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Finding Aid for the Stanley John Weyman Papers, 1885-1928
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stanley John Weyman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1885-1928
    Collection number: 810
    Creator: Weyman, Stanley John, 1855-1928
    Extent: 4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Stanley John Weyman (1855-1928) was a lawyer before he turned to writing. His published works include The house of the wolf (1890), Under the red robe (1894), The red cockade: a novel of the French Revolution (1895), Ovington's bank (1922), and The lively Peggy (1928). The collection consists of both incoming and outgoing personal and business correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, a diary providing an account of a visit to Spain, and ephemera.
    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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Maggs Bros, purchase.
    • Sotheby, purchase, 1959.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanley John Weyman Papers (Collection 810). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Weyman was born on August 7, 1855 in Ludlow, England; BA in modern history, Christ Church College, Oxford University, 1877; called to the bar in 1881; however, because his early career showed little signs of success, he turned to writing; published works include The house of the wolf (1890), The king's stratagem and other stories (1891), The new rector (1891), Under the red robe (1894), The red cockade: a novel of the French Revolution (1895), In kings' byways (1902), Ovington's bank (1922), and The lively Peggy (1928); he died on April 10, 1928.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of both incoming and outgoing personal and business correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, a diary providing an account of a visit to Spain, and ephemera. Correspondents include James A. Hutton, James Martineau, Coulson Kernahan, James Payn, Miss Peard, Grant Richards, Clement Shorter, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Manuscripts include The red cockade, Ovington's bank, and a play by Wilton J. Rix, adopted from the novel by Weyman.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Weyman, Stanley John, 1855-1928--Archives.
    Authors, English--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.
    Rix, Wilton J.-- Under the red robe.