British Literature – Publications about the Newberry Library Collections

Lady Macbeth
Lady Macbeth, from Dramatic Characters or Different Portraits of the English Stage. Case V 181 .239.

Committee for the Celebration of the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Publication of the King James Bible… . Celebration of the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Publication of the Authorized (or King James) Version of the Bible in English. Held in Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Thursday, May 4, 1911. Chicago: Pettibone, 1911. Call number: C 214.15 and C 214.15a. This booklet contains facsimiles of the title-pages of four Bibles in the Newberry.

Dean, Susan, comp. Victorian Illustrated Literature; A Catalog for an Exhibition at the Newberry Library, Winter 1976. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1976. Call number: Wing ZB 2745.621.

Hamilton, Ruth E. King Arthur in Word and Image. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1988. Call number: PN 685 A7 H35 1988 and photocopy in checklist area. This is an exhibit catalog.

Harding, Jane D., comp. The Arthurian Legend: a Checklist of Books in the Newberry Library. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1933. Call number: YA 009 .62. This is a catalog of 1,086 items published subsequent to the library’s 1932 acquisition of the library of Don Eduardo de Laiglesia of Madrid, numbering 189 items. 1938 Supplement: Over 1,500 titles of primary Arthurian works written before the sixteenth century and critical studies written about them.

Hulse,Clark and Paul F. Gehl. An Uncommon Collector: Frederic Ives Carpenter (1861-1925). An Exhibit of Renaissance Imprints at the Newberry Library, December 17, 1995-February 19, 1986. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1995.

Lowman, Matt P. “Collection Development—The Martin Fund.” Unpublished, 1970.

McKillop, Alan D. “On the Acquisition of Minor English Fiction 1740–1800.” The Newberry Library Bulletin 4, no. 3 (1956): 70-74.
Call number: Z 79.N 4112 and photocopy in checklist area.

Newberry Library. “English Poetry Class Lists.” Unpublished, 1918–1920.

———. “Materials for the Study of the English Drama (Excluding Shakespeare): A Selected List of Books in the Newberry Library.” Publications of the Newberry Library 1 Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1912. Call number: Z 79.N 419.

Nitze, William, A. “The Newberry Collection of Arthuriana.” Modern Philology 30.1(1932): 1-4. Call number: X 007 .593 and photocopy in checklist area.

Omans, Stuart “Newberry Library: English Renaissance Drama from the Silver Collection.” Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama. Evanston: n.p., 1968. 59-63. Call number: Y 026 .7361 and photocopy in checklist area.

Savory, Jerold J. “An Uncommon Comic Collection: Victorian Humor Periodicals in the Newberry Library.” Victorian Periodicals Review 17, no. 3 (1984): 94-102. Call number: folio PN 5124 .P4 V52 and photocopy in checklist area.

Stearns, Mae Imogene, comp. “Check list of Books Printed in English Before 1641.” Special Publication 20. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1923. Call number: Z 79.N 42 no.20 in checklist area.

Thompson, Raymond H. “Bibliography of Arthurian Literature, from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, in the Newberry Library, Chicago.” Unpublished, 1982. Call number: folio Z 8545.5 T46.

Wells, James M. “The Newberry Library Holdings.” Restoration and 18th Century Theatre Research 3, no. 1 (1964): 11-14.
Call number: folio PR 691 .A1 R47 and photocopy in checklist area.

Wells, James. “Newberry Holdings in English Literature: Report presented to the Bibliographical Committee.” Unpublished, 1970. Call number: Guide to the Collections, shelved in Reference.

Woodward, Gertrude L. and James G. McManaway, comps. A Checklist of English Plays, 1641–1700. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1945. Call number: Reference Z 2014 .D7 W6 in checklist area and Case – y 13.984. This checklist is formated as a union list and includes the holdings of other libraries.