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Benjamin Blom Drama Collection:

An Inventory of His Collection of Shakespeare Materials at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Blom, Benjamin
Title: Benjamin Blom Drama Collection: Shakespeare Material
Dates: 1864-1927, undated
Extent: 10 document boxes (4.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Contains bound volumes of Shakespeare’s works, each heavily annotated and accompanied by an introductory essay. Also included are French translations for several Shakespeare plays, a handwritten, illuminated volume of twenty-five Shakespeare sonnets, an 1864 letter from the National Shakespeare Committee, production notes for Twelfth Night, and a notebook by Henry Saint-George (1866-1917) concerning the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3796
Language: English and French
Access:

Open for research. Part or all of this collection is housed off-site and may require up to three business days' notice for access in the Ransom Center's Reading and Viewing Room. Please contact the Center before requesting this material: reference@hrc.utexas.edu.




Acquisition:

1963, 1973 (R880)

Processed by:

Betsy Nitsch, 2012

Note:

This finding aid replicates some information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center