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Arch C. Elias

1,000 items approx.

This collection of material by and about Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was bequeathed to the Library by Dr Archibald C. Elias, Jr (1944-2008). Elias was an independent scholar from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who published widely on Swift and his circle. He bequeathed his outstanding 18th– and 19th-century Swift and Swiftiana collection to Trinity, along with 20th-century reference material, some working papers and a small number of notable manuscripts.  

Bequeathed 2008.