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Manuscripts of Kenneth Grahame


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Manuscripts of or relating to 'The Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame, consisting of:
  1. 'Bertie's escapade', printed in P.R. Chalmers, Kenneth Grahame (London, 1933)
  2. Letters to his son, 1907, printed in First whisper of the Wind in the Willows, ed. Elspeth Grahame (London, 1944)
  3. 'The Wind in the Willows', 1908


  • [c. 1907-1933]


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 281].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 281-282, e. 247-248

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12324

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was an author and the Secretary of the Bank of England. He married Elspeth Thomson in 1899. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were given to the Library in 1943.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Kenneth Grahame, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 379-381, c. 720-723, d. 524-537, d. 1098-1102, e. 480-482, e. 1132-1134, f. 174-176, f. 639-641).


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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom