Finding Aid of the Aldous Huxley papers 0171

Finding aid prepared by Rebecca Hirsch
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189

Title: Aldous Huxley papers
Collection number: 0171
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Container: 1
Physical Description: 0.3 Linear feet 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1957-1962
Abstract: This collection contains financial records of Aldous Huxley dated 1957-1962. Huxley was an English writer who moved to Los Angeles in 1937. He was most famous for his novel Brave New World.
creator: Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Aldous Huxley papers, Collection no. 0171, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Related Archival Materials

Related archival collections:
Aldous Huxley Oral History Papers, 1985-1990, The Huntington Library, Call #HM 56877-HM 56896.
Aldous Huxley Collection, 1922-1934, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Stanford University, Collection #M0107.
Aldous Huxley Papers, Department of Special Collections, UCLA, Collection #2009.
Aldous Huxley Papers, Henry Ransome Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.

Biographical Note

Born in England in 1894, Aldous Huxley is a writer most famous for his dystopian novel Brave New World. He moved to Los Angeles in 1937 and spent most of the rest of his life living in Southern California. He died on November 22, 1963.

Scope and Content

Papers consist of receipts, vouchers, cancelled checks pertaining to Huxley's income from honoraria and royalties for the period 1957-1962, and holograph correspondence with his tax consultants.


The Aldous Huxley papers were donated by Ephraim Sales in 1967.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 -- Archives
Authors, English--20th century--Archival resources
Receipts (financial records)