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Finding Aid for the Sir Max Beerbohm Papers, 1900-1956
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Index
  • Items Removed from Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sir Max Beerbohm Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1956
    Collection number: 959
    Creator: Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (1872-1956) was born in London, England. He became a satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, unpublished poems, original drawings, and ephemera related to the writings of Max Beerbohm. Includes original manuscripts on William and Mary as well as W.B. Yeats and also manuscripts titled The Unenterable House and Then and Now. Correspondents include Sir William Rothenstein.
    Language of Material: Material is in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of 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 the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • B.F. Stevens & Brown, Ltd. 1957, purchase.
    • Bertram Rota, Ltd. 1962, purchase.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sir Max Beerbohm Papers (Collection 959). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Henry Maximilian Beerbohm was born on August 24, 1872 in London, England; became satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist; moved in same literary circle as Oscar Wilde; published his essays as The Works of Max Beerbohm (1896); contributor, Yellow Book, 1894; drama critic of Saturday Review, 1898-1910; moved to Rapallo, Italy, where he continued to publish, including 12 prose volumes, a comic novel, a book of parodies, and ten collections of caricatures; died in Rapallo, May 20, 1956.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, unpublished poems, original drawings, and ephemera related to the writings of Max Beerbohm. Includes original manuscripts on William and Mary as well as W.B. Yeats and also manuscripts titled The Unenterable House and Then and Now. Correspondents include Sir William Rothenstein.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956--Archives.
    Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945--Correspondence.
    Authors, English 20th century--Archival resources.

    Index

    Ackerley, Joe Randolph, 1896-1967 No.30
    Asquith, Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn (Charteris) 1887-1960 no.7
    Baring, Hon. Maurice, 1874-1945 no.8
    Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925 no. 41
    Berners, Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson, baron, 1883- no.11
    Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer, 1874-1966 no.34
    Cockerell, Sir Sydney Carlyle, 1867- no.12
    Craig, Sir Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 no.13,40
    Craig, Edith, 1869-1947 no.14
    Dawson, Geoffrey, 1874-1944 no.36
    De la Mare, Walter John, 1873-1956 no.15
    Forster, Edward Morgan, 1879- no.16
    Garnett, David, 1892- no.17
    George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 no.6
    Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck, 1836-1911 no.5,6
    Guedalla, Philip, 1889-1944 no.18
    Hart-Davis, Rupert No.35
    Hauptmann, Gerhart Johann Robert, 1862- no.42
    James, Edward, 1907- no.6
    Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 no.5
    Leveson, Ada (Beddington) 1865-1936 no.19
    Lowndes, Marie Adelaide (Belloc) 1868-1947 no.9
    Macaulay, Rose no.20
    McColl, Dugald Sutherland, 1859-1948 no.22
    Macmillan, Harold, 1894- no.32
    Massingham, Harold John, 1888- no.21
    Morgan, Charles, 1894-1958 no.23
    Pearson, Hesketh, 1887- no.38
    Pinero, Sir Arthur Wing, 1855-1934 no.33
    Rothenstein, Sir William, 1872-1945 no.24
    Rutherston, Albert Daniel, 1881- No.25
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 no.5
    Shaw, George Bernard, 1856-1950 no.6
    Street, George Slythe, 1867-1936 no.33
    The Times, London no.31
    Turner, Reginald. no.5, 27, 28
    Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893- no.26
    Yeats, William Butler, 1865-1839 no.1

    Items Removed from Collection

    • James (Edward). The Perfectly Ended Chapter. A poem to the memory of King George V., 1936 (16pp. pamphlet). With a letter mentioning it, from the author to Max Beerbohm. Removed & cataloged March 1984.