Item 49-54C - Letters from A. E. Housman

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Add. MS c/32/49-54C

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Letters from A. E. Housman

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  • 1903-[c 1945?] (Creation)

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Letters dated 4 May 1903, 30 Jan. 1906, 29 Apr. 1906, 26 June 1908, 12 Feb. 1911, 10 June 1913 with draft of a letter from Jackson dated 15 Feb. 1918. Accompanied by a letter from T. Herbert Warren dated 5 March 1911 with a poem about Housman, pages from The Journal of Philology with an article by Housman, "Juvenal and Two of his Editors", a menu from the Classical Tripos Dinner, 1915, with signatures of those present, including Housman, part of a letter from Henry Jackson to his brother Percy in 1911 about Housman, a printed address to Henry Jackson dated 14 July 1919 written by Housman, a proof from The Journal of Philology of Housman's "Triste Profundi Imperium, and a typescript extract for a letter from Housman to [Reginald St John] Parry dated 3rd Jan. 1920.

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The original MS of the tribute to Henry Jackson is housed as Add.MS.b.1/22.

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