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Finding Aid for the Ella Young Papers, 1900-1956
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Description
Ella Young (1867-1956) held the Phelan Memorial Lectureship on Celtic Mythology and Literature at UC Berkeley, and wrote poetry and books for children influenced by Irish folklore. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, clippings, horoscopes, books, other printed material, and ephemera.
Background
Young was born in 1867 in Fenagh, County Antrim, Ireland; came to America as a lecturer in 1925; held the Phelan Memorial Lectureship on Celtic Mythology and Literature at UC Berkeley; wrote poetry and books for children influenced by Irish folklore; publications include: Poems (1906), The rose of heaven (1920), To the little princess (1930), Marzilian and other poems (1930), and The unicorn with silver shoes (1932); she died in 1956.
Extent
5 boxes (2.5 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.