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Shaw, John Bennett, 1913-1994



Book collector.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

USPS commemorative stamp

Identifier: 1963.002.1.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Along with over 125 volumes of primary and secondary Steinbeck materials, the Steinbeck collection includes a set of signed advance galley proofs for the first edition of Steinbeck's 1937 novel Of Mice and Men as well as proofs for Grapes of Wrath. Another unusual item is the 1936 Christmas present from Steinbeck's publisher announcing the publication date for Of Mice and Men.

Dates: 1932 - 1962

Walt Whitman library, Undated

Identifier: 1954-002
Scope and Contents The Tulsa Bibliophiles, or Tulsa Bibliophile club, was a group of like-minded men including John Ellinghousen, James Gourley, Rush Greenslade, V. J. Houston, John Bennett Shaw, and Edward J. Soph. They were committed to collecting all of the first edition works by Walt Whitman. In February of 1952, Greenslade and the others endowed the first rare book room in the north basement of McFarlin Library to house the Whitman Collection. In May of 1966 the Bibliophiles transferred title to TU of...
Dates: Undated

William Edwin Rudge lithographs, approximately 1930

Identifier: 1000-175
Scope and Contents

Color lithographic portraits, one each of Herman Melville, Stephen Crane, and Edgar Allan Poe; the Poe portrait was executed and signed in pencil by Ferdinand Huszti Horvath. All were printed by William Edwin Rudge. Each print measures 55.5 x 47.7 cm.

It is uncertain as to whether these were printed by Grandfather William Edwin Rudge or by his son, also named William Edwin Rudge.

Dates: 1930

William Faulkner ephemera

Identifier: 1963-005
Scope and Contents

Consists of a signed studio portrait of Faulkner and photo-reproduction of a group photo of the Mississippi Gamma-Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity featuring Faulkner; miscellaneous correspondence; exhibition and seminar programs about Faulkner; publication announcements; and press cuttings about Faulkner's life and work.

Press cuttings were removed from 3 bound volumes.

Dates: 1919 - 1963