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

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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/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

Collection number: 554

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/
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Dan Luckenbill, October 1997
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Alight Tsai
Encoding supervision by:
Caroline Cubé
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Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2003
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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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.

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.


Container List

 

Personal and Critical

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, light verse, etc. Also includes postcards collected and letters collected (?). ca. 1930s-1950s.

 

Personal

Box 1, Folder 2

Diary and notebook. Notes in bound book, trip to England. 1950.

 

Dryden

Box 1, Folder 3

Works vol.1. Galley proofs.

Box 1, Folder 4

Astraea redux, Annus mirabilis. Introduction, various drafts and corrections.

Box 1, Folder 5

To His Sacred Majesty. Research material.

Box 1, Folder 6

To His Sacred Majesty. Research material and drafts.

Box 1, Folder 7

To My Lord Chancellor, To Sir Robert Howard. Headnotes, and Commentary.

Box 1, Folder 8

Donne Dryden echoes, Spenser Dryden echoes. Typed notes.

Box 1, Folder 9

To His Sacred Majesty. Headnote, Commentary.

Box 1, Folder 10

Ovid's Epistles. Headnote and commentary.

Box 1, Folder 11

Astraea redux. Headnote, etc.

Box 1, Folder 12

Heroick stanzas. Notes on use of them as compared to other poets, other forms.

Box 1, Folder 13

Upon the death of the Lord Hastings. Headnote, Commentary.

Box 1, Folder 14

A note on the text. Notes on various poems.

Box 1, Folder 15

Heroic stanzas. Research material.

Box 1, Folder 16

To Mr. Lee, on his Alexander. Notes and essay.

 

Dryden, Aphra Behn

Box 1, Folder 17

All for Love. Lecture delivered 1953 May 6. Also Aphra Behn research notes and clipping.

 

Dryden

Box 1, Folder 18

Wild Gallant. Notes on sources, research material and correspondence. 1952.