Scope and Content
Title: Swan Press Records,
Date (inclusive): 1924-1930
Collection number: 750
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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
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.
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
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
G.F. Sims, purchase, 1961.
[Identification of item], Swan Press Records (Collection 750). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Private presses--England--Archival resources.