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Finding Aid for the Anthony Trollope Letters, 1835-1882
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anthony Trollope Letters,
    Date (inclusive): 1835-1882
    Collection number: 422
    Creator: Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was a novelist known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels. Individual novels include Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive her? (1865), and The way we live now (1875). The collection consists of photostat copies of 932 extant letters by Anthony Trollope used for the publication, The letters of Anthony Trollope, edited by Bradford Allen Booth.
    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

    Collection is restricted from copying.
    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of B.A. Booth, 1954.
    Original letters are housed in Princeton University Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Anthony Trollope Letters (Collection 422). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Trollope was born on April 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive her? (1865), The Eustace diamonds (1873), and The way we live now (1875); he died in London on December 6, 1882.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of photostat copies of 932 extant letters by Anthony Trollope. They were used for the 1951 Oxford University Press publication, The letters of Anthony Trollope, edited by Bradford Allen Booth.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Letters are arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882.
    Authors, English--19th century--Archival resources.
    Photocopies.