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Collection Level Description: Typescript War Memoirs by W.D. Johnston

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 314-16
Title: Typescript War Memoirs by W.D. Johnston
Dates of Creation: [?1949]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Denis Johnston (1901-84) was a journalist, dramatist and broadcaster. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Duplicated typescript war memoirs, 'Dionysia', by W.D. Johnston, published in revised form as Nine rivers from Jordan (London, 1953).

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the author in 1949.

Access Conditions

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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. 45317-19.

Access Points

World War, 1939-1945

Johnston | William Denis | 1901-1984 | Journalist, Dramatist, and Broadcaster

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