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Finding Aid for the Clement Scott Papers, 1860-1900
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Clement Scott Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1860-1900
    Collection number: 737
    Creator: Scott, Clement, 1841-1904
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Clement William Scott (1841-1904) was a author and drama critic. He contributed pieces to the Daily telegraph, Sunday times, Weekly dispatch, London Figaro, The observer, and others. He was also the editor of the Theatre, and adapted French plays for the London stage. The collection consists of letters from various persons to Clement Scott, mostly connected with the theater.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Clement Scott Papers (Collection 737). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Clement William Scott was born in 1841 in London, England; attended Marlborough College, and became a clerk at the War office in 1860; became author and drama critic, contributing pieces to the Daily telegraph, Sunday times, Weekly dispatch, London Figaro, The observer, and others; after retiring from the civil service in 1879, he joined the staff of the Daily telegraph as drama critic, and also became editor of the Theatre in 1880; adapted French plays for the London stage; published works include Lays of a Londoner (1882), Lays and lyrics (1888), The drama of yesterday and to-day (1899), and Ellen Terry (c. 1900); he died in 1904.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of letters from various persons to Clement Scott, mostly connected with the theater. Correspondents include Constance Beerbohm, Marie Corelli, and Bram Stoker. Also contains one letter from Scott to Sir Squire Bancroft.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Scott, Clement, 1841-1904--Archives.
    Theater critics--England--Archival resources.
    Authors, English--Archival resources.