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Finding Aid for the Sidney Herbert Burchell Papers, 1898-1932
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Manuscripts, Outlines, Proofs, Typescripts

Box 1, Folder 1

Who's Who in Literature. London: Literary year books press, limited, 1930.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. A list of Burchell's principal works, p.72.
  • 2. Photograph of Burchell in frame. Photo of Studio.
  • 3. Sidney Herbert Burchell String Quartet. Programs.
  • 4. Printed Items:
  • Thorley's Framers' Almanac and Diary for 1908.
  • Leonard Hill Greenwood. The Influence of Increased Barometric Pressure on Man (Reprinted from Proceedings of the Royal Society, vol.77 & 79.)
  • Henzey Leon: Les Fouilles de Chaldée. Extrait de la revue archéologique: November 1881. Paris 1882.
Box 1, Folder 2

Scrapbook, 1898-1900.

Scope and Content Note

Contains publishers' and press notices for his In the Days of King James, or Romances of London in Olden Times. London: Gay and Bird, 1898; Daniel Herrick; a romance of a news-writer . London: Gay and Bird, 1900.
Box 1, Folder 3

The Duke's Servants. London: Gay and Bird, 1899. Publisher's notice.

Box 1, Folder 4

Short story [no title], August 28, 1899.

Physical Description: 18pp. Autographed manuscript signed.
Box 2, Folder 5

Daneil Herrick...., 1900. Notes.

Box 2, Folder 6

The Language of Music, March 1900.

Physical Description: 15 leaves, typescript signed.
Box 2, Folder 7

Mr. Pepys in the Bosom of His Family, May 1901.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Notes . . .
  • 2. Outline . . . 95 leaves. Autographed manuscript signed.
  • 3. Typescript signed, May 1901. 51 leaves, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 8

Short story [no title], June 9, 1901.

Physical Description: 81 leaves. Autographed manuscript signed.
Box 2, Folder 9

My Lady of the Bass. London: Gay and Bird, 1903.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Notes....
  • 2. Press notices, etc.
Box 3, Folder 10

The Prisoner of Carisbrooke. London: Gay and Bird, 1904.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Notes....
  • 2. Press notices, etc.
Box 3, Folder 11

The Mistress of the Robes; a Tale of Queen Anne's Day. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1905.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Notes....
  • 2. Preliminary pages of a draft, 1905. 4 leaves. Typescript signed (part manuscript).
  • 3. Press notices, etc.
Box 3, Folder 12

The Grip of Fear. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1906.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Press notices, etc.
Box 3, Folder 13

The Beginnings of Freedom in Faith, 1907.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Notes, etc....
  • 2. Autographed manuscipt. 20 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
  • 3. Typescript with manuscript corrections. 18 leaves. Typescript marked: Paper read at the Friends Meeting House, October 20, 1907.
Box 3, Folder 14

The Old News-Writer; a Tale of Daniel DeFoe's Days, 1907.

Physical Description: 401 leaves. Autographed manuscript (includes 13 leaves of re-written material).
Box 3, Folder 15

S.B.H.'s ramblings, May 29, 1908.

Physical Description: 37 leaves. Autographed manuscript (includes a few illustrations by the author).
Box 4, Folder 16

Clods and Clover. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1908.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Notes....
  • 2. Correspondence with publisher re frontispiece, June-December 1908.
  • 3. Press notices....
Box 3, Folder 17

An Old Gray Coat, January 24, 1909.

Physical Description: 28 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 18

Old Surry Farming Fold, 1909.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Autographed manuscript. 29 leaves.
  • 2. ---. ---., March 14, 1909. 21 leaves. Typescript. Paper read at the Friend's Meeting House, March 14, 1909.
  • 1. Old Surrey Farming Folk. 1909. 29 leaves. Manuscript.
  • 2. Old Surrey Farming Folk. 1909. 21 leaves. Typescript signed.

Note

(The folder contains a manuscript by Burchell 19-1 is handwritten, 19-2 is typescript signed and the number of pages corresponds to the 21 l. or 29 l. handwritten on the folder label.)
Box 4, Folder 20

Luke's Birthday, June 30, 1909.

Physical Description: 29 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 21

Massacre of the Innocents, July 9, 1909.

Physical Description: 24 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 22

Only in Jest [1909].

Physical Description: 36 leaves. Typescript.
Box 4, Folder 23

Mr. Preble's Still Small Voice [1909].

Physical Description: 28 leaves, typescript signed.
Box 4, Folder 24

The Old South Church [1909].

Physical Description: 28 leaves, typescript signed. /24a another copy.
Box 4, Folder 25

The Claws of Fate [1909].

Physical Description: 34 leaves, typescript signed. /25a another copy.
Box 4, Folder 26

A Race for Love [1909].

Physical Description: 16 leaves. Typescript.
Box 4, Folder 27

The Bishop of Marchester [1909].

Physical Description: 30 leaves, typescript signed. / 27a another copy.
Box 4, Folder 28

Uncle Silas [1909].

Physical Description: 37 leaves, typescript signed. /29a another copy.
Box 4, Folder 29

Priscilla's Stocking [1909].

Physical Description: 37 leaves, typescript signed. /29a another copy.
Box 4, Folder 30

An Old Grey Coat. [1909].

Physical Description: 23 leaves. Typescript manuscript corrections.
Box 5, Folder 31

An Old Grey Coat, 1910. Paper read at the Friends Meeting House, April 24, 1910.

Physical Description: 23 leaves. Typescript.
Box 5, Folder 32

[Short story] January 1911.

Physical Description: 25 leaves. Autographed manuscript signed.
Box 5, Folder 33

Beginnings of Humor in English Literature, 1912.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Typescript signed with manuscript corrections. 29 leaves. Typescript.
  • 2. Manuscript chart to illustrate paper.
Box 5, Folder 34

Word hunting in the south of England, 1913.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Typescript signed with manuscript corrections. 12 leaves. Paper read before the Fortnightly Club, Redlands, California, January 30, 1913.
  • 2. Press notice, January 1913.
Box 5, Folder 35

Country Life and Speech in the South of England, 1913. Paper read before the Contemporary Club, Redlands, California, April 14, 1913.

Physical Description: 17 leaves. Typescript with manuscript corrections.
Box 5, Folder 36

English Country Lanes and Commons, 1915. Read before Fornightly Club, Redlands, California, April 15, 1913.

Physical Description: 18 leaves. Typescript with few manuscript corrections.
Box 5, Folder 37

Jacob Peek, Orange Grower; a Tale of Southern California. London and Hancock, 1913.

Box 6, Folder 37

Jacob Peek, Orange Grower; a Tale of Southern California. London and Hancock, 1913 [continued].

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Notes....
  • 2. Manuscript draft. ca. 700 leaves. Autographed manuscript First draft(?).
  • 3. Manuscript draft. 691 leaves. Autographed manuscript Second draft(?).
Box 7, Folder 37

Jacob Peek, Orange Grower; a Tale of Southern California. London and Hancock, 1913 [continued].

Scope and Content Note

  • 4. Notices. etc.....
Box 7, Folder 38

Sent by the Gods, 1914.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Manuscript draft. 411 leaves. Autographed manuscript first draft? Commenced October 13, 1914.
  • 2. Typescript signed draft. 370 leaves.
Box 8, Folder 38

Sent by the Gods, 1914 [continued].

Scope and Content Note

  • 3. Typescript signed draft. 370 leaves.
Box 8, Folder 39

Peek City; a Tale of Southern California, 1916.

Physical Description: 340 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
Box 8, Folder 40

Twixt Hammer and Anvil, April 22, 1916.

Physical Description: 11 leaves. Autographed manuscript signed.
Box 8, Folder 41

A Visit to a Shakespearean Theatre, 1916. Read at Redland High School, March 23, 1916.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Manuscript. 14 leaves. Autographed manuscript signed.
  • 2. Typescript signed. 13 leaves /2a. carbon.
  • 3. Illustrative material.
  • 4. Press notices.
Box 9, Folder 42

A Lost Crusoe [ca. 1916].

Physical Description: 463 leaves. Typescript with manuscript corrections.
Box 9, Folder 42a

A Lost Crusoe, A Tale of Defoe's Days.

Physical Description: Typescript with manuscript corrections. 460pp.
Box 9, Folder 43

London in Wartime, March 10, 1917. Read before the Fortnightly Club, March 15, 1917.

Physical Description: 38 leaves. Autographed manuscript signed.
Box 9, Folder 44

Wartime England, 1917.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1.Notes.....
  • 2. Manuscript. 24 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
  • 3. Manuscript. 43 leaves. Autographed manuscript.
 

Shepherd of the People

Box 10

Manuscript, 247 leaves.

Box 10

Typescript signed draft with correspondence, 257 leaves, 1922.

Box 10

Typescript signed, 25 leaves, 1923.

Box 10

Galley proofs with manuscript corrections.

Box 10

Letters from publisher about galley proofs.

Box 10

Press notices, 1924.

Box 10

Notes, 1922

 

A Bob-Major

Box 12

Typescript signed (carbon), 298pp. [last 2pp. missing].

Box 12

Typescript signed (original), 30 leaves, 1932.

 

A Midnight Interview

Box 13

Typescript signed (manuscript corrections), 42 leaves.

 

A Murder Story of Beverly Hills

Box 13

Typescript signed, 194 leaves.

 

A Rich to Coventry

Box 13

Typescript signed, 60 leaves, incomplete (?).

 

A Trifling Mistake

Box 15

Typescript signed, 38 leaves.

 

Across the Tracks

Box 15

Holograph manuscript, 26 leaves, Berkeley, 1920.

 

An Inconvenient Marriage

Box 15

Story, unpublished, holograph, 2, 5 leaves.

Box 15

Plot outline, holograph, 1, 3 leaves.

 

An Isle of Dreams

Box 15

Outline for novel or play? - holograph manuscript, 46 leaves, June 27, 1907.

 

An Old Naval Signal Book

Box 15

Holgraph, 9 leaves.

Box 15

Tablet Re Signal Books, holograph.

Box 15

Typescript signed (carbon), 12 leaves.

Box 15

Typescript signed with corrections, 12 leaves.

 

Cherry Time

Box 11

Manuscript (signed), 28 leaves, October 18, 1924.

 

Farm

Box 14

Outline and notes.

Box 14

Manuscript, 151 leaves.

 

Four Open Doors

Box 13

The Murder Mystery - typescript signed, 194 leaves.

Box 13

Manuscript, 172 leaves & 18 leaves addenda, May 20-July 2, 1929.

 

In Shackles of Gold

Box 15

Skeleton of story and suggested screen treatment, 30 leaves, 2 copies.

 

Mr. Wellsley Esquire

Box 13

Manuscript, 207 leaves, incomplete.

 

Mukashi - Bamashi, a Story of Olden Times [play]

Box 11

Manuscript (signed), 38 leaves. February 1928, Hoeve, Sussex, England.

 

Music is My Life

Box 15

Typescript signed, 35 leaves.

Box 15

Draft, holograph manuscript, Los Angeles, 1932.

 

Opening Chapters of Story...

Box 14

re charcoal burners [outline of story with notes] - manuscript, 40 leaves.

 

Outline for a Novel

Box 14

Manuscript, 16 leaves.

Box 14

Manuscript, 12 leaves.

 

Pansy Hepple

Box 13

13 leaves, typescript signed.

 

Paper Sir!

Box 13

Typescript signed, 29 leaves.

 

Peggy Penny

Box 13

Manuscript (signed), 107 leaves.

 

Poems

Box 15

Poems.

 

Remarks on Shakespeare's Plays

Box 14

Manuscript, 5 leaves, incomplete.

 

Richard & Richard

Box 11

Typescript signed (original), 20 leaves.

Box 11

Typescript signed (20 leaves), carbon copy.

Box 11

Manuscript, 42 leaves, February 26, 1924.

 

Semi-Detached

Box 14

Manuscript, 27 leaves.

 

Short Stories

Box 11

Manuscript (signed), 29 leaves, September 26, 1924.

Box 14

Miscellaneous notes for short stories.

Box 14

Manuscript, 14 leaves.

Box 14

Outline - manuscript, 9 leaves.

Box 14

Outline - manuscript, 7 leaves.

Box 14

Manuscript (signed), 43 leaves, August 15, 1901.

Box 14

Manuscript, 21 leaves.

Box 14

Manuscript, 11 leaves.

Box 14

Typescript signed, 38 leaves, draft.

Box 14

Manuscript, 44 leaves.

Box 15

Short stories - plots and drafts - untitled, The Haunted House, uintitled.

Box 15

Short story, untitled - Ebenezer Bashford ... , holograph, 10 leaves.

 

The Cricket

Box 11

Typescript signed (carbon), 23 leaves.

Box 11

Autograph manuscript (signed), 54 leaves, March 14, 1924.

Box 11

Typescript signed (original), 25 leaves.

Box 12

Typescript signed (original), 20 leaves, 1931.

Box 12

Typescript signed (carbon copy).

Box 12

Of Mice and Men [?] - manuscript (signed), 262 leaves, 21 June-October 5, 1931.

 

The Glue Girl

Box 15

[?] - holograph manuscript, 214 leaves, November 1920.

 

The Goat Girl

Box 14

Outline and notes.

 

The Grand - Mesnil Chronicles

Box 14

Leigh, Stewart. Typescript signed and manuscript commentary, 28 leaves.

 

Tighe Hopkins's Romance of Escapes, Mifflin

Box 14

Outline of Tighe Hopkins's Romance of Escapes, Mifflin, 1915 - manuscript, 31 leaves.

 

Un Poisson d'Avil

Box 13

Typescript signed, 25 leaves.

 

Without the Gates

Box 11

Typescript signed (original), 23 leaves.

Box 11

Manuscript, 47 leaves, February 29, 1924.

Box 11

Manuscript, 47 leaves.

 

Source Material

 

Dialects

Box 14

Notes on dialects.

 

England

Box 14

Photographs of England probably used as illustrative material.

Box 14

Map of London, 1745 (reproduction), marked: Cut for mounting on linen.

Box 14

Source material for stories, talks, etc. on early London.

Box 14

Source material for stories, talks, etc on early England.