A collection of James Joyce material
assembled by John Hinsdale Thompson, American professor and bookseller. The collection
includes both original Joyce manuscripts and correspondence as well as correspondence
related to Joyce scholarship and collecting.
John Hinsdale Thompson (1907-1973) was a Michigan bookseller and literature professor at
Stephens College, Missouri. Thompson had a strong interest in Irish novelist, poet and
literary critic James Joyce (1882-1941); he began collecting Joyce's manuscripts and limited
editions in the early 1930s. Thompson also corresponded with other scholars and booksellers
regarding Joyce and his works.
2.42 Linear Feet
(2 boxes and 1 volume)
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