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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert William Chapman (1881-1960)

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 759-80; Eng. misc. b. 434 (R), c. 923-8; Photogr. c. 4, fols. 74-92
Title: Papers of Robert William Chapman (1881-1960)
Dates of Creation: 1884-1967
Extent: 48 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

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.

Scope and Content

Chapman's correspondence and working papers.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Michael Chapman, 1978-80.

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Finding Aids

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Access Points

Editors | 20th century


Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist

Chapman | Robert William | 1881-1960 | English Scholar and Editor

Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Lexicographer, Essayist, and Literary Biographer

Trollope | Anthony | 1815-1882 | Novelist

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