Arthur Joseph Munby: Susan, a poem of Degrees

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Scope and Content

MS of the poem 'Susan, a poem of Degrees', as prepared for the printer, 78 folios.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Joseph Munby (1828-1910), poet and civil servant, was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., 1851; M.A., 1856), and called to the bar in 1855. He worked in the ecclesiastical commissioners' office from 1858 to 1888. His published works include Benoni (1852), Verses new and old (1865), Dorothy (1880), Poems, chiefly lyric and elegiac (1901), andRelicta (1909).

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Stephen Gaselee, 1938.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Munby in the Concise dictionary of national biography, Part II, 1901-1970 (Oxford University Press, 1982), p. 488.

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Bibliography

The poem was published in 1893.

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