Scope and Content
Title: Sidney Herbert Burchell Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1898-1932
Collection number: 252
Creator: Burchell, Sidney Herbert
15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Sidney Herbert Burchell, an English born novelist, used 17th century England as a backdrop for most of his novels. The collection
contains manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, and photographs related to Burchell's life and work including manuscripts and
drafts for several of his books.
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.
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.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Katherine Burchell Siemons, 1953 and 1955.
[Identification of item], Sidney Herbert Burchell Papers (Collection 252). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Burchell, an English born novelist, used 17th century England as a backdrop for most of his novels; he came to California
and used Redlands in the early days of the automobile as a locale for his book,
Jacob Peek, Orange Grower (1915); his other books include:
In the Days of King James (1898),
The Duke's Servants (1899),
Daniel Herrick (1900),
My Lady of the Bass (1903),
The Prisoner of Carisbrooke (1904),
The Mistress of the Robes (1905),
The Grip of Fear (1906),
Clods and Clover (1908), and
Shepherd of the People (1924).
Scope and Content
Collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, and photographs related to the life and work of novelist Sidney Herbert
Burchell. Includes manuscripts and drafts for several of his books, some of which are:
A Lost Crusoe,
Music in My Life,
The Ghie-maiden, and
Jacob Peek, Orange Grower. Also includes a collection of 17th century maps of England and London, 19th century English children's books, and pictures
used for the book jacket of
Jacob Peek, Orange Grower.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Burchell, Sidney Herbert--Archives.
Novelists, English--Archival resources. Manuscripts for publication.
Juvenile literature--19th century.
Manuscripts for publication.