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Collection Level Description: Working Papers of Dame Helen Gardner Relating to her Edition of The divine poems of John Donne

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 6076-7
Title: Working Papers of Dame Helen Gardner Relating to her Edition of The divine poems of John Donne
Dates of Creation: 1943-50, n.d.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Dame Helen Gardner

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Dame Helen Gardner (1908-86) was an English scholar and critic. See Who Was Who for details.

Scope and Content

Working papers of Dame Helen Gardner relating to her edition of The divine poems of John Donne, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by Dame Helen Gardner, through Robert Shackleton, n.d. [but before April 1980].

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Related Units of Description

For photographs and photocopies of Donne manuscript material, see MS. Facs. c. 138.

Access Points

Poetry, English | 16th century

Poetry, English | 17th century

Donne | John | 1573-1631 | Dean of St. Paul's and poet

Gardner | Helen Louise | 1908-1986 | literary scholar

Grierson | Sir | Herbert John Clifford | 1866-1960 | Knight | Professor of English literature at Edinburgh University

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