Biography and History

H.F.B. Brett-Smith was literary editor of the Shakespeare Head Press from 1920 until 1928.

Publication by William Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Sonnets (Stratford-upon-Avon: The Shakespeare Head Press, 1921).

Source: From the finding aid for C0840

  • H. F. B. Brett-Smith Papers. 1896-1942 (inclusive), 1921-1925 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0840

    The collection consists of papers of Herbert Francis Brett-Smith reflecting his position as literary editor (1920-1928) of the Shakespeare Head Press, which was founded in 1904 at Stratford-upon-Avon, England, by A. H. Bullen (1857-1920). Much of the collection is correspondence as well as notices of board meetings, profit and loss account statements, balance sheets, statements on policy and location of the Shakespeare Head Press, a few clippings, and printed lists of publications and Shakespeare Head Press brochures.