University at Buffalo, The State University of New York: The Lockwood Library
Has 39 books from Stevenson’s library
Columbia University Libraries: Rare Book and Manuscript Library
801 Butler Library, New York, New York NY 10027, USA; Tel 212 280-2231/2232
Has the MS of “Mock Trial” (NUC MS 65-1198)
University of Delaware Library: Special Collections
181 South College Avenue Newark, DE 19717-5267 USA
Has part of the S.S. McClure archive (but only 3 undated letters from Belle and one from Lloyd catalogued as 1878 but possibly 1898), a 1906 talk on RLS by Prof. Wilbur Owen Sypherd, The Edinburgh University Magazine, the Thomas J. Wise forgeries and associated materials (Frank W. Tober Collection). and the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, on loan to the University of Delaware Library but privately owned. The latter (devoted to the period 1850-1900) contains 2 letters from Stevenson, 4 books from his libarry, presentation copies, and related material, including correspondence by W. E. Henley. For more information go to: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/msl/.
Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC
Has ‘Autolycus in Service’, an early farce that may have been used for material for Prince Otto.
Georgetown University Library
Has the correspondence between Graham Green and Sir James Marjoribanks in which Greene expresses his admiration for RLS:http://www.library.georgetown.edu/dept/speccoll/fl/f130%7D1.htm
Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Magill Library
PR5489.G3 M8: ‘The Geometry Notebook’—‘one of the most interesting surviving copybooks from S’s student days’ (Lewis). Contains interesting remarks that are similar to ‘An Apology for Idlers’
Nantucket Historical Association Research Library
7 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554, USA
Austin Strong (son of Belle) lived and died in Nantucket and some of his Stevenson possessions have ended up in the Library: a sketch of Stevenson, and artefacts (one of the mats draped over his coffin)
Andersen Library, University of Minesota, Mineapolis
113 Andersen Library, 612-624-4576
A ‘Treasure Island Collection’ of over 450 illustrated editions, collected by Lionel Johnson, were donated in 2000 to the Children’s Literature Research Collections. It includes the first printing of the first illustrated edition, published by Roberts Bros. of Boston in 1884.
Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia
2008-2010 DeLancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
MS of ‘Ticonderoga’ older than the one in the BL.
University of Rochester: Rush Rhees Library
Rush Rhees Library, 755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14627
Rare Books and Special Collections: Melodies for the flute by RLS (location: CX 22).
Stanford University Library (Special Collections)
Isobel Strong papers 1949-52: Pen pal letters (May 1949-November 1955) from Mrs. Field to Hector Bolitho with comments by Mrs. Field about her step-father Robert Louis Stevenson. Also includes letters from Mrs. Field’s nurse, pictures of Mrs. Field and Robert Louis Stevenson, clippings, Christmas cards, photocopy of a poem by Stevenson, and a manuscript, “A Pen-friendship, with Robert Louis Stevenson’s Step-daughter” by Hector Bolitho.
University of Texas at Austin
‘A letter to Mr. Stevenson’s friends’ privately printed by Lloyd Osbourne, describing Stevenson’s death. First edition of Moral Emblems, Testimonials in favour of Robert Louis Stevenson, advocate (1881), first editions.
Washington University in St. Louis: Special Collections, Olin Library
Olin Library, Campus Box 1061, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130; Tel (314) 935-5495; firstname.lastname@example.org
The William Keeney Bixby Papers (WKB d. 1931): WTU00013 Box 16, Folders 138-143. 3 letters, Musical compositions; ‘The Sleeper Awakened’ (draft of a play); uncorr. Galleys of ‘Ticonderoga’; photo.