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

Processed by Lilace Hatayama; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

Collection number: 2088

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Lilace Hatayama, December 1979
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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. Department of 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, Department of 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, 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.

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 Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of 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). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

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.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Biographical note [incomplete].

Physical Description: 1 leaf. Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 2

Cornhill, no.1017 (Autumn 1958). First meetings with Katherine Mansfield, by Stephen Hudson.

Physical Description: pp.202-212.
Box 1, Folder 3

Dictated comments by Violet Schiff on Boll's original mnauscript.

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 4

Interview notes with Violet Schiff.

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Holograph and typescript.
 

Letters to Theosophilus Boll. v.p., v.d.

Box 1, Folder 5

Beddinton-Behrens, Sir Edward, 1897- .

Physical Description: 6 items (5 leaves, 1 card, 1 envelope). Holograph and typescript.
Box 1, Folder 6

Cooke, Esmé.

Physical Description: 6 items (9 leaves). Holograph. With this: 2 photographs.
Box 1, Folder 7

Gardner, Frede Almond.

Physical Description: 9 items (8 leaves, 1 card). Holograph and typescript.
Box 1, Folder 8

Morley, Rose.

Physical Description: 4 items (18 leaves). Holograph.
Box 1, Folder 9

Schiff, Violet.

Physical Description: 33 items (8 leaves, 1 card). Holograph and typescript.
Box 1, Folder 10

Photographic proofs.

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Photographs.

Physical Description: 15 items.
Box 1, Folder 12

Replies to research inquiries. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 1, Folder 13

Research documents.

Physical Description: 8 items (12 leaves).
Abstract: Includes copies of last will and testament of Sydney Schiff, birth certificate, marriage certificate, documentation of divorce.
Box 1, Folder 14

Research notes.

Physical Description: 24 items (40 leaves). Holograph and typescript.
Box 1, Folder 15

Review of Richard, Myrtle and I and Boll's reply, ca. 1965-1966.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

University of Pennsylvania Press.

Physical Description: 2 items (2 leaves). Typescript.
 

Presentation Copies Inscribed to Theosophilus Boll

Box 1, Folder 17

Boddington-Behrens, Edward. Look back-look forward. London: Macmillan & Company Limited, 1963.

Box 1, Folder 18

Radiguet, Raymond, Count d'orgel. New York: Grove Press [c. 1953].

Note

Translated from the French by Violet Schiff.