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Scrapbook collated by Mary Clare Blunden (later Ross), 1925-1974

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MS. 6681/12

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Comprises:
  1. Scrapbook compiled by Mary Clare Blunden, c.1925, with letter from Edmund Blunden, Tokyo, 29 Jan 1925 enclosing Japanese papers for scrapbook. Also includes various pasted prints (some painted), postcards, printed poems and extracts from auction catalogues, etc.
  2. Various loose papers, many removed from [unknown] scrapbook, including: order of thanksgiving service for the life and work of Edmund Blunden, 7 Mar 1974; manuscript copy of poem 'Childhood and his Visitors' by W.M. Praed for Clare and Philip Ross, 1967; hand-drawn 'Blackberrying Map' and map showing Beaumont's Hall and Stowlangtoft, n.d.; 'printed' manuscript copy of James Howell's 'Adages' 1659, n.d.; invitation to dinner party at the Chinese Bankers' Association Club, 11 Oct 1960; invitation to private view of Sava Botzaris exhibition, 29 Jan 1938; telegram from the Times Literary Supplement requesting memorial poem for the King, 21 Jan 1936; Edward Thomas memorial fund leaflet, 10 Sep 1937 [list of subscribers loose in box]; poem to accompany statuette of Chu Yuan (copied by Mr Lee), 1964; subscription letter and list of subscribers for Edmund Blunden's 70th birthday, 1966; and printed Christmas poem, 'A Ballad of Titles' signed by Edmund Blunden, 1937.
  3. Page from scrapbook of pasted list of subscribers to Edward Thomas Memorial Fund, with printed 'Plan de la Bataille D'Ensheim' on reverse side [loose in box].

Dates

  • 1925-1974

Extent

1 box (2 folders, 1 volume)

Shelfmark

MS. 6681/12

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom