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MS Eng 1046, 1046.1-.10, 1046.12-1046.16

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Bernard Shaw additional papers, 1887-1932: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, f,
Call No.: MS Eng 1046, 1046.1-.10, 1046.12-1046.16
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Title: Bernard Shaw additional papers,
Date(s): 1887-1932.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.4 linear feet (14 volumes and 1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily compositions of Anglo-Irish dramatist Bernard Shaw as well as some professional correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-129 - 52M-134, 52M-136, 52M-138, 52M-145, 52M-146, 52M-244; 56M-188, 56M-199. Deposited by Mr. L. Richard Bamberger, 65 Broadway, New York, NY; received: 1953 January 26; gift: May 1953-1957 June.
62M-198. Purchased from David Magrue Book Shop, 442 Post Street, San Francisco 2, California; received: 1963 Feb.
72M-74(201). Bequeathed by Joseph Halle Schaffner, '17; received: 1972 Nov.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bernard Shaw Additional Papers, 1887-1932 (MS Eng 1046-1046.10, 1046.12-1046.16). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Shaw was an Anglo-Irish dramatist and author.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of manuscripts by Shaw, including typescripts with revisions and additions of Arms and the Man and Mrs. Warren' Profession. Other manuscripts are articles, reviews, essays, plays, and an autobiographical sketch. Also includes Shaw's answers to questions of T. D. O'Bolger, author of the Life of George Bernard Shaw, and letters by Shaw mostly on professional concerns.

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