Papers of Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Diaries, papers and letters of Edmund Clerihew Bentley, including:
- Diaries, 1894-1905
- Scrap-books of newspaper cuttings, ca. 1893-1914
- Drafts and notes
- Correspondence, 1890-1955
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. a. 17].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. a. 17, b. 139, c. 612-618, d. 930-935, e. 861-874; Eng. lett. c. 373-374; Eng. poet. f. 34
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13100
Biographical / Historical
Edmund Clerihew Bentley (1875-1956) was a writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 42000-32.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were partly given to the Library in 1972 and partly bought at Sotheby's in 1973.
- Papers of Edmund Clerihew Bentley
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description