The Arthur Machen Collection, named for Welsh novelist and essayist Arthur Machen (1863–1947), is comprised of thirty-eight autographed letters written by Machen to Paul Jordan Smith (1895–1971) during the years 1919–1947 and 126 volumes by and about Machen. Smith donated the collections in 1958.

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Other collections donated by Paul Jordan Smith:

Robert Burton Collection

Samuel Butler Collection