253 books from the twentieth century relating to William Shakespeare, the Shakespearean authorship controversy and the attribution of Shakespeare’s plays to Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550-1604). These complement manuscript notes for a book Eggar did not write supporting the Oxford theory.
Pianist, composer and musical scholar Katharine Eggar (1874-1961), author of the pamphlets Shakespeare in his True Colours (1951) and The Unified Shadow (1954).
Bequeathed by Katharine Eggar (1962)
Catalogued online 2013. For an overview of the library, do a mixed classmark search on [Eggar] or an author search on “Eggar, Katharine” as former owner.