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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material About Eden Phillpotts, 1890-1960
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Description
Eden Phillpotts (1862-1960) published over 250 works including some 150 novels plus poems, essays, plays, short stories, and mysteries. The collection consists of about 900 letters from Phillpotts to his literary agent, W. Morris Coles, various publishers, and to friends and admirers, as well as signed publishers agreements, corrected manuscripts, and clippings.
Background
Phillpotts was born on November 4, 1862 in Mount Aboo, Rajputana, India; attended private school in Plymouth, England; worked as a clerk for Sun Fire Insurance Company, London; published over 250 works including some 150 novels plus poems, essays, plays, short stories, and mysteries; best known as author of the play, The Farmer's Wife (1916); his works were often based on life in the west of England, particularly Devon; published works include the Dartmoor novel series and the Human boy series; he died on December 29, 1960 at Broad Clyst, near Exeter, Devon, England.
Extent
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.