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Finding Aid for the Harold Heifetz Collection of Nineteenth Century English Illustrations, ca. 1830-1889
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harold Heifetz Collection of Nineteenth Century English Illustrations,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1830-1889
    Collection number: 2087
    Creator: Heifetz, Harold
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Harold Heifetz (1919- ) was a playwright and author. The collection consists of 59 engravings and lithographs representative of 19th century book illustration. Illustrations are mostly English, although a few French and German prints are included.
    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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harold Heifetz Collection of Nineteenth Century English Illustrations (Collection 2087). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233129 

    Biography

    Heifetz was born on April 13, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois; AB, University of Illinois, 1941; graduate study at University of Chicago and California Institute of Technology; wrote plays including Mama and her soldiers, Harry Kelly, and No smile for strangers; publications include Jeremiah Thunder (1968), The hard charger (1972), and Zen and Hasidism (editor, 1980).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 59 engravings and lithographs representative of 19th century book illustration. Illustrations are mostly English, although a few French and German prints are included. Artists include Thomas Hope, J. Rogers, and E. Smith. Illustrations include: Quasimodo, Death of Prince William, Prince Arthur and Hubert, Pont y Rhydlanfair, St. Augustine, Bataille de Sedyman, Gallery of busts -- Versailles, On the Danube, Scene at Toledo, Baliol surrendering, Interior of Stow Church, Duke of Monmouth, The surrender of Calais, and The Empress Matilda.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Heifetz, Harold--Archives.
    Illustration of books--England.
    Engravings.
    Lithographs.