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Head, Ruth, d 1939 (née Mayhew)



  • Existence: d 1939

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Poems and 'Autobiographical Notes: mainly in connection with Gosse and Hardy', 1920-1939 (circa; largely 1930s)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/4
Scope and Contents This notebook containing poetical drafts and autobiographical notes on Edmund Gosse, Ralph Hodgson, and Thomas Hardy. It also includes further prose and transcript-type diary entries. The notebook was used from both ends; after folio 22 entries continue from the back. The title page is illustrated with a heart emblem above the words, 'My heart ever faithful'. Contents:Notes and prose drafts on Gosse: /1v-6v. These include: - 'Outline for chapter 6', which was to contain sections...
Dates: 1920-1939 (circa; largely 1930s)
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile - please handle with care.

Typed transcript of a diary entry on Gosse, 1931 (date is inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/4/2
Scope and Contents

Part of a typed transcript of a diary entry, dated 15 April 1931, describing a letter Sassoon received from Ruth Head concerning Edmund Gosse. The entry is repeated in full in the notebook MS Add.9852/6/4, folio 4v. Originally enclosed with MS Add.9852/6/4, inside front cover.

Dates: 1931 (date is inferred)
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Fragile - please handle with care.