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Archive of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme

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Papers of John Masefield relating to his researches on the battle of the Somme.

Dates

  • 1916-1917

Extent

0.10 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. e. 670, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 670, g. 77

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13813

Abstract

Archive of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme

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 1973 along with MS. Eng. lett. d. 310, fols. 200-214 and MS. Eng. misc. d. 624 (fols. 87-126).

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 Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 527-528).
Title
Catalogue of the archive of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme
Status
Published
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

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