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Fine press printing ephemera, Undated

Identifier: 1000-007
Scope and Contents Consists primarily of prospectuses and printer's catalogs including a variety of ephemeral publications from book marks to small pamphlets. Also included are typed and handwritten letters. Represented are Hammers Anvil Press, Cummington Press, Leo Hart, James Low, the Typophiles, Press of the Wooly Whale, Lawton and Alfred Kennedy (book designers of San Francisco), and Book Club of California.
Dates: Undated

John Bennett Shaw Collection, 1894-1975

Identifier: 1963-001
Content Description The John Bennett Shaw Collection is comprised of extensive collections of modern literature, books relating to Native Americans, early travel, and Oklahoma, archival materials, photographs, pamphlets, phonographic discs. The modern authors represented include William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck, and Katherine Mansfield.
Dates: 1963 - 1974; Publication: 1894 - 1975

John Bennett Shaw collection of John Steinbeck ephemera, 1931-1962

Identifier: 1963-002
Scope and Contents 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

Katherine Mansfield collection, 1907-1978

Identifier: 1963-003
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into two series: Series 1: Katherine Mansfield correspondence and Series 2: Jeffrey Meyers papers (writings and research material relating to his book, Katherine Mansfield: A Biography (1978).
Dates: 1907 - 1978

Miscellaneous literary manuscripts and correspondence, 1862-1989

Identifier: 1981-010
Scope and Contents An artificial collection that consists of single and/or small groups of letters, small groups of related literary materials, individual or small groups of manuscripts such as poems and similar individual pieces which were deemed at one time to be of sufficient bulk to be placed into separate collections. These materials were acquired independently of larger collections. The period covered is primarily the first half or so of the twentieth century, but there are selected items dating well into...
Dates: 1862 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1970

Thomas Wolfe ephemera, 1929-1962

Identifier: 1963-004
Scope and Contents Ephemera related to Thomas Wolfe's life and work.
Dates: 1929 - 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 the...
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, 1919-1963

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