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Keen (Alan) Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS ADD 130
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Keen (Alan) Collection
Date(s): 1853-1958
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Keen | Alan | fl 1951-1958
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Keen was a dealer in rare books and manuscripts.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Dr William Martin, Captain William Jaggard and Keen himself, concerning William Shakespeare. Includes papers on Jaggard's case against Hunter Charles Rogers over forged Shakespeare documents.

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Normal copyright restrictions apply.

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A detailed list is available on the online catalogue.

Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased in December 1968 from Mrs Frances Keen (widow of Alan Keen).

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