Papers of H.W. Nevinson
Papers of H.W. Nevinson, consisting of:
- Diaries, 1893-1941
- Notebook containing extracts from printed works and notes on lectures relating to English literature, 1889-90
- Notebook containing verse by Nevinson, begun in 1891
- Literary papers, 1940-1941, including a typescript draft of 'Thomas Hardy', published, London, 1941, and manuscript and typescript verse
- Personal papers, 1860-1935, including ten photographs, 1860-1935, and papers concerning presentations to Nevinson, 1918, 1933, 1935, with his passport, 1934
- Press cuttings, 1892-1942
- Papers relating to a memorial meeting to pay tribute to Nevinson, December 1941
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 496].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. c. 496-497, d. 663, e. 610-628
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13666
Biographical / Historical
Henry Woodd Nevinson (1856-1941) was an essayist, philanthropist and journalist. 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. 43973-44068.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bequeathed to the Library by Nevinson's niece, Joan Sharp, in 1969.
- Papers of H.W. Nevinson
- Emily Tarrant
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