Correspondence from Duncan Brent to Lawrence Clark Powell, as well as a typescript draft and other materials pertaining to
Powell's publication of
Le monde passé [a remembrance of Brent]. Also, a collection of the Brents' books, mainly 19th-20th century literature and Californiana.
A highlight of this collection is the two volume
Hollinshed's Chronicles [of England, Scotland, and Ireland] (London, 1587), one of William Shakespeare's sources for his historical plays.
Joseph Duncan Kenner Brent (ca. 1907-1981) was born and reared in Baltimore, and was a graduate of the Gilman School and the
University of Virginia. His grandfather was Joseph Lancaster Brent, who came to southern California before the Civil War and
after whom Brentwood (in Los Angeles) is named.
0.4 linear feet
(1 document box).
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