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Papers of A.W. Ashby relating to John Payne Collier


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Papers of A.W. Ashby relating to John Payne Collier, 20th century, comprising:
  1. a biography of Collier (to about 1840), typescript, with some marginal notes in an unidentified hand, illustrated with a few photographs
  2. a bibliography of Collier, with appendices, including (MS. Eng. misc. d. 1456/2 fols. 153-89) a selection from Coleridge's lectures on Shakespeare (see below).
  3. photostats (a few leaves missing) of Collier's shorthand notes (notebooks G and H) of Coleridge's lectures on Shakespeare in 1811-12, with a partial typescript in longhand on blank pages of the photostat. The location of the original notebooks is not known. See Coleridge on Shakespeare. The text of the Lectures of 1811-12, ed. R.A. Foakes (Charlottesville, 1971).


  • 20th cent.


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1455].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1455-1456/1-2; Facs. e. 52

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13549

Biographical / Historical

A.W. Ashby (fl 20th century).

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Library (with a few letters to Ashby, now MS. Eng. lett. c. 825 fols. 112-30) in 1988.
Papers of A.W. Ashby relating to John Payne Collier
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom