Scope and Content
Title: James Payn Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1868
Collection number: 1475
Payn, James, 1830-1898
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: James Payn (1830-1898) was a English author and magazine editor. The collection consists of original holograph manuscripts
of Payn's novels
Carlyon's years, and
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
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
[Identification of item], James Payn Papers (Collection 1475). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Payn was born on February 28, 1830 in Cheltenham, Glos, England; attended Eton, the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and
Trinity College, Cambridge (1849-54); wrote novels, including
Lost Sir Massingberd (1864),
A perfect treasure (1869), and
By proxy (1878); became editor of
Cornhill magazine (1883-1896); he died on March 25, 1898 in London.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of original holograph manuscripts of Payn's novels
Carlyon's years (lacking chapters 15-20), and
Bentinck's Tudor (labelled “One of the family”).
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Payn, James, 1830-1898--Archives.
Authors, English--19th century--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.