Catalogue description PAPERS OF E.H. BLAKENEY

This record is held by Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

Details of ADD.MS7504-7509
Reference: ADD.MS7504-7509

Add. MS7504-8: Poetry by Blakeney


Add. MS7509: Letters to Blakeney

Date: 1885-1953
Related material:

Further papers and photographs of E.H. Blakeney and his family are held as Add. 8553. A handlist to this collection is also available.

Held by: Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Blakeney, Edward Henry, 1869-1955, poet and scholar

Physical description: 689 items
Immediate source of acquisition:

These letters to Blakeney (Add. 7509) and poems by Blakeney (Add. 7504-7508) were presented to the Library by his youngest son Thomas Sydney Blakeney in August and September 1955 respectively.

Administrative / biographical background:

Edward Henry Blakeney (1869-1955) was a master at Winchester College, previously a headmaster (of Sandwich Grammar School, Borlase's School, Marlow, and the King's School, Ely), a classical scholar and a poet.

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