Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Thomas James Wise papers, 1893-1933

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1363
Bib ID 4079488 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937
Title Thomas James Wise papers, 1893-1933
Physical Description 2 boxes (2 boxes); 80 items
Language(s) English .

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Correspondence from and to Wise. Many of the letters are from Sir John Murray and his son, John Grey Murray. Proofs and other material relating to Wise's A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS IN VERSE AND PROSE OF GEORGE GORDON NOEL, BARON BYRON are included.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Thomas James Wise papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials - At Columbia

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds approximately 50 volumes that are Wise forgeries in its book collection. To find and request these volumes, search for "Wise Forgeries" in CLIO, the Library's catalog, here.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number--M-59.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2021-02-26 EAD document created by CCR.

2021-03-01 Updated note on Wise forgeries in the RBML book collections.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Bibliographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book collectors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literary forgeries and mystifications Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Murray, John Grey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Murray, John, Sir, 1841-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Book collector, bibliographer, noted forger.