Papers of E.K. Chamber

Scope and Content

Printer's copy of volume 1 of E.K. Chambers, 'William Shakespeare: a study of facts and problems', published, Oxford, 1930.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1866-1954) was an English scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library by the author, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1931.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38787-9.

Related Material

See also Papers of Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 717-19, d. 1097, e. 1129-31, f. 637-8; Autogr. e. 10-11; Eng. lett. c. 483-6, d. 471-3).