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Elsie and the Child, 1924

By RBML Staff and Meg Hixon

Collection Overview

Title: Elsie and the Child, 1924

ID: 01/02/02/POST-1650 MS 0005

Creator: Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931)

Extent: 1.0 Items

Date Acquired: 10/21/1955

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This volume (108 pages) contains a manuscript draft of Arnold Bennett's novel Elsie and the Child, written between January 15 and February 14, 1924. The manuscript includes corrections in the author's hand. The title page includes an embellished version of the title, a monogram of Arnold Bennett's initials, and the author's address (75 Cadogan Square, SW 1, London). An inscription at the end of the text indicates that Bennett presented the manuscript to Dorothy Cheston on December 18, 1928.

The volume has the bookplate of H. Harvey Frost.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

This item is the physical property of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, may reside with the materials' creator(s) or their heirs.

The library welcomes requests for reproductions made from works in our collections, though restrictions may apply to certain materials. Please contact the library with any questions.

Acquisition Source: Day

Related Materials: The Rare Book & Manuscript Library has manuscript copies of The Roll-Call and The Vanguard, also by Arnold Bennett.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Meg Hixon, June 2016


Box and Folder Listing

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