Manuscripts of Kenneth Grahame
Manuscripts of or relating to 'The Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame, consisting of:
- 'Bertie's escapade', printed in P.R. Chalmers, Kenneth Grahame (London, 1933)
- Letters to his son, 1907, printed in First whisper of the Wind in the Willows, ed. Elspeth Grahame (London, 1944)
- 'The Wind in the Willows', 1908
- [c. 1907-1933]
Language of Materials
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.
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. 45238-46.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were given to the Library in 1943.
- See Scope and Content.
- Manuscripts of Kenneth Grahame
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description
- Script of description