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Collection Level Description: Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 527-8
Title: Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield
Dates of Creation: 1924-49
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Edward Masefield (1878-1967) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Keepsakes presented to John Masefield, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Sir Basil Blackwell in 1972.

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. 44146-7.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of John Masefield and Papers of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme.

Access Points

Poets | 20th century

Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | Poet

National Book League

Victorian Association of Braille Writers | Australia

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