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Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948.

Wilfrid Meynell letter to Margaret Zogbaum

1926 February 14


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F822


Creator: Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948.


Title: Wilfrid Meynell letter to Margaret Zogbaum


Inclusive Dates: 1926 February 14


Extent: 1 item (1 leaf)


Abstract: One letter handwritten from English poet and editor Wilfrid Meynell to Margaret Zogbaum.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F822, Wilfrid Meynell letter to Margaret Zogbaum, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Gift of Mark Samuels Lasner, 2008.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, April 2008.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Wilfrid Meynell (1852–1948) was an English poet, essayist, and journalist. Meynell edited periodicals and wrote stories, verse, and articles, sometimes under his own name and sometimes as "John Oldcastle," "Francis Phillimore," or anonymously. He discovered the poet Francis Thompson, who for 19 years was an adopted son in the Meynell household.

Sources:

"Meynell, Wilfrid." Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Biography reproduced in Wilson Web Biography Reference Bank. http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/ (accessed April 2008).


Scope and Content Note

One letter handwritten by poet and editor Wilfrid Meynell to Margaret [Montgomery Zogbaum]. In his letter Meynell discusses the final days of his son, Everard Meynell and thanks Zogbaum for her friendship to his son.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Meynell, Everard.
Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948--Correspondence.
Zogbaum, Margaret Montgomery.
Topical Terms
English literature--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)

Detailed Contents List

Wilfrid Meynell letter to Margaret Zogbaum , 1926 February 14   [Box 55 F822]