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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

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).

Notes relating to the life of Henry Sidgwick

Notebooks: 'List of articles & reviews by Dr Sidgwick with remarks by E[leanor] M[ildred] Sidgwick', including several loose sheets and gatherings [item 1]; recording references to Sidgwick in the [Cambridge University] Reporter, 1870-1979 [item 2], Oct 1876-June 1886 [item 3], Nov 1886-1894 [item 4], 1895-1896, [item 5, labelled 1894-1896], 1897-1900 [item 6]; recording references to and contributions by Sidgwick in the Cambridge University Gazette, 1868-1869 [item 7]; 'University & College Reforms', also including two printed sheets (notes by Sidgwick re Council,12 Jun 1870, and re compulsory Greek [May 1872]) and one MS sheet of notes re the Syndicates [item 8]; 'List of Dr Sidgwick's Lectures from University Reporter, 1870-1900' [item 9]. Printed prospectus of Cambridge lectures in moral science, 1887-1888 [item 10].

Sir James George Frazer research rotographs of Ovid's Fasti MSS

Research rotographs of eight MSS in six different libraries, gathered by Frazer while he was conducting a rescension of the text of Ovid's Fasti for his edition published by Macmillan in 1929, and as part of the Loeb Classical Library in 1931.

The MSS are:

Codex Reginensis sive Petavianus, Manuscript No. 1709, Vatican Library. Frazer notation A [ADD.Ms.b.40]

Codex Mallersdorfiensis sive Monacensis, Lat. 8122, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Frazer notation D [ADD.Ms.b.41]

Pembroke Ms. No. 280, Pembroke College Library, Cambridge. Frazer notation F [ADD.Ms.b.42]

Codex Mazariniensis, Oxford Manuscript Auct. F. 4. 25, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Frazer notation m [ADD.Ms.b.43]

Codex Mazarinianus, No. 7992, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Frazer notation M [ADD.Ms.b.44]

Codex Ursinianus sive Vaticanus 3262, Vatican Library. Frazer notation U [ADD.Ms.b.45]

Bruxellensis 5369, Bibliothèque Royale, Bruxelles. Frazer notation X [ADD.Ms.b.46]. Accompanied by a note recording an article by Fritz Graebner, 'Alt- und neuweltliche Kalender' in 'Zeitschrift für Ethnologie', 1920.

Reg. Lat 1709A, Vatican Library. [ADD.Ms.b.47]

Frazer, Sir James George (1854-1941) Knight, social anthropologist and classical scholar

W. A. Wright: Shakespeariana (notes and correspondence)

Letters relating to W. Aldis Wright's editions of Shakespeare (including collaborations with W. G. Clark) as well as notes on the texts and suggested emendations. Some letters addressed to W. G. Clark; several letters with no addressee may have originally been directed to him). Many letters from C. M. Ingleby and Brinsley Nicholson. A leather book binding, separated from its contents and in three pieces, is in the box [pencil note on inside front cover reads 'Add.MS.b.58 69-217]; the spine is stamped 'Shakespeare. Dyce 8', perhaps suggesting that some of the notes are by Alexander Dyce.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Bible Revision (correspondence)

Correspondence, notes, and printed material largely relating to W. Aldis Wright's work as Secretary of the Old Testament Revision Company. Some letters addressed to the Dean of Westminster, A. P. Stanley; to Canon Selwyn, and to others. Includes letters from: Connop Thirlwall, Bishop of St David's; G. C. M. Douglas; E. H. Browne, Bishop of Ely then of Winchester; Frederick Field; John Dury Geden; A. P. Stanley, Dean of Westminster; Alfred Ollivant, Bishop of Llandaff; Hormuzd Rassam; William Selwyn; J. Troutbeck; Duncan H. Weir, James Cartmell; Bartholomew Price; Philip Schaff. Several copies/drafts of letters by W. Aldis Wright to others. Much material regarding the relationship between the British and American Revision Committees.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Bible Revision (correspondence and notes)

Correspondence, notes, and printed material largely relating to W. Aldis Wright's work as Secretary of the Old Testament Revision Company. Includes correspondence from: S. R. Driver; F. J. A. Hort; W. F. Moulton, J. Troutbeck, Maxwell Ben-Oliel; Connop Thirwell, G. C.M. Douglas, Frederick Field, John Dury Geden and Charles Kingsley along with several copies/drafts of letters by W. Aldis Wright to others. Notes by William Barnes; R. L. Bensly, Schiller-Szinessy, William Selwyn, and others. Includes material on the disposition of the remaining funds after the completion of the project.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Bible Revision (notes and correspondence)

Notes, correspondence and printed material largely relating to W. Aldis Wright's work as Secretary of the Old Testament Revision Company. Includes letters from: Bartholomew Price; the Bishop of St David's [Basil Jones]; the Bishop of Llandaff [Alfred Ollivant], two Bishops of Winchester [Harold Browne and Samuel Wilberforce) and the Bishop of St Andrew's, Dunkeld and Dunblane [Charles Wordsworth]. Draft letters from Wright to R. A. [?] Massie and the editor of the Rock. Printed correspondence, members lists etc of the Old and New Testament Revision Companies. Notes on the Psalms, the Athanasian Creed, 'The Rephaim and other giant races of Scripture' [no 44] etc.

Also present: what purports to be a frontispiece to the Coverdale Bible of 1535, with an engraved portrait of Coverdale 'from a Drawing in the Possession of Dr Gifford' [from Erasmus Middleton's Biographia evangelica of 1816?] and a copy of 'Coverdale's Dedication' and 'Myles Coverdale unto the Christen Reader' [from Bagster's 1838 printing?]. A note in Philip Gaskell's hand judges the frontispiece to be 'slightly fishy: cd be a block printed on old paper'.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: miscellanea

A miscellaneous collection of correspondence, printed papers, and memoranda relating to a number of Wright’s philological and literary interests, including English dialects and the works of Shakespeare.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Shakespeariana (correspondence and notes)

Letters, from both scholars and members of the public, regarding W. Aldis Wright's editions of Shakespeare (including collaborations with W. G. Clark) as well as notes on the texts and suggested emendations. Some letters with no addressee may have been written to W. G. Clark. Correspondents include E. B. Cowell, F. J. Furnivall, C. M. Ingleby, H.A.J. Munro, W. W. Skeat, Duncan Tovey, and the 8th Duke of Devonshire. Some notes by Julius Lloyd and Lionel Booth.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Shakespeariana; correspondence re forgeries of William Squire

Letters, from both scholars and members of the public regarding W. Aldis Wright's editions of Shakespeare (including collaborations with W. G. Clark) as well as notes on the texts and suggested emendations. Some letters without stated addressee may have been written to W. G. Clark.

Letters and notes regarding 'The Squire Papers': papers, including copies of letters said to have been by Oliver Cromwell, sent by William Squire of Great Yarmouth to Thomas Carlyle, and published by him as authentic. Aldis Wright published an account of Carlyle's dealings with Squire, with many quotations from the supposed Cromwell letters, in 1886.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Shakespeariana (notes and correspondence)

Notes on Shakespeare by W. Aldis Wright, Sir Philip Perring, Albert Matthews, George Parker, H. P. Stokes, Eduard Thiessen and G. O. Wray. Printed reply by Edward H. Pickersgill to a paper by James Spedding, interleaved with Spedding's MS comments.

Letters (some of those without stated address perhaps originally sent to W. G. Clark) including correspondence from P. A. Daniel, W. G. Fletcher, F. J. Furnivall, R. Markham Hill, C. M. Ingleby; also some draft letters from W. Aldis Wright to various correspondents.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

W. A. Wright: Shakespeariana (printed material, notes and correspondence)

Predominantly printed material: extracts from journals and newspapers; prefaces; programmes and dinner menus of Shakespeare societies; examination papers; printed correspondence (including between J. O. Halliwell-Philipps and Robert Browning regarding the New Shakspeare Society); frontispiece purportedly from the 1599 edition of Venus and Adonis probably from the 1879 Sotheran facsimile edition. Letters from P. Lyttelton Gell, George Litting, Henry Weston Eve and John Doran.

Wright, William Aldis (1831–1914), literary and biblical scholar

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