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Schuster, Leo Frank, 1852-1927 (patron of the arts)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1852 - 1927

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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Journal, 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/16
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook (marked '1921 Rome' on the front cover) and mostly comprises diary entries, together with preparatory notes for poetry and prose. Diary entries include: /14r-21r. an account of a visit to Renshaw Hall [home of the Sitwells] in September 1921, with comments on Osbert Sitwell; /22r-23v. entries concerning Elgar; entries written /28r. at Tintern Abbey, /28v-30. at Max Gate, home of 'T.H.' [Thomas Hardy], /30v-33v. on a trip to Rome [with Frank...
Dates: 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)
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-09852-00001-00016/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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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, 15 May 1924-31 July 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/20
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1924 II' and mostly comprises diary entries, written in London or while staying at The Hut, Bray (home of Frankie Schuster). Diary entries include: /17r. on receiving new poems from Robert Graves; /18r. on the gift of a car from R. Temple; /19r-20r, /24v-25r. on J.C. Squire's offer to publish his poems in an anthology; /26v-29r. on his quarrel with the Sitwells; /42v-44r. on [Edward] Elgar and /45r-45v. Walter Sickert; /55r-57r. on the...
Dates: 15 May 1924-31 July 1924 (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-09852-00001-00020/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/21
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook, marked '1924 III', and mostly comprises diary entries on Sassoon's motoring tour with John Philbin. They include accounts of visits to Garsington (home of Lady Ottoline Morrell) and Max Gate, Dorchester (home of Thomas Hardy), where T.E. Lawrence and H.M. Tomlinson were also guests: /3v-15r, and an account of a stay with Ruth and Henry Head: /17v-18v. The volume also includes: - drafts of poetry: /32v-33v. 'An industrial landscape';...
Dates: 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (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-09852-00001-00021/1. 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, 12 Mar. 1927-28 Sep. 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/25
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1927-II' and mostly comprises diary entries. These include passages on: /48r. meeting Stephen Tennant; /55r-56r, /59v-63r. Robert Graves; /69r-73v. meeting Ellen Terry; /81r-124r. Sassoon's trip to Belgium, France, Austria and Germany with Frankie Schuster, Glen Byam Shaw, John Philbin and Anzie Wylde, with reminiscences about the Great War; and passages relating to the Sitwells, Edmund Blunden, and Edmund Gosse, among others. The journal...
Dates: 12 Mar. 1927-28 Sep. 1927
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook and its enclosures have been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00025/1. The original items are currently unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition.
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Last page of small notebook, 1924 (circa)

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

With jottings of conversation, involving Frank Schuster, the Miss Springs, and Mrs Macleod (summer 1924?). With Sassoon's name and address at 54 Tufton St. (London).

Dates: 1924 (circa)
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, 21 June 1927-24 June 1927 (year inferred from context)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/19
Scope and Contents

His letters to Festing Jones a substitute for his journal-writing; also descriptive accounts of a party attended with Frankie Schuster and of various social engagements, with comments on the Sitwells and [his first] meeting with Stephen Tennant.

Dates: 21 June 1927-24 June 1927 (year inferred from context)
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 [Frankie] Schuster's house, Bray, 18 June 1927 (circa; year inferred from context)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/10
Scope and Contents

On reading book catalogues, descriptive accounts of his stay and of the other guests, giving news of Glen Byam Shaw, [Edmund] Gosse and other subjects, criticising [John] Drinkwater as 'a (second-rate) fraud'.

Dates: 18 June 1927 (circa; year inferred from context)
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 Ritter's Park Hotel, Bad Homburg, 22 Aug. 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/12
Scope and Contents

Descriptive account of his travels in Germany with Frank Schuster and Glen Byam Shaw; tired of Schuster; missing Shaw.

Dates: 22 Aug. 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 the Long White Cloud, Bray-on-Thames, 30 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/8
Scope and Contents

Descriptive account of a visit to [Frankie] Schuster; his inheritance from his late aunt Mrs Beer; on Shakespeare's sonnets and Dickens.

Dates: 30 May 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 the Long White Cloud, Bray-on-Thames, 10 June 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/9
Scope and Contents

Descriptive account of a return visit to London and of a dinner party at Osbert [Sitwell]'s, with diagram of seating arrangements and sketch of diners entitled 'We discuss Arnold Bennett'. Includes mention of Robert Graves' poetry getting 'steadily duller'.

Dates: 10 June 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 The Long White Cloud, Bray-on-Thames, 1928 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/21
Scope and Contents

Giving news, invited to the Sitwells' castle in Florence, has been sorting out (the late Frankie) Schuster's music collection, enclosing a review of his poems (not extant).

Dates: 1928 (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 (The Long White Cloud, Bray-on-Thames), 3 May 1927-4 May 1927 (year inferred; 'Tuesday')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/63
Scope and Contents

Descriptive account of his stay at the home of Frankie Schuster; also re the death of his aunt Rachel Beer.

Dates: 3 May 1927-4 May 1927 (year inferred; 'Tuesday')
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 (The Long White Cloud, Bray-on-Thames), 9 May 1927 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/64
Scope and Contents

Descriptive account of his stay at the home of Frankie Schuster and of a visit to Lady Ottoline Morrell at Garsington; also giving financial news.

Dates: 9 May 1927 (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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Notebook entitled 'Transcriptions from Diaries...', Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/2/1
Scope and Contents The volume comprises Sassoon's own transcriptions of his diaries for March-November 1925 (folios /2v-23r) and 8 March 1923 - 19 May 1924 (folios /24r-29r); abridged, with occasional annotations. Entries are arranged in two columns, numbered consecutively. The transcripts for 15-19 May 1924 (folio /58r) match those in Sassoon's diary at MS.Add.9852/1/20; there are no other corresponding diaries in the archive. The 1925 diary includes: /2v. passages on Sassoon's travels abroad with Frankie...
Dates: Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile, handle with care.

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