File 58 - W. Aldis Wright: Shakespeariana (notes and correspondence)

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Add. MS b/58


W. Aldis Wright: Shakespeariana (notes and correspondence)


  • 1860s-1880s (Creation)

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1 box.
217 items: letters and notes; one printed item.

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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.

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An undated typed list, found in the box, has been scanned and attached to this record as a digital object. Please note that, while some errors have been detected and corrected, others may remain.

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Other material relating to W. Aldis Wright's work on Shakespeare can be found in Add.MS.b.59-62

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