Greg, W. W. (Walter Wilson), 1875-1959
- Existence: 1875 - 1959
Walter Wilson Greg (1875-1959) was a British bibliographer and scholar of sixteenth and seventeenth century literature, particularly drama
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The papers contain correspondence, printed material, writings and other papers documenting the scholarly career of Walter Wilson Greg, particularly his work on the Bibilography of the English Printed Drama(BEPD), his book reviews and his periodical articles concerning the editing of Shakespeare.
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.
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.
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.