Buckingham, Robert Joseph, 1904 - 1975 (policeman and friend of E M Forster)
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Friend and lover to E.M. Forster, husband of May Buckingham
Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham standing in same doorway as EMF/27/680-2. E.M. Forster is wearing a striped suit and pale tie, looking towards the camera, Bob Buckingham as in EMF/27/680-2, his pipe in his left hand, his right hand on E.M. Forster's left shoulder, looking towards E.M. Forster. Possibly taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.6 x 11.9. Inscribed on back, possibly by William Plomer, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeve 266)
Bob Buckingham, E.M. Forster and two unidentified men wearing casual clothes, sitting among ferns on the summit of a hill, all looking towards the camera. Taken at Clouds Hill. Print, 21.9 x 16.6. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Clouds Hill' and in different ink 'Bob, self, ?, ?'
Also inscribed on back, by P.N. Furbank, after location 'i.e. home of T.E. Lawrence'. (Sleeve 212)
Correspondence regarding E.M. Forster's finances and maintenance during his last years, with a few bills, found in a file belonging to the Vice-Provost marked 'E.M. Forster - Before Death'. Principal correspondents include Edward Shire and Donald Parry, successive Vice-Provosts, and Bob and May Buckingham.
To request this file, please use the following call mark: 17/12/C
Unidentified man and woman standing with Bob and May Buckingham at a crossing of paths, possibly in a public park, probably taken in Germany. Print, 9.2 x 6.4. Inscribed on back, in same hand as 27/775-6, 'to remember / Wanne-Eickel, June 1960'. (Sleeve 315)
Bob Buckingham, May Buckingham, E.M. Forster and possibly Heinz Nedermeyer standing beside the same car as above, probably taken in Germany. Print, 9.3 x 6.4. Inscribed on back, in unidentified hand, 'to remember / Wanne-Eickel, June 1960' and inscribed on back, by the Archivist, with names. (Sleeve 315)
Bob Buckingham, May Buckingham, possibly Heinz Nedermeyer, and E.M. Forster sitting on a painted wooden bench against the exterior of a house, with a patio and urn in front of them, probably taken in Germany. Print, 9.3 x 6.3. Inscribed on back, in same hand as above, 'to remember / Wanne-Eickel, June 1960'. (Sleeve 315)
May, Paul and Clive Buckingham with Sébastien and Claude Mauron, Bob Buckingham, Nicolas and Alice Mauron behind them. All standing in front of a low building partly under the shade of low trees to the left. Taken in southern France. Mounted in card folder, 36.3 x 13.4 (photograph 16.5 x 12). (Sleeve 340)
As EMF/27/852, but slightly different poses and with Sylvia Buckingham replacing Bob Buckingham. Taken in Southern France. Mounted in card folder, 36.3 x 13.4 (photograph 16.6 x 12). (Sleeve 341)
Photocopy of edited manuscript transcript by Eric Crozier of the interview he recorded with Bob and May Buckingham in 1971.
To request this document, please use the following call mark: 30/7/2/C
Photograph of a man wearing white swimming trunks, possibly Bob Buckingham, caught in mid-dive from rocks into the sea. Taken at Prawle, Devon. Print, 8.8 x 5.9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Prawle' and date. (Sleeve 191)
Autograph manuscript and typescript notes by Patrick Wilkinson and letters to him concerning his arrangements for E.M. Forster's ninetieth birthday lunch at King's College, 4 Jan. 1969. Includes replies from the guests and 4 autograph letters, signed, from Bob Buckingham on E.M. Forster's wishes. Also includes references to the Provost's dinner and the Chapel concert given for E.M. Forster, 25 and 26 Jan. 1969.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 19/16/C
Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, as EMF/27/643 but smiling. Taken at New York. Print, 23.5 x 19.1. (Sleeve 238)
Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, as EMF/27/645 but not smiling, head partially turned to the right but looking towards the camera. Taken at New York. Print, 23.5 x 19.1. (Sleeve 240)
Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, standing with his back to the wall, head and shoulders, in full profile to the right. There is a picture on the further wall to the right. Taken in London. Print, 18.7 x 13. (In Frame)
Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, posed as above but head turned to look to the left, face towards the camera, and the picture hanging on the wall to the right is more distinct. Taken in London. Print, 22 x 15.7. Inscribed on back of photograph, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham' and on back of mount, '1934'. (Sleeve 195)
Professional studio photograph of Bob Buckingham as a young man. He is standing with his left hand in his trouser pocket, looking towards the camera. He is wearing a dark jacket, lighter trousers, pullover, and a handkerchief in his breast pocket. 3/4 length. Taken at London. Postcard, 13.8 x 9.7. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham / in the 1920s'. Second line added in a different ink. (Sleeve 140)
Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, as EMF/27/647 but full length, not smiling and face in profile to the right. Taken at New York. Print, 23.3 x 19.1. (Sleeve 241)
Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, as above but 3/4 length. Taken at New York. Print, 23.5 x 19.1. (Sleeve 242)