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The Head of the House of Coombe 1920-1922

MS 028


Collection Summary

Creator: Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Collection Name: The Head of the House of Coombe
Inclusive Dates: 1920-1922
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Original holographic manuscript, unbound and undated. Written in both pen and pencil, it contains her edits. The last page of the manuscript is different from that of the published book, being condensed into one concluding paragraph. The novel is about social complexities in the life of a girl growing up in London, just before the outbreak of World War I.
Collection Number:MS 028
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
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URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
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Biographical Note

American novelist.


Scope and Content Note

Original holographic manuscript, unbound and undated. Written in both pen and pencil, it contains her edits. The last page of the manuscript is different from that of the published book, being condensed into one concluding paragraph. The novel is about social complexities in the life of a girl growing up in London, just before the outbreak of World War I.

Errors in paging: nos. 78-81 duplicated.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by chapter.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Related Material

Published as a book in 1922 by both William Heinemann in London, and Frederick A. Stokes in New York.

First part of a story originally published serially in condensed form. The continuation of the story is the separate novel titled Robin: see MS 29 for that manuscript.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. Robin.

Geographic Name(s)
England -- Social life and customs.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

The Head of the House of Coombe (MS 028). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1953.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.