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Burton (Robert and Paul Jordan-Smith) Collection

Identifier: 0153
Scope and Contents The Robert Burton 1577-1640 Collection came to The Libraries of The Claremont Colleges as one of three gifts from Paul Jordan Smith 1895-1971, literary editor of the Los Angeles Times during the 1940s, in memory of his wife, Sarah Bixby Smith 1871-1935. The first six editions of Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy 1621-1652, the 1927 edition edited by Smith and Floyd Dell, and original editions or contemporary versions of Renaissance Latin authors and others cited by Burton form the bulk of the...
Dates: 2009 - 2009

Burton (Robert) Collection

Identifier: 0152
Scope and Contents Letters and correspondence to Paul Jordan Smith who collected items pertaining to Robert Burton's "Philosphaster." Smith revised "Philosphaster" in 1930 which was originally published in 1606.
Dates: 2009 - 2009

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