Finding Aid for the Chatto & Windus Records, 1871-1900

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Chatto & Windus Records, 1871-1900

Collection number: 426

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Chatto & Windus Records,
Date (inclusive): 1871-1900
Collection number: 426
Creator: Chatto & Windus (Firm)
Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

B.F. Stevens & Brown, purchase, 1951.
Ex libris H.W. Thompson.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chatto & Windus Records (Collection 426). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection includes business correspondence to the publishing firm of Chatto & Windus from the following authors: Sir James Alexander, concerning Cleopatra's needle, London; Frank Barrett; Karl Blind; Mathilde Blind; Ebenezer Cobham Brewer; Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke; Lady Florence Caroline Dixie; Ignatius Donnelly, regarding the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy; Charles Gibbon; Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming; John Ellard Gore; Tighe Hopkins; Joseph Knight; Sir Henry William Lucy; James Payne; Richard Anthony Procter; and Thomas Wright. Also includes letters from illustrators Frederick Barnard, Arthur Hopkins, and Bertram W. Richardson, seven miscellaneous letters, and a group of newspaper clippings relating to Artemus Ward (pseudonym for Charles Farrar Browne).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Chatto & Windus (Firm)--Archives.
Publishers and publishing--England--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Letters Received and Ephemera, 1871-1900

Creator/Collector: Chatto & Windus, Publishers
Physical Description: 777 letters and approximately 100 pieces of ephemera (2 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Business correspondence from the following authors:
  • Sir James Edward Alexander, concerning Cleopatra's Needle, London
  • Frank Barrett
  • Karl Blind
  • Mathilde Blind
  • Ebenezer Cogham Brewer
  • Lady Florence Caroline Dixie
  • Ignatius Donnelly, re Bacon-Shakespeare controversy
  • Charles Gibbon
  • Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming
  • John Ellard Gore
  • Tighe Hopkins
  • Joseph Knight
  • Sir Henry William Lucy
  • James Payn
  • Richard Anthony Procter
  • Thomas Wright
and from the following illustrators:
  • Frederick Barnard
  • Arthur Hopkins
  • Bertram W. Richardson
Also 7 miscellaneous letters, and a group of newspaper clippings relating to Artemus Ward [pseudonym for Charles Farrar Browne].