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Archive of John Masefield

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Archive of John Masefield, collected by Diana Daniels, consisting of:
  1. Correspondence, 1920-1960;
  2. Copies and drafts of poems, 1902-1965;
  3. Essays and lectures, c. 1921-1963;
  4. Autobiographical notes;
  5. Four pocket diaries of Judith Masefield, 1923, 1928, 1935, and 1938, with a pocket-book containing drawings of horses by her, 1920.

Dates

  • c. 1902-1967

Extent

0.63 Linear metres (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. poet. d. 194, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. poet. d. 194-5, e. 116-21; Eng. lett. c. 255; Eng. misc. d. 657-8, e. 602, f. 398

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13811

Abstract

Archive of John Masefield (1878-1967).

Biographical / Historical

John Edward Masefield (1878-1967) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Diana Daniels in 1969.

Related Materials

See also Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 527-8) and Papers of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme (MSS. Eng. misc. e. 670, g. 77), also at the Bodleian Library.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of John Masefield
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom