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Chapman, R. W. (Robert William), 1881-1960



  • Existence: 1881-10-05 - 1960-04-20

Robert William Chapman (1881-1960), British literary critic, editor, and book collector

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph letter : to Chauncey Brewster Tinker, 1933 July 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 82, Folder: GROUP 3230, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, fragment, about Jane Austen.

Accompanied by notes about the letter, in an unidentified hand.
Dates: 1933 July 3

Charles Beecher Hogan papers relating to Jane Austen

Call Number: GEN MSS 413
Overview: Correspondence, miscellaneous notes on Austen books, and other papers relating to Hogan's collector's interest in Jane Austen. Correspondents include David Gilson, R.W. Chapman, R. Brimley Johnson, Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh, Louis Ledoux, and the Jane Austen Society. The letters from David Gilson discuss bibliographical matters relating to Jane Austen.
Dates: 1914-1978

Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Papers

Call Number: LWL MSS 20
Overview: The Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Papers consists of correspondence, writings, financial records, and other papers documenting the personal and professional activities and interests of the American author, editor, and collector Wilmarth Lewis and his wife Annie Burr Lewis. At their home in Farmington, Connecticut, the Lewises created a world-renowned collection of eighteenth-century print, graphic, and manuscript material related to the English author, connoisseur, and collector Horace Walpole...
Dates: 1800-1980, bulk 1926-1979

James Marshall Osborn correspondence

Call Number: OSB MSS 7
Overview: The correspondence concerns the scholarly and collecting interests of James Marshall Osborn. The collection documents his activities as a rare book and manuscript collector, his research in early modern and eighteenth century English literature, and his authorship of several volumes of literary history. Much of the correspondence is with other literary scholars, including F. W. Bateson, James Lowry Clifford, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Maynard Mack. Chauncey Brewster Tinker, and René Wellek.
Dates: 1928-1977

Percy Simpson papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 8
Overview: Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and printed material documenting aspects of the scholarly career of Percy Simpson, particularly his edition of Ben Jonson's Works (1925-52) and his professional relationships with his colleagues, especially C. H. Herford, R. W. Chapman, William A. Jackson, Sir Humphrey Sumner Milford, and Eugénie Sellers Strong.
Dates: 1870-1953

David Nichol Smith papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 10
Overview: The papers concern Smith's work on the Arden Shakespeare Series and include notes and collations for several plays, documents relating to editorial techniques and a small amount of professional correspondence.
Dates: ca. 1904-1910

Frank Percy Wilson Papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 157
Overview: The Frank Percy Wilson Papers contain correspondence, research files, and notes for articles and projected longer works, including an edition of Tabacco; the British Academy biography of E. K. Chambers; and works on Elizabethan vocabulary and proverbs.
Dates: 1912-1961

Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence Editorial Project Records

Call Number: LWL MSS 23
Overview: The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence Editorial Project Records document the research, planning, editing, publishing, and marketing of W. S. Lewis’s scholarly edition of the correspondence of Horace Walpole (1717-1797), issued in forty-eight volumes between 1937 and 1983 by Yale University Press.
Dates: 1900-1983, bulk 1936-1983