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Guide to the Arnold Bennett Papers, [ca. 1911-1931]
BANC MSS 72/22 z  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Arnold Bennett Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1911-1931
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 72/22 z
    Creator: Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Letters written to him, primarily by other English authors; copies of letters written by him in reply; holograph MS of a short story, Mr. Jack Hollins & Destiny; binding instructions for books in his library.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services for forwarding. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft 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 by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Arnold Bennett Papers, BANC MSS 72/22 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Arnold Bennett Collection was originally a part of the large Ogden Library, purchased by the University of California in 1957. It was transferred to The Bancroft Library in 1970 with the amalgamation of the manuscript holdings of the Rare Books and Special Collections Department with those of The Bancroft Library.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of letters written to Bennett, primarily by other English authors; typed carbon copies of his letters written in reply; original Bennett letters addressed to his bookbinder, T. E. Caley; holograph MS of a short story, Mr. Jack Hollins and Destiny; and binding instructions for books in his library.
    Letters written to Bennett are arranged alphabetically; letters by him, chronologically.