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Manuel (Alvin G.) business correspondence with Richard Aldington
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Alvin George Manuel Business Correspondence with Richard Aldington
    Creator: Manuel, Alvin George
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1089
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1956
    Abstract: Alvin George Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington (1892-1962), was born in Hampshire, England. Aldington began his literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist, became a founding poet of the Imagist movement, wrote novels about World War I, and was a critic, essayist, and translator. The collection contains correspondence between Aldington and his literary agent, Alvin G. Manuel as well as carbon copies of Manuel's letters to Aldington and others.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Alvin George Manuel, 1970.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alvin George Manuel Business Correspondence with Richard Aldington (Collection 1089). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Brooke Whiting, March 1970.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942333623606533 

    Biography

    Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington, was born in 1892 in Hampshire, England; he was educated at Dover College and the University of London; began his literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist; became a founding poet of the Imagist movement, which became prominent around 1912; fought in World War I, afterward moving to France; wrote novels about the War; Aldington also became a critic, essayist, and translator; moved to the United States during World War II; published works include: Images, 1910-15 (1915), D.H. Lawrence: An Indiscretion (1927), Collected Poems (1928), Death of a Hero (1929), and Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry; he died on July 28, 1962 in Lere, France.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains correspondence between Richard Aldington and his literary agent, Alvin G. Manuel. Includes 143 letters from Aldington to Manuel and 27 from Alister Kershaw (Aldington's secretary) to Manuel. Also contains carbon copies of Manuel's letters to Aldington and others, letters from various persons to Manuel relating to Aldington, and letters to Aldington from various persons, later sent to Manuel.
    Description derived from in-house card file.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
    Literary agents -- United States -- Correspondence.
    Literary agents -- United States -- Archives.
    Aldington, Richard
    Manuel, Alvin George -- Archives
    Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962--Correspondence