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Finding Aid for the Ivy Compton-Burnett literary manuscripts, 1948-1963
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Restrictions on Access
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID

  • Title: I. Compton-Burnett literary manuscripts
    Collection number: 2035
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)
    Date: 1948-1963
    Abstract: I. (Ivy) Compton-Burnett (1884-1969) was an author who wrote over twenty novels. She received the James Tait Black memorial prize for Mother and son (1955). The collection consists of manuscripts of four novels and one typescript by Compton-Burnett including A father and his fate, A heritage and its history, and Two worlds and their ways.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging 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

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of John Paul and Mary Ewing, the Friends of the UCLA Library, and the UCLA Parents' Fund.
    • From the collection of late UCLA Professor of English Majl Ewing.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], I. Compton-Burnett Literary Manuscripts (Collection 2035). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    Biography

    I. (Ivy) Compton-Burnett was born at Pinner, Middlesex, England, June 5, 1884; educated at Addiscombe College, Howard College, and the Royal Holloway College; wrote first novel, Dolores (1911), while a governess for her younger sisters; wrote over twenty novels in her lifetime, receiving the James Tait Black memorial prize for Mother and son (1955); died, London, England, August 27, 1969.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts of four novels and one typescript by I. Compton-Burnett: 1. A father and his fate; 2. A god and his gifts; 3. A heritage and its history; 4. The mighty and their fall; 5. Two worlds and their ways.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged alphabetically by title.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964503 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Compton-Burnett, I. (Ivy), 1884-1969--Archives.
    Authors, English--Manuscripts.
    Women novelists, English--Archival resources.