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Collection Level Description: Papers of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 670, g. 77
Title: Papers of John Masefield Relating to the Battle of the Somme
Dates of Creation: 1916-17
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

Papers of John Masefield relating to his researches on the battle of the Somme.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Diana Daniels in 1973.

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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. 45914-15.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of John Masefield and Keepsakes Presented to John Masefield.

Access Points

Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916

World War, 1914-1918

Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | Poet

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