Bodleian Library logo

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.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

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


Contact Information
Search Online Catalogues

Consulting material: To consult archives and manuscripts, a full and unrestricted Bodleian reader's card (Group A) is required. You should apply for your card at the Admissions Office.

Pre-ordering: Before your visit you may order up to ten items by emailing specialcollections.bookings@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. Please be advised that some collection material is held offsite; we advise pre-ordering at least two working days before your visit to ensure material is available on your arrival.

Transformation from XML to HTML by Lawrence Mielniczuk
09 June 2011