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Ross, Robert Baldwin, 1869-1918 (journalist and gallery owner)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1869 - 1918

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Journal, 5 Dec. 1916-11 Feb. 1917 (diary entries start on 22 December 1916)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/8
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries written while Sassoon was at the Regimental Depot in Litherland. The diary entries include occasional references to Robert [Graves] and his poetry (e.g. /2r, /18r, /25r and /40v). The volume also includes: - lists of members of his section and their fates: /1v. - drafts of poetry: /6r. untitled, begins 'On pain of death let no man name death to me'; /14v-15r. 'The dead soldiers',...
Dates: 5 Dec. 1916-11 Feb. 1917 (diary entries start on 22 December 1916)
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-09852-00001-00008/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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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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Letter, 1917 (circa; marked 'Sunday')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/1/13
Scope and Contents

Concerning Robert Ross, Sassoon visiting Brighton, and her plans for Christmas.

Dates: 1917 (circa; marked 'Sunday')
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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Letter, 15 Mar 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9724/3/9
Scope and Contents

Re. his book ('The Old Huntsman') which would be ready about March 25th; Robbie Ross suggests sending out cards to advertise it, to the sort of people who used to come to Ash's music lectures.

Dates: 15 Mar 1917
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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Letter from Adela Schuster (Wimbledon) to Siegfried Sassoon, 29 Mar. 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/3/3
Scope and Contents

Thanking Sassoon for sending a copy of 'The Heart's Journey' and praising individual poems.

Dates: 29 Mar. 1928
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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Notebook, 1943 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/7/3/2
Scope and Contents The volume comprises preliminary notes and revised drafts for 'Siegfried's Journey', including reminiscences on his wartime experiences, Edmund Blunden, Wilfred Owen, Robert Ross, Robert Graves, and Thomas Hardy, with notes continuing to 1925. It also contains (written from reverse) notes on a film project to be based on the history of the Sassoon family (folios /53v-57v). Notes for 'Siegfried's Journey' include the following: - notes on visits to Max Gate: /1r & 39v. - 'Details of...
Dates: 1943 (circa)
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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Revised draft of '(More or less about) Memorable Men I have Known'., 1930-1939 (circa; undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/7/4/3
Scope and Contents

Handwritten in ink.

Dates: 1930-1939 (circa; undated)
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).