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Silk, Dennis Raoul Whitehall, 1931-2019 (schoolmaster and cricketer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1931-2019

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Alf Rosfelt: 'Imagery in Siegfried Sassoon's poetry', with related correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10385
Scope and Contents A copy of a thesis written by Rosfelt at Stockholms universitet, duplicated typescript, 107 numbered pages + title page and four pages of contents, the title page inscribed by Rosfelt with a dedication to Sir Geoffrey Keynes. With: a card from Rosfelt to Keynes, Vällingby (Sweden), 10 April 1971, enclosing the thesis; a letter from Rosfelt to Keynes, Vällingby, 12 August 1971, concerning his interest in Sassoon; and a letter from Keynes to Dennis Silk, Brinkley, 23 April 1974, enclosing the...
Dates: 1971-1974
 Fonds

Correspondence and papers concerning a volume of tributes to mark the eightieth birthday of Siegfried Sassoon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10383
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning a volume of manuscript tributes compiled by Rupert Hart-Davis and Dennis Silk for presentation to Siegfried Sassoon on the occasion of his eightieth birthday. There are letters between the compilers discussing progress with the volume, and between Silk and a selection of those invited to contribute. The related items include photographic copies of some of the contributions.
Dates: 1964-1966
 Fonds

Correspondence of Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, and related items

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10382
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, together with poems, verse dialogues, newspaper cuttings, photographs and related items. The letters date between 1953 and 1967. They are from Sassoon, and addressed from Heytesbury, unless otherwise stated. A few were addressed jointly to Dennis and Diana Silk. There are three letters from Dennis Silk to Sassoon, and letters from a few other correspondents are included as enclosures.
Dates: 1918-2012 (bulk 1953-1967)
 File

Dennis Silk, 1900-1967 (early-mid 20th century)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7935/378
Scope and Contents From the Series: Miscellaneous letters, cards and photographs, which Sassoon sent to Mother Margaret with some of his letters. These items have become separated from their covering letters (section /1-345). Identifying the appropriate covering letter might allow the researcher to date the item more accurately.
Dates: 1900-1967 (early-mid 20th century)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Dennis Silk, 1957-1975 (mid-late 20th century)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7935/428-432
Scope and Contents From the Series: Including letters about his death and appreciations of him and of his work.
Dates: 1957-1975 (mid-late 20th century)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Edmund Blunden: letters to Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10384
Scope and Contents Ten letters from Edmund Blunden to Siegfried Sassoon, with one from Blunden to Dennis Silk and one from Clare Ross to Sassoon.
Dates: 1962-1966
 File

Letter from Dennis Silk, (b.1931), schoolmaster, cricketer, (Cambridge) to Siegfried Sassoon re appreciation of ''The Tasking'', 23 Jan. 1955 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/255
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection largely comprises letters addressed to Sassoon although there are few other recipients such as Glen Byam Shaw and Georgiana Theresa Thornycroft, Siegfried Sassoon's mother. There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.
Dates: 23 Jan. 1955 (year inferred)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Dennis Silk (Marlborough College, Wiltshire) to Siegfried Sassoon praising Sassoon's broadcast reading of Sequences, 7 Oct. 1956 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/779
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.
Dates: 7 Oct. 1956 (year inferred)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Dennis Silk (Marlborough) to Siegfried Sassoon congratulating him on receiving the Queen's Medal, June 1957-July 1957 (date inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/1038
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.
Dates: June 1957-July 1957 (date inferred)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Review of 'Siegfried Sassoon: Poet's Pilgrimage, edited by Dame Felicitas Corrigan, from the Sunday Telegraph, 5 Aug. 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/11/3/10/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: 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.
Dates: 5 Aug. 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Three letters from Sir Geoffrey Keynes to Dennis Silk, with a printed obituary of Keynes, 1968-1982

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/25-28
Scope and Contents 25: Brinkley, 30 April 1968; 26: no place, 24 December 1969 (card); 27: Brinkley, 7 March 1979; 28: The Times obituary of Keynes, 1982.
Dates: 1968-1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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