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Guard-book relating to Wilfred Owen and Robert Bridges

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MS. Don. c. 65

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Guard-book containing:
  1. (fol. 1) final draft of Wilfred Owen's poem 'Happiness', printed in The poems of Wilfred Owen (London, 1931)
  2. (fols. 2-61) letters from Robert Bridges to J. W. Mackail, 1902-29.

Dates

  • 20th century

Extent

61 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 65, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 65

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8142, 16820

Abstract

Guard-book, 20th century

Biographical / Historical

Wilfred Edwar Salter Owen (1893-1918) was an English poet. John William Mackail, (1859-1945) was a Scottish classical scholar, literary critic and poet.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fol. 1 given by Mrs. Owen through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1943; fols. 2-61, bought, Sotheby's, 8 Feb. 1954, lot 246, given by the Friends of the Bodleian.
Title
Guard-book relating to Wilfred Owen and Robert Bridges
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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