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Oscar Wilde collection of papers

Title
Oscar Wilde collection of papers, [1880]-1932.
Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS WildeSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Additional Authors
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
  • Appleton, G. Webb (George Webb), 1845-1909.
  • Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
  • Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945.
  • Finck, Herman, 1872-1939.
  • Harris, Frank, 1856-1931.
  • Humphreys, Arthur L. (Arthur Lee), 1865-1946.
  • Little, James Stanley.
  • Lowther, Aimee.
  • Morse, W. F.
  • Pratt, E. W.
  • Prescott, Marie.
  • Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
  • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
  • Stockley Cynthia, 1883-1936.
  • Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
  • Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903.
  • American Play Company.
  • A. P. Watt and Son.
  • James B. Pinker and Son.
  • American Play Company. fmo
Description
110 items.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and two undated notebooks.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Forgeries.
  • Notebooks.
Note
  • The bound manuscript in the author's holograph of "The Soul of Man Under Socialism" cataloged separately.
  • Napoleon Sarony's 1882 portrait photograph of Wilde cataloged separately.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Oscar Wilde was a British poet, playwright, novelist, and critic.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe, Owen D. Young, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg. Other materials were owned by Frank Fletcher, Richard Le Gallienne, John B. Stetson, Jr., and the American Play Company.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
  • Will microfilm;
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wilde
Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Title
Oscar Wilde collection of papers, [1880]-1932.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Oscar Wilde was a British poet, playwright, novelist, and critic.
Provenance
This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe, Owen D. Young, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg. Other materials were owned by Frank Fletcher, Richard Le Gallienne, John B. Stetson, Jr., and the American Play Company.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
Processing Action
Will microfilm; 20080603
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Finding Aid
Added Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Picture of Dorian Gray.
Appleton, G. Webb (George Webb), 1845-1909.
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945.
Finck, Herman, 1872-1939.
Harris, Frank, 1856-1931.
Humphreys, Arthur L. (Arthur Lee), 1865-1946.
Little, James Stanley.
Lowther, Aimee.
Morse, W. F.
Pratt, E. W.
Prescott, Marie.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Stockley Cynthia, 1883-1936.
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903.
Austrian, Alfred S.. Former owner
Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950. Former owner
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938. Former owner
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. Former owner
Stetson, John B., Jr. (John Batterson), 1884-1952. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
American Play Company.
A. P. Watt and Son.
James B. Pinker and Son.
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wilde [Text]
*Z-10355 [Microfilm]
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