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Papers relating to Wilfred Scawen Blunt

 Single Item
MS. Eng. c. 8175

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  1. (fols. 1-5) a letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt to Augusta, Lady Gregory, 1893
  2. (fols. 6-15) three letters from Blunt to William Maas, 1911
  3. (fols. 18-19) a letter from Lady Anne Blunt to Mrs Loftie, 1882
  4. (fol. 20) a carbon typescript letter to the Sunday Telegraph by Ralph B. Weller [unpublished], 1979
  5. (fols. 23-38) newspaper cuttings, 1911-1979, including obituary notices and articles concerning Blunt’s Will, 1922-1923

Dates

  • 1882-1979

Extent

38 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8175, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8175

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11727

Abstract

Papers relating to Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 1882-1979.

Biographical / Historical

Wilfred Scawen Blunt (1840-1922) was an English poet and writer.

Custodial History

The papers were given to the Bodleian with a collection of printed books, including a first edition of Blunt’s The Love Sonnets of Proteus (1881), from the library of André Raffalovich. A letter of 17 January 1887 from Blunt to Raffalovich is pasted on the recto of the first blank leaf, shelfmark Vet. A7 e. 338.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Ralph B. Weller, 2002.
Title
Papers relating to Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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