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Guide to the Katherine Drummond Shakespeare Collection MS 226
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Description
This collection contains a 40-volume set of Shakespeare’s plays previously owned by Katherine Drummond, and includes photographs from Shakespearean performances held at the Old Globe Theatre.
Background
“The New Temple Shakespeare” edition of William Shakespeare’s plays was originally published in 1894. This edition, edited by M.R. Ridley with engravings by Eric Gill, was published between 1934 and 1936. Katherine Drummond acquired the volumes, apparently as gifts, between 1935 and 1942.
Extent
1.0 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.