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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

Overview

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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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