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Finding Aid for the Wilfrid Ewart Papers, 1910-1921
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Wilfrid Ewart Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1921
    Collection number: 708
    Creator: Ewart, Wilfrid, 1892-1922
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Wilfrid Herbert Gore Ewart (1892-1922) was a British captain in the Scots Guards in World War I. He wrote articles and books about the action of the batallion. The collection consists of Wilfrid Ewart's typescript and holographic literary manuscripts, many with emendations by his editor, John Gawsworth.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Wilfrid Ewart Papers (Collection 708). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Wilfrid Herbert Gore Ewart was born on May 19, 1892; was British captain in the Scots Guards in World War I; wrote articles about the action of the batallion for the Spectator, The National Review, The English Review, and The Land And Water; wrote several books, including Way of Revelation; a Novel of Five Years (1921), A Journey in Ireland (1921), and Scots Guard (1934); traveled to New Mexico and Mexico after the war; he died on Dec 31, 1922 in Mexico City.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of Wilfrid Ewart's typescript and holographic literary manuscripts, many with emendations by his editor, John Gawsworth. Also included are two holograph notebooks, and one letter to his parents describing his combat experiences in Belgium.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. The Scots Guards in the Great War, The Scots Guard, Love and strife (Box 1).
    2. Aspects of England (Boxes 1-2).
    3. Brigade of Guards in the European War, A journey in Ireland, A journey in New Mexico, Mexico, Why Armageddon came (Box 2).
    4. Letter to parents about combat experience in Belgium (Box 2).
    5. Holograph manuscript essays (Box 2).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Ewart, Wilfrid, 1892-1922--Archives.
    Great Britain. Army. Scots Guards--Officers--Archival resources
    Authors, English 20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.