Scope and Content
Title: Theophilus E.M. Boll Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1966
Collection number: 2088
Boll, Theophilus E.M. (Theophilus Ernest Martin), 1902-
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Theophilus E.M. Boll (1902- ) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania (1922-72). The collection consists
of letters, photographs, and research material relating to the English novelist Stephen Hudson and the publication of Hudson's
Richard, Myrtle, and I, with a critical and biographical essay by Boll.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Additional Physical Form Available
A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house
consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
- Public Services Division
- UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
- Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
- Box 951575
- Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
- Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Theophilus E.M. Boll, 1976-77.
[Identification of item], Theophilus E.M. Boll Papers (Collection 2088). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Boll was born January 6, 1902 in New York City; attended University of Pennsylvania (BA, 1922; MA, 1924; Ph.D., 1930); spent
entire teaching career at University of Pennsylvania (1922-72) and became professor emeritus of English in 1972; author of
biographical and critical introductions to Stephen Hudson's book,
Richard, Myrtle, and I (1962); also author of
Miss May Sinclair, novelist: a biographical and critical introduction (1973) and many articles.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of letters, photographs, and research material relating to the English novelist Stephen Hudson and the
publication of Hudson's novel
Richard, Myrtle, and I, with a critical and biographical essay by Boll. Includes letters to Boll (33 from Violet Schiff, Hudson's wife), a review
of Hudson's novel and Boll's reply, and presentation copies of two books.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Boll, Theophilus E.M. (Theophilus Ernest Martin), 1902- --Archives.
Hudson, Stephen, 1868-1944.
University of Pennsylvania--Faculty--Archival resources.