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Finding Aid for the John Galsworthy Papers, 1910-1933
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Description
John Sinjohn Galsworthy (1867-1933) was born in Kingston Hill, Surrey, England. He studied law, but did not practice. He wrote plays and novels including The Silver Box (1906) and Man of Property (1906). The collection consists of correspondence between John Galsworthy and Dr. J. Morris Slemons, and also Galsworthy letters to various persons. Includes a typescript of The Freelands, newspaper clippings relating to Galsworthy and theater programs for Galsworthy plays.
Background
John Sinjohn Galsworthy was born August 14, 1867 in Kingston Hill, Surrey, England; studied law and called to the Bar in 1890, but did not practice; traveled extensively, meeting Joseph Conrad in the far east; his first play was The Silver Box (1906); his first successful novel, Man of Property (1906), began the first of a series collectively known as The Forsyte Saga; founded P.E.N. club; refused a knighthood, but accepted the Order of Merit in 1929 and the Nobel Prize in 1932; died January 31, 1933 in London.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.