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Guard-book of miscellaneous papers

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 624

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Guard-book of miscellaneous papers, 17th-20th century, including:
  1. (fols. 56-79) allegory by Samuel Wilberforce entitled 'The runners', n.d.
  2. (fols. 87-126) manuscript and typescript reports by John Masefield on conditions on the Somme, 1917, n.d.
  3. (fols. 87-8) manuscript of his preface to The battle of the Somme (1919)
  4. (fols. 123-6) official photographs taken at the Front
  5. (fols. 131-80) essay by H. W. Nevinson entitled 'Suburbanism and the poor', n.d.

Dates

  • 17th-20th century

Extent

211 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 624, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 624

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17537, 10769, 11258, 11096, 10598

Overview

Guard-book of miscellaneous papers

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Wilberforce (1805-1873) was Bishop of Oxford and Winchester. John Edward Masefield (1878-1967) was a poet. Henry Wood Nevinson (1856-1941) was an essayist, philanthropist and journalist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1965-75.
Title
Guard-book of miscellaneous papers
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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Weston Library
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