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MS 680

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MS 680

Title

John Holmstrom archive (relating to Wilfred Blunt, Raef Payne and Jerry Jarratt)

Level

Sub-fonds

Administrative / Biographical history

John Holmstrom was a close friend of three Eton masters, Wilfrid Blunt, Raef Payne and Jerry Jarratt. Together they formed a friendship group and regularly met and corresponded with each other. (See lower level for biography details for Blunt, Payne and Jarratt)

Date

1924-2001

Extent & medium

6 boxes containing 3 series of papers

Content description

The papers relate to three former masters at Eton College. It represents a small amount of their personal papers, which in addition to correspondence between Holmstrom and all three men, includes various other papers which came into the possession of John Holmstrom. This includes literary works and a variety of personal correspondence and photographs.

Provenance

The papers were created or kept initially by Blunt, Payne and Jarratt respectively. At various time they were sent or passed to Holmstrom.

Associated material

The association with Eton College means that further papers relating to all three men are to be found throughout the College Collections, particularly within the college archives. Further details of related collections are given at the appropriate level.

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