This collection contains correspondence of British writer Walter De la Mare (1873-1956), as well as five photographs.
The strength of the collection is the
correspondence, which spans decades, between De la Mare and other writers, including
Morchard Bishop, H.C. Duffin, and Fredoon Kabraji. The correspondence traces De la Mare’s views of poetry and writing and
also deal with personal matters.
Walter De la Mare (1873-1956) was a British poet, novelist, short story writer,
critic, essayist, anthologist, dramatist, and a prolific writer of children's poetry
and fiction. He was born in Charlton, Kent, England on April 25, 1873, the son of
James Edward and Lucy Sophia (Browning) De la Mare. He married Constance Elfrida
Ingpen in 1899 and had four children: Dick, Florence, Jenny, and Colin. He died in
Twickenham, Middlesex, England on June 22, 1956.
363 items in 8 boxes
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