John Masefield additional compositions
Prose and poetry autograph manuscripts by British author John Masefield.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent2 linear feet (18 volumes)
Includes autograph manuscript, typescript, galley proof, and page proof versions of: St. George and the dragon (also published as The war and the future), Rosas, and many others.
Biographical / Historical
Masefield was an English poet. He went to sea as a youth and later spent several years in the United States.
Organized in call number order.
Lobby, f, MS
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from various sources at various times. See items for full acquisition information.
- Masefield, John, 1878-1967. John Masefield additional compositions, 1915-1931: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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