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Cornford, Frances Crofts, 1886 - 1960 (née Darwin, poet)



  • Existence: 1886 - 1960

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Letter about their wedding plans, their new home and A. E. Housman's lecture in Cambridge, 1933-05-18 - 1933-05-19

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/GUTH/7/1/16
Scope and Contents He had received a letter from Kit (a friend who had later been killed in an avalanche the same day) which was a shock. He is heavily involved in the wedding plans for the reception at Peterhouse on 10 June, as Adele can't give orders to the College kitchens. He describes their new home in Conduit Head, a wing of the main house belonging to Francis and Frances Cornford, with a garden which used to be the orchard part of the Cornfords' garden. For their honeymoon, they have booked a trip to...
Dates: 1933-05-18 - 1933-05-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

Letters from Frances and her sons Hugh and Christopher Cornford to W. K. C. Guthrie , 1911-1964

Reference Code: GBR/3437/FMCD/2/3
Scope and Contents This correspondence all orientates around the person of Guthrie, to whom Frances initially wrote to a close family friend, mutually affected by the loss of Francis, and then in Guthrie's role as literary executor of FMC's published and unpublished works. After the death of Frances in 1960, Guthrie continued in his role as literary executor to both FMC and FCC. In this capacity the Cornford's eldest surviving son Christopher also corresponded with Guthrie, as did briefly the youngest Cornford...
Dates: 1911-1964

Letters of congratulation on the engagement of Adele Ogilvy and Keith Guthrie, 1932 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/GUTH/7/7/2
Scope and Contents

Includes letter from Joselyn Toynbee of Newnham College to Mrs [Lucy] Ogilvy, describing Keith Guthrie's excellent character and suitability for Adele, letters from Francis Cornford and his wife Frances (separate letters) and a telegram from Adele's father [Adam Loftus Ogilvy], 26/12/1932, with a copy of the wedding invitation.

Dates: 1932 - 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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