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Edward Charles (E.C.E. Hemsted) papers, 1921-1961

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-010
The collection is organized into three series: Series 1: Correspondence consists of letters between Charles and various publishers, his literary agent, fellow authors (including E.M. Forster, John Strachey, and H.G. Wells), colleagues and scientists, and Left Book Club groups; the correspondence dates from 1931-1961 and is arranged alphabetically by surname. Also within the correspondence is an autograph draft short story by Edith Charles and the typescript draft of Cecil I.B. Voge’s book, The Science of Contraception.

Series 2: Writings consist of the autograph, typescript, and carbon copy typescript drafts of reader’s reports, book reviews, essays, translations, short stories and novels (Idle Hands; Muscara, A Novel; Seek Love There), works of non-fiction (Contraception Today and Tomorrow; A New Contraceptive; The Sexual Impulse), and press cuttings of reviews of Charles’ works.

Series 3: Miscellaneous includes an index and selection of press notices of Charles’ first three novels; material in reference to the court case of New York against Viking Press (God’s Little Acre by Erskine Caldwell); syllabus for a course of four lectures on the theory and practice of socialism; list of English mono- and disyllables; photograph of Charles in mid-life; insurance papers.

Dates

  • 1921 - 1961

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (8 boxes; 12 titles (15 volumes).)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Title
Edward Charles (E.C.E. Hemsted) papers, 1921-1961
Status
completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
circa 1990s
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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