- 1863-1897 (Creation)
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258 items: letters, postcards, notes, news clippings, printed material.
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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.
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W. Aldis Wright's article “The Squire Papers.” The English Historical Review 1, no. 2 (1886): 311–48. http://www.jstor.org/stable/546895.
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- Clark, William George (1821–1878) Shakespearean scholar (Subject)
- Furnivall, Frederick James (1825-1910) textual scholar and editor (Subject)
- Sommer, Henry Oskar (1861-1929) literary scholar (Subject)
- Daniel, Peter Augustin (1827-1917) literary scholar (Subject)
- Squire, William (1809-1880) forger (Subject)
- Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881) essayist and historian (Subject)