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Papers relating to Louis MacNeice and Mary Wimbush

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Letters, manuscripts, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Louis MacNeice and Mary Wimbush, 1929-2002.

Dates

  • 1929-2002

Extent

0.44 Linear metres (4 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. Eng. c. 7879
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 7879-81; d. 4007

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6206

Abstract

Letters and papers of Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) and Mary Wimbush (1924-2005).

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (1907-1963) was a British poet and playwright, and part of the Auden Group. Mary Wimbush (1924-2005) was an English actress who worked in film, television, theatre and radio. MacNeice and Wimbush were in a relationship from 1958 until MacNeice's death in 1963.

Custodial History

Estate of Mary Wimbush.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mark Todd in 24 November 2006 and 13 September 2007.
Title
Papers relating to Louis MacNeice and Mary Wimbush
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

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom