Finding Aid for the Havelock Ellis Papers, 1874-1951

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1997
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Havelock Ellis Papers, 1874-1951

Collection number: 179

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1997
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2002
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Havelock Ellis Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1874-1951
Collection number: 179
Creator: Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) was a physician, anthropologist, novelist, and author of numerous theoretical works on human sexuality. His writings dealt with psychological, anthropological, and biological aspects of sexuality. The collection consists of the original typescript of Sex and Marriage with proofs and books by other authors with Ellis marginalia, or sections written by Ellis.
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

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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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Havelock Ellis Papers (Collection 179). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1217961 

Biography

Born February 2, 1859 in Surrey, England; died July 8, 1939, in Hintlesham, England; physician, anthropologist, novelist, and author of numerous theoretical works on human sexuality; best known as the author of The Psychology of Sex; writings dealt with psychological, anthropological, and biological aspects of sexuality; published a novel in 1922.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of original typescript of Sex and Marriage with proofs; James Hinton's Thoughts on Home with Ellis marginalia; Calverton and Schmalhausen New Generation, with Ellis chapter Perversion in Childhood and Adolescence, with marginal corrections; Lombroso's Man of Genius translated by Ellis, with notes; Ellis' Man and Woman, with marginalia.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Collection composed of 6 items in 1 box.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939--Archives.
Sexologists--England--Archival resources.
Sexology--Research--England.
Calverton, V.F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940-- New Generation.
Hinton, James, 1822-1875-- Thoughts on Home.
Lombroso, Cesare, 1835-1909-- Uomo di Genio--English.
Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939-- Man and Woman.


Container List

Box 1

The original typescript of Sex and Marriage.

Scope and Content Note

The early chapters revised in Ellis' handwriting, later chapters corrected by F. Delisle (Roussel) and John Gawsworth (Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong). Together with page proofs of the books with many corrections. Four chapters which were suppressed are present in typescript and page proof, as well as the five chapters supplanting them.
 

Other Items in the Collection:

Scope and Content Note

  1. Hinton, James: Thoughts on Home. n.p. (ca. 1874). Proofs of an unpublished (?) work on marriage law reforms. No title, a few pages lacking. Ellis' copy with his signature and marginal notes.
  2. Calverton, V.F. and Schmalhausen, S.D.: New Generation. New York: Macauley, 1930. chapter by Ellis and his marginal corrections.
  3. Lombroso, C.: Man of Genius. London: Scott, 1891. Translated by Ellis, interleaved copy with notes in his hand.
  4. Ellis, H.: Man and Woman. 1st and 4th editions, the latter revised and enlarged with extensive notes by Ellis in the margin.