Louis MacNeice letters to Nancy Coldstream

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7381
Title: Louis MacNeice letters to Nancy Coldstream
Dates of Creation: 1939-1943, n.d.
Extent: 78 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (1907-1963) was a British poet and playwright who was part of the 'Auden Group'. Nancy Coldstream (1909-2001), who took the married name Spender in 1942, was a British painter. MacNeice and Coldstream had an affair in the late 1930s.


Scope and Content

Louis MacNeice letters to Nancy Coldstream. Includes:


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Philip Spender, 28 February 2007.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7381


Access Point(s)

MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright

Spender | Nancy |nee Sharp, formerly Coldstream | 1909-2001 | painter

English literature -- 20th century


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