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MS Eng 1235

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt papers, 1882-1937: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1235
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922.
Title: Wilfrid Scawen Blunt papers,
Date(s): 1882-1937.
Quantity: 1 collection (5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of English traveler, politician, and poet Wilfred Scawen Blunt primarily with journalist Wilfrid Meynell as well as compositions by Blunt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

64M-188. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1965 March 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Wilfrid Scawen Bllunt Papers, 1882-1937 (MS Eng 1235). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Blunt was an English traveler, politician, and poet.


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Scope and Contents

Includes 384 letters, 1882-1922, from Blunt to the journalist and author Wilfrid Meynell, together with additional correspondence of Blunt and Meynell. Some of Blunt's letters reflect his interest in Egypt and opposition to British occupation. Also includes some manuscripts and proofs of writings by Blunt, writings by others, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter.

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