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Collection Level Description: Papers of E.K. Chambers

Reference: MSS. Don. c. 14-16
Title: Papers of E.K. Chambers
Dates of Creation: 1930
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

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 Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

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 Units of Description

See also Papers of Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers.

Access Points

English literature

Chambers | Edmund Kerchever | 1866-1954 | Sir | Knight and English Scholar

Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist

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