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Archive of Robert North Green-Armytage


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Correspondence and papers of Robert North Green-Armytage, mainly letters to him from Walter de la Mare.


  • Creation: 1918-1956


1.8 Linear metres (12 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 839, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 839-850

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15629


Correspondence and papers, 1918-56, of Robert North Green-Armytage, lawyer and book collector, mainly letters to him from Walter de la Mare.

Biographical / Historical

Robert North Green-Armytage (fl 1918-1956) was a lawyer and book collector.

Custodial History

Many of the letters were found loosely inserted in books in Green-Armytage's library and were removed by the donor after Green-Armytage's death. The books were subsequently offered for sale by George's of Bristol in 1988, together with a few typescripts of poems and letters from de la Mare that remained in the books. A list of letters removed from the books is at MS. Eng. lett. c. 850, fol. 98.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given, with two photographs of de la Mare (MS. Photogr. c. 11, fols. 41-2) by Mrs. E.L. Green-Armytage, 1987.

Catalogue of the archive of Robert North Green-Armytage, 1918-56
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Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom