Finding Aid for the Alvin George Manuel Business Correspondence with Richard Aldington LSC.1089
Finding aid prepared by Brooke Whiting, March 1970; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
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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.
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Gift of Alvin George Manuel, 1970.
[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.
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UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942333623606533
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.
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.
Manuel, Alvin George -- Archives
Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962--Correspondence
Business Correspondence With and Relating to Richard Aldington. v.p., 1940-1956
Physical Description: 760 items
Alvin G. Manuel was Richard Aldington's literary agent. The collection includes 143 letters from Aldington to Manuel and 27 from Alister Kershaw (Aldington's secretary) to Manuel; carbon copies of Manuel's letters to Aldington and others, as well as letters from various persons to Manuel relating to Aldington. Also included are letters to Aldington from various persons, later sent to Manuel.