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Thompson, Henry F., fl 1890-1955 (tea-planter)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: fl 1890 - 1955

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letter from Henry Thompson (SS Orford) to Siegfried Sassoon, 21 Nov. 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/6/23
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sassoon's childhood friend of Henley House, praising 'The Old Century' and statingg that he felt honoured to have been mentioned in the book.

Dates: 21 Nov. 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from 'Tommy' [Henry 'Tommy' Thompson] to Siegfried Sassoon, 18 July 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/8/3
Scope and Contents

Concerning a book by Sassoon which he had just read, referred to as 'More Vigils', and a meeting with Edmund Blunden. Originally enclosed in MS Add.9852/6/8.

Dates: 18 July 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from 'Tommy' [Henry 'Tommy' Thompson] to Siegfried Sassoon, 11 Jan. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/8/5
Scope and Contents

Concerning 'The Tasking', of which he states, 'It seems to me that in "The Tasking" are some of the best things you have done ... There is star-shine which is in another world from that of Flanders'. Originally enclosed in MS Add.9852/6/8.

Dates: 11 Jan. 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letters from Henry F. Thompson (Ceylon) to Siegfried Sassoon re personal news, 1 Nov. 1916-1 Apr. 1930 (1 November 1916; 18 November 1917; 9 October 1925; 18 Jul, 31 October, 16 [November?] 1926; 9 October 1925 [1927]; 3 January 1928; 2 September 1929; 1 April. 1930)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/836-44
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 1 Nov. 1916-1 Apr. 1930 (1 November 1916; 18 November 1917; 9 October 1925; 18 Jul, 31 October, 16 [November?] 1926; 9 October 1925 [1927]; 3 January 1928; 2 September 1929; 1 April. 1930)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).