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Masefield, John, 1878-1967


Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Bull collection


Identifier: 1954-26-0
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Bull collection (1954-26-0, .42 linear feet) consists of letters from John Masefield (1878-1967), a poet lauriet of the United Kingdom, containing suggestions and criticisms of Dorothy Bull's writing and other contemporary writers and other topics; other letters written by Masefield; Bull's 1922-1923 letters to her aunt Edith Kingsbury written from England; Masefield's published works and copies of The Forge, a literary magazine he founded; verse...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1913-1934; Other: Date acquired: 10/09/1955

Masefield, J to Bull, D., 1916

Folder 1

Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents

With thank you note and gift, Dorothy Bull initiated a decade-and-a-half correspondence with John Masefield in March 1916. Masefield replied. He then wrote Bull fifteen more times that year, responding to her various questions; noting his wartime travels; and reporting on his efforts to distribute the funds Bull donated to wounded French veterans in need of artificial limbs.

Dates: 1916

Masefield, J to Bull, D., 1917

Folder 2

Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents John Masefield replied or wrote to Dorothy Bull eighteen times in 1917. He wrote twice from London, wrapping up the business of Bull's gift to wounded French veterans, and seven times from France while conducting unpaid battlefield research along the Somme and, finally, nine times from his new family home on Boar's Hill near Oxford, UK. His letter to Bull on the 20th of April is uncharacteristically sad in tone. His letter to Bull on May 8th includes an apology. And on Sept 13th,...
Dates: 1917

Masefield, J to Bull, D., 1918

Folder 4

Identifier: Folder 4
Item listing John Masefield wrote Dorothy Bull 19 times between January and August of 1918, many on Harvard Club stationary, his NYC base between short lecture tours or trips to military training camps throughout the U.S., including Chicago, Tacoma, Greenville, Mobile, and San Antonio. Masefield's May 13th cover note to Bull encloses thank yous to her from his children Judith and Lewis ("Tim") as well as snapshots of his wife, Constance de la Cherois Crommelin Masefield, and children. Masefield thanked...
Dates: 1918

Masefield, J to Bull, D. - correspondence, 1922 - 1925

Scope and Contents

File 9. This collection reveals John Masefield wrote Dorothy Bull ten letters between 1922 and 1925. All ten letters are undated and are relatively short. These letters are grouped into subfolders by inferred dates (e.g. pencilled dates inferred by Donor or LHS Archivist).

Dates: 1922 - 1925

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Collection 1
Correspondence 1
Litchfield (Conn.) 1
Masefield, Constance (Teacher,Homemaker. 1867-1960) 1
Nichols, Robert (English Poet, 1893-1944) 1
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