Scope and Content
Title: Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst,
Date (inclusive): 1863-1866
Collection number: 1576
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Edward George Earle Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873) was a successful novelist and member of Parliament. The collection consists
of letters from Edward Bulwer Lytton to Camille Ernst and includes transcripts of all letters.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
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copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Majl Ewing, 1969.
[Identification of item], Edward Bulwer Lytton Letters to Camille Ernst (Collection 1576). Department of Special Collections,
Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Edward George Earle Bulwer Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton of Knebworth was born on May 25, 1803 in London, England; attended University
of Cambridge; in 1828 published first successful novel,
Pelham; entered Parliament as a Liberal member for Lincoln in 1831; retired in 1841 in protest against the repeal of the Corn Laws;
became a Tory and was returned to the House in 1852 as member for Hertfordshire; continued to publish novels, including
Eugene Aram (1832),
The Last Days of Pompeii (1834),
Harold, the Last of the Saxon Kings (1848),
The Caxtons (1849), and
My Novel (1853); he was created a peer in 1866; died on January 18, 1873 in Torquay, Devonshire.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of letters from Edward Bulwer Lytton to Camille Ernst. Also contains four letters from Robert Lytton and
a letter from a grandson regarding Bulwer Lytton. Includes transcripts of all letters.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1874--Archives
Authors, English--19th century--Archival resources.
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence.