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Author: William Henry Waldo Sabine
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, manuscripts and printed materials including the original typescript of one of his published books, "Second Sight in Daily Life" (1949), with manuscript notes by the author. There are also unpublished book manuscripts including a three-volume collection of English love poems of the seventeenth century compiled in 1951; the original typescript of a parody of Boswell's London Journal entitled
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Genre/Form: Announcements
Articles
Autobiographies
Commonplace books
Diaries
Drawings
Engravings
Journals
Manuscripts (literary)
Maps
Pen works
Poems
Portraits
Satires
Scrapbooks
Scripts
Summonses
Valentines
Watercolor drawings
Parodies, imitations, etc
Named Person: James Boswell; James Caulfield; William A Craigie, Sir; Peter Decker; Thomas E Dewey; John, of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster; John Leech; Frederick Nash; Samuel Hood Hood, Viscount; Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount; Harold Nicolson; William Smith; George Washington; Nathaniel Woodhull; Richard K MacMaster
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Waldo Sabine
OCLC Number: 122343359
Description: 8 linear ft. (ca 770 items in 15 boxes).

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Correspondence, manuscripts and printed materials including the original typescript of one of his published books, "Second Sight in Daily Life" (1949), with manuscript notes by the author. There are also unpublished book manuscripts including a three-volume collection of English love poems of the seventeenth century compiled in 1951; the original typescript of a parody of Boswell's London Journal entitled "Blabwell's American Journal, 1776," (1985); and "Woodhull : a tragedy of 1776," a shortened version in the form of a story of "The Suppressed History of General Nathaniel Woodhull, President of the New York Congress and Convention in 1776," which was published in 1954. Also included is material relating to the history of the American flag; correspondence and other material on parapsychology, including his article, "A Mystery of History," published in "Light" in 1951; his correspondence with Peter Decker and with The New York Public Library on the publication of Sabine's "Historical Memoirs of William Smith," in his "Eyewitness Account of the American Revolution," series III, 1971. There are also two mimeographed versions of his playscript, "Mary Gibbons: the only play about George Washington & the beautiful girl from New Jersey."

1992-1995 Additions: 138 volumes of his diaries, 1920-1994, have been added, as well as 12 letters from W.A. Craigie concerning new entries for the Oxford English Dictionary, 1 drawing in the style of John Leech, 2 19th century drawings, the manuscript of his "Young John of Gaunt; a poem in fourteen cantos", 22 engraved American portraits, 5 maps of the American Civil and Revolutionary Wars, 3 scrapbooks, World War I to 1976, his commonplace book, 1927-1990, several of his published books, and "The Sheriff's Prisoner", an autobiographical account of his 8 months in Brixton Prison for Obscene Libel on the publication of "Guido and the Girls", along with letters and documents re. this case.

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