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Finding Aid for the Bradford Allen Booth Papers, 1936-1968
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bradford Allen Booth Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1968
    Collection number: 507
    Creator: Booth, Bradford Allen, 1909-
    Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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 Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library 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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bradford Allen Booth Papers (Collection 507). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230401 


    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).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Booth, Bradford Allen, 1909- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of English--Faculty--Archival resources.