White, William Augustus, 1843-1927

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White was the senior partner in a firm of New York City investment bankers, who began serious book collecting in 1885. He collected works by William Blake, Elizabethan and Jacobean playwrights and created important collections of Shakespeare and Americana.

From the description of Library accession books, manuscript, 1863-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612236412

Epithet: of Brooklyn

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0003db

Epithet: of New York

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x0000c6

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Blake, William, 1757-1827. Pickering manuscript : autograph manuscript fair copy of ten poems : [England], ca. 1802-1804. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Catholic Church. A true translation into Englishe of the Litle Office of the blessed Virgine Mary, for the encrease of theire Devotion which understande not the Latine tongue : manuscript, [ca. 1570] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, William Augustus, 1843-1927,. Certificates of funeralls under the herralds owne hands, 1594-1598. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Alice with flamingo and the Duchess] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Inglis, Esther, 1571-1624,. Argumenta in librum Psalmorum / Estheræ Inglis manu exarata Londini 1606 : manuscript, 1606. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [The Lobster Quadrille] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Alice and the Pig] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["You are old, said the youth, and your jaws are too weak"] [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Spain. Sovereign (1556-1598 : Philip II). Carta de executoria hidalguía de don Alonso de Lepe Carvajal : manuscript, 1594 Mar. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["Why, there they are!", said the King] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [The Queen's Croquet-Ground] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. "Sit down, all of you, and listen to me!" [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Gryphon and Turtle dance around Alice] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Catholic Church. Antiphonary : manuscript, [ca. 1450-ca. 1500]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["Off with her head!" [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Whitney, Geffrey, 1548?-1601?. A choice of emblemes : manuscript, [ca. 1585] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Crosse, John. Crosse his covert : or a prosopopoeicall treatise manuscript, [ca. 1595]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909,. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [14--]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [The sleeping Gryphon] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909,. Foliate borders : manuscript, [between 1513 and 1521]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, William Augustus, 1843-1927,. Typed letter signed from W.A. White, New York, to Joseph Q. Adams, Cornell University [manuscript], 1921 October 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["You are old," said the youth, "one would hardly suppose"] [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf White, William Augustus, 1843-1927. A history and criticism of the text of Shakespeare's plays : manuscript, [ca. 1863] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters of condolence and thanks, 1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Catholic Church. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [14--]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Andrew Keogh papers, 1898-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Alice's evidence] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Washington Water Power Company. Papers, 1888-1968. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Washington Water Power Company Papers, 1885-1968 Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Nicholas Nickleby : AMs portion and related material, [1838-189-?]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [King, Queen, and Executioner] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf White, William Augustus, 1843-1927. Library accession books, manuscript, 1863-1927. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, William Augustus, 1843-1927,. Letterbook, ca. 1582-ca. 1615 [manuscript], ca. 1615. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Catholic Church. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [ca. 1450-ca. 1475]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [The mad Hatter] [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters concerning John Keats, 1794-1958 (inclusive) 1822-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Blake, William, 1757-1827. ALS : to Dawson Turner, 1818 June 9. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["Nothing but a pack of Cards!"] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["You are old," said the youth, "as I mentioned before"] [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Disappearance of the Cheshire Cat] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872,. This is some account of ye Lady Lucy : manuscript, [ca. 1640] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Emerson, Frances White, 1860-1957. Frances White Emerson correspondence with Geoffrey Keynes, 1919-1944. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Painting the Roses Red] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. ["Twinkle, twinkle, little bat!"] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Smith, William, 1550?-1618. A brief discourse of the causes of discord amongst the officers of arms and of the great abuses committed by painters [manuscript], ca. 1614. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Weldon, Roger. Prayers for the afflicted : manuscript, [15--]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [White Rabbit as the Herald] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf The Notebook of William Blake (the 'Rossetti Manuscript'), approximately 1787-approximately 1847 British Library
creatorOf Catholic Church. Book of Hours and Missal : manuscript, [between 1485 and 1490]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. "What will become of me!" [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Moulins, Guyart des. C'est la Bible hystoriale en franc[ais] : manuscript, 1373. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. Papers, 1867-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Pickwick papers : AMs portion and related material, [1836-ca. 1882]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frances White Emerson correspondence with Geoffrey Keynes, 1919-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf A single leaf from "The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club," by Charles Dickens, being part of chapter xxxvi, describing the "swarry" of the Bath footmen (lst ed., 1837, p. 397). Hologr. f. 234. Presented by William Augustus White, Esq., of New Y... British Library
creatorOf Catholic Church. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [ca. 1300 - ca. 1350]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Dormouse and Teapot] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Widener, P. A. B. (Peter Arrell Brown), 1834-1915. Reproductions from the manuscript prayer book probably the work, about 1496,of Gerard David and his "atelier" at Bruges : for Queen Joanna of Spain, perhaps for her wedding at Lille in 1496 to Philip of Austria : she was the daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella and the mother of Charles V. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [Hatter gives evidence at the trial] [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [The Cheshire Cat] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Inglis, Esther, 1571-1624. Penmanship specimen book : manuscript, 1605 Feb. 20. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Catholic Church. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [ca. 1450 - ca. 1475] [electronic resource]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Catholic Church. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [ca. 1450 - ca. 1475]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Catholic Church. Gradual or antiphonary : manuscript, [13--]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. Lamia : AMs fragment, [1819]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. [The Duchess] [graphic] / JT [Monogram] ; Dalziel. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Henry David Thoreau manuscripts, 1837-1970. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. A little door about fifteen inches high [graphic] / JT [Monogram]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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correspondedWith Adams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946 person
associatedWith Blake, William, 1757-1827. person
associatedWith Catholic Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Crosse, John. person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Emerson, Frances White, 1860-1957. person
associatedWith Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885 person
associatedWith Inglis, Esther, 1571-1624. person
associatedWith Keats, John, 1795-1821. person
associatedWith Keogh, Andrew, 1869-1953 person
associatedWith Livingston, Flora Virginia Milner, 1862- person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Moulins, Guyart des. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Smith, William, 1550?-1618. person
associatedWith Spain. Sovereign (1556-1598 : Philip II) corporateBody
associatedWith Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914. person
associatedWith Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 person
associatedWith Washington Water Power Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Weldon, Roger. person
associatedWith Whitney, Geffrey, 1548?-1601? person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Private libraries--Catalogs
Book collecting
Bowdoin Prize (Harvard University)
Art. Illuminations and Drawings, English
Poetry, English
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Birth 1843

Death 1927

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