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Autograph and typed letters signed to Sir Walter Wilson Greg from various correspondents 1936-1953.

Author: W W GregJoseph Quincy AdamsE K ChambersGiles E DawsonJames Gilmer McManawayAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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(1) and (2) are typed letters signed from Joseph Q. Adams, on letterhead of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (1) is dated April 16, 1936 and (2) is dated May 11, 1936. Both letters concern a Henry Peacham manuscript of portions of Titus Andronicus and the possibility of a Collier forgery; (3) Autograph letter signed from E.K. Chambers, Eynsham, and dated May 17, 1936. Regarding letters and signs in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: W W Greg; Joseph Quincy Adams; E K Chambers; Giles E Dawson; James Gilmer McManaway; Philip Massinger; Graham Pollard; William Shakespeare; John Payne Collier; Henry Oxinden
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: W W Greg; Joseph Quincy Adams; E K Chambers; Giles E Dawson; James Gilmer McManaway; Graham Pollard; Folger Shakespeare Library.
OCLC Number: 495705009
Notes: (1), (2), and (4) are addressed to Greg at Park Lodge, Wimbledon Common, London, S.W. 19, England; (6) and (7) are addressed to Greg at Tanners Knap, Petworth, Sussex, England.
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(1) and (2) are typed letters signed from Joseph Q. Adams, on letterhead of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (1) is dated April 16, 1936 and (2) is dated May 11, 1936. Both letters concern a Henry Peacham manuscript of portions of Titus Andronicus and the possibility of a Collier forgery; (3) Autograph letter signed from E.K. Chambers, Eynsham, and dated May 17, 1936. Regarding letters and signs in a proof which he thinks it would be convenient for Greg to have; (4) Typed letter signed from Graham Pollard of Birrell & Garnett, London, dated 21 July 1937. Concerns an error Greg pointed out in Pollard's paper; (5) Autograph letter (incomplete) from James G. McManaway on letterhead of the Folger Shakespeare Library dated 26 March 1940. Discusses Massinger's The Picture and copies of Gosse and Lefferts; with a typescript leaf listing typographical errors in a copy of Massinger's The Picture and one leaf containing a copy of a signature of Christofer Marley, witness to the will of Katherine Benchkin, from John Bakeless's Christopher Marlowe, Howard University Press, 1942, vol. 1, p. 208, pasted on a larger leaf; (6) Typed letter signed from Giles E. Dawson, Folger Shakespeare Library, dated 7 June 1952. Concerning " a brief note to Bowers ... in which I asked his opinion of your footnote on my little paper on the printing of Troilus"; (7) Typed letter signed from James G. McManaway, Folger Shakespeare Library, dated March 30, 1953. He writes that the Oxinden MS, no. 750.1 is here and Greg may have a photostat of the list.

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