Letters from Walter de la Mare to Richard de la Mare

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
2016



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Letters from Walter de la Mare to Richard de la Mare

1925-1956

Abstract:
Letters from Walter de la Mare to Richard de la Mare, 1925-1956.

Extent: 4 boxes, 4 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Biographical history

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was an author and poet. For further information about him see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters from Walter de la Mare to Richard de la Mare, 1925-1956.

Acquisition

Purchased from Giles de la Mare, Jul 2003, through a pecuniary legacy of A.C. (Tillie) de la Mare and funds allocated by the Friends of the Bodleian.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7198

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

de la Mare | Walter | 1873-1956 | author and poet

Subject(s)

English literature -- 20th century

Descriptive List

Letters
Date: 1925-1933
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7198
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 155 leaves

Letters
Date: 1934-1939
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7199
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 225 leaves

Scope and Content

With (fols. 136-43) drafts and amended proofs of a pamphlet, ‘Edward Thomas Memorial [Fund]’, 1937.

Letters
Date: 1940-1945
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7200
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 278 leaves

Scope and Content

With (fols. 217-45) an amended typescript by Richard de la Mare, ‘The Production Problems of the Publisher in his Relations with the Printing and Binding Trades’, [1945].

Letters
Date: 1946-1956
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7201
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Scope and Content

With (fols. 204-5) a printed order for a centenary memorial service at St Paul’s Cathedral, 15 Jun 1973.


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