Consists mainly of personal correspondence to and from Horace Howard Furness; Horace Howard Furness, Jr.; and Rev. William Henry Furness. Most of the letters concern Shakespearean topics. Also includes several notebooks, copies of speeches and articles, and other assorted items relating to Shakespearean scholarship or to the Furness family. Letters and other items written by Furness himself are filed under his name. These and other materials filed under Furness' name are arranged in the following categories: Letters and notes; Notebooks and diaries; Speeches and articles; Mulberry Block letters.
Indexes: AMC file of RLIN provides an index to the correspondents. To obtain a listing, do the following search: rt H. H. Furness Memorial Library manuscript collection#.