Two privately printed sheets of verse by W. R. Childe, and an acknowledgement card printed on the occasion of his death, also containing extracts from his poetry

Scope and Content

The sheets of verse are in lieu of Christmas cards, and are addressed by W. R. Childe in his hand to Bonamy and Valentine Dobre, 1945 and 1950. The acknowledgement card, dated 12 January 1953 and sent by Mr and Mrs Godfrey Childe, also contains a photograph of W. R. Childe

Administrative / Biographical History

Wilfred Rowland Childe (1890-1952) was lecturer in English at the University of Leeds and a poet

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Once in the possession of Professor Bonamy Dobre and received with his papers (MS 408) in 1974


In English

Related Material

See also MS 457