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Harold Owen’s filing, 13 Nov 1968-Sep 1992, n.d.

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MS. 12282/40

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Folder 1:
  1. Item 2 TS page about ‘Harold Owen’s file boxes’
  2. Item 3 item list entitled ‘Box of photographs labelled “Harold Owen"’. Shows the order of items when they first came to the Bodleian. 14 leaves.
  3. Item 4 MS providing details about the collection of Hydra magazines (boxes 34 and 35). 4 leaves.
  4. Item5 handwritten list of items entitled ‘Folder labelled by Harold Owen “WES, Early School Books 1904, 1908"’. Shows the order of items as donated in 1975. Dominic Hibberd notes they have now all been recatalogued. 10 leaves.
  5. Item 6 envelope addressed to Customer Services, Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Society. Contains 22 photocopied photographs
  6. Item 7 TS exhibition catalogue for the Wilfred Owen Collection in the English Faculty Library, 1975. 5 leaves.
  7. Item 8 copy of 7
  8. Item 9 TS caption for the Leslie Gunston donation of Wilfred Owen papers
  9. Item 10 TS exhibition catalogue for ‘Wilfred Owen in 1918’ in the English Faculty Library, 29 Oct-10 Jan 1989. 21 leaves.
  10. Item 11 TS list of Inscribed Books for the 1989 exhibition in the English Faculty Library. 2 leaves.
  11. Item 12 TS about Dr Arthur John Brock, Oct-Dec 1990.
  12. Item 13 TS exhibition catalogue for a Sep 1992 exhibition, recording mainly photographs. 3 leaves.
  13. Item 14 photocopy manuscript. On recto, memories from Alex Paton about his time with Wilfred Owen at Birkenhead. On verso, a postcard from Wilfred Owen to Alec Paron
  14. Item 15 description of item 14
  15. Item 16 empty envelope address to John [?], 2 Sep [no year]. Labelled ‘Wilfred as a baby’
  16. Item 17 postcard from Harold Owen, n.d. Editorial notes.
  17. Item 18 postcard from Harold Owen, n.d. Editorial notes.
  18. Item 19 postcard from Harold Owen, n.d. Editorial notes.
  19. Item 20 postcard from Harold Owen, n.d. Editorial notes.
  20. Item 21 postcard from Harold Owen, n.d. Editorial notes.
  21. Item 22 note by Harold Owen, 13 Nov 1968.
  22. Item 23 note by Harold Owen about photograph of Wilfred Owen.
  23. Item 24 empty photograph negative folder, labelled ‘Father (letters?)’
Folder 2:
  1. Item 25 empty envelope, labelled by Harold Owen as ‘Magellan Straits / Merchant ships / Cameroons 1919 / LDV / Home Guard / Honeymoon Snaps / Negative of father / + 1939-45 RN War’
  2. Item 26 empty envelope labelled ‘Journey from Obscurity / Vol I Childhood / Originals and duplicates / Please open with care / Photographs various sizes’, with later annotations ‘10 photographs in 15 pieces including negatives’.
  3. Item 27 empty envelope labelled ‘Journey from Obscurity Vol II Youth / Please open with care / Photographs originals various sizes’, with later annotation ‘Caution: Glass negative’.
  4. Item 28 empty envelope labelled ‘Please open with care / Originals / Journey from Obscurity Vol III War / Various sizes’
  5. Item 29 empty envelope labelled ‘Please open with care / Originals in sequence but loosely tied / Wilfred Owen Collected Letters / Missing Castel Lorenzo? Plate Va’ with later annotations ‘Found & Enclosed / Caution: Glass negative’
  6. Item 30 empty folder labelled ‘Current work / * / Aftermath’
Folder 3:
  1. Item 31 empty folder labelled ‘Press Cuttings 1921’
  2. Item 32 empty folder labelled ‘Wilfred Owen’s Military Cross / Times February.18.1919’
  3. Item 33 empty folder labelled ‘Press Cuttings 1920’
  4. Item 34 empty envelope labelled ‘Patric Dickinson’s Poem - MS and TS / Tom Owen’s Jingle - MS and TS’
  5. Item 35 empty folder labelled ‘Press Cuttings / Collected Poems. CDL 1963’
  6. Item 36 empty folder labelled ‘Odd letter fragments concerning MSS WES and family’
  7. Item 37 empty envelope labelled ‘Letters. Edmund Blunden’
  8. Item 38 empty folder labelled ‘*1949* / Letters concerning WES and work’
  9. Item 39 empty folder labelled ‘Letters and MSS to Wilfred’
Folder 4:
  1. Item 40 empty folder labelled ‘Patric Dickinson letters and BBC broadcasts’
  2. Item 41 empty folder labelled ‘Patric Dickinson BBC broadcast / Third programme / August 17th and 18th 1953’
  3. Item 42 empty folder labelled ‘TLS and Welland affair’
  4. Item 43 empty folder labelled ‘Fragments and early press cuttings received after August 1946-’
  5. Item 44 empty folder labelled ‘Director of War Graves information’
  6. Item 45 empty folder labelled ‘French thesis / Sorbonne’
  7. Item 46 empty folder labelled ‘The Institute of Contemporary Arts Exhibition 1951 / Michael Meyer’
  8. Item 47 empty folder labelled ‘Festival of Britain Correspondence / Wilfred Owen MS Poems’
  9. Item 48 empty folder labelled ‘Citation and Army Order Award of Military Cross’
  10. Item 49 empty folder labelled ‘Letters to MSusan Owen and Wilfred Owen / From / Miss Edith Sitwell / Rabindranath Tagore / Edmund Blunden / Mrs Olive Guthrie / Richard Church / Siegfried Sassoon / Basil Maine / Robert Nichols / Osbert Sitwell / Arthur Bliss / PL Bernard (?) Bordeauxe / Robert Graves / Miss Sackville West / Lady Margaret Sackville / Scott Moncrieff / Michael Roberts / Louis Bonnerot / Laurent Tailhade / Albert Legrande / IM Parsons / Walter de la Mare / See edited list February 1958’
  11. Item 50 empty folder labelled ‘Other manuscripts other than titled poems’
  12. Item 51 empty folder labelled ‘WES 1904 / early 1908 / School books’

Dates

  • 13 Nov 1968-Sep 1992, n.d.

Extent

1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 12282/40

Former reference:

Box 41

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom