Correspondence of David Nichol Smith
Correspondence of David Nichol Smith as general editor of volumes 1-6 of The Percy letters (New Haven & London, 1944-61), consisting of letters from Cleanth Brooks, co-general editor, 1932-49, and letters from editors of individual volumes in the series, 1935-60.
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 489].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 489-92
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13902
Biographical / Historical
David Nichol Smith (1875-1962) was a literary scholar and Merton Professor of English Literature at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41435-8.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The correspondence was given to the Library in 1962.
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