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Forbes, Mansfield Duval, 1889-1936 (historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1889 - 1936

Biography

Mansfield Duval Forbes (1889-1936) became a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, in 1913. He belonged to a circle which included the musicologist E.J. Dent and others such as Siegfried Sassoon and Rubert Brooke. Augustus Theodore Bartholomew (1882-1933) attended Peterhouse, Cambridge (M.A., 1908). He was Assistant Librarian at Cambridge University Library.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letter from Mansfield D. Forbes, 9 Nov. 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/F/9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 9 Nov. 1921
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

Mansfield Duval Forbes: Letters to Augustus Theodore Bartholomew

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8371
Scope and Contents

Letters to Augustus Theodore Bartholomew from Mansfield Duval Forbes. The collection also includes several letters to Forbes from a number of other correspondants. In all, the collection consists of some 200 pieces, including letters and postcards. There are several miscellaneous items. Unless otherwise indicated the items are letters without an envelope.

Dates: 1913-1936 (In the case of those pieces with no date, the postmark is taken as an indication of the place and date of origin.)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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