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Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872 - 1953 (Knight, public servant and patron of the arts)


Dates and places

1872-1953. Westminster School then Trinity College, Cambridge.

Sphere of activity

Civil servant, scholar, patron of the arts.

Other information

Literary executor of Rupert Brooke.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:


Brooke: The Papers of Rupert Chawner Brooke

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB
Scope and Contents

This collection brings together items by and about Rupert Brooke from a variety of sources. It includes manuscript and typescript copies of Brooke's poetry and prose, correspondence between Rupert Brooke and others and a number of photographs. A limited amount of biographical and supplementary material, concentrated on items originating after Brooke's death, can also be found in this collection.

Dates: 1869 - 1989

Correspondence on Trust business, 1932-6, 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xh/2
Scope and Contents

Includes 1 ALS from Lascelles Abercrombie to Sir Edward Marsh, forwarded by Edward Marsh to Geoffrey Keynes (8 Nov 1934); 1 ALS from A E Brooke to Geoffrey Keynes (undated) enclosing an ALS from Wallis Munsford to A E Brooke (2 Jun 1933) concerning RCB's poem 'The Bastille' with Geoffrey Keynes' reply; 1 TLS from Sonia K. Chapter of Curtis Brown Limited (16 Dec 1935) to Sir Edward Marsh forwarded by Edward Marsh to Geoffrey Keynes; 6 TLS from Walter de la Mare to Geoffrey Keynes (1934-6).

Dates: 1932 - 1936

Edward Marsh to REF, 1903-04-17

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/3/119
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1903-04-17

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh, 1939-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/68
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1939-03-12

Letters from Edward Marsh to JDH, 1944 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/66
Scope and Contents

9 autograph letters signed and 4 autograph postcards signed.

Dates: 1944 - 1948

Letters from Sir Edward ('Eddie') Marsh to Clive Bell, 1929 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/405
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed. 8 Dec. [1929x31] and [22 Jul. 1937].
Photocopies of 4 autograph letters signed. [1930]-1939.

Dates: 1929 - 1939

Letters from Sir Edward Marsh to Joan Robinson, 1936 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/279
Scope and Contents

His correspondence comprises 4 letters on E.H.R. Altounyan's poems, Edward Marsh's forthcoming memoirs ('A Number of People', 1939), Joan Robinson's illness, carbolic acid and Elliott Seabrooke.

Dates: 1936 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Note that reserved items in this series have been removed from the numerical sequence and stored separately in a box with JVR/16.

Letters from Sir Edward Marsh to JTS, 1915 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/132
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1915 - 1944

Postcards from Sir Edward Marsh to GHWR

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/282
Scope and Contents

2 autograph postcards signed.

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.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.