Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems and drafts of poems by the author. The correspondence, dating from 1917 to 1940, includes letters from the author to Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Sir John Collings Squire, and the literary agency James B. Pinker and Son. There are letters to Turner from Sir Edward Howard Marsh and to W. J. and Delphine Marguerite Dubuis Turner from Siegrfried Sassoon, dating from 1917 to 1922.
The Walter James Turner collection of papers are arranged in two series: