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Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917



  • Existence: 1842 - 1917

H. Buxton Forman (1842-1917), bibliographer and antiquarian bookseller.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Austin Dobson collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 930
Overview: The Austin Dobson collection contains letters by and to Dobson; autograph manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of works by Dobson, including poems, essays, and biographical sketches; notes and notebooks; and manuscript and printed material related to Dobson's research concerning William Hogarth. Boxes 1-4 hold letters by and to Dobson. These consist almost entirely of letters by Dobson, and recipients include: C. B. Foote; H. Buxton Freeman; Edmund Gosse; William Heinemann; E. V. Lucas; Sir...
Dates: 1866-1930, bulk 1880-1910

Letter : to Richard Henry Horne, 1876 Feb 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 51, Folder: GROUP 1811, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.

Verso contains note attributed to Charles Dickens.

Removed from The Poor Artist by Richard Henry Horn (London, 1871).
Dates: 1876 Feb 11

W. J. Linton Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of the papers of author and wood engraver W. J. Linton, including personal and professional correspondence, writings by and about Linton, drawings and prints, personal papers, and other papers covering Linton's life and work in England and the United States. The papers are primarily those inherited by his daughters Ellen Wade Linton and Margaret Linton Mather, with additions from family friends.
Dates: 1797-1937, bulk 1838-1897

Note regarding Philip Ayres's poems, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 51, Folder: GROUP 1811, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Note, holograph, written in ink, concerning the publication of Philip Ayres's poems. Accompanied by a manuscript note in pencil, possibly in Forman's hand, concerning the collating of Ayres'sLyric Poems. Removed fromLyric Poems by Philip Ayres (London, 1687).
Dates: n.d.