Mortimer, Charles Raymond Bell, 1895 - 1980 (author and literary critic)
Dates and places
1895-1980. Ed: Malvern College and Balliol College, Oxford.
Sphere of activity
Author and literary critic. New Statesman 1927 (literary editor 1935-1947) and Vogue.
Part of new Bloomsbury group.
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Raymond Mortimer, 1936 - 1962
3 autograph postcards, signed, to E.M. Forster. 1936 and 1958-9.
6 autograph letters, signed, (1 in the hand of Bob Buckingham) and 2 autograph postcards, signed, from E.M. Forster. 1951-62.
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Correspondence between Raymond Mortimer and NGA, 1941 - 1978
This file comprises:-
3 autograph letters signed, 3 autograph postcards signed and 9 typed letters signed from Raymond Mortimer to NGA. 1 Oct. 1941 - 'Easter Monday' 1978
5 carbon typed letters from NGA to Raymond Mortimer. 9 May 1972 - 23 Nov. 1976
Manuscript notes by NGA regarding Raymond Mortimer.
Friends and scenery on a Hellenic cruise, 1930 - 1939
Photographs of friends and scenery on a Hellenic cruise, including Edward ('Eddie') Bates, Anne Barnes, Paul Hyslop, Eardley Knollys, Raymond Mortimer, Janet Bacon and unidentified others. Dimensions: 8 x 6 cm (GHWR/5/242), 8.5 x 6 cm (GHWR/5/243-7), 6 x 8.5 cm (GHWR/5/248-9), 11.4 x 19 cm (GHWR/5/250), 12.2 x 19 cm (GHWR/5/251). Sleeves 130-2.
GHWR, Raymond Mortimer and Anne Barnes, 1950 - 1959
Photograph of GHWR, Raymond Mortimer and Anne Barnes standing at the edge of a lake. Dimensions: 7.9 x 11.4 cm. Sleeve 154.
GHWR, Raymond Mortimer, Anne Barnes and unidentified man, 1932 - 1937
Photographs of GHWR, Raymond Mortimer, Anne Barnes and an unidentified man punting and swimming in Cambridge. Modern reprints from original negatives, dimensions: 17.8 x 12.6 cm (GHWR/5/275-83), 12.6 x 17.8 cm (GHWR/284-90). Sleeves 137-44.
GHWR, Raymond Mortimer, Leonard and Virginia Woolf and Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1922 - 1927
Modern reprint of a photograph of GHWR and Raymond Mortimer standing, Leonard and Virginia Woolf seated in front of them and Lydia Lopokova Keynes sitting on the ground in front of them, all in a group pose outside. Dimensions: 11.8 x 8.6 cm. Sleeve 116.
Holiday snaps, 1930 - 1939
Site-seeing snaps taken by GHWR and Raymond Mortimer on holiday, possibly in Turkey or Egypt. Dimensions: 6.3 x 9 cm (GHWR/5/252-4), 9 x 6 cm (GHWR/5/255), 7.5 x 11 cm (GHWR/5/256-7), 11 x 7.5 cm (GHWR/5/258). Sleeves 131 and 133.
Julia Strachey outdoors with Raymond Mortimer, 1929
Snapshot of Julia Strachey lying on a lawn, resting on her right elbow, with her left hand on the grass in front of her. Her face is towards the camera, but her eyes are closed. Above her, Raymond Mortimer looks through the fronds of a large pampas grass plant. Another figure also looks through the grass. In the album the person is identified as Frances Partridge, but she does not list herself in her index entry for this page.
Letter from Raymond Mortimer to Edward Dent, 1955-06-17
1 typed letter signed.
Letter from Raymond Mortimer to J.M. Keynes, 1936-05-29
1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes.
Letter to the editor of 'The Times'
1 typed letter signed.
Letters from Raymond Mortimer to Clive and Vanessa Bell, 1927 - 1961
This series comprises correspondence, chiefly letters written and received by Clive and Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Julian and Quentin Bell, by Vanessa Bell's mother Julia Stephen and others.
Letters from Raymond Mortimer to Frances and Ralph Partridge, 1931-01-28 - 1980-01-21
31 autograph letters signed, 34 typed letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed. The file includes 1 autograph letter signed to 'Richard', 28 Aug. 1934 and photocopy obituary of Raymond Mortimer in French by Maurice Druon ('Le Figaro' 21 Jan. 1980).
Letters from Raymond Mortimer to GHWR, 1923 - 1982
30 autograph letters signed, 103 typed letters signed and 3 autograph postcards signed. The files also contain a photograph of Raymond Mortimer, 1930s; a photograph of Long Crichel House, 1950s; 2 autograph letters signed from 'Paul', 12 Jan. and 6 Feb. ; and (possibly misfiled by Rylands here) a photocopied typed letter signed from Michael Cowdy (Bursar) to Lord Brabourne of Masham Productions Ltd. relating to David Lean's screen play of 'A Passage to India', 1982.
Letters from Raymond Mortimer to JTS, 1933-11-13 - 1936-08-04
2 autograph letters signed.
Letters to Rosamond Lehmann, 1944-10-05 - 1979-08-01
4 autograph letters signed and 3 typed letters signed.
Letters to Vanessa and Clive Bell on the death of Virginia Woolf, 1941-04
Lytton Strachey sitting outdoors with Raymond Mortimer and two other men, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting to the right, wearing a hat. Three men sit on a rug spread out on the grass in front of them, with a picnic laid on it. One of the men is identified by Frances Partridge's index and handwritten note in the album as Raymond Mortimer.
Lytton Strachey sitting with Raymond Mortimer and two other men, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting on the grass in a field, wearing a hat. Gathered around him are Raymond Mortimer and two men (one of whom might be Stephen Tomlin, according to Frances Partridge's index).
Personal and business papers, 1900 - 1957-01
Postcard from Raymond Mortimer to Vanessa Bell, 1957-10-05
1 autograph postcard, signed.
Ralph Partridge sitting with Frances Partridge and others at Ham Spray House, 1930
Raymond Mortimer, Anne Barnes and GHWR, 1960 - 1969
Photograph of Raymond Mortimer, Anne Barnes and GHWR sitting in a wicker tobogan about to be taken down a steeply sloping street in Monte, Madeira. Dimensions: 13.8 x 8.9 cm. Sleeve 155.
Raymond Mortimer posing as Saint Sebastian at Ham Spray House, 1930
Snapshot of Raymond Mortimer standing by the dart board on the verandah of Ham Spray House, with his right hand raised and his left hand behind his back. His eyes look upwards and the darts are arranged on the board around his head.
Raymond Mortimer sitting alone by a window, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of Raymond Mortimer sitting in a wooden chair, with a cigarette in his raised right hand. His left hand rests on his knee, and he looks away from the camera to the left. The light from a large window behind him casts a shadow on the right side of his face.