CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2265
TitleJohn Bisset Chapman, bibliophile: papers and correspondence
Date1915 - 1947
Extent470 items
Administrative HistoryJohn Bisset Chapman was born in 1875 and graduated from Aberdeen University in 1897. He established his career in London, working at County Hall, and making extensive contacts with the literary scene, including T.S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley and Sylvia Townshend Warner. His publications include 'The Genealogy of Aldous Huxley' (1931) and 'Horace and his poetry' (1931).
SourceDonated by Chapman's widow in 1955. Chapman's library of contemporary literature was bequeathed to Aberdeen University by his widow in 1961.
DescriptionLetters and miscellaneous papers, along with newspaper cuttings and photographs.
ArrangementArranged alphabetically according to name of correspondent.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialChapman's library of contemporary literature is part of Special Collections
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