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Letters from Edmund Blunden to Mary Blunden, 1924-1928

MS. 6441/3

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  1. Letters from Japan, 6 Feb-23 Dec 1924, in original paper folder. With envelope containing pressed three leaf clover. Letters include some verse.
  2. Letters and postcards from Japan, 2 Jan-20 Dec 1925, in original paper folder. Includes manuscript verse ('Then in petals of the air...') and note regarding verse sent to Mary.
  3. Letters from Japan, 4 Jan-31 Dec 1926, in original paper folder. Includes envelope containing pressed leaves.
  4. Letters from Japan, 5 Jan-17 Jun 1927 and from England, post return, 21 Sep-27 Nov 1927, including letters with verse and [incomplete] notes by Mary on meeting Edmund after his return [n.d.], in original paper folder.
  5. Letters, 23 Feb-21 Dec 1928, in original paper folder. Also includes sketch of 'Eddie's dream 1928'; memorandum by Edmund Blunden regarding relationship with Mary, 4 Jun; note by Mary regarding Edmund's behaviour, 24 Jul; Edmund's leaving note, 19 Aug; and letter from bank closing joint account, 20 Aug.


  • 1924-1928


1 box (5 folders)


MS. 6441/3

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom