Five foolscap notebooks containing Theresa Whistler's notes for her biography of Walter de la Mare, 'Imagination of the Heart' (London, 1993)

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

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



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Five foolscap notebooks containing Theresa Whistler's notes for her biography of Walter de la Mare, Imagination of the Heart (London, 1993)

n.d. [c. 1993]

Abstract:
Five foolscap notebooks of Theresa Whistler, children's author and biographer of Walter de la Mare. The notebooks contain notes for her biography of de la Mare, Imagination of the Heart (London, 1993).

Extent: 0.5 Linear metres, 5 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Biographical history

Theresa Whistler (1927-2007) was a children's author and biographer.

Scope and Content

Five foolscap notebooks containing Theresa Whistler's notes for her biography of Walter de la Mare, Imagination of the Heart (London, 1993). The notebooks were known to Whistler's family as 'the Key to all mythologies'.

Acquisition

Given by Frances Whistler, 10 Jun 2008.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7380/1

Related Material

The uncut 1978 typescript of Imagination of the Heart is MSS. Eng. d. 2568-9.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Whistler | Theresa | 1927-2007 | biographer

Descriptive List

Foolscap notebook
Date: n.d. [c. 1993]
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7380/1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

Foolscap notebook
Date: n.d. [c. 1993]
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7380/2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 45 leaves

Foolscap notebook
Date: n.d. [c. 1993]
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7380/3
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

Scope and Content

There are dried flowers from Skrinkle and Hill house between folios 46v and 47.

Foolscap notebook
Date: n.d. [c. 1993]
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7380/4
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

Foolscap notebook
Date: n.d. [c. 1993]
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7380/5
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 43 leaves


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