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Finding Aid for the Stanley John Weyman Papers, 1885-1928
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.