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Miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1894-1959, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 4752
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-17) eleven letters from Walter Peck to his parents-in-law, Rev. & Mrs. Winfield S. Morrow, 1918-21, mostly from Oxford
  2. (fols. 18-21) a letter from Marian Peck to their daughter Rosemary, 1957, discussing Walter's life and quoting reviews of his 1927 biography of Shelley, with a fragment from a similar letter of 1959 quoting two of Walter's poems of 1919
  3. (fols. 22-43) letters to Walter or Marian from Waldo H. Dunn, their mentor at the College of Wooster, 1916-22, and from other miscellaneous correspondents, 1921-7
  4. (fols. 44-65) poems by Walter, 1917-37 and n.d., many to Marian, a few in manuscript but mostly typed or duplicated
  5. (fols. 66-9) a paper by Walter, 'Comparison of Brooke's Poem with Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet', typed and handwritten, 1916
  6. (fols. 70-4, 75-81) offprints of two pieces by Marian as printed in Wooster journals, 'Johnny' (a short story, 1913) and 'Oxford through American Eyes' (1920)
  7. (fol. 82) an example of Walter's bookplate, n.d.
  8. (fols. 83-101) news-cuttings and other printed ephemera, 1922-8 and n.d., including programmes of events at the College of Wooster
  9. (fols. 102-8) seven photographs, 1894-1916 and n.d., including individual portraits of Walter and Marian


  • Creation: 1894-1959, n.d.


108 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 4752

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom