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Finding Aid for the Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst, 1863-1866
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Description
Edward George Earle Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873) was a successful novelist and member of Parliament. The collection consists of letters from Edward Bulwer Lytton to Camille Ernst and includes transcripts of all letters.
Background
Edward George Earle Bulwer Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton of Knebworth was born on May 25, 1803 in London, England; attended University of Cambridge; in 1828 published first successful novel, Pelham; entered Parliament as a Liberal member for Lincoln in 1831; retired in 1841 in protest against the repeal of the Corn Laws; became a Tory and was returned to the House in 1852 as member for Hertfordshire; continued to publish novels, including Eugene Aram (1832), The Last Days of Pompeii (1834), Harold, the Last of the Saxon Kings (1848), The Caxtons (1849), and My Novel (1853); he was created a peer in 1866; died on January 18, 1873 in Torquay, Devonshire.
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.