Finding Aid for the James Payn Papers, 1868

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the James Payn Papers, 1868

Collection number: 1475

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Payn Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1868
Collection number: 1475
Creator: Payn, James, 1830-1898
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: 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 Blondel parva, Carlyon's years, and Bentinck's Tudor.
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.
Language: English.

Administrative 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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1970.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Payn Papers (Collection 1475). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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 Blondel parva, Carlyon's years (lacking chapters 15-20), and Bentinck's Tudor (labelled “One of the family”).

Indexing Terms

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.


Container List

 

Papers, n.d.

Creator/Collector: Payn, James, 1830-1898
Physical Description: (1 box, unprocessed)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph manuscripts for Blondel Parva, Carlyon's Years (lacking chapters 15-20), and Bentinck's Tudor (labeled “One of the family”) by James Payn.