Finding Aid for the J.W.T. Ley Correspondence, 1900-1942

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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the J.W.T. Ley Correspondence, 1900-1942

Collection number: 704

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
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Alight Tsai
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Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: J.W.T. Ley Correspondence,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1942
Collection number: 704
Creator: Ley, J.W.T. (James William Thomas), 1879-1943
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Dickens Fellowship was founded on October 6, 1902. The organization's purpose continues to be to create a common bond of friendship between admirers of English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-70) and to preserve properties associated with Dickens and his works. The collection consists of letters pertaining to Charles Dickens written to J.W.T. Ley, secretary and later vice-president of the Dickens Fellowship, London, from various persons writing in response to information requested by Ley for his book, The Dickens Circle (1918).
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], J.W.T. Ley Correspondence (Collection 704). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

The Dickens Fellowship was founded on October 6, 1902, and maintains a headquarters at the Dickens House on Doughty Street in London; now with an international membership, the organization's purpose continues to be to create a common bond of friendship between admirers of English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-70) and to preserve properties associated with Dickens and his works.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of letters pertaining to Charles Dickens written to James W. T. Ley, secretary and later vice-president of the Dickens Fellowship, London, from various persons. Many were family members, friends and acquaintances of Dickens, writing in response to information requested by Ley for his book, The Dickens Circle (1918). Correspondents include Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Sir James Barrie, Marie Corelli, Sir Henry Fielding Dickens, Jerome K. Jerome, Leo Tolstoy, and Jules Verne.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ley, J.W.T. (James William Thomas), 1879-1943--Archives.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Dickens Fellowship (London, England).


Container List

Box 1

Adcock, Arthur St. John, 1864-1930.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence, 1836-1912.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Archer, William, 1856-1924.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Barrie, SirJames Matthew, bart., 1860-1937.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Bayly, Ada Ellen (Edna Lyall), 1857-1903.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Begbie, Harold, 1871-1929.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Benham, William, 1831-1910.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Berger, Francesco, 1834-1933.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Besant, Sir Walter, 1836-1901.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Brampton, Henry Hawkins, baron, 1817-1907.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Browning, Oscar, 1837-1923.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Burnand, Sir Francis Cowley, 1836-1917.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Burnham, Harry Lawson Webster Lawson, 1st viscount, 1862-1933.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Buss, Alfred.

Physical Description: 7 letters.
Box 1

Carr, Joseph William Comyns, 1849-1916.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Chancellor, Edwin Beresford, 1868-1939.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Dickens, Edmund.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Dickens, Elaine.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Dickens, Sir Henry Fielding, 1849-1933.

Physical Description: 30 letters.
Box 1

Dickens, Marie (Roche), Lady.

Physical Description: 4 letters.
Box 1

Ellis, Stewart Marsh, d. 1933.

Physical Description: 5 letters.
Box 1

Fenn, George Manville, 1831-1909.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Fildes, Sir Luke, 1844-1927.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Fitzgerald, Percy Hetherington, 1834-1925.

Physical Description: 10 letters.
Box 1

Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston, 1853-1937.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Frith, William Powell, 1819-1909.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Fry, Lewis G., 1860-1933.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925.

Physical Description: 6 letters.
Box 1

Gallon, Tom, 1866-1914.

Physical Description: 4 letters.
Box 1

Gissing, George Robert, 1857-1903.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Gould, Francis Carruthers, 1844-1925.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Hare, Sir John (Fairs), 1844-1921.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Harvey, Sir John Martin, 1863-1944.

Physical Description: 8 letters.
Box 1

Hawkins, Sir Anthony Hope, 1863-1933.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Hogarth, Georgina, 1827-1917.

Physical Description: 24 letters.
Box 1

Humphreys, Mrs. Eliza Margaret J. (Gollan).

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Irving, Sir Henry Bodrib, 1870-1919.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Jerome, Jerome Klapka, 1859-1927.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Kernahan, Coulson, 1858-1943.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Kitton, Frederick George, 1856-1904.

Physical Description: 4 letters.
Box 1

Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Lloyd, Charles Ellis, d. 1939.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Lucas, Edward Verrall, 1868-1938.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Lutzow, Count, d. 1916.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Mersey, Clive Bigham, 2nd viscount, b. 1872.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Morrison, Arthur, 1863-1945.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Partridge, Sir Bernard, 1861-1945.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Pemberton, Sir Max, 1863-1950.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Perugini, Kate Collins (Dickens), 1839-1929.

Physical Description: 7 letters.
Box 1

Pinero, Sir Arthur, 1855-1934.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Pugh, Edwin William, 1874-1930.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Ridge, William Pett, 1864-1930.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Ritchie, Anne Isabella, Lady, née Thackeray, 1837-1823.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Russell, Sir Edward, 1834-1920.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Scott, Clement William, 1841-1904.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Spielmann, Marion Harry (Alexander), 1858-1948.

Physical Description: 13 letters.
Box 1

Tennyson, Harold Christopher, 4th baron.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm, 1853-1917.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Trelaor, Sir William Purdie, 1843-1923.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Tolstoi, Lev Nikolaevich, graf, 1828-1910.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Vachell, Horace Annesley, b. 1861.

Physical Description: 7 letters.
Box 1

Vern, Jules, 1828-1905.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Wagenknecht, Edward Charles, b. 1900.

Physical Description: 10 letters.
Box 1

Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Waugh, Arthur, 1866-1943.

Physical Description: 3 letters.
Box 1

Williams, Bransby.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Williams, Charles Ridall.

Physical Description: 2 letters.
Box 1

Willis, William, 1835-1911.

Physical Description: 1 letter.
Box 1

Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926.

Physical Description: 1 letter.