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

 Person

Dates and places

1886-1960. Cambridge.

Legal status / Nationality

British.

Sphere of activity

Poet.

Relationships

Grand-daughter of Charles Darwin. M. Francis Macdonald Cornford 1909. Close friend of Rupert Brooke.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Cornford, Frances, 1912-08-02 - 1912-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/L/8/9
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters, signed, with typescript transcripts.
1 autograph letter, signed, from Frances Cornford to Geoffrey Keynes enclosing Rupert Brooke's letters.

Dates: 1912-08-02 - 1912-09
 File

Cornford, Frances: Correspondence with the Press, 1933 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2/2639
Scope and Contents

Includes mention of Woodthorpe, Miss G.

Dates: 1933 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 File

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and Frances Cornford, 1911 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/75
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters, signed, to J.M. Keynes. 1911-43.
1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 30 Mar. 1943.

Dates: 1911 - 1943
 Item

'Death and the princess; a morality', 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Pr/74
Scope and Contents

A volume written by Frances Cornford and published at Cambridge in 1912. Inscribed 'For Rupert from Frances January 1913'. Label.

Dates: 1912
 Item

Friends of Rupert Brooke: Frances Cornford, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/161
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Frances Cornford taken at Woburn Sands. Print, 14.7 x 8.9. Inscribed on back '1910 Woburn Sands'. (Sleeve 57)

Dates: 1910
 Item

Friends of Rupert Brooke: Frances Cornford, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/162
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Frances Cornford taken in Norfolk. Print, 14.5 x 8.9. (Sleeve 57)

Dates: 1910
 Item

Friends of Rupert Brooke: Helena Cornford, 1914-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/173
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Frances Cornford, Helena Cornford as a baby, an unidentified person and Rupert Brooke. Taken at Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Print, 14.5 x 8.8. (Sleeve 63)

Dates: 1914-08
 Item

Friends of Rupert Brooke: the Darwins and Francis Cornford, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/160a
Scope and Contents

Group photograph of (possibly) Dr. Francis Darwin, Frances Cornford (née Darwin) and Francis Cornford, probably taken in Cambridge. Print, 15.4 x 11.2. (Sleeve 55)

Dates: 1908
 Item

Grantchester: picnic by the river, 1908 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/100
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Frances Cornford, Francis Cornford, Margery Olivier, an unidentified person and Rupert Brooke taken by the river, near Grantchester. Print, 8.6 x 5.7. (Sleeve 39)

Dates: 1908 - 1911
 Item

Grantchester: picnic by the river, 1908 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/103
Scope and Contents

Group picture of an unidentified person, Justin Brooke, Frances Cornford and Francis Cornford taken in the same location as RCB/Ph/101. Print, 8.6 x 5.7. (Sleeve 39)

Dates: 1908 - 1911
 Item

Grantchester: picnic by the river, 1908 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/104
Scope and Contents

Group photograph of Brynhild Olivier, an unidentified person, Sybil or Ethel Pye, another unidentified person, Frances Cornford and Francis Cornford taken in the same location as RCB/Ph/101. Print, 8.4 x 5.6. (Sleeve 40)

Dates: 1908 - 1911
 Item

Letter from Frances Cornford to Clive Bell, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/151
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1910
 File

Letter from Frances Cornford to GHWR, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/102
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed, enclosing autograph manuscript verses by Cornford submitted to a competition in the 'New Statesman and Nation' set by GHWR.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Letter from Hugh Cornford to GHWR, 1986-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/103
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed, 1 Jan. 1986, with a copy of poem 'Exeunt Omnes' by Frances Cornford, published in 1960.

Dates: 1986-01-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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'Letters', 1953-7, 1953 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xh/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the preparation of 'The letters of Rupert Brooke' (London: Faber and Faber, 1968). Includes 1 TLS from Justin Brooke to Geoffrey Keynes (19 Dec 1955) (folio 61), 1 ALS from Archibald Y Campbell (4 Nov 1955) (folio 26), 7 ALS from Frances Cornford to Geoffrey Keynes (1953-1956 and undated), 1 ALS signed "B. D." to Margaret Keynes (28 Nov 1955) (folio 36), 1 TLS from Baron Dalton of Forest and Frith to Geoffrey Keynes (13 Sept 1955), 3 TLS from Richard de la Mare to...
Dates: 1953 - 1957
 File

Letters from Frances Cornford to JDH, 1943 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/19
Scope and Contents

11 autograph letters signed and 2 autograph postcards signed. The file contains manuscripts of 'Richard II Quarante', 'The Nineteen forty Richard' and 'King Richard 1940', typescript of 'The Ghost of a Rose', notes by Mrs J. Stratford on the content and location of the Cornford and Darwin papers, [1970s].
The file also contains 1 typed letter from JDH to Frances Cornford.

Dates: 1943 - 1960
 File

Letters from Frances Cornford to JTS, 1923-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/49
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1923-02-08
 File

Letters from Frances Cornford to Nathaniel Wedd, 1928-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/22
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1928-07-18
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Letters from Ka Cox to Frances Cornford, 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xa/9
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters, signed, from Ka Cox to Frances Cornford.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
 Item

Letters to Cornford, Gosse, Carey, Gibson, Monro, Capponi and Spencer, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/L/10/4
Scope and Contents Transcripts of 11 autograph letters, signed and 2 autograph postcards, signed, to Frances and Helena Cornford, 1908-[14].Transcripts of 3 autograph letters, signed, to Edmund Gosse, 1913-[15].Transcripts of 3 autograph letters, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed, to Clive Carey, 1911-13.Transcript of 1 autograph letter, signed, to Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, 23 July [1913].Transcripts of 2 autograph letters, signed and 1 autograph postcard, signed, to Harold Monro,...
Dates: 1908 - 1915
 Sub-Series

Personal and business papers, 1900 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AEF/3/1
Scope and Contents The series includes letters received, copies and carbons of AEF's outgoing letters, photographs, picture postcards, theatre programmes, telegrams, school and university examination papers, newspaper cuttings and documents relating to the League of Nations. Only significant correspondents are noted.The correspondence is mainly between Felkin and his mother, Mrs Amelia Felkin, his sister Winifred, his wife Joyce and his children Hugh and Penelope. Also included are letters from the...
Dates: 1900 - 1957-01
 File

Personal and business papers

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AEF/3/1/36
Scope and Contents

Undated documents placed by AEF with 1913. Includes autograph letters signed from Nicholas Bagenal, Frances Cornford.

 Item

'Poems'

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Pr/73
Scope and Contents

An undated volume written by Frances Cornford and published by Bowes and Bowes (Cambridge).

 File

Scrapbook, 1896 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CW/4/5/8
Scope and Contents Card folder containing photographs of unknown persons, an envelope of postcards from 'That A' to Mrs Paley, and:- Christmas card from Frances Cornford and Gwen Raverat- B/W studio photograph of Lydia Keynes in ballet dress- 8 B/W photographs and one photograph of a painting of Professor [Alfred] Marshall (not all different)- Newspaper cuttings of reviews of Lydia Keynes's broadcast memoirs and 'The Fire Bird', and of an interview with her for a series of impressions of...
Dates: 1896 - 1935

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