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Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman

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MS. Eng. c. 6859 fol. 47

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Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman. The postcard depicts St Enodoc's Church, Cornwall.

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Extent

1 leaf

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 47
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 6859 fol. 47

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6116

Overview

Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman.

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Leslie Rowse (1903-1997) was a British author and historian, known for his poetry about Cornwall and studies of Elizabethan England. John Betjeman (1906-1984) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1972. Waterfield's was a secondhand bookshop in Oxford from 1973-2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Ann Gate, Waterfield's, 19 Jun 2006.
Title
Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers mentioning John Betjeman
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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