Finding Aid for the Richard Pryce Papers, 1888-1910

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Finding Aid for the Richard Pryce Papers, 1888-1910

Collection number: 798

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, April 1963
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Pryce Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1888-1910
Collection number: 798
Creator: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Extent: 4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Richard Pryce (1864-1942) was a novelist and dramatist. The collection consists of ten holograph manuscripts written by Pryce including Jezebel, Miss Maxwell's affections, Winifred Mount, Elementary Jane, The successor, Time and the woman, Christopher, Just impediment, Mary Redwing (The burden of a woman), and The ugly story of Miss Wetherby.
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

Ex-libris Michael Sadleir.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard Pryce Papers (Collection 798). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Pryce was born in 1864 in Boulogne, France; became a novelist and dramatist; published works include An evil spirit (1887), The ugly story of Miss Wetherby (1889), Jezebel (1900), Time and the woman (1913), David Penstephen (1915), The statue in the wood (1918), Romance and Jane Weston (1924), and Morgan's yard (1932); he died in 1942 in London.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of ten holograph manuscripts of English novelist Richard Pryce. Includes Jezebel, Miss Maxwell's affections, Winifred Mount, Elementary Jane, The successor, Time and the woman, Christopher, Just impediment, Mary Redwing (The burden of a woman), and The ugly story of Miss Wetherby.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Jezebel, Miss Maxwell's affections, Winifred Mount (Box 1).
  2. Elementary Jane, The successor, Time and the woman (Box 2).
  3. Christopher, Just impediment, Mary Redwing (The burden of a woman) (Box 3).
  4. The ugly story of Miss Wetherby (Box 4).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942--Archives.
Authors, English--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

Box 1

Jezebel. London, 1897-1899.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published as a serial in the Gentlewoman, February 1-June 13, 1900.
First published as a book by Hutchinson, London, 1900 (Sadleir no.1983).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 1

Miss Maxwell's affections; a novel. London, 1890.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1891 (Sadleir no.1985).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 1

Winifred Mount. London, 1892-1983.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Methuen, London, 1894 (Sadleir no.1993).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 2

Elementary Jane. London, 1894-1896.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Hutchinson, London, 1897 (Sadleir no.1981).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 2

The successor: a novel. London, 1900-1903.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Hutchinson, London, 1904 (Sadleir no.1990).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 2

Time and the woman: a novel. London, 1891-1992.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21.5 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Methuen, London, 1892 (Sadleir no.1991).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 3

Christopher. London, 1905-1910.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Hutchinson, London, 1911 (Sadleir no.1977).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 3

Just impediment. London, 1889.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21.5 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Ward & Downey, London, 1890 (Sadleir no.1984).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 3

Mary Redwing (The burden of a woman). London, 1893-1894.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 2 vol. 21.5 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by A.D. Innes & Company, London, 1895, under the title, “The burden of a woman.” (Sadleir no.1976).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.
Box 4

The ugly story of Miss Wetherby. London, 1888.

Creator/Collector: Pryce, Richard, 1864-1942
Physical Description: 308 leaves. 21.5 cm. Holograph. Bound in green cloth.

Note

First published by Walter Scott, London, 1889. (Not in Sadleir).
Ex-libris: Michael Sadleir.