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W. S. Lewis collection of W. S. Gilbert manuscripts and letters

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 6

Scope and Contents

This finding aid encompasses accessions of materials pertaining to W. S. Gilbert.

Dates

  • 1867-1908

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The W. S. Lewis Collection of W. S. Gilbert Manuscripts and Letters is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of W. S. Lewis, 1942.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.gilbert

Overview

Contains typescript carbon versions of plays by Gilbert, as well as two letters from Gilbert regarding production of, and royalties on, his plays.

Processing Information

This finding aid was produced from a previously existing card set in the Manuscripts Catalog, or from another inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. If the collection also contains unlisted or unsorted material, this has been noted in the box-and-folder list.
Title
Guide to the W.S. Lewis Collection of W.S. Gilbert Manuscripts and Letters
Author
by Beinecke Staff
Date
June 1997
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

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Repository Details

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
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