Papers relating to Louis MacNeice and Mary Wimbush
Letters, manuscripts, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Louis MacNeice and Mary Wimbush, 1929-2002.
- Creation: 1929-2002
0.44 Linear metres (4 shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. Eng. c. 7879
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. c. 7879-81; d. 4007
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 6206
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.
Estate of Mary Wimbush.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Mark Todd in 24 November 2006 and 13 September 2007.
- Papers relating to Louis MacNeice and Mary Wimbush
- Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
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