• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7HLN/D/04
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 HN2/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      3 folders

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- manuscript notes on Comedy of Errors

- manuscript notes on 'The Addition to Sir Thomas More'

- manuscript notes on Shakespeare family

- family trees

- Stopes Shakespeare's family

- table with dates and sources for Shakespeare's plays

- plan of Stratford-upon-Avon

- manuscript of unfinished article on Essex

- manuscript with note 'intro to a 'life of Shakespeare' that (so far as I'm aware) was never fully written'


- 'A short account of the Ancient Historic Parish and Priory Church of St Helen Bishopsgate' London, 1930

- poem 'The Phoenix and Turtle'

- 'Mary Stuart in fiction' (no covers)

- page from 'Notes from the Shakespeare and Arden families'

- 'Love, courtship and marriage 300 years ago' by GB Harrison from 'The Listener' dated 1 Jun 1936

- 'Acting Shakespeare' from 'The Listener' 10 Feb 1937

- 'The Language of Shakespeare' by George Rylands from 'The Listener' 24 mar 1937

- 'Ben Jonson' from 'The New Statesman and Nation' 8 May 1937

- 'Shakespeare on the screen' from 'The Listener' 24 Mar 1937

- typescript 'A criticism of Dr Leslie Hotson's 'Shakespeare versus Shallow' (1931) by J Shera Atkinson, in Supplement to the Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter Jul 1938

- 'Shakespeare - my war with the professors' by William Kent from 'Truth' dated 29 Apr 1949

- 'The Shakespeare Institute' Jun 1951 (front cover cut)

- 'War of the Roses' from 'Radio Times' 31 Oct 1952

- 'The Abongton Room' from 'The Connoisseur'

- 'The Shakespeare Fellowship newsletter' Apr 1954

Press cuttings:

- 'Shakespeare had toothache' from 'Evening Standard' (no date)

- 'Shakespearean forgeries' (publication unidentified)

- 'William Shakespeare, Defendant' from 'Spectator' dated 24 Oct 1931

- 'Note on the 'Merchant' from 'Sunday Times' dated 11 Jan 1942

- 'The World of 'Orlando Furioso' from 'The Times' dated 24 Aug 1949

- 'Marlowe's death' from 'The Times' 1952

- 'Approval to open Walsingham tomb' from 'The Times' dated 3 Jan 1956

- 'Twelfth Night at the Middle Temple' by Helena Normanton (no publication or date)