0.50 linear ft. (1 box)
Collection contains letters by John Masefield, most regarding his work, from 1906 to 1944; a small group of material about the December 1920 edition of The Chapbook (published by The Poetry Bookshop) which contained a musical composition by Malcolm Davidson based on Masefield's poem, "A Christmas Carol"; prints and photographs of Masefield; and a nautical certificate dated 1894, presented to Masefield from the ship "Conway."
John Masefield Collection, Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library.
English poet known for his sea poems who also wrote adventure novels, short stories, and works for children, as well as two autobiographical works. Appointed poet laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935.
Finding aid available.