Charlton Hinman

Charlton Joseph Kadio Hinman (1911, Fort Collins, CO 16 March 1977, Rockville, MD[1]) was the editor of the Shakespeare Quarto Facsimiles and the The Norton Facsimile: The First Folio of Shakespeare. He is well known as the inventor of the Hinman Collator.[2]

Hinman attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar, receiving both his bachelor's and master's degrees there.[1] He later received his doctoral degree in 1941 from the University of Virginia, as Fredson Bowers' first Ph.D. candidate.[3] He was associated with the Folger Shakespeare Library and was professor of English at the University of Kansas from 1960 to 1976.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 "Charlton Hinman Dies, Shakespearean Scholar". The Washington Post. 18 March 1977. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  2. "Devil in the Details - Articles about rare books, antiquarian books, manuscripts, autographs, first editions, illustrated books, maps, atlases,... - ILAB-LILA". Retrieved 2015-06-27.
  3. ""The Eternal Verities Verified": Charlton Hinman and the Roots of Mechanical Collation on JSTOR". JSTOR 40372096.

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