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The Folger Shakespeare memorial library, administered by the Trustees of Amherst college

Folger Shakespeare Library.

The Folger Shakespeare memorial library, administered by the Trustees of Amherst college

a report on progress, 1931-1941

by Folger Shakespeare Library.

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Published by Pub. for the Trustees of Amherst college in [Amherst, Mass.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph Quincy Adams, director.
ContributionsAdams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946., Amherst College.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ733.W3 F6
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l, 61, [1] p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6449313M
LC Control Number43002999
OCLC/WorldCa3068831

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  A guest post by Stephen Grant Part I of the William Adams Slade saga was largely deltiological, that is having to do with picture postcards. Part II will be deltiological in one instance. Let’s now pick up with chronological references linking Folgers and Slades. It’s interesting to note that in the s two Shakespeare scholars. In , Folger established a Shakespeare Prize at Amherst; winning students won a cash prize, and their essays joined Folger's collection and currently reside in the Folger Shakespeare Library. Folger also made donations to Amherst College's library, contributing many duplicate volumes purchased at auction to the : Henry Clay Folger, 18 June , New York City.

In January, the Folger Shakespeare Library hosts undergraduates from Amherst College in the Amherst-Folger Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. The Fellows conduct research at the Folger Shakespeare Library on a project of their choosing. By Gail Kern Paster. W alls have been knocked down, ceiling ducts removed, and four large skylights punched into the roof. Light floods the large new space that will house the brand new Gundersheimer Conservation Laboratory on the third floor of the Folger Library.


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The Folger Shakespeare Library is administered by a Board of Governors under the auspices of Amherst College, founder Henry Clay Folger’s alma mater.

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OCLC Number: Description: 20 pages plates, facsimile 21 cm: Responsibility: administered by the Trustees of Amherst. The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., was established by the will of Henry Clay Folger, of the Class of Mr. Folger's original collection, which remains the nucleus of the Library's holdings, emphasized Shakespeare, Shakespeare's contemporaries, and the history of Shakespeare production.

Amherst College: The Folger Shakespeare memorial library, administered by the Trustees of Amherst college; a report on progress,([Amherst, Mass.] Pub. for the Trustees of Amherst college, ), also by Folger Shakespeare Library and Joseph Quincy Adams (page images at HathiTrust).

The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in the United has the The Folger Shakespeare memorial library largest collection of the printed works of William Shakespeare, and is a primary repository for rare materials from the early modern period (–).

The library was established by Henry Clay Folger in association with his wife, Emily Jordan y: United States. FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY.

East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC Main () Box Office () Our building on Capitol Hill is closed due to a major building renovation project, but Folger events and programs continue on the road and around Washington, DC.

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Inthe library was placed in trust of Amherst College. The Folger Shakespeare Library and its independent Board of Governors remain proud of the continuing connection to Amherst College, whose Trustees manage the endowment of the institution.

The library was left in the trust of Amherst College trustees with an endowment for maintenance and expansion. The Henry Clay Folger Shakespeare Library opened in It volumes, including those owned by other well-known authors, scholarly works on.

By Gail Kern Paster. A lthough the Folger is famous for its rare books, especially for the 79 Shakespeare First Folios that are the heart of the collection, the Library also has a remarkable collection of 16th- through 18th-century manuscripts.

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Folger Shakespeare Library. Folger Shakespeare Memorial Library. Amherst, MA: Published for the Trustees of Amherst College, McWilliams, Elizabeth Lingrell. " Music Manuscripts to at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC: A Description and Thematic Catalogue.".

Lady Anne’s is such a book. Paster is director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. The Folger opened with a gift from Henry Clay Folger, Class ofand his wife, Emily, and is administered under the auspices of Amherst College. Links to sites about Lady Anne are here and here.

Folger Shakespeare Library () Trustees of Amherst College Washington, DC These are renovations and additions to Paul Cret's s stripped classical library which house the foremost collection of Shakespearean material in the world. New stacks were tucked into two underground levels at the rear of the building.

Paster is director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. The Folger opened in with a gift from Henry Clay Folger, Class ofand his wife, Emily, and is administered under the auspices of Amherst College.

Adams, Joseph Quincy, The Folger Shakespeare memorial library, administered by the Trustees of Amherst college; a report on progress,([Amherst, Mass.] Pub. for the Trustees of Amherst college, ), also by Folger Shakespeare Library and Amherst College (page images at HathiTrust).

The library is “administered by the trustees of Amherst College.” True. “By the bequest of the late Henry Clay Folger the ownership in trust of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington is vested in the trustees of Amherst College” (FSL director’s report ̵ ). Nonetheless, the Folger Shakespeare Memorial Library, under the aegis of Amherst College’s trustees, was finally inaugurated on Ap.

The library is privately endowed and administered by the Trustees of Amherst College. The library building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. History.

Standard Oil of New York president, then chairman of the board, Henry Clay Folger, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College.Visitors taking a stroll around Capitol Hill today can find it inside the Greco-Deco building at E.

Capitol St. But few people know the story of how the Folger Shakespeare Library wound up in.The Folger Shakespeare Library of Washington, D.C., a research institution administered by the Trustees of Amherst College, has an extraordinary collection of books, pamphlets, manuscripts, engravings, and other materials useful for the study of Western civilization from about to