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Two Manuscripts by Edgar Wallace


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Two manuscripts by Edgar Wallace comprising:
  1. a manuscript notebook containing twenty-two 'Tommy Poems', 1898-9, fourteen of which were published in Writ in Barracks (1900), with related material, 1900-1
  2. an undated manuscript notebook containing chapter one and two of 'How Dyne Came', the first thriller story written by the author,


  • 1898-1901, n.d.


2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials


Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1155].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1155-6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13853

Biographical / Historical

Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a novelist, playwright and journalist.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1980.
Two Manuscripts by Edgar Wallace
Susan Thomas
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom