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Letters and Photographs of Louis MacNeice


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Letters and photographs of Louis MacNeice, including:
  1. Letters from Louis MacNeice to his family, 1911-1940, n.d.
  2. Two inscriptions to Mary Beazley (later MacNeice), apparently torn from an unidentified printed book
  3. A copy of the inscription in A.T. Quiller-Couch Early English Lyrics (Arch. H e. 144)
  4. A list compiled by MacNeice's father, J.F. MacNeice, of schools and colleges attended by his children, and childhood illnesses and vaccinations, n.d. (but no entries later than 1938)
  5. A photographic triptych of Louis and Elizabeth MacNeice, [1910], with a studio portrait by Glaman of MacNeice, probably taken when he was an undergraduate, c. 1926-1929.


  • 1911-1940


2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. c. 197].
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MSS. Don. c. 197, Photogr. b. 15

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10664

Biographical / Historical

Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) was a poet and dramatist.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought with Arch. H e. 144, from Didi Hopkins, and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1997.
Letters and Photographs of Louis MacNeice
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom