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Finding Aid for the Swan Press Records, 1924-1930
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Swan Press Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1930
    Collection number: 750
    Creator: Swan Press
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Swan Press was organized by the firm Sign of the Swan, and operated as a private press in London and Leeds, England. The collection consists of correspondence, proofs, papers, booklets, pamphlets, and the Swan edition of Cleopatra.
    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

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    G.F. Sims, purchase, 1961.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Swan Press Records (Collection 750). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Swan Press was organized by the firm Sign of the Swan, and operated as a private press in London and Leeds, England.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, proofs, papers, booklets, and pamphlets. Includes letters to and from printer Sydney Matthewman, editor J.A. Symington, and from Herbert Read, as well as correspondence relating to the copyright to Cleopatra by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Also includes the Swan edition of Cleopatra, and 55 booklets and pamphlets published or printed by this private press.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Swan Press--Archives.
    Private presses--England--Archival resources.