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Finding Aid for the Wilfrid Ewart Papers, 1910-1921
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Description
Wilfrid Herbert Gore Ewart (1892-1922) was a British captain in the Scots Guards in World War I. He wrote articles and books about the action of the batallion. The collection consists of Wilfrid Ewart's typescript and holographic literary manuscripts, many with emendations by his editor, John Gawsworth.
Background
Wilfrid Herbert Gore Ewart was born on May 19, 1892; was British captain in the Scots Guards in World War I; wrote articles about the action of the batallion for the Spectator, The National Review, The English Review, and The Land And Water; wrote several books, including Way of Revelation; a Novel of Five Years (1921), A Journey in Ireland (1921), and Scots Guard (1934); traveled to New Mexico and Mexico after the war; he died on Dec 31, 1922 in Mexico City.
Extent
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.