Papers of A.W. Ashby relating to John Payne Collier
Papers of A.W. Ashby relating to John Payne Collier, 20th century, comprising:
- a biography of Collier (to about 1840), typescript, with some marginal notes in an unidentified hand, illustrated with a few photographs
- 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).
- 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.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1455].
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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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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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