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Finding Aid for the Sir Max Beerbohm Papers, 1900-1956
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Description
Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (1872-1956) was born in London, England. He became a satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, unpublished poems, original drawings, and ephemera related to the writings of Max Beerbohm. Includes original manuscripts on William and Mary as well as W.B. Yeats and also manuscripts titled The Unenterable House and Then and Now. Correspondents include Sir William Rothenstein.
Background
Henry Maximilian Beerbohm was born on August 24, 1872 in London, England; became satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist; moved in same literary circle as Oscar Wilde; published his essays as The Works of Max Beerbohm (1896); contributor, Yellow Book, 1894; drama critic of Saturday Review, 1898-1910; moved to Rapallo, Italy, where he continued to publish, including 12 prose volumes, a comic novel, a book of parodies, and ten collections of caricatures; died in Rapallo, May 20, 1956.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.