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Archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley

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Diaries, papers and letters of Edmund Clerihew Bentley, including:
  1. Diaries, 1894-1905
  2. Scrap-books of newspaper cuttings, ca. 1893-1914
  3. Drafts and notes
  4. Correspondence, 1890-1955

Dates

  • 1890-1955

Extent

2.11 Linear metres (29 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. a. 17, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. a. 17, b. 139, c. 612-618, d. 930-935, e. 861-874; Eng. lett. c. 373-374; Eng. poet. f. 34

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13100

Abstract

Archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Clerihew Bentley (1875-1956) was a writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were partly given to the Library in 1972 and partly bought at Sotheby's in 1973.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
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