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Folger Shakespeare Library

(fōl`jər): see under Folger, Henry ClayFolger, Henry Clay
, 1857–1930, American industrialist and collector of Shakespeareana. His connection with Standard Oil companies, beginning in 1879, continued until his retirement 49 years later as chairman of the board of the New York company.
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In 2011, I saw Eisenberg accept the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction at the Folger Library in Washington and realized I'd been missing one of the great short fiction writers.
Scott located another two letters in the Folger Library, which had been separated from the original collection.
However, upon communication with the Folger Shakespeare Library to obtain case dimensions for planning, the group was informed that all supplemental material would be subject to approval by the Folger Library, as they did not wish for additional items to be showcased near the folio.
Examination of specimen pages from the Folger Library account book shows that it is the same size, uses the same format and is written with the same hand as the Aberystwyth volume.
Although relatively little is known about Shakespeare's life, the Folger library has pieced together a narrative, starting with his birth on or about April 23, 1564.
In Washington, where I live, it is a short subway ride to the Library of Congress, where you go to contemplate, with a sense of enchantment, its 114 million books (so little time to read them in this lifetime, you say, so maybe in the next) as it is to the Folger library next door, dedicated entirely to Shakespeare's work, where you could attend an exhibition, such as the one I attended recently, called - and I'm not making this up - "Fooles and Fricasses: Food in Shakespeare's England".
"Henry V: A Modern Perspective," in The Folger Library Edition of Henry V (New York: Washington Square Press), 253-278, at 253-4, referencing E.
And, of course, the British Museum and the Folger Library and dozens of other research establishments have taken the trouble to digitize their holdings both in image and text forms for public access.
It compares to the Folger Library in Washington." The collection not only includes tens of thousands of books, but also some of the most important criticism, production photos, playbills and reviews, as well as music pieces and illustrations.
When he turned up at the Folger Library in Washington DC, specialists immediately recognised the folio as the one stolen from Durham.
Paul Werstine and Barbara Mowat, The Folger Library Shakespeare (New York: Washington Square Press, 1997).
Four are in the British Library, one in the Guildhall Library, one in the Folger Library in Washington DC and one at Tatton Park.