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Mainly Susan Owen’s correspondence, book proofs and press cuttings, [1919?]-Feb 1958

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MS. 12282/8

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Comprises:

Folder 1 (Former reference: Box 1-4:14, folder 3). Includes previous folder labelled ‘EK DRAWING’ by Harold Owen and list of items by Dominic Hibberd.
  1. Item 1 Pencil sketch of a woman’s head and of an eye, unsigned, n.d.
Folder 2 (Former reference, Box 1-4:14, folder 4). Includes previous folder labelled ‘Owen Archive 4 Items 1,4, 1A, 12’ by Dominic Hibberd and list of items by Dominic Hibberd.
  1. Items 1-3 Typescript entitled ‘Wilfred Owen * List of contents of this box. Final editing and sifting’, Feb 1958 [Former reference 4:1]
  2. Items 1-3a Typescript entitled ‘Wilfred Owen * List of contents of this box. Final editing and sifting’, Feb 1958 [Former reference 4:1A]
  3. Item 4 citation of award of Military Cross to Wilfred Owen. See also MS.12282/5 451. [Former reference 4:4]
  4. Items 6-9 flyleaf, title page and index of second proof of The Poems of Wilfred Owen, 1931
  5. Item 10 portrait of Wilfred Owen
  6. Item 11 proof copy of The Poems of Wilfred Owen, 1931. 135 pages in 9 gatherings.
  7. Item 12 letter from Director of War Graves to Susan Owen, [1919?]. Concerning the location of Wilfred Owen’s grave.
  8. Item 13 folder labelled ‘A first proof of book December 1930’
  9. Item 14 first proof of The Poems of Wilfred Owen, 1931. 100 pages with title page and index.
Folder 3 [Former reference, Box 4:15-6:46, items 4:15-4:49]. Includes:
  1. Items 15-49 Folder labelled by Harold Owen; 2 programs for the unveiling of Wilfred Owen’s plaque; press cuttings from 22 Jan 1948-24 May 1950.
Folder 4 [Former reference, Box 4:15-6:46, items 4:50-4:51]. Comprises:
  1. Item 50 folder labelled by Harold Owen: ‘French National Memorial to writers - Wilfred Owen to represent England’.
  2. Item 51 letter from IM Parsons to Susan Owen, 18 Jul 1936. Concerning Wilfred Owen’s representation of England at a French memorial to honour writers killed in the war.

Dates

  • [1919?]-Feb 1958

Extent

1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 12282/8

Former reference:

Box Owen archive 1-4:14, items 3-4:14 and box Owen archive 4:15-6:46, items 4:15-4:51

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom