Papers of Richard Blaker

Scope and Content

Papers of Richard Blaker comprising:

  • letters to Ann Mayo Owen (later Blaker), 1935-6
  • letters to Mrs Blaker from various correspondents, with copies of some letters from her, 1938-48, 1967
  • letters from Louis Golding, mainly to Blaker and his wife, c. 1918-47
  • letters to Blaker from various correspondents, including his wife, 1935-8
  • letters from Blaker to Louis Golding, 1926-39
  • papers of Mrs Blaker, 1895-1971
  • papers of Blaker, 1893-1940, n.d.
  • a telegram to Louis Golding, 1940.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Sidney Blaker (1893-1940) was an author. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1972 and (MS. Eng. lett. c. 325 fols. 92-136) in 1984.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

See also the papers of R.S. Blaker (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 115, c. 554-62, d. 755-87, e. 705-11, f. 418; Eng. lett. c. 317-23, c. 326, d. 339).