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Fonds RC0465 - Russell Markland fonds

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Russell Markland fonds

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RC0465

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  • 1915-1919 (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records

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Markland, Russell (1892-1973)

Biographical history

Russell Markland was born in 1892 in Wilmslow, Cheshire, England. He became a poet, publishing several volumes of poetry, beginning in 1911. The Glory of Belgium (1915), collated and edited by him, was a poetry anthology published in support of the Belgian Repatriation Fund. Markland sometimes used a pseudonym, R.M. Ingersley. The Glory of Belgium contains two poems by Ingersley.

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The fonds consists of the book, correspondence concerning the publication of the book and the contract between Markland and the publisher, Erskine Macdonald. The correspondence consists of letters to and from Markland and several of the contributors to the anthology, letters to and from Markland to various newspapers and publishers seeking permission to reprint poems, a letter from the Oxford University Press turning down the anthology, and letters to and from the publisher of the anthology, Erksine MacDonald. There is also some correspondence between Markland and others about Erksine Macdonald after the publication of the book

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The fonds was purchased from Winifred A. Myers Autographs in May 1981.

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