Scope and Content
Title: John Galsworthy Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1910-1933
Collection number: 417
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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.
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
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. J. Morris Slemons, 1954.
[Identification of item], John Galsworthy Papers (Collection 417). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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
; his first successful novel,
Man of Property
, 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.
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.