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Family correspondence (Blundens and Daines), 1918-1935

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MS. 6441/7

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Comprises:
  1. Letters to Mary Daines (later Blunden) from her father, Amos Daines, c.1917-1918 [Amos had admitted himself to Fulbourn Asylum c.1915 and died in 1918, aged 59].
  2. Early letters to Mary Blunden (née Daines) from her mother, Mary Ann Daines, 19 Oct 1919-1921 and n.d. With telegram to Mary Ann Daines from Fulbourne Asylum with news of the death of Amos Daines, 18 Jul 1918 and dried lavender in envelope.
  3. Later letters to Mary Cooper Keeble (formerly Blunden) from her mother, Mary Ann Daines, Feb 1934-3 Oct 1935, with newspaper cutting of article relating to Edmund Blunden, 1934.
  4. Later letters to Mary Cooper Keeble (formerly Blunden) from her mother, Mary Ann Daines, n.d. [c.1934-1935]. Includes calendar pages with religious quotes sent by Amos Daines and annotated by Mary Ann Daines, and one letter from Amos Daines to Mary Daines (later Blunden) [c.1917-1918].
  5. Letters from Edmund Blunden to Mary Ann Daines (mother-in-law), 5 Jul 1924-22 Oct 1927.

Dates

  • 1918-1935

Extent

1 box (5 folders)

Shelfmark

MS. 6441/7

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom