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Finding Aid for the Ella Young Papers, 1900-1956
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ella Young Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1956
    Collection number: 402
    Creator: Young, Ella, 1867-1956
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ella Young (1867-1956) held the Phelan Memorial Lectureship on Celtic Mythology and Literature at UC Berkeley, and wrote poetry and books for children influenced by Irish folklore. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, clippings, horoscopes, books, other printed material, and ephemera.
    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], Ella Young Papers (Collection 402). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234047 

    Biography

    Young was born in 1867 in Fenagh, County Antrim, Ireland; came to America as a lecturer in 1925; held the Phelan Memorial Lectureship on Celtic Mythology and Literature at UC Berkeley; wrote poetry and books for children influenced by Irish folklore; publications include: Poems (1906), The rose of heaven (1920), To the little princess (1930), Marzilian and other poems (1930), and The unicorn with silver shoes (1932); she died in 1956.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, clippings, horoscopes, books, other printed material, and ephemera. Includes transcripts of her poems ( Smoke of myrrh and Dance of Pooka), short stories, and the typescript and galley proofs of her autobiography, Flowering dusk.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Poems (Boxes 1-3).
    2. Prose and short stories (Box 3).
    3. Horoscopes, publishers' contracts, bank statements, correspondence (Box 4).
    4. Photographs, notebooks, friends' manuscripts, clippings, books, and ephemera (Box 5).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Young, Ella, 1867-1956--Archives.
    Women poets, Irish--California--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.