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Viscount James Bryce papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1378

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of signed manuscripts for the second and third articles of James Bryce's "Impressions of South Africa," which appeared in the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine in 1896.

Dates

  • 1896-1896

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Stonehill, 1964 and MCBLAN, 1983.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1378

Overview

The papers consist of signed manuscripts for the second and third articles of James Bryce's "Impressions of South Africa," which appeared in the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine in 1896.

Biographical / Historical

James Bryce, Viscount Bryce, was born in Belfast in 1838. He studied at Oxford and was called to the bar in 1867. From 1870 to 1893 he was Regius Professor of Civil Law at Oxford. Bryce served in the House of Commons from 1880 until 1906 and was a member of three Cabinets. He was ambassador to the United States from 1907 to 1913. He was created Viscount Bryce in 1914 and served in the House of Lords until his death in 1922. Bryce authored several works on law, history, travel, and foreign policy.
Title
Guide to the Viscount James Bryce Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan and John Espy
Date
March 1987
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

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