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Letters from Edward Thomas to Walter de la Mare

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 376

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Comprises 271 letters from Edward Thomas to Walter de la Mare (323 leaves). Includes one letter from John Masefield to Edward Thomas, and one from Edmund Gosse.

Dates

  • 1906-1917

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 376, fol.1].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 376

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18802

Abstract

Letters from Edward Thomas to Walter de la Mare, 1906-1917.

Biographical / Historical

For full biographies of Edward Thomas and Walter de la Mare, see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Bodleian Library, 1976. Bought with the aid of a grant from the Arts Council of Great Britain.

Related Materials

Bodleian Libraries:
  1. MS. 16127 - Letters from Helen Thomas to Walter de la Mare, 1907-1945.
  2. MS. Don. d. 28 - notebook containing poems of Edward Thomas, 1915-1916.
  3. MS. Don. e. 10 - Anthology by Edward Thomas, entitled 'A golden book', 1901, with diary entries by Helen Thomas, 1903-1904.
British Library, Manuscript Collections:
  1. Add MS. 84023-84028 - papers of Walter de la Mare, 1881-1956 (including letters written by Edward Thomas).

Bibliography

  • Judy Kendall, Poet to poet: Edward Thomas's letters to Walter de la Mare (2012).
Title
Catalogue of letters from Edward Thomas to Walter de la Mare, 1906-1917
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Rachael Marsay
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Catalogued with the generous support of the Roy Davids bequest.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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