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Guide to the William Sharp Papers, 1869-1904 (bulk 1889-1904)
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Box 1, folders 1-2

SERIES 1: Correspondence and photographs, 1869-1890

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically and chronologically

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters from Amelia R. Hill, describing her sculptures, an original letter from Feb. 4, 1889 and remaining letters are transcripts. Also includes a letter from William Sharp to a Mr. Stedman. Includes black and white photographs of William Sharp and busts and sculptures of Amelia R. Hill. Also available on microfilm.
box 1, folder 1

Hill, Amelia Robertson Paton, 1869-1889

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
box 1, folder 2

Sharp, William letter to Mr. Stedman, 1890 July 21

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
box 1, folder 10

Photographs, undated

Scope and Content Note

Also available on BANC FILM 2246
Box 1, folders 3-6 and box 2

SERIES 2: Writings, 1877-1904

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Arranged hierarchically and alphabetically

Scope and Content Note

Divided into 4 sub-series: manuscripts, personal writings, reviews and Elizabeth A. Sharp's personal writings.
Box 2

Series 2.1: Manuscripts, undated

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Arranged alphabetically

Scope and Content Note

11 manuscripts contain literary drafts of William Sharp's works in progress, some written under the pseudonym, Fiona Macleod. Most of the manuscripts are undated. One short story by William Sharp, "The House of Sand and Foam," also available on microfilm.
box 2, folder 1

By the Yellow Moonrock, Undated

box 2, folder 2

The Divine Adventure, 1899

box 2, folder 3

The Enchanted Valleys, undated

box 2, folder 4

The Glory of the King, 1897

box 2, folder 5

The House of Sand and Foam, Undated

Scope and Content Note

Also available on microfilm BANC FILM 2246
box 2, folder 6

The Moon-Child, undated

box 2, folder 7

The Mountain Lovers, 1895

box 2, folder 8

Sweet Scented Spring, undated

box 2, folder 9

The Tower of Silence, undated

box 2, folder 10

Transcripts from Nature, undated

box 2, folder 11

The Wells of Peace, undated

Box 1, folders 4-6, 9

Series 2.2: Personal Writings, undated

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically

Scope and Content Note

Contains 3 notebooks, a printed pamphlet "Light on the Path" with annotations and some loose notes, containing random poetry writings, prose excerpts and quotes from literary figures such as G.K. Chesterton, and Henry David Thoreau. Also available on microfilm.
box 1, folder 4

Notebook 1, 1877

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
box 1, folder 5

Notebook 2-3, undated

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
box 1, folder 6

"Light on the Path" (with annotations), 1904

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
box 1, folder 9

Notes, 1897

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
Box 1, folder 7-8

Series 2.3: Reviews of William Sharp's works, 1887-1889

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Arranged chronologically

Scope and Content Note

Contains two reviews of Sharp's biographies on Shelley and Heine. Also available on microfilm.
box 1, folder 7

Review: "Life of Shelley", 1887-1888

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
box 1, folder 8

Review: "Life of Heine", 1888-1889

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Also available on BANC FILM 2246
Box 1, folder 3

Series 2.4: Elizabeth A. Sharp's Personal Writings, 1893

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Scope and Content Note

Contains the diary of Elizabeth A. Sharp's travels in Africa.
box 1, folder 3

"Travels in Africa" diary, 1893

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Also available on BANC FILM 2247