Item 196 - J. D. Duff: letters from A. E. Housman, W. T. Vesey, W. T. Heitland, W. Wyse, and a letter from J. Conington to H. A. J. Munro

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Add.MS.c/196

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J. D. Duff: letters from A. E. Housman, W. T. Vesey, W. T. Heitland, W. Wyse, and a letter from J. Conington to H. A. J. Munro

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  • 1864-1933 (Creation)

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Gift of P. W. Duff, Nov. 1970.

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Letters on questions of classical philology, many of them related to Duff's work on Silius Italicus' Punica. There are 15 letters, 1 post card and a sheet of notes dated 1921-1933 from A. E. Housman; 20 letters, cards, and notes from W. T. Vesey dated 1931-1932, and a letter from W. T. Heitland dated 4 Jan. 1933, from W. Wyse dated 25 July 1922, and a letter from J. Conington to H. A. J. Munro about his Lucretius dated 1 Dec. 1864.

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See also: Papers of James Duff Duff

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Archie Burnett, ed. The letters of A. E. Housman, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Accompanied by a spring-back folder with A. C. Duff's name on label inside front cover.

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