Guide to the Eric Walter Bligh Collection

Processed by Arrangement and description by Special Collections staff; latest revision by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
© 2001
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Eric Walter Bligh Collection, ca. 1886-1965

Collection number: Mss 8

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Arrangement and description by Special Collections staff; latest revision by D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    21 September 2001
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2001 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eric Walter Bligh Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1886-1965
Collection Number: Mss 8
Creator: Bligh, E. W.
Extent: .4 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Eric Walter Bligh Collection. Mss 8. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1965.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, cards, notes, photographs, and printed ephemera of English author Eric Walter Bligh, whose works included Sir Kenelm Digby and his Venetia (1932), Tooting Corner (1940), and Faintly Smiling Mouth (1961). Acquired by the UCSB Library in 1965, with Bligh's book collection of several hundred volumes focusing primarily on latter nineteenth century British writers. Many of the items were laid in books from the collection.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Bligh, Eric Walter -- Archives.
Authors, English.
Photographs.
Correspondence.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Correspondence

Box 1: 1

Fuller, Ronald - to Bligh, 1934 - 1960

Box 1: 2

Various - to Bligh, 1946 - 1965

Box 1: 3

Various - to others, 1886 - 1961

 

Series 2.  Miscellany

Box 1: 4

Cards, Book Tokens, and Keepsakes, 1892 - 1963

Box 1: 5

Notes, 1948 - 1955

Box 1: 6

Photos and Picture Postcards, n.d.

Box 1: 7

Printed Matter (leaflets, flyers, reprints, advertisements), 1955 - 1962

Box 1: 8

World Digest (includes Eric Bligh's "Victorian Drawing-room," condensed from Tooting Corner), Aug., 1946