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Finding Aid for the Majl Ewing papers, ca. 1920-1967
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Majl Ewing papers
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1920-1967
    Collection number: 1703
    Creator: Ewing, Majl
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.) 1 half document box 4 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Majl Ewing (1903-1967) was born in Rochester, Kentucky. He was an instructor in English (1930-31), assistant professor (1931-45), associate professor (1945-52) and professor (1953-67) in the UCLA Department of English. He served as chair of the department from 1948-55. He was also a member of the Modern Language Association and helped found and served as president of Friends of the UCLA Library. The collection consists of literary card indexes, correspondence, books, reprints, doctoral thesis, memorabilia, instructional and printed materials, and materials related to travel.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Majl Ewing papers (Collection Number 1703). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Ewing was born May 24, 1903 in Rochester, Kentucky; BA, University of the South, 1923; MA, Harvard, 1924; Ph.D, University of Virginia, 1929; instructor, University of Minnesota (1924-26); instructor (1926-29) and acting assistant professor (1929-30), University of Virginia; instructor in English (1930-31), assistant professor (1931-45), associate professor (1945-52), and professor (1953-67), Department of English, UCLA; chair of department, 1948-55; member, Modern Language Association; helped found and served as president of Friends of the UCLA Library; member, Board of Trustees of the Southwest Museum and the Los Angeles County Art Museum; publications include: A Guide to Better Writing (1940, with Franklin P. Rolfe and LLewellyn M. Buell) and English Prose of the Romantic Period (1938, with C.F. MacIntyre); died in 1967.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of literary card indexes, correspondence, books, reprints, doctoral thesis, memorabilia, instructional and printed materials, and materials related to travel.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Ewing, Majl--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of English--Faculty --Archival resources.
    Literature teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Majl Ewing collection of Hogarth Press manuscripts (Collection 1299).   Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.