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Wilfrid Meynell letter to Margaret Zogbaum


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Wilfrid Meynell (1852-1948) was an English poet, essayist, and journalist. Meynell edited periodicals and wrote stories, verse, and articles, sometimes under his own name and sometimes as "John Oldcastle," "Francis Phillimore," or anonymously. He discovered the poet Francis Thompson, who for 19 years was an adopted son in the Meynell household.

"Meynell, Wilfrid."Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Biography reproduced in Wilson Web Biography Reference Bank. (accessed April 2008).

One letter handwritten by poet and editor Wilfrid Meynell to Margaret [Montgomery Zogbaum]. In his letter Meynell discusses the final days of his son, Everard Meynell and thanks Zogbaum for her friendship to his son.

Box 55, F0822: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Gift of Mark Samuels Lasner, 2008.

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, April 2008. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015.

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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2008 April 9
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Wilfrid Meynell letter to Margaret Zogbaum, 1926 February 14.
Box 55 Folder F0822

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