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Series I: Correspondence
Series III: Materials Concerning the Production of The Coming of Christ, 1928-1972
At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged.
Correspondence, manuscripts, art works, and printed materials by and about the English Poet Laureate John Masefield. Included are about 72 letters written by Masefield to his wife, Constance, from February through May 1917 when he was with the British Army in northern France. There are also letters from Masefield to Suzanne and Nicholas Fay, Jean Downs, Michael and Mollie Hardwick, Thomas F. E. Kelly, Mrs. Robert Masefield, Lord Noel-Buxton, Ruth Robinson, Dorothy S. Rodwell, and others. In addition, there are autograph manuscripts of poems, manuscript notebooks with drafts of poems, related art work, and printed materials including several items relating to the poets's death. Also included are 90 letters and cards from Masefield to the ballerina Brangwen reflecting their close friendship
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Masefield papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Selected Related Material - at Columbia
Helen MacLachlan Papers, Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
2020-10-22 EAD document created by CCR.
2020-10-22 Access restrictions to original letters from John to Constance Masefield were reviewed by CCR. The RBML decided to remove the restrictions because the original items are in good condition. Use of the typescript and photocopies is no longer required.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
English poet and author.