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J. Howard Woolmer fonds
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20 cm of textual records
83 photographs : b&w
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James Howard Woolmer was born in Montreal in 1929. He moved to New York City in 1958, where he began a career as a professional bookseller in the early 1960's. In addition to working at his business, J. Howard Woolmer has compiled a number of published bibliographies and collections of note, including A Checklist of the Hogarth Press 1917-1946, and a catalogue as well as a bibliography of Malcolm Lowry's writings. In recent years, Mr. Woolmer has built collections relating to American poets, Irish poets, American Jewish writers and Irish theatre for the Firestone Library at Princeton University.
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Fonds consists of correspondence, catalogues, research and production material, photographs and other records relating predominantly to the revised edition of A Checklist of the Hogarth Press 1917-1946 (1986) compiled by J. Howard Woolmer, and including material regarding the first edition (published 1976).
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Acquired from J. Howard Woolmer during the 1990's.
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For records created by J. Howard Woolmer relating to the production of A Malcolm Lowry catalogue and MalcolmLowry: a bibliography see the “Howard Woolmer papers” in the University of British Columbia Special Collections Division.
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