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Collections of Sir Hugh Walpole

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A collection made by Sir Hugh Walpole of manuscripts and letters of writers and artists of the late 19th and early 20th century, with some papers relating to them. Many of the letters are addressed to John Lane, and many of the papers have headings in the hand of A. J. A. Symons. The collection consists of:
  1. Archive of Lord Alfred Douglas, 1910-1938
  2. Archive of Richard Le Gallienne, 1893-1914
  3. Archive of Stephen Phillips, 1898-1916
  4. Archive of F. W. Rolfe 'Baron Corvo', 1868-1929
  5. Archive of A. W. Symons, 1891-1927
  6. Archive of William Watson, 1893-1919
  7. Miscellaneous, 1892-1941

Dates

  • 19th-20th century

Extent

5.08 Linear metres (62 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Walpole a. 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Walpole a. 1-3, b. 1-7, c. 1-24, d. 1-19, e. 1-9, f. 1-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7596

Abstract

A collection made by Sir Hugh Walpole of manuscripts and letters of writers and artists of the late 19th and early 20th century.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a novelist and man of letters. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bequeathed to the Library by Walpole in 1941.
Title
Collections of Sir Hugh Walpole
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom