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Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield


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Keepsakes presented to John Masefield, consisting of:

  1. Illuminated address from the Victorian Association of Braille Writers, Australia, 1924
  2. Album of photographs of the headquarters of the National Book League, and of events organised by the League, 1945-1949


  • Creation: 1924-1949


0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 527, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 527-528

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13812


Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield

Biographical / Historical

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Sir Basil Blackwell in 1972.

Related Materials

See also Papers of John Masefield, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. poet. d. 194-195, e. 116-121; Eng. lett. c. 255; Eng. misc. d. 657-658, e. 602, f. 398) and Papers of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 670, g. 77).

Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom