Bradford Allen Booth (1909- ) was a professor and chairman of the Department of English at UCLA. He was the editor of
Nineteenth-Century Fiction and wrote many books. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials.
Booth was born on April 9, 1909 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; BS, Allegheny College, 1930; MA (1932) and Ph.D (1935), Harvard
University; instructor, University of Tennessee, 1935-36; instructor (1936-40), assistant professor (1940-48), associate professor
(1948-54), professor in 1954, and chairman of the Department of English in 1965, UCLA; founded and became editor of Nineteenth-Century Fiction in 1945; published works include A Cabinet of Gems (1938), Trollope's Autobiography (1947), Letters of Anthony Trollope (1951), Trollope's North America (1951), and Anthony Trollope: Aspects of His Life and Art (1958).
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