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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1216-MS Eng 1216.1

Roy Campbell compositions and correspondence

Compositions of English poet and translator Roy Campbell, as well as his correspondence with English poet, editor, and bookseller Harold Monro, and pen-and-ink sketches.


  • circa 1929-1951 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.2 linear feet (2 volumes)

Includes autograph manuscript poems of Roy Campbell and correspondence between Campbell and Harold Monro concerning stories for an anthology. Also includes his pen-and-ink sketches.

Biographical / Historical

Campbell was an English poet and translator. Monro was an English poet, editor and bookseller.


Organized into the following series:
  1. fMS Eng 1216: I. Manuscripts and letters
  2. MS Eng 1216.1: II. Compositions

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MS Eng 1216: 62M-306. Purchased with the Bemis fund; received: 1963 June.

MS Eng 1216.1: 83M-35. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Hofmann & Freeman, 8 High Street, Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 5PQ; received: 1983 November.
Campbell, Roy, 1901-1957. Roy Campbell compositions and correspondence, 1929-1951: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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