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Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963



  • Existence: 1894 - 1963

Aldeous Leonard Huxley was born on July 16, 1894 in Surrey, England. He was an English writer who wrote novels, non-fiction, essays, narratives and poems. Early in his career, he published short stories and poetry and edited the literary magazine Oxford Poetry, before going on to publish travel writing, satire, and screenplays. He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death in 1963. Pulbications include "Brave New World" (1932), "Brief Candles" (1930), "Music at Night" (1931) and "The Doors of Perception" (1954).

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Aldous Huxley collection

Identifier: MS-286
Overview Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), writer. The collection contains writings by him including the typescript with handwritten corrections of a speech by Huxley introducing Edna St. Vincent Millay, a postcard to H.G. Rugg on Huxley's publications, a signed typescript of a page of "Brave New World," and the radio script for "A Christmas Sketch" with handwritten corrections and correspondence.