Betz, Paul F., 1939- ,

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Paul F. Betz received his BA from La Salle College before coming to Cornell's Department of English for his MA ('63) and Ph.D ('65). Betz's research was focused on the Romantic period. Betz' edition Benjamin the Waggoner by William Wordsworth was published by the Cornell University Press in 1981 and reissed in 1988. As a scholar and collector, Betz has been invited to curate a number of exhibitions; including an exhibit at Cornell University titled William Wordsworth and the Romantic Imagination: A Scholar's Collection, 2000, which featured numerous items from Betz's extensive collection of books, prints, drawings, paintings, manuscripts and memorabilia documenting William Wordsworth and the Wordsworth circle.

From the description of Paul Betz collection of Wordsworth and Wordsworth circle materials, 1811-1836. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64692532

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Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 person
associatedWith Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. person
associatedWith Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846. person
associatedWith Judkin, T. J. (Thomas James), 1788-1871. person
associatedWith Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880. person
associatedWith Monkhouse family. family
associatedWith Monkhouse, Mary Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Murray, John, 1786?-1851. person
associatedWith Richter, Hans, person
associatedWith Southey, Robert person
associatedWith Wordsworth, Dora, person
associatedWith Wordsworth family. family
associatedWith Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Library exhibits
English literature


Active 1811

Active 1836

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