Corrigan, Kathleen, 1908-2003 (known as Dame Felicitas Corrigan, Benedictine nun, writer and musician)
- Existence: 1908 - 2003
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Written after Sassoon's death in 1967.
Including letters about his death and appreciations of him and of his work.
Letter from Mrs Daphne Brook (George Square, Edinburgh) to Dame Felicitas Corrigan, with reply, 12 Feb. 1979-16 Feb. 1979
Both are typed. The reply refers to Sassoon's vision of a seraph and Corrigan's correspondence with Sassoon on visualisations (see also MS Add.9877/2/6/1).
Margaret Truran, Benedictine nun, archivist of Stanbrook Abbey. Personal and circular letters, with a few related enclosures. Items are addressed from Stanbrook Abbey, Worcester, unless otherwise stated. Some are annotated by Hall with the date of his response.
Cuttings of reviews and press articles, chiefly from Durrant's Press Agency. Many list Sassoon or Faber and Faber as clients but some were clearly collated by Egremont during his own research.
Papers concerning Sassoon's friendship with Dame Felicitas Corrigan and his visit to Stanbrook, 1960-1979
Corrigan was a Benedictine nun who became Sassoon's friend, spiritual confidante and biographer. Her biography of Sassoon entitled 'The Poet's Pilgrimage' was published in 1973. Note: for a press cutting of Corrigan's obituary in The Daily Telegraph see MS Add.9877/2/3/6/9.
Review of 'Siegfried Sassoon: Poet's Pilgrimage, edited by Dame Felicitas Corrigan, from the Sunday Telegraph, 5 Aug. 1973
This series includes sets of reviews of many of Sassoon's prose and poetry books; press cuttings of poems or articles by Sassoon printed in the media; cuttings relating to Sassoon more generally, including a copy of an obituary; cuttings concerning Edith Sitwell, David and Albert Sassoon, Robert Graves, Esra Pound, Oliver Gatty, and the death of T.E. Lawrence; cuttings concerning the war and pacifism; and a selection of other press cuttings preserved by Sassoon.
Typed draft entitled 'Siegfried Sassoon's First Visit to Stanbrook, June 25th 1960', 1960-1973 (circa; undated)
With corrections in ink. Later published in Corrigan's book 'The Poet's Pilgrimage'.