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Finding Aid for the Theophilus E.M. Boll Papers, 1940-1966
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Theophilus E.M. Boll Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1966
    Collection number: 2088
    Creator: Boll, Theophilus E.M. (Theophilus Ernest Martin), 1902-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Theophilus E.M. Boll (1902- ) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania (1922-72). The collection consists of letters, photographs, and research material relating to the English novelist Stephen Hudson and the publication of Hudson's novel Richard, Myrtle, and I, with a critical and biographical essay by Boll.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Theophilus E.M. Boll, 1976-77.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Theophilus E.M. Boll Papers (Collection 2088). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709419 

    Biography

    Boll was born January 6, 1902 in New York City; attended University of Pennsylvania (BA, 1922; MA, 1924; Ph.D., 1930); spent entire teaching career at University of Pennsylvania (1922-72) and became professor emeritus of English in 1972; author of biographical and critical introductions to Stephen Hudson's book, Richard, Myrtle, and I (1962); also author of Miss May Sinclair, novelist: a biographical and critical introduction (1973) and many articles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of letters, photographs, and research material relating to the English novelist Stephen Hudson and the publication of Hudson's novel Richard, Myrtle, and I, with a critical and biographical essay by Boll. Includes letters to Boll (33 from Violet Schiff, Hudson's wife), a review of Hudson's novel and Boll's reply, and presentation copies of two books.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Boll, Theophilus E.M. (Theophilus Ernest Martin), 1902- --Archives.
    Schiff, Violet--Correspondence.
    Hudson, Stephen, 1868-1944.
    University of Pennsylvania--Faculty--Archival resources.