Forman, Maurice Buxton.

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Maurice Buxton Forman was a bibliographer and editor. Although he was interested in several literary figures during his lifetime, Forman is most often remembered in light of his work on George Meredith and John Keats.

From the description of Papers of Maurice Buxton Forman, 1898-1942. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386415

Epithet: bibliographer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00008d

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.

From the description of Maurice Buxton forman manuscript material : 8 items, 1909-1953 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 228506140

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referencedIn Papers, 1808-1888. Houghton Library
creatorOf Forman, Maurice Buxton. Maurice Buxton forman manuscript material : 8 items, 1909-1953 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn H. Buxton Forman papers relating to John Keats, 1885-1949 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Forman, Maurice Buxton. Papers of Maurice Buxton Forman, 1898-1942. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn John Keats collection of papers, 1816-1948, 1816-1924 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Letters and Notes concerning The Unpublished Letters of Lord Byron, 1872, edited by H. S. Schultess Young, and suppressed by the publishers, Richard Bentley & Son. [Ashley Library Catalogue, xi, p. 45]. As follows:―1. Letter from George Bentley to Dr..., 1872-1933 British Library
creatorOf Hone, William, 1780-1842. Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Howitt, 1826 Feb. 5-1826 Feb. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Forman, W. Courthope. W. Courthope Forman manuscript material : 5 items, ca. early 20th century New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library
creatorOf Forman, Maurice Buxton. Maurice Buxton Forman letter. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Curle, Richard, 1883-1968. Papers, 1901-1968. Indiana University
referencedIn Papers, 1808-1888. Houghton Library
referencedIn John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934. Houghton Library
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 122. British Library arrangement. A. Two letters from Benjamin Disraeli to Major the Hon. C. J. Keith-Falconer, Conservative party organizer, on the subjects of female suffrage and Conservative policy conc..., 1400-1980 British Library
referencedIn Autograph File, F, 1447-1994. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
creatorOf Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Essay on adultery : manuscript, 1830. Houghton Library
creatorOf JOURNAL LETTER FROM JOHN KEATS to his brother, Thomas, Belantree [Ballantrae], 10-14 July 1818, containing the 'Galloway Song', beg. 'Ah! Ken ye what I met the day', and the sonnet 'To Ailsa Rock', beg. 'Hearken thou craggy ocean pyramid'. Printed in... British Library
creatorOf WILFRED PARTINGTON PAPERS. Vol. I B (ff. 217). Papers, etc., chiefly comprising correspondence about T. J. Wise; circa 1909-1954. Partly copies, partly signed.includes:ff. 2-4, 118-126 Sir Edmund William Gosse, writer: Correspondence with T. J. Wis..., approximately 1909-1954 British Library
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. John Keats collection of papers, 1816-1948 bulk (1816-1924). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf WILFRED PARTINGTON PAPERS. Vol. II A (ff. 302). Correspondence, papers, and miscellaneous material, etc., of Wilfred Partington; circa 1886-1947. Folios 125-143 are three sets of printed proofs of the Appendix to Thomas Wise in the Original Cloth (1..., approximately 1886-1947 British Library
referencedIn John Livingston Lowes papers, 1916-1944 . Houghton Library
creatorOf 'NICKEL LIST and his Merry Men or Germany in the 17th century', a story of the last days of the German brigand Nicolas List, who was executed in 1699, attributed to Frances al. Fanny Brawne (b. 1800, d. 1865), the fiancée of John Keats. Fanny Brawne ..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 180). Letters chiefly concerning modern authors and Blakeney's activities as an amateur printer; 1898-1954. Arranged alphabetically by writers. Included are letters from Thomas James Wise (ff. 122-127), Rudyard Kipling and the Kipling So..., 1898-1954 British Library
creatorOf Letter from Maurice Buxton Forman to T. J. Wise, 19 Feb. 1931includes:f. 129 Maurice Buxton Forman, bibliographer: Thomas James Wise, book collector: Letter to Thomas James Wise from Maurice Buxton Forman: 1931. British Library
creatorOf WILFRED PARTINGTON PAPERS. Vol. I A (ff. 326). Papers, etc., chiefly comprising correspondence with and relating to T. J. Wise; circa 1920-1938. Partly signed, partly printed, partly copies.Maurice Buxton Forman, bibliographer: Letters to Wilfred Par..., approximately 1920-1938 British Library
creatorOf Letters etc. to T. J. Wise from various correspondents, chiefly concerned with points in the bibliography of Lord Byron, written in connection with the appearance of Wise's Bibliography of The Writings in Verse and Prose of George Gordon Noel, Baron ..., 1809-1933 British Library
creatorOf Curle, Richard, 1883-1968. Letters, 1901-1966. Indiana University
creatorOf Letter from Maurice Buxton Forman to T. J. Wise, 30 Sept. 1934includes:f. 58 Maurice Buxton Forman, bibliographer: Thomas James Wise, book collector: Letter to Thomas James Wise from Maurice Buxton Forman: 1934. British Library
creatorOf Rosenbach Company. Correspondence, 1903-1953 Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934. Houghton Library
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Sir Humphrey Sumner Milford manuscript material : 3 items, 1903-1927 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
creatorOf Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939. Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library
creatorOf Forman, Maurice Buxton. Letters : London and Pretoria, S.A., to Seymour Adelman, Chester, Pa., 1936-1950. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Forman, Maurice Buxton. Letter, 1925, March 16, Portona, South Africa, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Ingpen, Roger, 1868 or 9-1936. Roger Ingpen manuscript material : 4 items, 1913-1935 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John Livingston Lowes papers concerning John Keats, 1928-1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917. Forman family collection, 1879-1939. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Postcard from Maurice Buxton Forman to T. J. Wise, [15 Oct.] 1933includes:ff. 92, 92b Maurice Buxton Forman, bibliographer: Thomas James Wise, book collector: Postcard to Thomas James Wise from Maurice Buxton Forman: 1933. British Library
creatorOf Letters to T. J. Wise from Isabel Swinburne, Edmund Gosse and W. T. Watts-Dunton, chiefly concerned with Gosse's attribution of certain verses by Sir Antony Coningham Sterling to A. C. Swinburne and the private reprinting of these verses by Wise, and..., 1912-1915 British Library
creatorOf Forman, Maurice Buxton. Autograph letter signed M. Buxton Forman to: "My dear Miss Weed" May 30, 1935. Wellesley College
creatorOf Two Letters from Edmund Gosse to T. J. Wise, concerning the printing of letters of A. C. Swinburne; 6 May, 11 June 1913. Also included (f. 27) are notes in the hand of Maurice Buxton Forman on private printings etc.; n.d.includes:ff. 25, 26 Sir Edm..., 1913 British Library
creatorOf Material relating to the bibliography of S. T. Coleridge. [Ashley Library Catalogue, i, p. 224]. As follows:―1. Letter from Douglas Cleverdon to T. J. Wise, announcing his discovery of a novel in MS., entitled 'The Son of Robespierre', which he consi..., 1913-1930 British Library
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Relation Name
associatedWith Adelman, Seymour, 1906- person
associatedWith Cassell & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. person
associatedWith Coles, William Morris, 1855-1926, person
associatedWith Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926, person
associatedWith Curle, Richard, 1883-1968. person
associatedWith Ernest Benn Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917 person
associatedWith Forman, W. Courthope, person
associatedWith George Newnes Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Gowans & Gray Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Harper & Brothers. corporateBody
associatedWith Harrap (George G.) and Company, Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846 person
associatedWith Hodder and Stoughton. corporateBody
associatedWith Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939. person
associatedWith Hone, William, 1780-1842. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Ingpen, Roger, 1868 or 9-1936. person
associatedWith Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926- person
correspondedWith Keats, John, 1795-1821 person
correspondedWith Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945 person
associatedWith Maude, Cyril, 1862-1951. person
associatedWith Meredith, George, 1828-1909. person
associatedWith Milford, Humphrey Sumner, Sir, 1877-1952 person
correspondedWith Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923 person
associatedWith Murray, Alma. person
associatedWith Palmer, Cecil. person
associatedWith Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960. person
associatedWith P. J. & A. E. Dobell. corporateBody
associatedWith Rationalist Press Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Arthur. person
associatedWith Rogers, Neville. person
associatedWith Rosenbach Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Rota, Bertram, 1903-1966. person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
associatedWith Rutan, Clinton N. person
associatedWith Samuel French Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Weed, Lilla. person
associatedWith Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937. person
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Great Britain
Chemnitz, Germany
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Booksellers and bookselling--Correspondence
Aerogrammes--Specimens
Publishers and publishing--Correspondence
Forgers--Correspondence
Bibliographers--Correspondence
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