Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 (novelist and poet)
- Existence: 1840 - 1928
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Article by Sassoon, 'The Dynasts in Wartime', marked 'Spectator 1940', 1940
In black ink with additions in red and in pencil.
Correspondence between Evelyn Hardy and C.F.D. Moule, 1968-1969
Correspondence re. Evelyn Hardy's article, 'Thomas Hardy and Horace Moule: Vindication of a suicide', published in the Times Literary Supplement on 23 Jan. 1969.
Draft entitled 'Thomas Hardy as I knew him', 1940 (circa)
Written for the centenary of Hardy's birth. Handwritten by Sassoon in ink; with revisions. Originally inserted inside back cover of MS Add.9852/7/1/3.
Journal, 9 May 1918-2 Feb. 1919 (bar 18 June-19 August)
Journal, 4 Feb. 1921-18 Apr. 1921 (dates are of diary entries, other notes undated)
Journal, 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)
Journal, 27 Dec. 1921-13 July 1922 (diary entries from 21 Jan. 1922)
Journal, 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Journal, 13 Dec. 1926-11 Mar. 1927 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Journal, 11 Jan. 1928-28 June 1928
Journal, 29 Jan. 1932-20 Apr. 1932 (with some later annotation in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Letter, May 1917
Written at Chapelwood Manor. Received music, asks for cheque-book, only one new review since May 11th, 'The Times Literary Supplement' is the one to look out for, Hardy wrote a nice letter praising the grimmest of the poems, hopes to stay there till June 5th, urges her not to read Bertrand Russell's new book 'it will only irritate you'.
Letter, 26 May 1917
At Chapelwood Manor; urges her not worry about money and to send him the bills; Times review is a very bad one, and misses the point of the book; Hardy's letter in praise of the book.
Letter (23 Campden Hill Sq.), 27 Jan. 1927 (year inferred)
On showing Thomas Hardy the manuscript [of 'Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man'].
Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 6 July 1928 (circa; year in pencil)
Reading 'Isadora'; accounts of various social engagements including the Russian Ballet, the Reform Club with Arnold Bennett and H.G. Wells, and a trip to Max Gate [home of Thomas Hardy]; has not done much writing.
Letter addressed from the King's Arms Hotel, Dorchester, 15 Jan. 1927
Concerning Crosby Gaige, and waiting to hear if 'B.R.' [Bruce Rogers] would print his poems; Sassoon becoming stand-offish and philosophical; also giving news of Henry Head (now an invalid) and 'T.H.' [Thomas Hardy] (venerates Hardy above all living and most dead writers).
Letter concerning the death and funeral of Thomas Hardy, 17 Jan. 1928
With five press cuttings enclosed.
Letter from Thomas Hardy, 27 Nov. 1891
Glad Allen likes 'Tess': 'I love her; but the story has been out of my hands for several months, and must stand as written.'
Letter (King's Arms Hotel, Dorchester), 14 Jan. 1927 (date inferred; marked 'Friday evening')
Giving news of a trip to Dorchester and of visits to Thomas Hardy and to Ruth and Henry Head.
Letter (King's Arms Hotel, Dorchester), 16 Jan. 1927 (date inferred; marked 'Tuesday')
Giving news of a trip to Dorchester including time spent with Thomas Hardy and Henry and Ruth Head.
Letter to Siegfried Sassoon from Sydney Cockerell concerning Thomas Hardy, 19 Jan. 1950
Originally inside front cover of the notebook at MS Add.9852/8/2.