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Three Edmund Blunden documents from the printed books collection of Michael Turner

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MS. Eng. c. 8394, fols. 35-39

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Three Edmund Blunden documents from the printed books collection of Michael Turner, comprising:
  1. (fol. 35) Letter to Lascelles Abercrombie, 16 Jan 1931
  2. (fol. 36) Postcard to Abercrombie, double-franked 8 and 9 Jan 1936
  3. (fols. 37-38) Autograph poem 'The Memorial (1914-1918)', n.d.
  4. (fol. 39) Envelope franked Aug 1931, in which the poem was found enclosed together with the letter of 16 Jan, although it seems not to have been sent with the letter.

Dates

  • Jan 1931-Jan 1936 and n.d.

Extent

5 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8394, fols. 35-39].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8394, fols. 35-39

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12862

Overview

Three Edmund Blunden documents from the printed books collection of Michael Turner.

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Charles Blunden (1896-1974) was a poet and university teacher. He served as an officer in the First World War and he reflected on his experiences in poetry and prose. For more information see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

Originally catalogued as a printed item with reference Turner 231.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Michael Turner in 2014.
Title
Three Edmund Blunden documents from the printed books collection of Michael Turner
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Meg Woodward
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom