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Finding Aid for the John Galsworthy Papers, 1910-1933
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Galsworthy Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1933
    Collection number: 417
    Creator: Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: John Sinjohn Galsworthy (1867-1933) was born in Kingston Hill, Surrey, England. He studied law, but did not practice. He wrote plays and novels including The Silver Box (1906) and Man of Property (1906). The collection consists of correspondence between John Galsworthy and Dr. J. Morris Slemons, and also Galsworthy letters to various persons. Includes a typescript of The Freelands, newspaper clippings relating to Galsworthy and theater programs for Galsworthy plays.
    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

    Gift of Mrs. J. Morris Slemons, 1954.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Galsworthy Papers (Collection 417). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470472 

    Biography

    John Sinjohn Galsworthy was born August 14, 1867 in Kingston Hill, Surrey, England; studied law and called to the Bar in 1890, but did not practice; traveled extensively, meeting Joseph Conrad in the far east; his first play was The Silver Box
    Date: (1906)
    ; his first successful novel, Man of Property
    Date: (1906)
    , began the first of a series collectively known as The Forsyte Saga; founded P.E.N. club; refused a knighthood, but accepted the Order of Merit in 1929 and the Nobel Prize in 1932; died January 31, 1933 in London.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence between John Galsworthy and Dr. J. Morris Slemons, and also Galsworthy letters to various persons. Includes a typescript with holograph corrections to The Freelands. Also includes newspaper clippings relating to Galsworthy and theater programs for Galsworthy plays.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933--Archives.
    Authors, English--Archival resources.