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Collection Level Description: Papers of Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. a. 17, b. 139, c. 612-18, d. 930-5, e. 861-74; Eng. lett. c. 373-4; Eng. poet. f. 34
Title: Papers of Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Dates of Creation: 1890-1955
Extent: 32 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

Diaries, papers and letters of Edmund Clerihew Bentley, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were partly given to the Library in 1972 and partly bought at Sotheby's in 1973.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 42000-32.

Access Points

Authors | 20th century

English literature | 20th century


Bentley | Edmund Clerihew | 1875-1956 | Writer

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