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Papers of John Masefield mainly relating to the 1963 award of the Queen's Medal for Poetry

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 256

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Includes notes, voting papers and letters from:
  1. (fols. 1-6) Walter de la Mare, 1941-1951
  2. (fols. 35-40) David Cecil, 1963
  3. (fols. 41-56) Nevill Coghill, 1962-1963
  4. (fols. 57-61, 93-4) Cecil Day-Lewis, 1963-1964
  5. (fols. 62-8) Helen Gardner, 1962-1963
  6. fols. 69-72, 95-6) Siegfried Sassoon, 1963-1964
  7. (fols. 73-81) Laurence Whistler, 1962-1963
  8. (fols. 90-2) William Plomer, 1963

Dates

  • 1941-1967

Extent

98 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 256, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 256

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14921

Overview

Papers of, John Masefield mainly relating to the 1963 award of the Queen's Medal for Poetry

Biographical / Historical

John Edward Masefield (1878-1967) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Diana Daniels, 1969.

Related Materials

Other papers of John Masefiled are MSS. Eng. poet. d. 194-5, e. 116-21; Eng. lett. c. 255; Eng. misc. d. 657-8, e. 602, f. 398.

Papers of John Masefield, relating to the Queen's Medal for Poetry, 1952-1956, are MS. Eng. lett. d. 229.
Title
Papers of, John Masefield mainly relating to the 1963 award of the Queen's Medal for Poetry
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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