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MS Eng 866

Masefield, John, 1878-1967. John Masefield additional compositions, 1928-1949: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 866
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Masefield, John, 1878-1967.
Title: John Masefield additional compositions,
Date(s): 1928-1949.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Typescript compositions with autograph corrections by English poet John Masefield.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-210 - 52M-216. Gift of Mr. Thomas S. Lamont , 23 Wall Street New York 8, New York; received: 1953 March 31. Also gift of Mr. Corliss Lamont, 232 Madison Avenue New York, New York, Dr. Austin Lamont, 8400 Spruce Street Philadelphia 4, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Charles C. Cunningham, 75 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford 5, Connecticut.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Masefield Additional Compositions, 1928-1949 (MS Eng 866). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

John Masefield was a English poet who wrote primarily about the ocean.

Scope and Contents

Typescript manuscripts with autograph corrections in the hand of Masefield of: End and beginning; The coming of Christ; The Conway; The wanderer: the third speaker; The wanderer: the fourth speaker; and On the hill. Also includes woodcut print portrait of Masefield by Tom Hutton.

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