Scope and Content
Title: Harold Heifetz Collection of Nineteenth Century English Illustrations,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1830-1889
Collection number: 2087
Creator: Heifetz, Harold
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Harold Heifetz (1919- ) was a playwright and author. The collection consists of 59 engravings and lithographs representative
of 19th century book illustration. Illustrations are mostly English, although a few French and German prints are included.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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: Advance notice required for access.
Additional Physical Form Available
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[Identification of item], Harold Heifetz Collection of Nineteenth Century English Illustrations (Collection 2087). Department
of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Heifetz was born on April 13, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois; AB, University of Illinois, 1941; graduate study at University of
Chicago and California Institute of Technology; wrote plays including
Mama and her soldiers,
Harry Kelly, and
No smile for strangers; publications include
Jeremiah Thunder (1968),
The hard charger (1972), and
Zen and Hasidism (editor, 1980).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of 59 engravings and lithographs representative of 19th century book illustration. Illustrations are mostly
English, although a few French and German prints are included. Artists include Thomas Hope, J. Rogers, and E. Smith. Illustrations
include: Quasimodo, Death of Prince William, Prince Arthur and Hubert, Pont y Rhydlanfair, St. Augustine, Bataille de Sedyman,
Gallery of busts -- Versailles, On the Danube, Scene at Toledo, Baliol surrendering, Interior of Stow Church, Duke of Monmouth,
The surrender of Calais, and The Empress Matilda.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Illustration of books--England.