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  • Title
    Trout, Robert Ridgill (1878-1969)
  • Held at
  • Reference
    MS862
  • Date
    1921-1969
  • Creator
    Trout, Robert Ridgill (1878-1969) antiquarian booksellerMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Papers of Robert Ridgill Trout (1878-1969), including: material created or collected by Ridgill Trout relating to his support for the theory that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford wrote the poetry and plays attributed to William Shakespeare, including a biography of Edward de Vere, an examination of 'the Cornwallis manuscript', copies of the Shakespeare Authorship Review featuring articles by and about Ridgill Trout and photographs, 1967-1969; typescript draft of work, 'Twenty Earls and Shakespeare' by Ridgill Trout, espousing his support for the theory that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford wrote the poetry and plays attributed to William Shakespeare, c1967; typescript draft of Robert Ridgill Trout's work, 'Twenty Earls and Shakespeare. The background of the Historical Plays with the life story of Edward de Vere' (a different, more lengthy and later work than 'Twenty Earls and Shakespeare' held in MS862/2) giving a detailed history of the De Vere Family and espousing his support for the theory that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, wrote the poetry and plays attributed to William Shakespeare, c1967; material compiled by Robert Ridgill Trout during his career as a bookseller and valuer, including valuation catalogues for books, incunabula and manuscripts held by the Wellcome Foundation and in the library of Sir William Dugdale, an auction catalogue, and miscellanous notes and sale advertisements concerning books and manuscripts, 1921-1939.
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research. Access to individual files may be restricted by the Data Protection Act. See Archivist for details.
  • Exent
    2 boxes
  • Language
    English
  • Finding aids
    Catalogued online (click on the "contains" icon below). A pdf copy of the hard-copy catalogue is also attached to this description.
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  • Level of description
    fonds
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