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Prewett, Frank James, 1893-1962 (poet, writer and farmer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893 - 1962

Biography

Frank James Prewett (1893-1962) Canadian farmer and writer, 'Toronto'

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Journal, 9 May 1918-2 Feb. 1919 (bar 18 June-19 August)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/13
Scope and Contents The volume is a grid ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries written in France (at Domvast, Magnicourt and Habarcq) and notes of social engagements upon Sassoon's return to England (after receiving a head wound). Significant diary entries include: /3v-4r. Col. Campbell's lecture on 'the spirit of the bayonet'; /15v-16r. an entry concerning poet 'Bob' [Robert] Nicholls; /27r-27v. notes on the loss of a notebook for 18 June-19 August 1918 and on being wounded in France;...
Dates: 9 May 1918-2 Feb. 1919 (bar 18 June-19 August)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook and its enclosures have been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00013/1. The original items are currently unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition.
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Journal, 4 Feb. 1921-18 Apr. 1921 (dates are of diary entries, other notes undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/15
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries; preparatory notes for poetry and prose; and notes on politics, the economy and industrial conditions (especially in South Wales). The volume also includes: - prose passages: /13v-15r. 'To a Traveller'; 15v-21r. 'On Staying at Max Gate' and visiting Thomas Hardy; /24v, untitled, begins 'the joyous adventure'; /31r. 'Autognosis'; /39r-39v. untitled, begins 'What would happen to a man who fell in love...
Dates: 4 Feb. 1921-18 Apr. 1921 (dates are of diary entries, other notes undated)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00015/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/16
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook (marked '1921 Rome' on the front cover) and mostly comprises diary entries, together with preparatory notes for poetry and prose. Diary entries include: /14r-21r. an account of a visit to Renshaw Hall [home of the Sitwells] in September 1921, with comments on Osbert Sitwell; /22r-23v. entries concerning Elgar; entries written /28r. at Tintern Abbey, /28v-30. at Max Gate, home of 'T.H.' [Thomas Hardy], /30v-33v. on a trip to Rome [with Frank...
Dates: 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00016/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/17
Scope and Contents The volume is a plain notebook titled 'Journal 1921', written while living at 54 Tufton Street. It is entirely comprised of diary entries in an unusually fair hand together with many later annotations and expurgated sections. It includes: - quotations from Conrad, Sir J. Davies, Pope, Bertrand Russell, Goethe and Stendhal: /1b (r)-1b(v). - list of social engagements: /7r, 8r. - mention of the suicide of young Holloway at Nellie Burton's...
Dates: 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00017/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Letter from Frank Prewett (Tubney Farm, Abingdon, Berkshire) to Siegfried Sassoon expressing thanks for Lingual Exercises, 4 Apr. 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/692
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: 4 Apr. 1925
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).

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