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Finding Aid for the Roycroft Shop collection of publications and ephemera, 1900-1935
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Roycroft Shop collection of publications and ephemera
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1935
    Collection number: 2028
    Creator: Roycroft Shop.
    Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Collection consists of Roycrofters publications and ephemera. The bulk of the publications are from the series Little journeys. Also includes material relating to Elbert Hubbard and his family.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Roycroft Shop collection of publications and ephemera (Collection Number 2028). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Elbert Hubbard was born in IL, June 19, 1856; left school at the age of 15; honorary MA, Tufts College (1899); founded Roycrofters in East Aurora, NY, 1895; the Roycroft Shops printed and published books and magazines, and made book bindings, furniture, and small household objects; Hubbard was also an author and lecturer; he died along with his wife Alice, aboard the British Steamship Lusitania, May 7, 1915.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of Roycrofters publications and ephemera. The bulk of the publications are from the series Little journeys. Also includes material relating to Elbert Hubbard and his family.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915.
    Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915. Little journeys.
    Roycroft Shop.
    Publishers and publishing.
    Authors, American --19th century.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Books.