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  • Title
    Masefield, John Edward
  • Held at
  • Reference
    MS951
  • Date
    1907-1971
  • Creator
    Masefield, John Edward (1878-1967) poet and novelistMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    MS951 (and MS952) contain photographs of Masefield, Mrs Ethel Stockdale Ross, theatre productions and HMS Conway (?). B/W and colour photographs and negatives.
  • Conditions of access
    Open but access to some files may be restricted by the Freedom of Information Act. 24 hours notice necessary.
  • Language
    English
  • Finding aids
    Collection level description.
  • Related
    Also at Senate House Library: MS953 contains watercolours and one ink drawing by Masefield. MS966 contains a watercolour, The Dalgoner, 1920s. SL V 92-7 are letters and SL V 98 are book tokens inscribed by Masefield. SL V 99 are proofs for Sea Life in Nelson's Time (1971). Senate House Library also holds correspondence between John Masefield and Ethne Thompson (Ref: MS 935). The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library, University of Texas at Austin, USA, holds literary papers; New York Public Library, USA, has literary papers; the Bodleian Library, Oxford University, contains correspondence, papers and literary manuscripts, [1902]-1967 (Ref: MSS Eng lett c255; misc 657-58, e602, f398; poet d194-95, e116-21), letters to his family, 1917 (Ref: MS Eng lett d310), papers relating to the Battle of the Somme, World War One, 1916-1917 (Ref: MSS Eng misc e670, g77), letters to Robert Seymour Bridges, 1915-1929 (Ref: Dep Bridges), letters to Celia Brown, 1926-1930 (Ref: MS Eng lett c453), letters to Neville Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill, 1933-1948 (Ref: MSS Eng lett c798-809), letters to John Lawrence Le Breton Hammond, 1917-1930, letters to Phyllis Horne, 1940-1963 (Ref: MS Eng lett e122), letters to Grace Hunter, [1950]-1967 (Ref: MS Eng lett d475), correspondence with George Gilbert Aimé Murray, 1905-1958 (Ref: MSS Gilbert Murray), correspondence with Henry Wood Nevinson and Evelyn Sharp Nevinson, [1910]-1940 (Ref: MS Eng lett c269), letters to Sir James Shelley, 1913-1917, and letters to Audrey Napier-Smith; the Houghton Library, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA, holds correspondence, papers and literary manuscripts, 1903-1967 (Ref: NUC MS 81-599), and letters to Sir William Rothenstein (Ref: NUC MS 82-665); the Theatre Museum, London, has letters and papers relating to The Coming of Christ (William Heinemann, London, 1928), and letters; King's College Modern Archive Centre, Cambridge University, contains letters mainly to Charles Robert Ashbee, 1902-1941 (Ref: CRA), letters and postcards to Rupert Chawner Brooke, 1912-1915 (Ref: Brooke Papers/L/1/39-53), letters to Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, 1918-[1930] (Ref: Add 8889/3/229-42), Lambeth Palace Library, London, holds letters to George Kennedy Allen Bell, 1927-1954; Litchfield Historical Society, Connecticut, USA, has letters to Dorothy Bull, 1916-1930 (Ref: NUC MS 74-379); the British Library, London, contains correspondence with Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 1904-1962 (Ref: Add MS 52735), letters to Harley Granville Granville-Barker, 1906-1916 (Ref: Add MS 47897), correspondence with the League of Dramatists, 1928-1955 (Ref: Add MSS 56854-56), letters to Lillah McCarthy, 1907-1945 (Ref: Add MS 47897), letters to George Bernard Shaw, 1907-1946 (Ref: Add MS 50543), and correspondence with the Society of Authors, 1909-1967 (Ref: Add MSS 56575-56626); the Brotherton Library, Leeds University, contains letters to Sir Edmund William Gosse, 1911-1916, and letters to Thomas Moult, 1919-1921; Columbia University, New York, USA, holds letters to Cyril Clemens and literary manuscripts, 1928-1967 (Ref: NUC MS 70-132); the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Dublin, has letters to Margaret Dobbs, 1909-1921; Birmingham University Information Services contain letters to Ada Galsworthy (Ref: JG117/2/11/1-21), and letters to Francis Brett Young, 1921-1926 (Ref: FBY3100-08); Forbes Magazine, New York, USA, contains correspondence with John Galsworthy, 1910-1918 (Ref: JG 216, 770-1, 1227-32); Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, holds letters to Florence Hardy; Kent University Library, Canterbury, has letters to Hewlett Johnson; the John Rylands University Library of Manchester contains letters to the Manchester Guardian, 1902-1952 (Ref: Guardian Archives); the Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge University, holds letters to Cecil Edric Mornington Roberts, 1918-1966 (Ref: RBTS); the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, has correspondence with Sir Ronald Ross, 1918-1921; the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has correspondence with Sir Ronald Ross, 1919-1931 (Ref: RCPSG); the Royal Society of Literature, London, has letters to the Society, 1913-1967; the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, contains letters to Lilian Adam Smith (Ref: Dep 311), letters to Alice V Stuart, 1945-1961, and letters, 1955-1961 (Acc 4868); the News International Record Office, London, holds correspondence with The Times; Bradford Art Galleries and Museums have letters to Butler Wood, 1903-1905; the University of Arizona Library, USA, contains correspondence, 1906-1911 (Ref: NUC MS 62-1186); the Beinecke Library, Yale University, holds letters and literary manuscripts; Fales library, New York, USA, has letters; the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Washington, USA, contains letters, 1932-1934; the Huntington Library, California, USA, holds letters and literary manuscripts, 1902-1957.
  • Level of description
    fonds
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