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M.A. Shaaber Fund for the Furness Shakespeare Library
Established in 1978, the fund honors Matthias A. Shaaber, Penn Ph.D. 1929, and distinguished faculty member. In addition to gifts of scholarly books on English literature, royalties from some of his publications go to this fund for the purchase of books for the Furness Shakespeare Library.
Dr. Shaaber's many scholarly publications can be found at the Penn Library.
Materials purchased through this fund include:
- Eugenia : a tragedy
- Joannis Bisselii e Societate Jesu, De pestiferis peccatorum mortalium fructibus exempla tragica : per anni M.DC.LI. quadragesimam pro suggestu, exposita.
- Barker's complete list of plays : exhibiting at one view the title, size, date, and author, from the commencement of theatrical performances, to 1803 : to which is added A continuation to The theatrical remembrancer, designed to shew collectively each aut
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