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Collection Level Description: Sir John Masterman Manuscript

Reference: MSS. Don. d. 166-171
Title: Sir John Masterman Manuscript
Dates of Creation: [c. 1975]
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir John Masterman (1891-1977) was an academic and intelligence officer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Manuscript, in six note books, of On the Chariot Wheel (London and New York, 1975), Sir John Masterman's autobiography.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given through the Friends of the Bodleian in 1977.

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Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Access Points


Masterman | John Cecil | 1891-1977 | Sir | Knight and Provost of Worcester College Oxford

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