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Buckingham, May, 1904 - 1989 (nee Hockey)

 Person

Dates and places

1904-1989

Relationships

Wife of Bob Buckingham and friend to E.M. Forster

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

Bob and May Buckingham with their grandchildren, one of whom is holding a fish

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/849
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham partly hidden behind Clive Buckingham, Paul Buckingham, who is holding a fish by the tail in both hands, and May Buckingham is sitting with her hands resting on her handbag. All are looking to the right and smiling. Willow trees and water meadows in the background and a table in front is laid with a cloth and glasses. Colour print, 8.8 x 8.8. (Sleeve 339)

 Sub-Series

Correspondence between E.M. Forster, May Buckingham, and other individuals, chiefly mutual friends., 1932 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/81
Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains 520 letters and postcards from E.M. Forster to May Buckingham divided into 27 separate files. Most with envelopes. Several enclose letters (25 in all) to E.M. Forster from other correspondents, details given in list below. 1932-70.
12 letters from May Buckingham to E.M. Forster. 1964, 1968 and undated.
7 letters to May Buckingham from Joe Ackerley, E.K. Bennett, Benjamin Britten and Elizabeth Poston. 1950-[1963].

Dates: 1932 - 1970
 File

Correspondence between May and R.J. Buckingham, 1950 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/82/78
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters, signed, from May Buckingham to R.J. Buckingham. 1950
6 autograph letters, signed, from R.J. Buckingham to May Buckingham [c. 1956-7], with 5 envelopes.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Buckingham, B./78

Dates: 1950 - 1957
 File

Finances and maintenance, 1964-70, 1964-02-25 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/17/12
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1964-02-25 - 1970
 Fonds

Forster: The Papers of Edward Morgan Forster

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF
Scope and Contents This collection contains a number of items by and about E.M. Forster. The heart of the collection consists of Forster's writings, published and unpublished, held by the archive centre in manuscript, typescript and photocopied forms. Items written for publication, or in some cases broadcast, have been placed at the start of the collection. These include manuscripts, drafts and fragments of his novels, short stories, essays, talks, plays, poems and memoirs. Contributions to periodicals, which...
Dates: 1777 - 2015
 Item

German Holiday: Bob and May Buckingham at path crossing, 1960-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/777
Scope and Contents

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)

Dates: 1960-06
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German Holiday: group photo near car, 1960-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/774
Scope and Contents

Unidentified man [possibly Heinz Nedermeyer], May Buckingham, and E.M. Forster standing beside a white car which has luggage on the roof-rack, with modern buildings behind. Probably taken in Germany. Print, 12.7 x 8.9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Wanne-Eickel / 1960 / Heinz, May, self'. (Sleeve 315)

Dates: 1960-06
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German Holiday: the Buckinghams and E.M. Forster near car, 1960-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/775
Scope and Contents

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)

Dates: 1960-06
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German Holiday: the Buckinghams and E.M. Forster on a wooden bench, 1960-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/776
Scope and Contents

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)

Dates: 1960-06
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Group picture of the Buckinghams and Maurons, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/852
Scope and Contents

May, Paul and Clive Buckingham with S├ębastien 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)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
 File

Interview with the Buckinghams, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/30/7/2
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1971
 Item

Italy: May Buckingham at beach, 1959-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/735
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham wearing a swimming costume sitting at the edge of the waves on the foreshore of a beach with a child wearing checked shorts, white teeshirt and white hat standing in front of her. Both are looking towards the camera. There is a large square white house to the far right. Taken at Marina di Cecina (south of Livorno), Italy. Print, 12.7 x 9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Marina di Cecina / 1959'. (Sleeve 296)

Dates: 1959-06
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Italy: May Buckingham before stone elephant, 1959-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/746
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham standing in front of a large stone elephant with a castle or building on its back. A row of stone urns on bases are in the foreground and a wooded slope is visible in the distance. Taken at Bomarzo, near Viterbo, Italy. Print, 12.7 x 9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bomarzo / 1959'. (Sleeve 299)

Dates: 1959-06
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Italy: May Buckingham between two urns, 1959-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/747
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham sitting between two of the urns seen above, with others to the left and right. Taken at Bomarzo, near Viterbo, Italy. Print, 12.7 x 9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bomarzo / 1959'. (Sleeve 299)

Dates: 1959-06
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Italy: May Buckingham in stone head, 1959-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/745
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham standing in the open mouth of a large stone head, with steps leading up to the mouth, bushes on both sides and grass in the foreground. Taken at Bomarzo, near Viterbo, Italy. Print, 12.7 x 9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bomarzo / 1959'. (Sleeve 298)

Dates: 1959-06
 File

Letters from Maurice Bowra to GHWR, 1944 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/57
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed and 49 typed letters signed. The file also contains a memorial service address on Maurice Bowra delivered by Isaiah Berlin, 17 July 1971.

Dates: 1944 - 1971
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

Letters from May Buckingham to E.M. Forster: 1964, 1968 and undated, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/81/23
Scope and Contents

12 autograph letters, signed, from May Buckingham to E.M. Forster.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Buckingham, M./23

Dates: 1964 - 1968
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Margaret French, May Buckingham and E.M. Forster in front garden, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/687
Scope and Contents

Margaret French, May Buckingham and E.M. Forster standing in the front garden of a town house, looking down at an object E.M. Forster is holding. Margaret French is to the left, wearing a black dress, May Buckingham is in the centre, wearing a flowered dress, E.M. Forster is to the right, wearing a suit and pale tie, half turned to the left. The back of a man's head and shoulder are visible to the far right. Possibly taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.5 x 12. (Sleeve 268)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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May and Clive Buckingham in the park

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/840
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham sitting as above, with Clive Buckingham on her knee holding a small book in both hands. Print, 11 x 8.6. (Sleeve 336)

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May Buckingham and E.M. Forster in front of ruined temple, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/807
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham, profile to the right, E.M. Forster hidden behind her, and [possibly Sylvia Buckingham] wearing a dark dress further to the right, facing towards the camera but looking down at a book. All standing in front of a ruined temple, with sections of a fluted column to the left and a stone medallion to the right. Probably taken at Elefsina, near Athens. Print, 12.6 x 8.9. (Sleeve 324)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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May Buckingham and E.M. Forster in front of ruined temple, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/808
Scope and Contents

Similar to EMF/27/807, but all three looking down at the guidebook, with sections of the fluted stone column behind and E.M. Forster standing in front of May and [possibly Sylvia] Buckingham. Probably taken at Elefsina, near Athens. Print, 12.7 x 8.9. (Sleeve 325)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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May Buckingham and grandchild before rock arch, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/851
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham, Paul or Clive Buckingham, with two others [possibly the Maurons], in front of a rock arch, through which can be seen a sparse, rocky countryside. Taken in southern France. Mounted in card folder, 36.2 x 13.4 (photograph 16.5 x 12.) (Sleeve 340)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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May Buckingham on a rocky outcrop, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/805
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham sitting on a rocky outcrop with grass, sea and rock promontories behind and below, with a white ship in the bay. May Buckingham is in profile to the left, E.M. Forster is half hidden, lying in the grass below her, looking up to the right at her. Possibly taken in Rhodes. Print, 12.6 x 8.9. (Sleeve 324)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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May Buckingham on rocks by the sea, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/806
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham, profile to the left, looking downwards, sitting on rocks by the sea. A promontory with small round towers is visible across the sea in the distance. Possibly taken at Rhodes. Print, 12.6 x 8.8. (Sleeve 324)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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May Buckingham reading to Clive Buckingham

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/844
Scope and Contents

May Buckingham sitting on the bed seen in EMF/27/843, reading a Sooty book to Clive, who is sitting on her lap. Colour print, 9 x 8.9. (Sleeve 337)

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