Edward Niles Hooker (1902-1957) was an English professor at UCLA. He produced an annotated two-volume edition of the works
of John Dennis (1939, 1943), and with Professor H.T. Swedenberg, edited the California edition of John Dryden, the first volume
of which appeared in 1955. The collection consists of one diary, one folder of miscellaneous correspondence, and typescripts
and other materials used by Edward Hooker in producing the William Andrews Clark Library's edition of the works of John Dryden.
Hooker was born on August 26, 1902 in Albany, New York; AB, Union College, 1923; MA, Syracuse University, 1925; Ph.D, Johns
Hopkins University, 1932; instructor, Syracuse University, 1923-8; instructor, Hope College; James Buchanan Johnston Fellow
(1932-4); instructor in English (1934-36), Johns Hopkins University; became instructor in 1936 and later professor of English,
UCLA; produced an annotated two-volume edition of the works of John Dennis (1939, 1943), and with Professor H.T. Swedenberg,
was engaged in editing the California edition of John Dryden, the first volume of which appeared in 1955; member, William
Andrews Clark Library Committee; he died on January 11, 1957.
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