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Finding Aid for the Chatto & Windus Records, 1871-1900
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Chatto & Windus Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1871-1900
    Collection number: 426
    Creator: Chatto & Windus (Firm)
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    B.F. Stevens & Brown, purchase, 1951.
    Ex libris H.W. Thompson.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Chatto & Windus Records (Collection 426). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232677 

    Scope and Content

    Collection includes business correspondence to the publishing firm of Chatto & Windus from the following authors: Sir James Alexander, concerning Cleopatra's needle, London; Frank Barrett; Karl Blind; Mathilde Blind; Ebenezer Cobham Brewer; Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke; Lady Florence Caroline Dixie; Ignatius Donnelly, regarding the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy; Charles Gibbon; Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming; John Ellard Gore; Tighe Hopkins; Joseph Knight; Sir Henry William Lucy; James Payne; Richard Anthony Procter; and Thomas Wright. Also includes letters from illustrators Frederick Barnard, Arthur Hopkins, and Bertram W. Richardson, seven miscellaneous letters, and a group of newspaper clippings relating to Artemus Ward (pseudonym for Charles Farrar Browne).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Chatto & Windus (Firm)--Archives.
    Publishers and publishing--England--Archival resources.