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Letters from Edmund Blunden to A.H. Buck

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Comprises 164 letters from Edmund Blunden, mainly to Archibald Hector Buck, 1917-1967.

Also includes a xerox of a manuscript copy by Buck of the letters and cards of Blunden, with annotations.

Dates

  • 1917-1967

Extent

2 boxes (0.22 linear metres.)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 410, fols. 1-2.)
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 410; MS. Facs. b. 83.

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13578

Abstract

Letters from Edmund Blunden to A.H. Buck, with annotated Xerox manuscript copies.

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Charles Blunden (1896-1974) was a poet, teacher, critic, and biographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Blunden and Buck had been schoolmates at Christ's Hospital in Horsham, Sussex.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Library in 1976.

Bibliography

  • Carol Z. Rothkopf and Barry Webb (eds.) More than a brother: correspondence between Edmund Blunden and Hector Buck, 1917-1967 (London, 1996).
Title
Letters from Edmund Blunden to A.H. Buck
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas. EAD version 2022 by Simon Mackley.
Date
EAD version 2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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