Photocopy of a calligraphic version of John Betjeman's poem 'St. Mary-le-Strand', signed by Betjeman

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

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2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859 fols. 57-58
Title: Photocopy of a calligraphic version of John Betjeman's poem 'St. Mary-le-Strand', signed by Betjeman
Dates of Creation: 1984
Extent: 2 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

John Betjeman (1906-1984) was a poet and writer. He was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1972.


Scope and Content

Photocopy of a calligraphic version of John Betjeman's poem, 'St. Mary-le-Strand', signed by Betjeman. The photocopies were originally distributed on 2 Jul 1984 at a memorial service for Betjeman held at St. Mary's.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Elizabeth B. Willis, whose husband J. R. M. Willis, was a Trustee of the church, 29 Aug 2006.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 57-8.


Access Point(s)

Betjeman | John | 1906-1984 | Poet Laureate

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