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Garnett, David, 1892 - 1981 (author)

 Person

Dates and places

1892-1981

Sphere of activity

Writer

Relationships

Only son of Edward and Constance Garnett

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence, 1918 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1
Scope and Contents

This series can be divided into approximately two halves: the first consisting of Angelica Garnett's correspondence with her husband, David, and a few items to other family and friends; the second of correspondence to Vanessa Bell, Angelica's mother, many documents being from members of the Bloomsbury set. Angelica Garnett's correspondence with her husband can be found in the sub-series catalogued as AG/1/31. Most, but not all, other envelopes contain correspondence with Vanessa Bell.

Dates: 1918 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The correspondence of Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read with Mrs. Garnett's permission. For further information, please contact the Archivist.
 File

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and David Garnett, 1915 - 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/116
Scope and Contents

25 autograph letters, signed, 5 typed letters, signed, to J.M. Keynes. 1915-42.
3 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 1933-40.

Dates: 1915 - 1942
 File

Correspondence between Vanessa Bell and David Garnett, 1931 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1/8
Scope and Contents

18 autograph letters, signed, from Vanessa Bell.
4 autograph letters, signed, from David Garnett.

Dates: 1931 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The correspondence of Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read with Mrs. Garnett's permission. For further information, please contact the Archivist.
 Item

David Garnett, Richard Rendel and an unidentified man sitting on a beach, 1921-06 - 1921-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/1/62
Scope and Contents

In her album, Frances Partridge identifies the individuals as 'Bunny Garnett and Dick'.

Dates: 1921-06 - 1921-07
 Item

David Garnett standing in water, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/752
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of David ('Bunny') Garnett in a small lake, looking towards the camera, with his right hand resting on an inflatable swan.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
 Item

Dorothy Edwards sitting on the Ham Spray House verandah with David Garnett, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/90
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dorothy Edwards sitting in a deckchair, looking down at a cat which she holds on her knees. David ('Bunny') Garnett sits closest to the camera, with his right hand raised, looking to the left.

Dates: 1930
 Item

Dorothy Edwards standing with David Garnett, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/103
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dorothy Edwards leaning against the house wall of the verandah of Ham Spray House. She holds her hands together in front of her and looks towards the camera. David ('Bunny') Garnett stands next to her, also leaning against the wall, with his left hand raised to his shoulder and his right hand behind his back. He looks to the right.

Dates: 1930
 Item

Dorothy Edwards with David Garnett at Ham Spray House, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/102
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dorothy Edwards sitting in a deckchair on the verandah of Ham Spray House. She is smiling and looking down at a cat which she holds in her hands. David ('Bunny') Garnett stands next to her and rests his right hand on the back of her chair. He leans forward and looks down at the cat.

Dates: 1930
 File

Geoffrey Keynes' correspondence, relating chiefly to Roy Harrod's biography of J.M. Keynes, 1946 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/92
Scope and Contents

This file includes 20 letters from Roy Harrod, 1948-65; 1 letter from David Garnett, 1949; 1 letter from Florence Ada Keynes, 1949; 1 letter from John Hayward, 1946; 1 letter from Duncan Grant, 1958; and 1 letter from Roy Harrod to R.F. Kahn, 1950.

Dates: 1946 - 1965
 Item

Letter from David ('Bunny') Garnett to Quentin Bell, 1938-10 - 1938-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/4/6
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, to Quentin Bell.

Dates: 1938-10 - 1938-11
 File

Letters from David Garnett, 1925 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/34
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters, signed, and 1 typed letter, signed.

Dates: 1925 - 1970
 File

Letters from David Garnett to Brynhild Olivier, 1909-08-19

Reference Code: GBR/0272/POP/1/GarnettD
Scope and Contents

6 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1909-08-19
 File

Letters from David Garnett to Clive, Julian and Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, 1928 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/229
Scope and Contents

28 autograph letters signed, 1 typed letter signed and 1 autograph postcard signed to Clive Bell. 1928-63, including 1 autograph letter signed to Clive Bell wrongly attributed to ‘Bunny’. 10 Apr. 1961.
3 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed to Vanessa Bell. [1937-8] and 1954-5.
1 autograph letter signed to Duncan Grant. [Jul. 1937].
10 autograph letters signed, 4 typed letters signed to Julian Bell. 1928-1935.


Dates: 1928 - 1963
 File

Letters from David Garnett to Frances and Ralph Partridge, 1929-02-14 - 1981-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/63
Scope and Contents

269 autograph letters signed, 24 typed letters signed, 1 autograph postcard signed and 1 telegram. The file includes a typescript poem by David Garnett about himself, 22 Aug. 1968.

Dates: 1929-02-14 - 1981-01-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 File

Letters from David Garnett to JDH, 1926 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/35
Scope and Contents

24 autograph letters signed, 1 typed letter signed and 2 autograph postcards signed, with 11 envelopes. Enclosed are 1 poem and an undated letter from Richard Garnett to JDH.

Dates: 1926 - 1946
 File

Letters from David Garnett to Julian Bell, 1935-12-18 - 1936-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/2/21
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1935-12-18 - 1936-03-18
 File

Letters to Rosamond Lehmann and Wogan Philipps, 1930 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/206
Scope and Contents

This file contains:-
- 4 autograph letters signed to Rosamond Lehmann, 6 Dec. 1940 - c. 1944
- 1 autograph letter signed to Wogan Philipps, 17 May [1930s].

Dates: 1930 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Some items contain sensitive personal information and are closed to researchers under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998). A request to view these items must be made in writing to the Archivist who will discuss with the researcher the possibilities for obtaining the written permission of the author. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 File

Material relating largely to Julian Bell's death, 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/X/2
Scope and Contents

This file contains a letter from Julian to Quentin in 1930 with TS transcription; a condolence letter from Eileen Bernal to Quentin in 1937; a newspaper cutting of a letter (undated and unattributed) regarding Julian, probably from 1937, quoting John Lehmann; an obituary for Julian written by F.L. Lucas in 1937 for 'The Cambridge Review'; and an invitation [to dine] from David Garnett.

Dates: 1930 - 1937
 Item — Container: BLM/14

Minute book of 'The Caroline Club', 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Material relating to Bloomsbury figures for whom there is not an existing collection, or relating to more than one of the Bloomsbury collections.
Contains BLM/1-19, and publications.

Dates: 1914 - 1915
 Item

Oliver Strachey greeting David Garnett, 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/27
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Oliver Strachey standing to the left, holding his hat in his raised left hand, and his right hand outstretched in greeting. He is shaking the hand of David ('Bunny') Garnett, according to a note in the album. Both men look towards each other, and stand on a lawn with trees in the background.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
 Item

Postcard from David Garnett to E.M. Forster, 1969-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/207
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard, signed, to E.M. Forster.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/D. Garnett

Dates: 1969-12

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