Scope and Content
Title: Jackson Stanley Collection of Holman Day Materials,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1935
Collection number: 797
Creator: Stanley, Jackson, 1914-
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Holman Francis Day (1865-1935) wrote for Maine newspapers and magazines, published two books of poetry and several novels.
The collection consists of correspondence, including 101 letters (1915-21) from Day to his wife Florence Levin Day and 71
letters (1914-35) from various persons to Holman Day. There is also a manuscript of an unpublished novel,
Tumbling torrents, 24 manuscripts of short stories, and related ephemera.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special
Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Jackson Stanley, 1962.
[Identification of item], Jackson Stanley Collection of Holman Day Materials (Collection 797). UCLA Library Special Collections,
Charles E. Young Research Library.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Holman Francis Day was born in Maine in 1865; attended Colby College; wrote for Maine newspapers and magazines; published
two books of poetry,
Up in Maine (1900) and
Pine tree ballads (1902); published several novels, including
Squire Phin (1905),
King spruce (1908),
The ramrodders (1910), and
The rider of the king log (1919); writings include tales of the supernatural; died in 1935.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, including 101 letters (1915-21) from Day to his wife Florence Levin Day and 71 letters
(1914-35) from various persons to Holman Day. Also includes a manuscript of an unpublished novel,
Tumbling torrents (ca. 1933-34), 24 manuscripts of short stories, and related ephemera.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Day, Holman, 1865-1935.
Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.
Novelists, American--20th century--Archival resources.