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

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/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

Collection number: 507

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
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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. Department of 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, 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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bradford Allen Booth Papers (Collection 507). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.


Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Muriel R. Trollope, n.d.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 1

Graham Greene, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 1

Allen Tate, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Robert H. Taylor, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Michael Sadleir, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Aldous Huxley, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 1, Folder 1

Francis Hackett, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 2

Hyder Rollins, n.d.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 1, Folders 3-4

Percy Marks, n.d.

Physical Description: 53 pieces.
 

Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 6

Bibliography of George Moore, 1852-1933.

Physical Description: 11pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 7

Bibliography of George Robert Gissing, 1857-1903.

Physical Description: 9pp. typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 8

Essay on Robert Louis Stevenson, n.d.

Physical Description: 6pp. typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 8

Bibliography of Robert Louis Stevenson, n.d.

Physical Description: 30pp., typescript (carbon).
 

Literary Reviews:

Box 1, Folder 5

Mark Howe: Dean of Boston Letters. Review of The Gentle Americans: Biography of a Breed, by Helen Howe, n.d.

Physical Description: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 5

Ford Madox Ford: Mentor to Conrad. Review of The Life and Work of Madox Ford, by Frank MacShane, n.d.

Physical Description: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 5

Review of C.P. Snow, by Jerome Thale, n.d.

Physical Description: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 5

Review of John Buchan, by Janet Adam Smith, n.d.

Physical Description: 2pp., typescript (carbon).
 

Printed Material

Box 1, Folders 10-11

Various pamphlets and reprints, containing works by Bradford Booth, n.d.

Physical Description: 32 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 9

Notebook containing course material and assignments for a University Extension course on American fiction, n.d.

Physical Description: Mimeographed.
 

Other Material

Box 2

Index to a selected group of gift annuals, many of which are in Special Collections, ca. 1830-1850.

Physical Description: ca. 450 leaves.
Box 3

--- A Cabinet of Gems; Short Stories from English Annuals. Berkeley: University of California Press. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Bradford Allen Booth, 1938.