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Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin Christopher Johnson, 1940-55.
Martin Johnson was a scientist who lectured at Birmingham University. He wrote a number of scientific books, for one of which Walter de la Mare wrote the foreword, Art and scientific thought (London, ). Walter de la Mare was an author and poet. For further information about him see the Dictionary of National Biography.
The letters cover the whole period of the friendship between Martin Johnson and Walter de la Mare. They contain references to the writings of both men, as well as personal and family information.
Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7119, fols. 1-2].
The Bodleian Library holds other collections of correspondence of Walter de la Mare, as follows: correspondence and papers, MSS. Don. c. 61, e. 8; letters to John Freeman and his wife, 1906-52, MS. Eng. lett. d. 462; letters to Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton, 1921-55, MS. Eng. lett. c. 271, fols. 127-254; letters from Edward Thomas, 1906-17, MS. Eng. lett. c. 376, and correspondence with E.J. Thompson, 1925-44, MS. Eng. c. 5286.
|Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin C. Johnson
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7119
Extent: 86 leaves
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Includes typescript copies of the following poems by de la Mare,
|Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin C. Johnson,
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3449
Extent: 178 leaves
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