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Atkin, Gabriel, 1897-1937 (artist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1897 - 1937

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Engagement diary, 1919 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9724/2/1
Scope and Contents

Small leather-bound diary with entries for Dec. 1919 - Feb 1920 (American and Canadian tour), one entry in April and a few Aug.-Sep.; primarily notes on social engagements. At the front, names and addresses of American and Canadian contacts. Includes note: 'Don't express any opinion about any living poet except T.H. [Thomas Hardy]'. Individuals mentioned include 'G.A' [Gabriel Atkin] and E.M.F. [E.M. Forster]. NB. One detached folio (for memoranda) housed separately.

Dates: 1919 - 1920
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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Journal, 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/17
Scope and Contents The volume is a plain notebook titled 'Journal 1921', written while living at 54 Tufton Street. It is entirely comprised of diary entries in an unusually fair hand together with many later annotations and expurgated sections. It includes: - quotations from Conrad, Sir J. Davies, Pope, Bertrand Russell, Goethe and Stendhal: /1b (r)-1b(v). - list of social engagements: /7r, 8r. - mention of the suicide of young Holloway at Nellie Burton's...
Dates: 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00017/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 20 July 1922-20 Nov. 1922 (with later annotations, including one dated 1930)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/19
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook, 'marked 1922 II', and mostly comprises diary entries (chiefly of Sassoon's trip to France, Germany and Italy with Walter Turner, Frankie Schuster and Philipp of Hesse). Entries also include mention of Lord Berners, Gabriel Atkin, the Sitwells, Robert Graves and Ottoline Morrell, among others. The volume also includes:- a list of hotels in France, Germany and Italy: /1v. - a quotation from Gibbon, 'Autobiography': /1v. ...
Dates: 20 July 1922-20 Nov. 1922 (with later annotations, including one dated 1930)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00019/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 9 Dec. 1925-9 June 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/22
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1925-III, 1926-I' and mostly comprises diary entries written while Sassoon was living at 23 Campden Hill Square, London. Diary entries include passages on: /8r. a biography of Thomas Hardy; /10r-11r. the death and funeral of his uncle Hamo Thornycroft; /16r-16v, /117r. Robert Graves; /39v-41v. entries concerning his War experience; /48r-48v. on meeting Sean O'Casey; /51. Virginia Woolf; /77r-109r. on the coal miner's strike; and frequent...
Dates: 9 Dec. 1925-9 June 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00022/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 29 Sep. 1927-7 Jan. 1928 (with inserted photographs dating 1926-1927)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/26
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1927-III' and mostly comprises diary entries (many concern Glen Byam Shaw and Stephen Tennant). It also includes: - prose passages: /27v-30r. 'A letter to Stephen which he will never read'; /74v-76r. 'An example of the way Stephen is discussed and interpreted by the 'Wilsford Party''; /106r-106v. 'Stephen's 'Nannie''. - a list of number of words written: /2r. - a list of persons 'Copies of Heart's Journey...
Dates: 29 Sep. 1927-7 Jan. 1928 (with inserted photographs dating 1926-1927)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The First World War journals and some post-war journals (MSS Add.9852/1/4-25 and 32) are unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition. Digital copies of these items are provided in the Sassoon Journals section of the Cambridge Digital Library, https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/sassoon/1. The other journals are available for consultation.
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Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 6 Jan. 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8483/17
Scope and Contents

Concerning Crosby Gaige, [Bruce] Rogers and an American edition of his poetry (unspecified), feels recent poems are the strongest he has done; discussing G.A. [Gabriel Atkin]: hard to help him, couldn't fit into Sassoon's background, refused to communicate with him after 'his exploits'; also comments on Sewell Stokes.

Dates: 6 Jan. 1927
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 addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 27 Mar. 1928 (date is in pencil)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8483/21
Scope and Contents

Discussion of Gabriel (Atkin) intolerable to him now, focusing on his work, re giving limited edition copies of 'The Heart's Journey' to his friends, and sales of 'Picture Show'.

Dates: 27 Mar. 1928 (date is in pencil)
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 addressed from 54 Tufton St., 27 Apr. 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8483/2
Scope and Contents

Concerning 'the Mercury poems', the poem 'The London Museum', printing a new book of poetry, an article on the coal miners of South Wales, and 'G' [Gabriel Atkin].

Dates: 27 Apr. 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).
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Letter addressed from 54 Tufton St., 6 May 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/5
Scope and Contents

Is enjoying a positive review by J.C. Squire of 'Selected Poems'; has stayed with the Poet Laureate [Robert Seymour Bridges] and got on well with him; also gives news of Gabriel [Atkin], Roderick [Meiklejohn] and the Contemporary Art Society.

Dates: 6 May 1925
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 Sassoon (5 Raymond Building) to A.T. Bartholomew, 26 Nov. 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8487/11
Scope and Contents

Has sent a collection of his works, asks after Gabriel [Atkin].

Dates: 26 Nov. 1918
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 Sassoon (40 Half Moon St.) to A.T. Bartholomew, 16 Dec. 1918 (date is approximate and inferred; marked 'Monday')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8487/13
Scope and Contents

Enjoyed speaking at Blackburn, G. [Gabriel Atkin] has arrived, arrangements to visit Cambridge.

Dates: 16 Dec. 1918 (date is approximate and inferred; marked 'Monday')
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

Notebook recording financial affairs, 1919-1938 (date approximate)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/5/1
Scope and Contents Notebook used by Sassoon to record his incoming and outgoing finances. It appears to have been used sporadically and includes lists of dividends, expenditure (headings include 'Expenditure: Self. 1922' and 'Keep of horses'), and income (headings include 'Money for Poetry', and 'Sales of Books'). Sassoon also lists money given to friends, with columns headed 'G.A.' [Gabriel Atkin] (folio /4v) and 'G's Allowance' (folio /10v), and a note on a payment made to Robert Graves to enable him to move...
Dates: 1919-1938 (date approximate)
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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Postcard addressed from 54 Tufton St., 4 Feb. 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8483/7
Scope and Contents

Cannot visit Cambridge, saw 'Volpone', his new work ['Recreations'] being printed by the Chiswick Press, Bartholomew disapproves of his poems since 1919, Gabriel [Atkin] in the south of France, request copies of 'Picture Show'.

Dates: 4 Feb. 1923
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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