Collection Level Description: Letters and Photographs of Louis MacNeice
Reference: MSS. Don. c. 197, Photogr. b. 15
Title: Letters and Photographs of Louis MacNeice
Dates of Creation: 1911-40
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Louis MacNeice
Language of Material: English
Louis MacNeice (1907-63) was a poet and dramatist.
Scope and Content
Letters and photographs of Louis MacNeice including:
- letters from Louis MacNeice to his family, 1911-40, n.d.
- two inscriptions to Mary Beazley (later MacNeice), apparently
torn from an unidentified printed book
- a copy of the inscription in A.T. Quiller-Couch
Early English Lyrics (Arch. H e. 144)
- a list compiled by MacNeice's father, J.F. MacNeice, of schools
and colleges attended by his children, and childhood illnesses and
vaccinations, n.d. (but no entries later than 1938)
- a photographic triptych of Louis and Elizabeth MacNeice, ,
with a studio portrait by Glaman of MacNeice, probably taken when he was an
undergraduate, c. 1926-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought with Arch. H e. 144, from Didi Hopkins, and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1997.
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Macneice | Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and
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