Diaries of Aylwin Bowen, with one diary written while in Japan, 1923. Written mainly in Letts's diaries, three (1918, 1931, 1933) in the printers W. Straker's diaries, the latter interleaved with unnumbered leaves of blotting-paper. The 1950 volume contains a copy of Bowen's bookplate.
Diaries of Aylwin Bowen
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. e. 2410-21
- Dates of Creation1918-50
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description12 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Aylwin (formerly Alfred) Bowen, author of In New Japan (London, 1932) and other works, and printer, of Edmonton and (from 1931) Hounslow, Middlesex.
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The diaries were bought from Henry Bristow in 1991.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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