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Bertram R. Davis collection.
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A Note on Captain John Williams of the Chilean Navy.

File consists of "A Note on Captain John Williams of the Chilean Navy" by an unknown author. The information was written up for Bertram R. Davis on the bequest of H.W.F. Usher, around the time of the Chilean war ship named for John Williams coming to Bristol under command of Commander Boris Kopaitic.

Davis, Bertram R.

Barrett, William : History & Antiquities of the City of Bristol : excerpt.

File consists of a an excerpt from the original 1789 edition of William Barrett's "History & Antiquities of the City of Bristol." This excerpt relates to Chatterton, and includes inserted plates, some of which may be extraneous. Barrett was known to have believed Chatterton's Rowley story and to have published the information as fact, before the scandal broke.

Davis, Bertram R.

Bertram R. Davis Research Files

Series consists of research files created and accumulated by Bertram R. Davis on his various areas of interest. Includes files on Coleridge, Wordsworth, Chatterton, Southey, Lamb, and others, as well as personal research files.

Davis, Bertram R.

Bertram R. Davis collection.

Collection consists of materials created and accumulated by Bertram R. Davis on the history of Bristol and the romantics. Includes correspondence between 164 correspondents, 45 manuscript groups, research notes, photographs, clippings, articles, offprints, excerpts, and other ephemera. Also included is a file of correspondence from Bertram donated by Kenneth Curry and a file of correspondence relating to portraits of Southey donated by Dr. Warren U. Ober.

Arranged in six series as follows:
1. Manuscripts Held in Trust
2. Chattertonian Manuscript;
3. Correspondence;
4. Articles, Offprints, etc.;
5. Bertram R. Davis Research Files;
6. Visual Materials.

Davis, Bertram R.

Boult, Nellie A.

File consists of forty three items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and Nellie A. Boult.

Davis, Bertram R.

Brief Articles and Notes. Philological Quarterly XXIX, no.4 (1950): 413-48.

File consists of the section "Brief Articles and Notes" from volume XXIX, no. 4 of Philological Quarterly. This section contains a short article by Raymond D. Havens titled "A Theft in the Annual Register" pages 416-417. A presentation copy, the inscription on the recto reads "Bertram Davis in his eager intellect in literature may find something of interest here, but hardly on pg. 416-417. R.D. Havens."

Davis, Bertram R.

Cabral, Adolfo de Oliveira.

File consists of twenty eight items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and Adolfo de Oliveira Cabral as well as an obituary for Cabral.

Davis, Bertram R.

Catcott, George : Chattertonian Manuscript.

File consists of a typed transcription of the Chattertonian Manuscript, possibly by George Catcott. The manuscript is comprised of works by Chatterton, a history of the Rowley affair, letters from Chatterton to Catcott, with notes by Catcott throughout. This typed copy has been bound together with an index and table of contents. In the front of the book is laid in a signature of Thomas Chatterton and its accompanying auction notice, as well as a letter regarding the authenticity of the signature. Also included is a print showing George Catcott.

Davis, Bertram R.

Charles Lamb Society Bulletin.

File consists of thirteen editions of the Charles Lamb Society Bulletin: October 1970, July 1970, October 1969, April 1968, March 1964, October 1971, January 1972, January 1971, April 1970, October 1969, January 1971, July 1971.

Davis, Bertram R.

Chatterton, Thomas : Aella: A Tragical Interlude.

File consists of one copy of Thomas Chatterton's play "Aella" along with a program from when the play was performed at Colston's School for the 200th anniversary of Chatterton's death. Chatterton attended Colston's School and wrote Aella immediately after leaving. This production was the first time it was performed, and was transcribed by Basil Cottle. File also includes ten photographs of the play being performed.

Davis, Bertram R.

Chatterton, Thomas : Lines on Redcliffe Church.

File consists of Chatterton's poem "Lines on Redcliffe Church." The poem is torn from a book (possibly John Britton's "An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol. Also, an Essay on the Life and Character of Thomas Chatterton") and mounted on a heavy stock paper.

Davis, Bertram R.

Chatterton, Thomas : clippings.

File consists of forty clippings on the life and works of Thomas Chatterton, including a nine-teen part serial from the Western Daily Press Saturday Supplement.

Davis, Bertram R.

Chatterton, Thomas : research and ephemera.

File consists of research information and ephemera created or accumulated by Bertram R. Davis on Thomas Chatterton. Includes articles and photocopies, two photographs of Chatterton House (which has since been torn down), a programme for the dedication of Chatterton House, a report on the Chatterton memorial and proposition for a new one, a copy of "A New Catalogue of Chatterton MS Material", Chatterton: A Monologue, notes by Davis, a chronology of Rowley, a poem attributed to Rowley, and information on a potential Chatterton portrait by Gainsborough.

Davis, Bertram R.

Chattertonian Manuscript

File consists of one manuscript titled "Chattertonian ms." The manuscript itself is a transcribed typed copy of the original, which was compiled and written by George Catcott. Catcott was the first person to be approached by Chatterton regarding the Thomas Rowley poems. The manuscript includes passages from works by Thomas Chatterton, letters to and from Catcott and Chatterton, as well as notes by Catcott on Chatterton and the Thomas Rowley affair. Inlaid in the front of the book is a signature of Thomas Chatterton's as well as a letter addressing the authenticity of the signature. Also included is a print of George Catcott. The bookplate reads "Conrad P. Fry oneth me is me jure tenet, and this booke confesse to be quieunque me invenit."

Davis, Bertram R.

Christ's Hospital.

File consists of four items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and the clerk of Christ's Hospital.

Davis, Bertram R.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor : research and ephemera.

File consists of research materials created and accumulated by Bertram R. Davis on Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Includes copies of letters from Coleridge and his daughter Sara, notes by Davis, copies of Coleridge poems, and a letter from Davis to an unknown correspondent on Coleridge.

Davis, Bertram R.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834: Note.

Untitled note in Coleridge's hand. Original envelope states "Autograph of Coleridge with Southey's attestation." (Nothing in Southey's hand) 2 pages on one sheet. "Now placed in vol. II of S.T. Coleridges Poet & Dramatic Works - page 86. Side by side with the poem it gives in ms. E. Dowden July 30, 1883." Dowden was a distinguished early scholar in the Romantic movement.

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Correspondence

Series consists of approximately 5,900 items of correspondence between 165 correspondents. Includes correspondence to and from Bertram R. Davis, correspondence to and from unknown correspondents, and correspondence between others. Also includes two files of correspondence on a specific topic. One file is on portraits of Southey and the other is on the Portugues author Jose Maria de Eca de Queiroz.
Correspondents include: All American Cables Baldwyn, L. Bathietwell, William Beddoe, Dorothy Bell, Whitefield Jr. Bennett, Rhoda Bentley, G.E. Jr. Bernard Quariten Ltd. Blunden, Edmund Boots Cash Chemists Boult, Nellie A. Boyce, R.R. Brace, Keith Bremer, Heather Bremner, Robert British Council, The British Museum, The Bronson, Bertrand Browning, Daphne DuMaurier Buchan, Alexander M. Cabral, Adolfo De Oliveira Cabral, Maria de Gloria Ramos de Oliveira Calme, John Carnall, Geoffrey Cartwright, Revd. Canon R.F. Cascas, Artur Simoes Charles Lamb Society Bulletin Cheyne, A.D. Gordon Christ’s Hosptial Coburn, Kathleen Collis, Ivan Crook, Arthur Crowsley, Ernest G. Curry, Kenneth Darbshire, Helen Davis, Annabel Davis, Doris Davis, Watson de Eca de Queiroz, Antonio de Eca de Quieroz de Castro, Maria De Sousa-Lead, J. do Ceu Costa, Maria Early, Benjamin W. Early, Margaret Sue Edward, P. Welson Espstein, Jason Faliscue-Brickdale, Matthew Filler, Louis Fisher, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Maurice Flack, Ellis Flack, G. Ellis Fox, Levi Gandy, Norman Gardner, WH. Garlick, Kenneth Gayford, J.C. Gibbs, Donald T. Goodland, Alice Green-Armytage, R.N. Griggs, Earl Leslie Haller, William Harris, Roy Haugh, W.S. Havens, Raymond D. Heaton, P. Highman, Norman His Excellency the Portuguese Ambassador Hoover, Ben Hope, Warren T. Hough, Henry B. Howe, H.W. Hynes, Mary Kaderley, Nat Lewis Kaderly, Nat Lewis Kaufman, Paul Keens, R. Lyall Kew, S.F. Kopaitic, Boris (Commander) Kuhn, A.J. Kurahashi, J. Lamoine, Georges Laverick, D.M. Lee, Chi-Pui Lindsay, Philip C. Looker, Samuel J. Lowes, John Livingston Mabbott, Thomas Ollive Manogue, Ralph Anthony Mansfield, John Mason, A.S. Massey-Stewart, John McElderry, Bruce Robert Merritt, Theodore E. Metford, J.C.J. Meyerstein, E.H.W. Middendorf, John H. Middleton, Arthur Pierce Miller, C.A. Mooman, Mary Moore, R.W. Morgan, P.F. Morley, E.J. Morris, Christopher Munday, Katherine Mure, G.R.G. New House Museum Nowell, Charles Nunes de Silva, Henrique Ober, Warrun U. Ormond, R.L. Osborne, Edgar Peck, Walter Edwin Penney, Clara L. Pinney, Hester Pinto, Abranches Pleasance, Antony C. Polhemus, George W. Prabhakar, T. Pugsley, N.S.E. Purchase, J.L. Raepe, Elizabeth Ramos, Charles Rawnsley, E.F. Rawnsley, H.D. Reeves, Florence S. Rich, Norman Rodgers, Betsy Ross, Archibald Ross, James Russell, P.E. Shaffer, Elinor Shaver, Chester L. Simmons, Jack Smith, Elsie Smith, H.G. Sproule, Hugh Sypher, Gale Sypher, Lucy Sypher, Wylie Taylor, Donald Taylor, L. Acland Taylor, Rachel Thompson, J.E. Thone, Frank Times Literary Supplement, The Times, The Times, The Turnbull, J.M. University of Toronto Quarterly Usher, H.W.F. Wakefield, [?] Waller, Robert Wallis, F.S. Wasserman, Earl R. Watson, Rowland Wells, Charles West, S. George Whalley, George Whiting, F. Wilkinson, Norman B. Williams, M.G. Williams, Rev. H. Fulford Wilson, R.A.
*Woof, Robert

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Correspondence from others to others.

File consists of sixteen items of correspondence from others to others. Includes letters to Bertram's wife Doris and daughter Annabel as well as letters to and from colleagues, researchers and friends.
Correspondents include: Bernard Quariten Ltd. British Museum Carnall, Geoffrey Davis, Annabel Davis, Doris Faliscue-Brickdale, Matthew Fisher, Dorothy Gibbs, Donald T. Griggs, Earl Leslie Haugh, W.S. Havens, Raymond D. Heaton, P. Hough, Henry B. Kaderly, Nat Lewis Kaufman, Paul Kopaitic, Boris Lamoine, Georges Laverick, D.M. Penney, Clara L. Purchase, J.L. Rawnsley, H.D. Sypher, Gale Sypher, Lucy Wakefield, [?]

Davis, Bertram R.

Correspondence regarding Jose Maria de Eca de Queiroz.

File consists of seventy seven items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and others regarding Portuguese author Jose Maria de Eca de Queiroz and his time living and working in Bristol. Also includes a copy of a period letter, and a note with a tribute to Eca de Queiroz. File was separated by Davis.
Correspondents include: Beddoe, Dorothy (Max Reinholdt Ltd.) Boyce, R.R. Bremner, Robert Cabral, Adolfo de Oliveira Cascas, Artur Simoes Castro, Maria de Eca de Queiroz do Ceu Costa, Maria de Eca de Queiroz, Antonio His Excellency the Portuguese Ambassador Massey-Stewart, John Metford, J.C.J. Nunes de Silva, Henrique Pinto, Abranches Times, The
*Times Literary Supplement

Davis, Bertram R.

Correspondence regarding Southey portraits.

File consists of thirty two items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and others regarding portraits of Southey and contemporaries. Also includes a clipping on portraits of Sara Coleridge and Edith May Southey as well as photocopy of "Breun's Manuscript Catalogue of Engraved Portraits." A glass jar of shells collected by Southey's daughter Edith May (later Warter) and presented to Bertram R. Davis by Edith's granddaughter Mrs. F.F. Boult is also included. File and shells were donated separately by Dr. Warren U. Ober in 2012.
Correspondents include: Baldwyn, L (Folio Fine Art Ltd.) British Museum, The (Prints and Portraits) Curry, Kenneth Fox, Levi (The Shakespeare Birthplace and Trust) Gandy, Norman (Keswick Museum) Garlick, Kenneth Kuhn, A.J. New House Museum, Curator Ormond, R.L. (National Portrait Gallery) Simmons, Jack
*Warter, Henry de Grey

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Curry, Kenneth.

File consists of thirty eight items of correspondence from Bertram R. Davis to Kenneth Curry. Items were donated separately by Curry and as such are not included in File 74. Many items feature fire damage and in some cases words are illegible.

Davis, Bertram R.

Curry, Kenneth.

File consists of sixty five items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and Kenneth Curry.

Davis, Bertram R.

Curry, Kenneth.

File consists of twenty nine items of correspondence from Bertram R. Davis to Kenneth Curry. Also includes pamphlets and offprints sent to Curry by Davis, and three photographs. Items were donated separately by Curry and as such are not included in File 74. Many items feature fire damage and in some cases words are illegible.

Davis, Bertram R.

Curry, Kenneth.

File consists of eighty four items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and Kenneth Curry.

Davis, Bertram R.

Davis, Bertram R. : Some Literary Associations of Bristol.

File consists of a transcription of a lecture by Bertram R. Davis titled "Some Literary Associations of Bristol" given at the British Council Centre as part of a course on English Language and Literature arranged by the British Council on August 6th, 1953. Also includes two additional copies of the portion of the talk regarding Robert Southey.

Davis, Bertram R.

Davis, Bertram R. : Thomas Chatterton 1752-1770 A Lecture at the Opening of Chatterton House, Redcliffe.

File consists of a transcription of a lecture given by Bertram R Davis on Thomas Chatterton for the opening of Chatterton House on October 20, 1958. The transcript shows edits and changed by Davis. Also includes a portion of a revised transcript. Chatterton house has since been torn down and the commemorative plaque from the occasion has been moved to the office building now on the lot.

Davis, Bertram R.

Fitzgerald, Maurice H.

File consists of thirty nine items of correspondence from Maurice H. Fitzgerald and one from wife Isla Fitzgerald regarding her husband's death.

Davis, Bertram R.

Flack, G. Ellis

File consists of three items of correspondence from G. Ellis Flack, librarian at The University, Notingham.

Davis, Bertram R.

Gayford, J.C.

File consists of one item of correspondence from J.C. Gayford on behalf of The British Council.

Davis, Bertram R.

Hall, Mrs. S.C., "Pilgrimages to English Shrines : The Birthplace of Thomas Chatterton." The Art-Journal XI (1849): 21-25

File consists of Mrs. C.S. (Anna Maria) Hall's article "Pilgrimages to English Shrines: The Birthplace of Thomas Chatterton" from The Art-Journal. The pages of this article have been torn from the journal. The article was also reproduced in a book of collected Pilgrimages to English Shrines in 1850.

Davis, Bertram R.

Haugh, W.S.

File consists of four items of correspondence between Bertram R. Davis and W.S. Hough, Librarian, Bristol Public Libraries.

Davis, Bertram R.

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