Beer, Rachel, 1858-1927 (newspaper proprietor and editor)
- Existence: 1858 - 1927
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Fair copy of a poem entitled 'To the Observer', begins 'My dear Observer, having been invited', 1946 - 1948 (date inferred)
The poem references Rachel Beer's ownership of the newspaper. This item was removed from MS Add.9852/1/43 p. 41.
Concerning Sassoon's [sprained] ankle and giving news of his aunt Rachel Beer who was critically ill.
Concerning his sprained ankle, the funeral of his aunt Rachel Beer, and Michael Sassoon.
Descriptive account of a visit to [Frankie] Schuster; his inheritance from his late aunt Mrs Beer; on Shakespeare's sonnets and Dickens.
Letter and press cutting concerning Sassoon's aunt Rachel Beer, 1901-1947 (circa; the letter most likely post-dates Beer's death in April 1927)
Letter recounting the story of when Sassoon's aunt [Rachel] Beer paid a member of Esterhazy gang £40,000 [to reveal the forged documents of the Drefuss Affair]; with press cutting of 'Winter Away', a printed poem by Beer (dated 18 Aug. 1901).
Descriptive account of his stay at the home of Frankie Schuster; also re the death of his aunt Rachel Beer.
Letter to Sassoon at The Long White Cloud (home of Frankie Schuster, Bray), Apr. 1927 (date inferred; marked 'Sunday')
Concerning the death of his aunt Rachel Beer, Michael Sassoon's inheritance, and the funeral (which Sassoon was to miss due to a sprained ankle).
Rachel Beer died on 29 April 1927.