Chapman, R.W. (Robert William), 1881-1960

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Robert William Chapman (1881-1960) graduated from the University of Oxford, and was employed by the university's Clarendon Press from 1906 to 1942. He edited numerous scholarly editions of Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson. The culmination of his career was The Letters of Samuel Johnson, which he began researching in the mid-1920s, and completed in 1952. This remained the definitive edition of Johnson's correspondence until Bruce Redford's The Letters of Samuel Johnson in 1992.

From the description of Papers, 1922-1965 (inclusive), 1925-1952 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84661307

From the guide to the Papers, 1922-1965 (inclusive), 1925-1952 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Tallmadge, Abby Louise. Abby Louise Tallmadge papers, 1860-1952. Newberry Library
referencedIn David Nichol Smith papers, ca. 1904-1910 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Chapman, R. W. (Robert William), 1881-1960. Autograph letter signed : n.p., to [Arthur] Friedman, n.p., [19]53 Feb. 27. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Eccles, Mary Hyde. Papers, 1853-2005 (inclusive), 1939-2003 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Chapman, R. W. (Robert William), 1881-1960. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1922 Sept. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of Robert William Chapman (1881-1960), 1884-1967 Bodleian Library, Oxford
referencedIn Smith, David Nichol, 1875-1962. David Nichol Smith papers, ca. 1904-1910. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Adam, R. B. (Robert Borthwick), 1863-1940. Papers, 1846-1948 (inclusive), 1918-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Osborn, James Marshall. James Marshall Osborn correspondence, 1928-1977. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Burke, Alberta H., 1907-1975. Alberta H. and Henry G. Burke papers and Jane Austen Research collection, 1811-1996. Goucher College, Goucher College Library
creatorOf Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letter : Cambridge, to R.W. Chapman, Oxford, 1933 Sept. 13. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Mary Katharine Woodworth papers, 1787-1989 Bryn Mawr College
creatorOf Chapman, R. W. (Robert William), 1881-1960. Autograph letter signed : n.p., to [Arthur] Friedman, n.p., [19]53 Feb. 27. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Bronson, Bertrand Harris, 1902-1986. Bertrand Bronson miscellany, 1789-1931, n.d. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn James Marshall Osborn correspondence, 1928-1977 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Simpson, Percy, 1865-1962. Percy Simpson papers 1870-1953. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1846-1948 (inclusive), 1918-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Percy Simpson papers, 1870-1953 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Papers, 1922-1965 (inclusive), 1925-1952 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Chapman, R. W. (Robert William), 1881-1960. Papers, 1922-1965 (inclusive), 1925-1952 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Mary Hyde Eccles papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Frank Percy Wilson Papers, 1912-1961 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hogan, Charles Beecher, 1906-. Letters and printed ephemera regarding Jane Austen, 1948-1967. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Van Antwerp, William C. (William Clarkson), 1867-1938. Letters and manuscripts, 1931-1933. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Charles Reed Peers person
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associatedWith Chauncey Brewster Tinker person
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associatedWith Claude Edward Jones person
associatedWith Clifford, James L. (James Lowry), 1901-1978, person
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associatedWith Dixon Wecter person
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associatedWith Dorothy Una Ratcliffe person
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associatedWith Eccles, Mary Hyde. person
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associatedWith E. L. (Edward Lippincott) McAdam person
associatedWith Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, 1905- person
associatedWith Eric Reginald Pearce Vincent person
associatedWith Ernest A. Sadler person
associatedWith Esmond Samuel De Beer person
associatedWith F. E. (Francis Ernest) Hutchinson person
associatedWith Frances Sadler person
associatedWith Frances Vivian person
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associatedWith John Eyre Winstanley Wallis person
associatedWith John Hanbury Angus Sparrow, 1906- person
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associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. person
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associatedWith John Work Garrett person
associatedWith Katherine Marion Chapman person
associatedWith Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edward) Tanner person
associatedWith Lawrence Hanson person
associatedWith Leonard Whibley, 1862 or 3-1941 person
correspondedWith Liebert, Herman W. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
correspondedWith MacKinnon, F. D. (Frank Douglas), Sir, 1871-1946 person
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associatedWith Pottle, Frederick A. (Frederick Albert), 1897-1987, person
associatedWith Powell, Lawrence Fitzroy, 1881-1975, person
associatedWith R. A. B. (Roger Aubrey Baskerville) Mynors person
associatedWith Ralph H. (Ralph Heyward) Isham person
correspondedWith Reade, Aleyn Lyell, 1876- person
associatedWith Reginald Blunt, 1857-1944 person
associatedWith Richard Offor person
associatedWith Robert William Chapman, 1881-1960 person
associatedWith Roger Fulford, 1902- person
associatedWith Rosenbach Company corporateBody
associatedWith R. P. (Reginald Pepys) Winnington-Ingram, 1904- person
associatedWith Simpson, Percy, 1865-1962. person
associatedWith Sir Ambrose Heal person
associatedWith Sir Harold Herbert Williams, 1880-1964 person
associatedWith Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston person
associatedWith Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier, 1888-1960 person
associatedWith Sir O. F. (Owen Frederick) Morshead person
associatedWith Smith, David Nichol, 1875-1962. person
associatedWith Sotheby & Co. (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Tallmadge, Abby Louise. person
associatedWith University of Oxford corporateBody
associatedWith University of St. Andrews corporateBody
associatedWith Van Antwerp, William C. (William Clarkson), 1867-1938. person
associatedWith William Merritt Sale person
associatedWith Wilson, F. P. (Frank Percy), 1889-1963 person
associatedWith Winchester College corporateBody
associatedWith Woodworth, Elizabeth person
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Fettercairn (Scotland)


Birth 1881-10-05

Death 1960-04-20





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SNAC ID: 55626761