This finding aid describes the Clark
Library's collection of material created by and related to Frank Harris,
and includes correspondence, manuscripts, news clippings, typescripts
Frank Harris was born James Thomas Harris in Galway, Ireland,
February 14, 1856. He emigrated alone to the United States in 1869 and
after years of study and adventure both in America and on the European
continent, he returned to London in 1882. Harris become the editor of
the London Evening News in 1883. In 1886, he left the Evening News for a
post editing the Fortnightly Review, which he would continue to do until
1894. From 1894 to 1898, he edited the Saturday Review. In his posts at
these publications, he became friends (and enemies) with many of the
notable figures of fin-de-siècle London, including Oscar Wilde.
.75 linear feet
(2 boxes and other items)
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial
Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews
Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder,
which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research.