The Watkins mss., 1898-1943, are letters and papers of Oscar L. Watkins, 1861-1945, representative of Ginn & Co., publishers. In the main, they consist of letters and papers relating to his Wordsworth-Coleridge collection, and letters to his mother, Mrs. Sarah J. Watkins, Fultonham, Ohio, written while he and members of his family were on trips to Europe in 1898, 1902, 1906, 1908, and 1912. Other correspondents include William Henry Allison, William Lowe Bryan, Solomon Francis Gingerich, Archer Taylor and John Edwin Wells.
Collection size: 38 items
Related manuscripts: Watkins mss. II