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Correspondence and ephemera from contemporaries, various from 1962-2021

MS. 21920/6
Held in our offsite storage facility

Original housing labelled by Richard Shirley Smith as:

'Articles on important contemporaries, Articles on close contemporaries, A96' (folder 1)

'A29 to A34: Ephemera etc., Whittington, Rocket, Gruffyground, Paul:Mus, Fleece, Machin, Not Archive, for Bodleian, Mixed ephemera various presses' (folders 2-4)


Folder 1: Articles, correspondence and obituaries concerning contemporaries and colleagues, including Gerald Finzi, Joy Finzi, Simon Whistler, Michael Mitchell, Oliver Gerrish, Iain Bain, Maurice Percival, Mark Wickham and Ronnie Watkins

Folder 2: Correspondence with Simon Brett and information about his work, including a copy of The Bookplate Journal, exhibition leaflets and prints of some engravings. Includes a depiction of the attack on the Twin Towers.

Folder 3: Francis Machin obituary and photographs of garden designs

Folder 4: Pamphlets, primarily from The British Postal Museum and Archive, about Arnold Machin and the Machin series stamps


  • Creation: various from 1962-2021


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. 21920/6