Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin Christopher Johnson
The letters cover the whole period of the friendship between Martin Johnson and Walter de la Mare. They contain references to the writings of both men, as well as personal and family information.
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7119, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. c. 7119, e. 3449
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15172
Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin Christopher Johnson, 1940-55.
Biographical / Historical
Martin Johnson was a scientist who lectured at Birmingham University. He wrote a number of scientific books, for one of which Walter de la Mare wrote the foreword, Art and scientific thought (London, ). Walter de la Mare was an author and poet. For further information about him see the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Elsie Johnson, 1991.
- Catalogue of letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin Christopher Johnson, 1940-55
- Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
- Apr. 2003
- Language of description