File 61 - W. Aldis Wright: Shakespeariana (notes and correspondence)

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Add. MS b/61


W. Aldis Wright: Shakespeariana (notes and correspondence)


  • 1861-1896 (Creation)

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1 box: 138 Items (loose notes, notebook, correspondence, printed material, paper cuttings).

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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.

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      An undated handwritten 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.58-60, 62

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