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Edmund Blunden:

An Inventory of His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974
Title: Edmund Blunden Papers
Dates: 1909-1970, undated
Extent: 95 boxes (39.90 linear feet), 10 galley folders (gf), 7 oversize folders (osf)
Abstract: World War I British poet and English professor Edmund Blunden’s papers consist almost entirely of materials acquired from him during his lifetime. Nearly all of Blunden’s poetry, fiction, and nonfiction is represented in the Works series. Among the most extensive correspondences are those of fellow poet Siegfried Sassoon, publisher Rupert Hart-Davis, second wife Sylva Norman, and literary agent A. D. Peters. Four indexes (for Works, Letters, Recipients, and Miscellaneous) follow the Container List and provide more detailed access to the contents of these papers.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-0426
Language: The bulk of the collection is in English , with some materials in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, and Welsh.
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
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Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Centers' Open Access and Use Policies.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation Edmund Blunden Papers (Manusscript Collection MS-0426). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Processed by: Joan Sibley and Richard Workman, 2018 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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Separated Material

Sound Recordings were transferred to the Ransom Center's Sound Recording collection and are described individually in a list at the end of this finding aid and in a searchable database

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