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F. W. Olin Library

Special Collections and Archive

James (Elias Olan) Collection

A subject collection consisting of approximately 100 books about or by Shakespeare, including Shakespeare’s source material. The collection contains a number of British histories, as well as Edward Hall’s The union of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre & Yorke…, also known as Halle’s Chronicle (London, 1548).

Special Collections also owns a copy of the first folio of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, histories, & tragedies (1623), part of the Early Printed Books collection.

Special Collections also has a similarly named archival collection, the Elias Olan James Papers.

(call number = James)




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Last Updated: 6/6/18