XJD - John Drinkwater Collection - [20th century]
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John Drinkwater Collection
A small collection of manuscript poems, several of which were written for Maud Vinden (the donor's mother). Also included is a letter and an annotated visiting card.
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John Drinkwater, 1882-1937, playwright, poet and actor.
This collection was presented by Mr J. S. Vinden. The gift is reported in the Librarian's annual report for 1962/63. Former reference: MSS 1/Vii
Further letters and papers of John Drinkwater are located in the Letters Additional (LAdd) artificial collection in the Special Collections Department. The Library also holds a very comprehensive collection of Drinkwater's books, mostly autograph copies.
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