File 62 - W. Aldis Wright: Shakespeariana (printed material, notes and correspondence)

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Add. MS b/62


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


  • 1864-1919 (Creation)

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1 box
47 items: printed material, news cuttings, photographs, notes and correspondence.

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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.

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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.58-61

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