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Finding Aid of the Myron Franklin Brightfield Papers
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Description
Myron Franklin Brightfield (1897-1964) was a professor of English at UC Berkeley (1926- ). His published works include Theodore Hook and his novels (1928), The issue in literary criticism (1932), John Wilson Croker (1940), and Victorian England in its novels, 1840-1870 (1968). The collection consists of research notes, drafts, and card indexes related to Professor Brightfield's studies of Victorian England, and class notes, syllabi, and examinations for courses taught by Brightfield while professor of English at UC Berkeley.
Background
Brightfield was born on October 31, 1897 in Belleville, Illinois; AB, 1919, AM, 1921, Ph.D, 1926, Harvard University; instructor in English, Indiana University, 1922-24; assistant professor, 1926-35, associate professor, 1935-44, and professor of English, UC Berkeley; published works include Theodore Hook and his novels (1928), The issue in literary criticism (1932), John Wilson Croker (1940), and Victorian England in its novels, 1840-1870 (1968); he died in 1964.
Extent
36 boxes (18 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.