Papers, 1922-1986.

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Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974. Papers, 1922-1986.

Papers, 1922-1986.

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs and printed material of the English poet and critic, Edmund Blunden, documenting his personal and professional activity.

8 linear ft. (ca. 2,600 items in 20 boxes)

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