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Betjeman, Sir John (1906-1984) Knight, poet, writer on architecture and broadcaster

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Surname: Betjeman
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1906-1984
Title: Knight
History: Poet and author; Poet Laureate, 1972-1984. Knighted 1969.
Biography: ODNB link for Betjeman, Sir John (1906-1984) Knight Poet Writer On Architecture and Broadcaster
References: Who Was Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275884 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P135270 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir John Betjeman Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Betjeman
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1948-1950: Robert Adams: 1949 tour to British Guiana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, lecturing on...
The National Archives, Kew
2
corresp and literary papers
State University of New York: Buffalo State College
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
3
1913-71: corresp, literary MSS and papers
University of Victoria: McPherson Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976
4
1943-60: manuscripts, drafts of poems and corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1994
5
papers
Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution
See British Archives (3rd ed)
6
misc letters and papers
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)
See Modern Literary Papers in the University of Exter Library: A Guide pp5-8
7
1943-82: letters (201) to Sir George and Lady Barnes
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 39899
8
1940-77: corresp with Lord Clark
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 32463 Clark
9
1931-76: letters to Tom Driberg
Oxford University: Christ Church Archives
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
10
1946-71: letters to EW Gilbert
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual report 1977-78 p20
11
1972-80: letters (22) to London Magazine
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
12
1949-73: corresp with Sir Frederic Osborn
Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service
NRA 34633 Osborn
13
letters to William Plomer
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
14
1957-75: letters (28) to Cecil Roberts
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 23858
15
1947-62: letters to JEH Steegman
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 40500
16
1963-75: letters to (11) to Christopher Sykes
Georgetown University: Special Collections, Lauinger Library
NRA 41595
17
1949-77: letters (20) to Royal Society of Literature
Royal Society of Literature
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
18
1906-1984: TS poems [8] with MS annotations
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)
NRA 10656
19
1960s: letters to David Cecil Wynter Verey, architectural historian
Gloucestershire Archives
20
annotated books and manuscripts by and rel to Betjeman, collected by Norman Matthews
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2008
21
1959-1982: letters to Margie Geddes
Oxfordshire History Centre
See Annual Return 2012

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