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Finding Aid for the James Payn Papers, 1868
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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.
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.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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.
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