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Rylands, George Humphrey Wolferstan, 1902-1999 (literary critic and dramatist)

 Person

Dates and places

1902-1999 KCC 1921; Fellow, 1927-99

Legal status / Nationality

British

Sphere of activity

University Lecturer in English, Poet, Dramatist

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

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2 recordings of GHWR reading works by Alexander Pope, 1925 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/X/2/1
Scope and Contents

Columbia recording of George Humphrey Wolferstan Rylands reading parts of the following works by Alexander Pope: 'An Essay on Man', 'Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot', 'Moral Essays', 'The Rape of the Lock', 'On a Certain Lady at Court', 'An Essay on Criticism', and 'The Dunciad'.

Dates: 1925 - 1990
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

Arrangements for AMT's teaching position at King's College, 1939-12-10 - 1954-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT/A/35
Scope and Contents

The file contains 5 autograph letters signed, 3 typed letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed, between AMT, R. F. Kahn, J. M. Keynes, G. H. W. Rylands, J. T. Sheppard and others relating to the financial arrangements for AMT's teaching position in King's College.

Dates: 1939-12-10 - 1954-06-28
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Bloomsbury and its circle, 1920 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/5/1
Scope and Contents

Snapshots and professional studio portraits of Barbara Bagenal, Angelica Bell, Clive Bell, Francis Birrell, Gerald Brenan, Dora Carrington, Roger Fry, Edward Gathorne-Hardy, Henry Lamb, Janetta Parladé, G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands, Roger Senhouse, Julia Strachey, Lytton Strachey and Stephen Tomlin. The photographers include Lettice Ramsay and Kyrle Leng.

Dates: 1920 - 1991
 Series

Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9857 Boxes 11-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence between E.M. Forster and G.H.W. Rylands, 1960 - 1979-12-13

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/478
Scope and Contents 1 autograph letter, signed, and 1 typed letter, signed, to E.M. Forster. [1960s] and 1969.1 typed letter, signed, from G.H.W. Rylands to M.A. Halls concerning the originals. 13 Dec. 1979.Photocopies of 8 autograph letters, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed, from E.M. Forster. 1927, 1960-[63] and undated.Photocopy of 1 typed letter, signed, from P.N. Furbank to G.H.W. Rylands concerning originals. 9 Dec. 1979.To request this envelope, please use the following call...
Dates: 1960 - 1979-12-13
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Correspondence between Garry Runciman, Ruth Runciman and NGA, 1968-11-25 - 1993-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/884
Scope and Contents

This file comprises:-
7 autograph letters signed and 3 typed letters signed (1 incomplete) from Garry Runciman to NGA. 25 Nov. 1968 - 28 Apr. 1993
3 autograph letters signed and 2 typed letters signed from Ruth Runciman to NGA. 9 Nov. 1973 - 7 Jul. 1991
6 carbon typed letters from NGA. 2 Dec. 1968 - 30 Jun. 1993
4 autograph letters signed from G.H.W. Rylands to NGA. 21-26 Mar. 1993
1 typed letter signed from [? 'Muriel'] to NGA. 20 Nov. 1982.




Dates: 1968-11-25 - 1993-04-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.
 Sub-Series

Correspondence between G.H.W. Rylands and NGA, 1940-04-01 - 1999-01-18

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/889
Scope and Contents These files comprise:-75 autograph letters signed, 30 typed letters signed and 9 autograph postcards signed from G.H.W. Rylands to NGA. 1 Apr. 1940 - 19 Oct. 1995 and undated25 carbon typed letters from NGA to G.H.W. Rylands. 5 Jun. 1967 - 11 Dec. 19981 autograph letter signed from Bertha Rylands to NGA. 14 Jun. [No year]1 autograph letter signed from 'Art' [Arthur Marshall] to NGA. Undated1 carbon typescript telegram. [1976]1 carbon typed letter from NGA to R.E....
Dates: 1940-04-01 - 1999-01-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.
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Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and G.H.W. Rylands, 1924 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/278
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters, signed, and 4 typed letters, signed, to J.M. Keynes. [1924]-45.
1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 29 Apr. 1944.

Dates: 1924 - 1945
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Correspondence between Lydia Lopokova Keynes and G.H.W. Rylands, 1949 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/183
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed, 4 typed letters, signed, 1 autograph postcard, signed, and 1 typed postcard, signed, to Lydia Lopokova Keynes. 1949-58 and undated.
Autograph manuscript draft letter from Lydia Lopokova Keynes. [1955].

Dates: 1949 - 1958
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Correspondence from others to W.J.H. Sprott., 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/523/2
Scope and Contents 4 autograph letters, signed, from 'Sonnie' to W.J.H. Sprott. 1935.1 autograph letter, signed, from Rose Crespignay to W.J.H. Sprott. Undated.1 autograph letter, signed, from an unknown correspondent. Undated.1 autograph postcard, signed, from G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands to W.J.H. Sprott. 1962.1 autograph letter, signed, from 'Hayward' to W.J.H. Sprott.. 1962.1 autograph letter, signed, from Moya Llewelyn Davies to W.J.H. Sprott. Undated.1 autograph letter, signed, from...
Dates: 1935
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Correspondence with G. H. W. Rylands, 1939 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/3/38
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The files are arranged into the following categories:
3/1-13: Student at King's College;
3/14-35: Fellow;
3/36-41: Bursar;
3/42-61: Keynes trustee.



Dates: 1939 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
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'Dadie Rylands'

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/4/37
Scope and Contents

This file includes George Humphrey Wolferstan ('Dadie') Rylands' biographical notes and NGA's typescript obituary.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.
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Edward Playfair standing with G.H.W. Rylands, 1930-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/103
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands standing in a shallow boat (like a punt), with a pole held vertically in his right hand. He looks down to the right. Edward ('Eddie') Playfair stands opposite him in the boat, holding a cigarette in his right hand and holding his left hand on his hip. He looks down to the left.

Dates: 1930-06
 File — Container: KCAC/1/2/6/1/Rylands1

George Humphrey Wolferstan (Dadie) Rylands (KC 1921), 1977-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAC/1/2/6/1/Rylands1
Scope and Contents

21 black and white snapshot photographs.

Dates: 1977-04-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some records contain personal information as defined under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) and will be reserved.
 File — Container: PRO/61

G.H.W. (Dadie) Rylands' rooms, 1999-02

Reference Code: GBR/0272/PRO/61
Scope and Contents

The file comprises 14 colour photographs of Dadie Rylands' rooms in King's College, taken by Mr Alan Attlesey in 1999, shortly after GHWR's death. Includes the negatives.

Dates: 1999-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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G.H.W. Rylands and Wogan Philipps in Poitiers, France, 1930-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/128
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands standing to the left near the open door of a car, with his hands by his sides, looking towards the camera. Wogan Philipps stands next to him, with his left hand on his hip and his right leg crossed over the other at the ankle. He looks to the left at Dadie Rylands.

Dates: 1930-09
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G.H.W. Rylands and Wogan Philipps in Poitiers, France, 1930-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/130
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands standing to the left near the open door of a car. His right hand is by his side and his left hand is raised to rest on the roof of the car. He looks to the right at Wogan Philipps. Wogan stands with his left hand on his hip and his right leg crossed over the other at the ankle. He looks to the left at Dadie Rylands.

Dates: 1930-09
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G.H.W. Rylands at King's College, Cambridge, 1928-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/94
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands sitting on the stone ledge supporting a column at one side of the archway of the Gibbs' Building of King's College. His hands rest on his right knee and he looks to the left.

Dates: 1928-06
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G.H.W. Rylands at King's College, Cambridge, 1928-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/96
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands standing by the fountain in the Front Court at King's College, with the Chapel in the background. He stands with his right foot resting on the low stone ledge, and looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1928-06
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G.H.W. Rylands at King's College, Cambridge, 1928-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/98
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands standing on the Back Lawn of King's College, with the river Cam and Clare College in the background. He has his left hand in the pocket of his jacket and looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1928-06
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G.H.W. Rylands in Trébeurden, France, 1930-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/136
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands sitting on a low stone wall with a road and a single-storey building behind him. He has his arms and legs crossed and looks away from the camera to the left.

Dates: 1930-09
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G.H.W. Rylands on a boat with Anthony Blunt, Francis Warre Cornish and Edward Playfair, 1930-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/107
Scope and Contents Distant and slightly blurred snapshot of Anthony Blunt standing at the far left of a shallow boat (like a punt), with a pole in his hands. Francis Warre Cornish stands next to him with his hands by his sides. In the centre of the group stands an unidentified man wearing a hat and holding his right arm outwards. G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands stands next to him, and on the far right stands Edward ('Eddie') Playfair with his hands on his hips. All men look towards the camera. The boat is in the...
Dates: 1930-06
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G.H.W. Rylands outdoors with Lytton Strachey, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/114
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands sitting in a grassy field with trees in the background. He supports himself with his left hand, and his right hand holds open a book resting on the ground. Lytton Strachey stands behind him, wearing a hat and looking towards the camera. He holds an umbrella in his left hand and his right hand rests on the top of Dadie Rylands' head.

Dates: 1928
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G.H.W. Rylands sitting alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/834
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands sitting on stone steps, possibly the verandah of Ham Spray House. He is smiling and looks towards the camera. He wears a shirt, jumper and tie, and his hands rest on his lap in front of him.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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G.H.W. Rylands sitting on a swing, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/46
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands sitting alone on a swing, with a large tree trunk and daffodils to the left. He holds the rope of the swing with his raised left hand, and looks to the left.

Dates: 1928
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