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Thomas James Wise collection of papers

Title
Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937.
Author
Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937.
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Description
41 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger.
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. Previous owners include W. T. H. Howe and Owen D. Young. The letter to Eric S. Pinker came into the Berg Collection as part of the John D. Gordan bequest.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wise
Author
Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937.
Title
Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence. The correspondence includes letters from Wise, dating from 188-? to 1935, to Sir Sidney Colvin, H. Buxton Forman, de V. Payen-Payne, Eric S. Pinker, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Cyril Hackett Wilkinson, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1876 to 1939, between various correspondents, including Harry Treffry Dunn, H. Buxton Forman, W. T. H. Howe, E. V. Lucas, Wilfred George Partington, Theodore Watts-Dunton, the literary agency James B. Pinker and Son, and others. There are letters to Wise from Thomas Pugh Beddoes, Paul Lemperly, William Morris, de. V. Payen-Payne, J. B. Pinker and son, and J. A. Spoor, dating from 1919 to 1932.
Biography
Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger.
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.
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Beddoes, Thomas Pugh.
Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927.
Dunn, Henry Treffry, 1838-1899.
Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup)
Lemperly, Paul, 1858-1939.
Lucas, E. V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938.
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Partington, Wilfred, 1888-
Pinker, Eric.
Spoor, John A. (John Alden), 1851-1926.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
V. Payen-Payne, de (Vinchelés Payen-Payne), 1866-
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
Wilkinson, Cyril Hackett, 1888-1960.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Gordan, John D., 1907-1968. Donor
James B. Pinker and Son.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wise
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