Finding Aid for the Bradford Allen Booth Papers, 1936-1968 LSC.0507

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Title: Bradford Allen Booth papers
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0507
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 7.5 linear feet 15 boxes.
Date: 1936-1968
Abstract: Bradford Allen Booth (1909- ) was a professor and chairman of the Department of English at UCLA. He was the editor of Nineteenth-Century Fiction and wrote many books. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
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.
creator: Booth, Bradford Allen, 1909-

Restrictions on Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bradford Allen Booth Papers (Collection 507). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

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Biography

Booth was born on April 9, 1909 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; BS, Allegheny College, 1930; MA (1932) and Ph.D (1935), Harvard University; instructor, University of Tennessee, 1935-36; instructor (1936-40), assistant professor (1940-48), associate professor (1948-54), professor in 1954, and chairman of the Department of English in 1965, UCLA; founded and became editor of Nineteenth-Century Fiction in 1945; published works include A Cabinet of Gems (1938), Trollope's Autobiography (1947), Letters of Anthony Trollope (1951), Trollope's North America (1951), and Anthony Trollope: Aspects of His Life and Art (1958).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials.

Organization and Arrangement

This collection has been arranged in the following series:
  • Series 1: Correspondence
  • Series 2: Manuscripts
  • Series 3: Printed Material
  • Series 4: Other Material

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230401 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Booth, Bradford Allen, 1909- -- Archives
University of California, Los Angeles. Department of English--Faculty--Archives.

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Muriel R. Trollope, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 1

Graham Greene, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 1

Allen Tate, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Robert H. Taylor, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Michael Sadleir, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Aldous Huxley, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Francis Hackett, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 2

Hyder Rollins, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 19 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 3-4

Percy Marks, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 53 pieces.
 

Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 6

Bibliography of George Moore, 1852-1933.

General Physical Description note: 11pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 7

Bibliography of George Robert Gissing, 1857-1903.

General Physical Description note: 9pp. typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 8

Essay on Robert Louis Stevenson, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6pp. typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 8

Bibliography of Robert Louis Stevenson, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 30pp., typescript (carbon).
 

Literary Reviews:

Box 1, Folder 5

Mark Howe: Dean of Boston Letters. Review of The Gentle Americans: Biography of a Breed, by Helen Howe, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 5

Ford Madox Ford: Mentor to Conrad. Review of The Life and Work of Madox Ford, by Frank MacShane, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 5

Review of C.P. Snow, by Jerome Thale, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 5

Review of John Buchan, by Janet Adam Smith, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
 

Printed Material

Box 1, Folder 10-11

Various pamphlets and reprints, containing works by Bradford Booth, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 32 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 9

Notebook containing course material and assignments for a University Extension course on American fiction, n.d.

General Physical Description note: Mimeographed.
 

Other Material

Box 2

Index to a selected group of gift annuals, many of which are in Special Collections, ca. 1830-1850.

General Physical Description note: ca. 450 leaves.
Box 3

--- A Cabinet of Gems; Short Stories from English Annuals. Berkeley: University of California Press. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Bradford Allen Booth, 1938.