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PAYNE, Joseph (1808-1876) and family

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0366 PA
Held at: Institute of Education
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Full title: PAYNE, Joseph (1808-1876) and family
Date(s): 1797-c1882
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Payne | Joseph | 1808-1876 | Professor of Education
Payne | Joseph Frank | 1840-1910 | physician
Payne | John Burnell | 1839-1869 | clergyman and Professor of English Literature and History
Dyer | John | d ?1797 | clergyman and father-in-law of Joseph Payne
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Scope and content/abstract:

Small group of papers of Joseph Payne (1808-1876) and of his family including his sons (Joseph) Frank Payne (1840-1910) and John Burnell Payne (1839-1869) and his father-in-law the Rev John Dyer. The collection comprises Joseph Frank Payne's personal copies of the volumes of his father's work which he edited, namely Lectures on the History of Education (1892) and Lectures on the Science and Art of Education (1883); bound copy of Joseph Frank Payne's Harveian Oration, entitled 'Harvey and Galen', 1897; manuscript journal of Joseph Payne, Jan-Apr 1825; sermon given by Edward Steane on the death of the Rev John Dyer, 1841; printed testimonials in favour of Rev John Burnell Payne, candidate for the Profressorship of English Literature and History at Owen's College, Manchester, 1866; photograph of Joseph Payne; printed sermon given by William Steadman on the death of the Rev James Dyer, 1797; family notebooks, 1821-1828, some on literary subjects; correspondence, including of John Burnell Payne with Mrs Lewes [George Eliot]; various notes, journal entries, reflections and verse in different hands.

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A reader wishing to publish any quotation of information, including pictorial, derived from any archive material must apply in writing for prior permission from the Librarian or other appropriate person(s) as indicated by the Archivist. A limited number of photocopies may be supplied at the discretion of the Archivist.

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Collection level description available on-line at the Institute of Education website

Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Given by the family in 2000.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Letters and papers of Joseph Frank Payne and John Burnell Payne are held in the Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ref: Add. MS 8989). Papers of Joseph Frank Payne relating to the plague in Astrakhan, 1880, are held by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine (Ref: MS 3821). There are further papers in private hands.

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Created 11/15/2000, modified 12/5/2000

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