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Finding Aid for the E.F. Benson Papers, ca. 1899-1940
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Description
E.F. Benson (1867-1940) wrote more than 75 published works, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The collection consists of holograph drafts of three of Benson's novels, files of publisher's statements, contracts, letters and clippings.
Background
Born July 24, 1867 at Wellington College, Shropshire, England; wrote more than 75 published works, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; best known for his Mapp and Lucia novels; also wrote mystery and supernatural tales, as well as biographies such as King Edward VII: an appreciation and Queen Victoria's daughters; died February 29, 1940.
Extent
9 boxes (4.5 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: Advance notice required for access.