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Walter De la Mare Papers: Finding Aid
mssHM 65249-65611  
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This collection contains correspondence of British writer Walter De la Mare (1873-1956), as well as five photographs. The strength of the collection is the correspondence, which spans decades, between De la Mare and other writers, including Morchard Bishop, H.C. Duffin, and Fredoon Kabraji. The correspondence traces De la Mare’s views of poetry and writing and also deal with personal matters.
Walter De la Mare (1873-1956) was a British poet, novelist, short story writer, critic, essayist, anthologist, dramatist, and a prolific writer of children's poetry and fiction. He was born in Charlton, Kent, England on April 25, 1873, the son of James Edward and Lucy Sophia (Browning) De la Mare. He married Constance Elfrida Ingpen in 1899 and had four children: Dick, Florence, Jenny, and Colin. He died in Twickenham, Middlesex, England on June 22, 1956.
363 items in 8 boxes
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