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Stevenson (Robert Louis) letters and manuscripts
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: Robert Louis Stevenson letters and manuscripts
    creator: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.431
    Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1882-1920

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Louis Stevenson letters and manuscripts. MS 431. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of the UC Office of the President from the purchase of the Isaac Foote Library in 1964.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains unpublished correspondence and manuscripts by Robert Louis Stevenson. Included are holograph letters, typescript of unpublished translation of Swansong from "Faust", two holograph poems, typescripts of fourteen original finished and unfinished poems, three original manuscripts and one draft manuscript. Letters and manuscripts are individually inlaid in folio volumes.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Authors, Scottish -- 19th century -- Correspondence