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Papers of John Masefield collected by Diana Daniels


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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.


  • Creation: c. 1902-1967


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


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.

Catalogue of the papers of John Masefield collected by Diana Daniels
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
EAD version 2019
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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom