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Finding Aid for the Phil Burns Papers 1990-2001, undated
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Phil Burns Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1990-2001, undated
    Collection number: MS.2009.001
    Creator: Burns, Philip S.
    Extent: 1 box (.5 linear feet)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Items related to the Aubrey Beardsley collection assembled by Phil Burns, which was sold at auction in 1999.
    Physical location: Clark Library
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Phil Burns Papers, MS.2009.001, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Phil Burns, 2009.

    Scope and Content

    The Phil Burns papers at the Clark Library consist of correspondence, catalogs and other papers related to Burns' Aubrey Beardsley collection. Letters, receipts, and sales catalogs document his acquisition of items for the already-established collection during the 1990s and his ultimate sale of the collection at Sotheby's auction in 1999.

    Indexing Terms

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


    Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898
    Collectors and collecting

    Genres and Forms

    Sales catalogs