Papers of Robert William Chapman (1881-1960)

Scope and Content

Chapman's correspondence and working papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert William Chapman (1881-1960) was an editor of Jane Austen, Samuel Johnson and Anthony Trollope. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given by Michael Chapman, 1978-80.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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