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Manuscript and printed poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1849-1882, with notes by John Sparrow, 20th century

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MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 99-124

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Manuscript and printed poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1849-1882, with notes by John Sparrow, 20th century.

Dates

  • 1849-1990s

Extent

26 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 179, fol. 99].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 99-124

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15647

Overview

Manuscript and printed poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1849-1882, with notes by John Sparrow, 20th century.

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate 1850-1892. His collection entitled Poems, Chiefly Lyrical was published in 1830 and was noted for its experimental metres and use of words for their sounds rather than their meanings. For further details see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed with Vet. A6 e. 2352, by John Sparrow, 1993.

Separated Materials

Bequeathed by John Sparrow with Alfred Tennyson, Poems, chiefly lyrical (London, 1830), which is Vet. A6 e. 2352.
Title
Manuscript and printed poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1849-1882, with notes by John Sparrow, 20th century
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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