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Finding Aid for the Marie Corelli Papers, ca. 1880-1930
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Description
Marie Corelli was the pen name of Mary MacKay (1855-1924). She was the best selling author of her time, writing 27 novels, several collections of short stories, a book of verse, and a number of essays. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, and a scrapbook containing clippings and ephemera.
Background
Marie Corelli was the pen name of Mary MacKay, born May 1, 1855 in Bayswater, London, England; she was the best selling author of her time, writing 27 novels, several collections of short stories, a book of verse, and a number of essays; most popular works include The Sorrows of Satan, or, The Strange Experiences of One Geoffrey Tempest, Millionaire: A Romance (1895), Thelma: A Society Novel (1887), and Barabbas: A Dream of the World's Tragedy (1893); died April 21, 1924.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.