Finding Aid for the Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst, 1863-1866

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2001
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst, 1863-1866

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1989
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst,
Date (inclusive): 1863-1866
Collection number: 1576
Creator: Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Majl Ewing, 1969.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst (Collection 1576). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2221091 

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of letters from Edward Bulwer Lytton to Camille Ernst. Also contains four letters from Robert Lytton and a letter from a grandson regarding Bulwer Lytton. Includes transcripts of all letters.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1874--Archives
Ernst, Camille
Authors, English--19th century--Archival resources.
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 2

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 3

1 letter addressed: My dear Celimene, March 7 and October 29, 1866 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 4

September 12, 1866; May 25, 1863(?) and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 5

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 6

1 letter addressed: Dear Ernst, September 21, 1866 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 7

1 letter also adressed to Celimene and Primrose, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 8

1864 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 9

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 10

1 letter addressed: My dear Ernst, July 19, 1863; June 18, 1860 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 11

3 letters addressed: My dear Ernst, January 3, 1865; April 9, 1866 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 9 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 12

1 letter addressed: My dear Ernst, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 13

October 23, 1863 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 14

1 letter addressed: My dear Ernst, July 22, 1864 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 15

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 16

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 17

1 letter adressed to C.C.P. (Camille, Celimene, and Primrose), n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 18

February 26, 1866 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 19

September 15, 1866 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 20

July 24, 1864 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 21

January 6, 1863 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 22

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 23

June 8, 1863 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 8 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 24

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 25

May 15, 1864; April 7, 1864(?) and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 26

1 letter addressed: Dear Primrose, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 27

2 letters addressed: My dear Ernst, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 28

1 letter addressed: Dear C.C.P. (Camille, Celimene, & Primrose), & 1 letter addressed: Dear Celimene, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 29

1 letter addressed: My very dear Ernst, November 8, 1863 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 9 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 30

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 9 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 31

May 13, August 1 and August 12, 1864 and n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 13 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 32

2 letters addressed: Chere Madame Levy (written in French), n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 7 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 33

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 34

1 letter addressed: Celimene (n.d.), 1 letter addressed: My dear and gentle critic (February 18, 1863).

Physical Description: 5 items. 6 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 35

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items. 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 36

July 17, 1866 and n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items. 4 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 37

n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item. 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 38

4 letters of Robert Lytton, December 20, 1887(?) and n.d.

Physical Description: 4 items. 4 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 39

Unidentified manuscript(?), n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items. 2 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 40

Letter from grandson regarding Bulwer Lytton, February 11, 1929.

Physical Description: 1 item. 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 41

Unidentified manuscript(?), n.d.

Physical Description: 4 items. 4 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 1

Transcripts of dated letters in chronological order, June 18, 1860-October 29, 1866.

Physical Description: 21 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Transcripts numbered to correspond with original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 3

Transcripts numbered to correspond to the original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 4

Transcripts numbered to correspond to the original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 5

Transcripts numbered to correspond to the original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 6

Transcripts numbered to correspond to the original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 7

Transcripts numbered to correspond to the original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 8

Transcripts numbered to correspond to the original letters.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 2, Folder 9

1 unnumbered letter addressed: My dear Ernst.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 10

Transcripts of 4 letters from Robert Lytton and 1 letter from grandson regarding Edward B. Lytton.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 11

Transcripts of unidentified manuscript.

Physical Description: 1 item.