The correspondence is that between a number of persons and Thiselton on his Shakespearean publications. The correspondents, of some 40 in number, include W. Salt Brassington, F. J. Furnivall, and Israel Gollancz.
Collection of Correspondence with Alfred Edward Thiselton (1857-1904)
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-626
- Dates of Creation[circa 1895]-1916
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Descriptioncirca 70 letters in 1 box; Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Alfred Edward Thiselton was born in 1857. He was a minor man of letters and a Shakespearean critic. His publications include Some Textual Notes on the Tragedie of Anthony and Cleopatra, with other Shakespeare memoranda (1899), Some textual notes on All's well that ends well (1900), Far between: sonnets and rimes (1902), Some textual notes on A midsommer nights dreame (1903), and, Notulae criticae (1904). Alfred Edward Thiselton died in 1904.
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Letters purchased from Howes Bookshop, Hastings, November 2000, Accession no. E2000.26.
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material in the collection and Library catalogues.
Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
Other Finding Aids
Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.
Prior to sale by Howes Bookshop, collection said to be in stock of Dobell's.
Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.