File 31 - Edward Fitzgerald, Suffolk Sea Phrases, and other Fitzgerald material collected by Charles Ganz; photocopies of letters relating to the copyright of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

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Edward Fitzgerald, Suffolk Sea Phrases, and other Fitzgerald material collected by Charles Ganz; photocopies of letters relating to the copyright of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

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  • 19th - 20th cent (Creation)

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1 box: typescripts; photostats, xeroxes and other copies; photographs (originals and reproductions) typed and MS letters; envelopes; birthday card.

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Pieces 1-17 given by Mrs. Ganz (1950?); 18 by A. McKinley Terhune, Syracuse University USA, 196.

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Typescript of Suffolk Sea Phrases by Fitzgerald, ed. Ganz); typescript 'Foreword' [to Ganz's Gleanings from Edward FitzGerald], dated 31 Mar (1939 added by hand then crossed through and corrected to 1944 with list of dated quotations, and letter [?] headed 'An Edward Fitzgerald Scrap-Book', signed by Ganz (dated Bexhill March 3 1947).

Many of the following items have labels and notes by Ganz on the back: 88 sheets of photostats and other copies of Fitzgerald letters, dating 1857-1883; reproductions of portraits of Fitzgerald (10 items); reproductions of Fitzgerald family portraits (17 items); photographs (some originals) of Fitzgerald's friend Joseph Fletcher, "Posh (8 items); photographs of boats, several bearing name of George Crabbe (7 items); portraits and photographs (copies and originals) of associates of Fitzgerald, birthday card (19 items); photographs and postcards of buildings and places with Fitzgerald associations (25 items); MS copies of 8 letters by Fitzgerald by Edith Hawes Craven with accompanying letter to Ganz (1933).

Letters (4) by Fitzgerald; letter to Fitzgerald by Thomas Carlyle; letter from Joseph Fletcher to James Blyth.

Also xerox copies of letters relating to the copyright of Fitzgerald's Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, by Fitzgerald, Bernard Quaritch, and others, with accompanying letter sent to [C. R.] Dodwell by A[lfred] McKinley Terhune (1964).

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Some copies of Fitzgerald letters from the Morgan Library, New York, the Lenox Collection/New York Public Library, and the Cambridge University Library; permission to copy and publish these items should be obtained from those institutions. Originals of the letters relating to Fitzgerald copyright are held at the Syracuse University Library, New York, and permission for publication should be acquired from them.

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