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Papers of John Masefield


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Papers of John Masefield, collected by Diana Daniels, consisting of correspondence, 1920-60; copies and drafts of poems, 1902-65; essays and lectures, c. 1921-63; autobiographical notes; and four pocket diaries of Judith Masefield, 1923, 1928, 1935, and 1938, with a pocket-book containing drawings of horses by her, 1920.


  • c. 1902-67


13 shelfmarks (1.43 linear metres)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. poet. d. 194].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. poet. d. 194-5, e. 116-21; Eng. lett. c. 255; Eng. misc. d. 657-8, e. 602, f. 398

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13811

Biographical / Historical

John Edward Masefield (1878-1967) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Diana Daniels in 1969.

Related Materials

See also Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 527-8) and Papers of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme (MSS. Eng. misc. e. 670, g. 77), also at the Bodleian Library.
Papers of John Masefield
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom