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Finding Aid for the Holbrook Jackson Papers, 1907-1948
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Description
Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948) was born in Liverpool, England. He began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk. He co-edited the New Age in 1907 and edited T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23). He also wrote many books. The collection contains literary manuscripts including the manuscript of Great Soldiers (written under the pseudonym George Henry Hart) and four letters written by Jackson to various persons.
Background
Jackson was born on December 31, 1874 in Liverpool, England; although he never attended college, he was a voracious reader who began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk; he co-edited the New Age in 1907, and edited T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23); wrote many books, including: Bernard Shaw (1907), William Morris (1908), Great English Novelists (1908), The Eighteen Nineties (1913), Romance and Reality (1911), All Manner of Folk (1912), Southwest ho! and Other Essays (1914), Occasions (1922), The Anatomy of Bibliomania (1930, 1931), The Fear of Books (1932), and The Reading of Books (1946); he died on June 16, 1948.
Extent
2 boxes (1 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.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.