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Finding Aid for the Holbrook Jackson Papers, 1907-1948
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Holbrook Jackson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1907-1948
    Collection number: 212
    Creator: Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948) was born in Liverpool, England. He began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk. He co-edited the New Age in 1907 and edited T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23). He also wrote many books. The collection contains literary manuscripts including the manuscript of Great Soldiers (written under the pseudonym George Henry Hart) and four letters written by Jackson to various persons.
    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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Elkin Mathews Limited, purchase, 1958.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Holbrook Jackson Papers (Collection 212). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Jackson was born on December 31, 1874 in Liverpool, England; although he never attended college, he was a voracious reader who began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk; he co-edited the New Age in 1907, and edited T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23); wrote many books, including: Bernard Shaw (1907), William Morris (1908), Great English Novelists (1908), The Eighteen Nineties (1913), Romance and Reality (1911), All Manner of Folk (1912), Southwest ho! and Other Essays (1914), Occasions (1922), The Anatomy of Bibliomania (1930, 1931), The Fear of Books (1932), and The Reading of Books (1946); he died on June 16, 1948.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains literary manuscripts of essayist and author Holbrook Jackson. Includes The Eighteen Nineties, Great English Novelists, Memoria Technica (fragments), and Lords of Language. Also includes the manuscript of Great Soldiers (written under the pseudonym George Henry Hart) and four letters written by Jackson to various persons.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948--Archives.
    Authors, English--20th century--Archival resources.