Manuscripts of poems

Item author: Wilfred Owen
Item date: c.1911 -1918
Grant Value: Presented
Item cost pre-decimal: Not recorded
Item date acquired: 1933
Item institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Practically the whole surviving manuscript of Owen's verse; the first purchase of a modern author's work by The Friends. Illustrated as plate IV in AR. Add MSS 43720, 43721.

Item Provenance
Bought from the poet's mother