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Finding Aid of the Aldous Huxley papers

Finding aid prepared by Rebecca Hirsch, 2010

The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.

Summary Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Aldous Huxley papers
Collection no.
Date [inclusive]
0.3 Linear feet, 1 box
Textual materials [Box]
This collection contains financial records of Aldous Huxley dated 1957-1962. Huxley was an English writer who moved to Los Angeles in 1937. He was most famous for his novel Brave New World.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Aldous Huxley papers, Collection no. 0171, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biographical Note

Born in England in 1894, Aldous Huxley is a writer most famous for his dystopian novel Brave New World. He moved to Los Angeles in 1937 and spent most of the rest of his life living in Southern California. He died on November 22, 1963.

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Scope and Content

Papers consist of receipts, vouchers, cancelled checks pertaining to Huxley's income from honoraria and royalties for the period 1957-1962, and holograph correspondence with his tax consultants.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.


The Aldous Huxley papers were donated by Ephraim Sales in 1967.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

Related archival collections:

Aldous Huxley Oral History Papers, 1985-1990, The Huntington Library, Call #HM 56877-HM 56896.

Aldous Huxley Collection, 1922-1934, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Stanford University, Collection #M0107.

Aldous Huxley Papers, Department of Special Collections, UCLA, Collection #2009.

Aldous Huxley Papers, Henry Ransome Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Receipts (financial records)

Personal Name(s)

  • Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 -- Archives


  • Authors, English--20th century--Archival resources

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