John Masefield correspondence with Corliss Lamont
Correspondence of English poet John Masefield with American author Corliss Lamont.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish from the manuscripts in item (1), volumes I and II, must be obtained from the Librarian of Philips Exeter Academy.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists of two volumes of photocopied correspondence between Masefield and Lamont, concerning events of daily life and family news as well as Masefield and Lamont's work. Several letters deal with the composition and publication of a history of the Lamont family, for which Masefield specially wrote and recorded a poem. Also includes various photocopied newspaper clippings and Lamont's accounts of visits with Masefield.
Biographical / Historical
Masefield was an English poet. Lamont was an American humanist philosopher, author and socialist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*71M-43. Gift of Mr. Corliss Lamont, 315 West 106th Street, New York, New York 10025; received: 1971 November 26.
- Masefield, John, 1878-1967. John Masefield correspondence with Corliss Lamont: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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