File DP/RW/4/1 - Execution of Meyerstein's will

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Execution of Meyerstein's will


  • 28 November 1952 - 21 May 1968 (Creation)

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Documents relating to E H W Meyerstein's death and the role of Rowland Watson as executor of his will. Includes:

Correspondence from John Farquharson Limited Business Manager and Philip Larkin whilst Librarian at the University of Hull

Detailed valuation lists of Meyerstein's estate and books and papers held in the crypt of Godrington Library, All Souls College, Oxford

Newspaper cuttings regarding the Meyerstein library sale

Publishers agreements between the executors of the Meyerstein estate regarding the royalties for his works "Phoebe Thirsk", "Of My Early Life", "Selected Poems of E H W Meyerstein", "Some Letters of E H W Meyerstein", "Verse Letters to Five Friends" and "Bollond"

Information on the Chatterton Lecture at the British Academy funded by a bequest from the Meyerstein estate

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