Finding Aid for the Collection of books illustrated by E.W. Kemble, ca. 1881-1933

Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of books illustrated by E.W. Kemble
Date (inclusive): ca. 1881-1933
Collection number: 916
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: E.W. Kemble (1861-1933) contributed illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals. He also illustrated published works by authors such as Mark Twain, and authored books himself. His works include Kemble's Coons (1896), Comical Coons (1898), and A Pickaninny Calendar (1900). The collection consists of 11 books illustrated by Kemble.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library 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 UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Two of the books ( Folks from Dixie and On the Plantation) were purchased by UCLA at Needham Book Finders in Los Angeles around March 25, 1961.

Processing Note

Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of books illustrated by E.W. Kemble (Collection 916). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography/History

Edward Windsor Kemble was an illustrator and writer born on January 18, 1861 in Sacramento, California. He grew up and attended public school in New York City, and began contributing illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals in 1881. His work was published in Collier's, Harper's Weekly, Life, Scribner's, Century and Leslie's Weekly. In 1883 Kemble illustrated the original edition of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn. He illustrated a number of works including Uncle Tom's Cabin, Pudd'nhead Wilson, and Colonel Carter of Cartersville. Among the books he authored are Kemble's Coons (1896), Comical Coons (1898), and A Pickaninny Calendar (1900). He died on September 19, 1933.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 11 books illustrated by E.W. Kemble.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933.
Illustrators--United States--Archival resources.
Authors, American.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933, illustrator.


Container List

Box 1

Dunbar, Paul L. Folks from Dixie. New York : Dodd, Mead and Company, 1899.

Box 1

Edwards, Harry Stillwell. Two Runaways and Other Stories. New York : The Century Co., 1889.

Box 1

Edwards, Harry Stillwell. Two Runaways and Other Stories. New York : The Century Co., 1889.

Physical Description: (missing cover)
Box 1

Harris, Joel Chandler. On the Plantation. New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1906.

Box 1

Kemble E.W. Comical Coons. New York : R. H. Russell, Publisher, 1898.

Box 1

Kemble, E.W. Kemble's Coons: A Collection of Southern Sketches. New York : R. H. Russell, Publisher, 1897.

Box 1

Kemble, E.W. Kemble's Sketch Book. New York : R.H. Russell, Publisher, 1899.

Physical Description: (Pages are detached from binding.)
Box 1

Stockton, Frank R. A Story-teller's Pack. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897.

Box 1

Stories of the South. New York : Scribner and Sons, 1894.

Box 1

Stuart, Ruth McEnery. The Second Wooing of Salina Sue and Other Stories. New York : Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1905.

Box 1

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York : P.F. Collier and Son Company, 1912.