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University of Mississippi Acquires Rare Shakespeare Folio

14 May 2016 12:00 PM | Sarah Mangrum (Administrator)

The University of Mississippi recently acquired a particularly rare copy of a 1632 second folio edition of the collected works of William Shakespeare. Originally owned by one of the most famous Shakespearean actors in history, Edwin Booth, this significant volume is now a permanent part of the University of Mississippi’s collections. It is currently on display in the Department of Archives & Special Collections.


Submitted by

Jennifer Ford

Head of Archives and Special Collections and Associate Professor

J.D. Williams Library

University of Mississippi


        

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