Finding Aid for the Jackson Stanley Collection of Holman Day Materials, 1914-1935

Processed by Brooke Whiting; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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Finding Aid for the Jackson Stanley Collection of Holman Day Materials, 1914-1935

Collection number: 797

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, March 1963
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: Jackson Stanley Collection of Holman Day Materials,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1935
Creator: Stanley, Jackson, 1914-
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of 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 There is also a manuscript of an unpublished novel, Tumbling torrents, 24 manuscripts of short stories, and related ephemera.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, 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: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jackson Stanley, 1962.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jackson Stanley Collection of Holman Day Materials (Collection 797). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Indexing Terms

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.


Container List

 

Collection of Materials. ca. 1914-1935

Creator/Collector: Day, Holman Francis, 1865-1935
Physical Description: (3 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Collection comprises 101 letters from Day to Florence Levin (later Mrs. Dy), 1915-1921; 71 letters from various persons to Day, 1914-1935; manuscript of an unpublished novel, Tumbling torrents, ca. 1933-1934; 24 manuscripts of short stories; and ephemera.