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Finding Aid for the Edward Niles Hooker Papers, ca. 1930-1952
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward Niles Hooker Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1952
    Collection number: 554
    Creator: Hooker, Edward Niles
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    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

    UC San Diego, transfer, 1989.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edward Niles Hooker Papers (Collection 554). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233162 

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    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. Includes Hooker's diary and notebook from a 1950 trip to England, notes, research material, a 1953 lecture given on Dryden's All for love, and galley proofs of the first volume of Dryden's works.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hooker, Edward Niles--Archives.
    English teachers--United States--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.