List of nonfiction resources about the Folger

While the Folger Shakespeare Library has served as a backdrop for many fictional works, this article serves as a resource which lists the nonfiction works concerning the Folger.

For a guide to the Folger in fiction, please see the article List of fictional representations of the Folger.


  • Grant, Stephen H. Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. Hamnet record
  • Mays, Andrea. The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015.