Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
||The William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood comprises 10.5 linear feet of material plus oversize items dating from 1844 to 2005 and includes extensive bibliographic
information relating to the works of Charles Dickens and specifically to the author's final novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870), which was unfinished at the time of his death. The collection, which illuminates Oliver's activities as a collector
and bibliographer, includes publications that printed original versions of the storyline, as well as various derivative works
based on the novel; extensive bibliographies of editions of Dickens's works and scholarly work on Dickensiana, with a focus
on Edwin Drood; and travel information and souvenirs from Dickens-related landmarks and events.
10.5 linear feet
7 oversize boxes
||Gift of the estate of William A. Oliver, Jr., June 2006.
||Processed and encoded by Julia Pompetti, June 2011. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard