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Finding Aid for the Collection of books illustrated by E.W. Kemble, ca. 1881-1933
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of books illustrated by E.W. Kemble
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1881-1933
    Collection number: 916
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: E.W. Kemble (1861-1933) contributed illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals. He also illustrated published works by authors such as Mark Twain, and authored books himself. His works include Kemble's Coons (1896), Comical Coons (1898), and A Pickaninny Calendar (1900). The collection consists of 11 books illustrated by Kemble.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library 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 UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Two of the books ( Folks from Dixie and On the Plantation) were purchased by UCLA at Needham Book Finders in Los Angeles around March 25, 1961.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of books illustrated by E.W. Kemble (Collection 916). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Edward Windsor Kemble was an illustrator and writer born on January 18, 1861 in Sacramento, California. He grew up and attended public school in New York City, and began contributing illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals in 1881. His work was published in Collier's, Harper's Weekly, Life, Scribner's, Century and Leslie's Weekly. In 1883 Kemble illustrated the original edition of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn. He illustrated a number of works including Uncle Tom's Cabin, Pudd'nhead Wilson, and Colonel Carter of Cartersville. Among the books he authored are Kemble's Coons (1896), Comical Coons (1898), and A Pickaninny Calendar (1900). He died on September 19, 1933.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 11 books illustrated by E.W. Kemble.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933.
    Illustrators--United States--Archival resources.
    Authors, American.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933, illustrator.