Watkins, Oscar Ferris, 1877-1943

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Oscar Watkins was a farmer of Alpine, Utah.

From the description of Autobiographies, miscelleanous notes, and diary of Joseph William Watkins, 1882-1959? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644786

Watkins followed several occupations including teaching and school principal as well as being a book sales representative of Ginn & Co., publishers. Watkins was also a book collector, particularly of Wordsworth, and it is his personal collection of William Wordsworth that forms the nucleus of the Lilly Library's present collection.

From the description of Papers, 1898-1943. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 183204003

From the description of Papers, 1882-1927. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 183204007

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correspondedWith Allison, William Henry, 1870-1941 person
associatedWith Beck family. family
correspondedWith Bryan, William Lowe, 1860-1955 person
associatedWith Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. person
correspondedWith Gingerich, Solomon Francis, 1875- person
associatedWith Ginn and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howlett, Golden. person
correspondedWith Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973 person
associatedWith Watkins family. family
associatedWith Watkins, Joseph William, 1854-1888 person
associatedWith Watkins, Rose M. person
correspondedWith Watkins, Sarah J. person
correspondedWith Wells, John Edwin, 1875-1943 person
associatedWith Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Alpine (Utah)
Collectors and collecting


Birth 1877

Death 1943


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