Finding Aid of the Edmund Hodgson Yates Papers

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Finding Aid of the Edmund Hodgson Yates Papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Edmund Hodgson Yates Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1856-1894
Collection number: 1240
Creator: Yates, Edmund Hodgson, 1831-1894
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Edmund Hodgson Yates (1831-1894) was a novelist. He also founded and served as editor-in-chief of The world: a journal for men and women. The collection consists of about 125 letters from Yates to various persons, and his personal diaries from the years 1878, 1879, 1882, 1884, and 1885.
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 Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edmund Hodgson Yates Papers (Collection 1240). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Yates was born on July 3, 1831 in Edinburgh, Scotland; taken as an infant to London; published novels including Black sheep (1857); in 1874 with Grenville Murray, he founded and served as editor-in-chief of The world: a journal for men and women; he died on May 20, 1894 at the Savoy Hotel in London.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of about 125 letters from English novelist Edmund Yates to various persons, and Yates' personal diaries from the years 1878, 1879, 1882, 1884, and 1885.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Yates, Edmund Hodgson, 1831-1894--Archives.
Novelists, English, 20th century--Archival resources.
Periodical editors--England--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Diaries.


Container List

 

Letters to Various Persons. v.p., 1856-1870

Physical Description: (26 items)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Francis.” August 11, 1856.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Webster.” February 11, 1957.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Chapman.” April 6, 1859.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Sir.” December 5, 1861.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” January 16, 1861[?].

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Chapman.” June 6, 1861[?].

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” June 30, 1861[?].

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” December 9, 1861.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” December 12, 1861.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” April 22, 1862.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” December 6, 1862.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear George Cruikshank.” January 25, 1863.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” February 23, 1863.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” April 2, 1863.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“Dear Leonard”[?]. June 4, 1863.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” May 27, 1863[?].

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear.” October 17, 1863.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Buckingham.” October 6, 1863[?].

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Sir.” June 2, 1864.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Shirley.” January 12, 1865.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear.” May 19, 1867.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Friswell.” January 14, 1868.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“Dear Sir.” February 26, 1868.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear”[?]. September 9, 1868.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Sir.” Tuesday [stationery watermarked “1869”].

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 1

“My dear Tom.” October 5, 1870.

Physical Description: (1p.)
 

Letters to Various Persons. v.p., 1871-1880

Physical Description: (17 items)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Friswell.” March 29, 1871.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Young man of the Period!” January 25, 1872.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Friswell.” April 2, 1871.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Mrs. MacKenzie.” June 16, 1871.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Mr. Lethbridge.” July 2, 1874.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Kune.” April 12, 1876.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Planché.” February 27, 1877.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Dear Mr. Ponsonby-Fane.” February 13, 1877.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear child.” April 16, 1877.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Dear ______ Gould.” July 6, 1877.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Dear Sir.” July 19, 1877.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Merivale.” August 29, 1878.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Dear Sir.” February 1, 1879.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Mrs. Skirrow.” February 8, 1879.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Dear Tinsley.” March 31, 1879.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“My dear Mrs. Skirrow.” January 4, 1880.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 2

“Dear Mr. ----field.” October 8, 1880.

Physical Description: (1p.)
 

Letters to Various Persons. v.p., 1881-1890

Physical Description: (32 items)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Sims.” September 13, 1881.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Mrs.______.” December 22, 1882.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Edmond E. Ernest.” June 16, 1883.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Sir.” July 20, 1883.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Mrs. Popes.” November 8, 1883.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Madam.” January 19, 1884.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear H.M.” June 21, 1889.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Von Kunten.” October 2, 1884.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Courtney.” November 6, 1884.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear.” December 27, 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Mrs. Decker.” March 13, 1886.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Mr. Clark.” July 21, 1886.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Von K.” July 24, 1886.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Lady Monckton.” October 22, 1886.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“O my dear.” June 3, 1887.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear.” April 9, 1888.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Courtney.” June 8, 1888.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Courtney.” June 13, 1888.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Mrs. Tinsley.” 12 January 1889.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“My dear Hayes.” July 10, 1889.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Mr. Clark.” September 6, 1889.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Edmund Routledge.” January 25, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Sir.” February 12, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Mrs. Williamson.” February 14, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Thank You my dear.” March 21, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Turner's Company.” May 20, 1890.

Physical Description: (Autograph card)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Mr. Delucher.” November 20, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 3

“Dear Charley Williams.” December 26, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
 

Letters to Various Persons. v.p., 1891-1894

Physical Description: (14 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My own Von K.” May 6, 1891.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“Dear Mrs. Davidson.” May 26, 1891.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“Dear Sir.” September 25, 1891.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Sir Henry.” November 11, 1891.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Miss Lewis.” November 17, 1891.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Von K.” March 2, 1892.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Von K.” March 18, 1892.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Charley.” May 5, 1892.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear.” November 29, 1892.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“Dear Mrs. Noyes.” December 7, 1892.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Sir.” September 12, 1893.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“dear V.” February 2, 1894.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Marchioness.” May 9, 1894.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 4

“My dear Maria M.” May 16, 1894.

Physical Description: (1p.)
 

Letters to Various Persons. v.p., n.d.

Physical Description: (16 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear Shirley.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear Buckingham.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear Friswell.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“Dear Mr. MacMillan.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear Murray.”

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear Martin Tupper.”

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear J.P.”[?].

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“Dear Mr. Wedderburn.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“Dear Mr. Wedderburn.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“My dear friend.”

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 5

No addressee--Brighton.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

No addressee--Holloway.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

No addressee--Brighton.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“Dear Johnny.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 5

“Dear Sir.”

Physical Description: (1p.)
 

Letters to Edmund Hodgson Yates. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

Parkinson, J.C., 6 August 1869.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 1, Folder 6

Col. Mackey, 2 September 1886.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 1, Folder 6

D. Christie Murray, July 12, 1890.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
 

Letters re Edmund Hodgson Yates. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (8 items)
Box 1, Folder 7

Bentley, George, May 2, 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Brabourne, ______, May 5, 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Brabourne, ______, May 14, 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Broadley, A.M., 20 May 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

de Bathe, Sir Henry, May 6, 1885.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Laker, A., July 9, 1890.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Maxwell, John, May 12, 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

May, Henry, 13 May 1885.

Physical Description: (1p.)
 

Diaries of Edmund Yates, 1878-1885

Box 1, Folder 9

1878.

Box 1, Folder 9

1879.

Box 1, Folder 10

1882.

Box 1, Folder 10

1884.

Box 1, Folder 11

1885.

Box 1, Folder 8

[Literary contract]. n.p., 1875.

Physical Description: (16 × 19.5 cm. 2pp. Holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Yates agrees to produce a novel for newspaper serialization in an agreement with William F. Tillotson. The contract is signed only by Yates.
Box 1, Folder 12

Homeri Carmina. Iliad. Lipsiae, B.G. Teubneri, 1826.

Scope and Content Note

Yates' school copy of The Iliad, signed on the title page “Edmund H. Yates, Cholmoley School, Highgate.” Heavily annotated in his hand.