Rylands, George Humphrey Wolferstan, 1902-1999 (literary critic and dramatist)
Dates and places
1902-1999 KCC 1921; Fellow, 1927-99
Legal status / Nationality
Sphere of activity
University Lecturer in English, Poet, Dramatist
Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:
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'.
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.
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.
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.
3 autograph letters, signed, and 4 typed letters, signed, to J.M. Keynes. -45.
1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 29 Apr. 1944.
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. .
The files are arranged into the following categories:
3/1-13: Student at King's College;
3/42-61: Keynes trustee.
This file includes George Humphrey Wolferstan ('Dadie') Rylands' biographical notes and NGA's typescript obituary.
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.
21 black and white snapshot photographs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.