of small manuscripts acquired by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine over a period spanning circa 1960-2000.
    Creator: University of California, Irvine. Library. Dept. of Special Collections and Archives.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Collection of Miscellaneous Manuscripts. MS-M038. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    This manuscript collection was acquired through numerous purchases and gifts by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine over a period spanning circa 1960-2000.

    Processing History

    Processed by Zoe MacLeod with assistance from Audra Eagle Yun, 2012.

    Scope and Content Summary

    The collection comprises a variety of small manuscripts acquired by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine over a period spanning circa 1960-2000. The majority of the manuscripts are letters or signatures. Most of the letters in the collection were removed from rare books that were either written by the author of the letter or were about the author of the letter. The collection also includes items such as photographs, engravings, poems, autograph books, account books, and newspaper clippings. Some items of note are an envelope addressed by Charles Dickens, two pages of a manuscript of The Gilded Age written by Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), and six letters written by Upton Sinclair.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Charles Dickens, 1812-1870 -- Autographs
    Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 -- Autographs
    Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Autographs
    Autographs -- Collections
    Correspondence
    Letters -- 19th century.
    Letters -- 20th century.
    Portrait photographs