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Links to Collections of Shaviana

Please note that the best summary of Shaw collections is to be found in Volume 20 of SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies, "Bibliographical Shaw," published by Penn State University Press, 2000.†† Each collection is not just listed but described.

1.      The Colgate University Richard S. Weiner Shaw Collection

2.      The British Library

3.      British Library of Political & Economic Science (formerly the London School of Economics Library), houses Shaw's business papers.

4.      The National Library of Ireland

5.      The University of Guelph Shaw Collection

6.      The Cornell University Burgunder Collection

7.      The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin

8.      The New York Public Library     Research Libraries Catalog    The Berg Collection

9.      The University of Delaware Shaw Collection

10.  The Library of Congress Shaw List

11.  The Sidney Albert-George Bernard Shaw Collection at the John Hay Library, Brown University

12.  The Dwight V. Strong Collection at California State University, Fullerton.

13.  Boston College has recently acquired a considerable amount of Shaviana, but itís not catalogued as yet.It may be listed under their Irish Studies at http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/irish/ , but their main website is at http://www.bc.edu/libraries/ .

14.  The Fabian Society Archive (The Historical Manuscripts Commission).

15.  The Library at "Shaw's Corner."

16.  The Archibald Henderson Collection at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

17.  The LaFayette L. Butler Collection at the Bertrand Library at Bucknell U. in Lewisburg, PA.

18.  The Raymond Mander and Joe Mitcheson Theatre Collection in Beckenham, Kent, England.

19.  The Enthoven Theatre Collection in The Theatre Museum in London, England.

20.  The Theatre Guild Collection in the Beinecke Library of Yale University.

21.  The Mugar Library of Boston University (Shaw correspondence).

22.  The Harvard Theatre Collection in the Houghton Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

23.  †††


Many other libraries and private collections feature Shaviana.   To suggest additions to this list, please send email to: