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Title: Will Foster Archive

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Foster

Creator(s): Foster, Will (1864-1955)

Date: c.1888-1942

Main language: English

Size and medium: 6 boxes, 50 notebooks, 4 printed books, 1 galley proof, and 4 photographs; manuscript, typescript, printed material, and photographs.

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/7305 

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Description

Comprises: (1) 20 play typescripts; (2) Poems in typescript; (3) 'The Jolly Friar', a light opera; (4) Correspondence, 96 letters in 5 envelopes together with 68 reviews and other items in 3 envelopes; (5) Manuscripts of plays (23 notebooks), verses (19 notebooks), and religious writings (8 notebooks); (6) 4 of his own publications; (7) A galley proof of 'What Thomas said', by himself and L. Foster; (8) 4 photographs, 2 of his parents and 2 of himself and Archbishop C.G. Lang.

Administrative or biographical history

William Dunn Foster (1864-1955), better known as 'Will Foster', was a Yorkshire poet and playwright.

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