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Finding Aid for the Edward Harry William Meyerstein Papers, 1927-1947
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward Harry William Meyerstein Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1927-1947
    Collection number: 403
    Creator: Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Edward Harry William Meyerstein (1889-1952) wrote poetry, novels, plays, short stories, and non-fiction. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, books with holograph notes, and corrected proofs of 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.
    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], Edward Harry William Meyerstein Papers (Collection 403). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Meyerstein was born on August 11, 1889 in Hampstead, London, England; attended Harrow and Magdalen College, Oxford; assistant in the British Museum Department of Manuscripts; wrote poetry, novels, plays, short stories, and non-fiction; also became a music critic and pianist; published works include The Door (1911), Life of Thomas Chatterton (1930), Joshua Slade (1938), Robin Wastraw (1951), and Phoebe Thirsk (1953); he died on September 12, 1952.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, books with holograph notes, and corrected proofs of books. Manuscripts include The Boy of Clare, Briancourt, The Climbers, Cockadoodledont for a Little Girl, Diomede and Cresside, New Odes, and Selected Poems. Correspondents include George Villiers.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952--Archives.
    Authors, English--20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.