Diaries of Aylwin Bowen
Diaries of Aylwin Bowen, with one diary written while in Japan, 1923. Written mainly in Letts's diaries, three (1918, 1931, 1933) in the printers W. Straker's diaries, the latter interleaved with unnumbered leaves of blotting-paper. The 1950 volume contains a copy of Bowen's bookplate.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 2410].
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MSS. Eng. e. 2410-21
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7097
Biographical / Historical
Aylwin (formerly Alfred) Bowen, author of In New Japan (London, 1932) and other works, and printer, of Edmonton and (from 1931) Hounslow, Middlesex.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The diaries were bought from Henry Bristow in 1991.
- Diaries of Aylwin Bowen
- Emily Tarrant
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