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Maurice Buxton Forman manuscript material

Title
Maurice Buxton Forman manuscript material, 1909-1953.
Author
Forman, Maurice Buxton.

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Additional Authors
  • Rogers, Neville
  • Rutan, Clinton N. (Clinton Norman), 1918-1986
  • Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937
Description
8 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Additional Maurice Buxton Forman manuscript material in the New York Public Library can be found in The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at the New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • Maurice Buxton Forman, English postal worker and literary editor. He was the son of the bibliographer and forger H. Buxton Forman, and has been posthumously implicated as a party to his father's literary counterfeit schemes. Forman produced several works on George Meredith, and followed his father as the editor of the letters of Keats.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
228506140
Author
Forman, Maurice Buxton.
Title
Maurice Buxton Forman manuscript material, 1909-1953.
Summary
· To Neville Rogers, Shelley scholar : 5 autograph letters signed : 1948-1953 : (S'ANA 0912.37--41) : three of five written on printed South African "air letter" sheets ; discussing various literary subjects, including Keats and Shelley.
· To Clinton N. Rutan of New Jersey : 2 autograph letters signed : 17-21 Oct 1940 : (S'ANA 0947h.1-2) : both with stamped envelopes ; on several matters of Shelley-related interest, primarily the suicide letter of Harriet Shelley. The later letter gives a British Museum call number for a Harriet Shelley letter, noting "their MSS are not available until after the war." Rutan was apparently preparing to produce "a life of Shelley in illustrations."
· To T. J. Wise, book collector and forger : 1 [autograph?] letter (copy) : 16 Mar 1909 : (S'ANA 0581) : upon discovering a pirated edition of Tennyson's "Lover's Tale" in his father's library which "does not tally with any of the six editions" Wise mentions in his Tennyson bibliography. Removed from the Pfozheimer Collection's copy of the bibliography.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Maurice Buxton Forman, English postal worker and literary editor. He was the son of the bibliographer and forger H. Buxton Forman, and has been posthumously implicated as a party to his father's literary counterfeit schemes. Forman produced several works on George Meredith, and followed his father as the editor of the letters of Keats.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Maurice Buxton Forman manuscript material in the New York Public Library can be found in The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at the New York Public Library.
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Added Author
Rogers, Neville, addressee.
Rutan, Clinton N. (Clinton Norman), 1918-1986, addressee.
Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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