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Meiklejohn, Sir Roderick Sinclair, 1876-1962 (Knight, civil servant)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1876 - 1962

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Journal, 5 Dec. 1916-11 Feb. 1917 (diary entries start on 22 December 1916)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/8
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries written while Sassoon was at the Regimental Depot in Litherland. The diary entries include occasional references to Robert [Graves] and his poetry (e.g. /2r, /18r, /25r and /40v). The volume also includes: - lists of members of his section and their fates: /1v. - drafts of poetry: /6r. untitled, begins 'On pain of death let no man name death to me'; /14v-15r. 'The dead soldiers',...
Dates: 5 Dec. 1916-11 Feb. 1917 (diary entries start on 22 December 1916)
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-09852-00001-00008/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
 File

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).
 File — Box: MS Add.9375/665-1094: Box 3

Letter from Roderick Meiklejohn (London) to Siegfried Sassoon congratulating him on receiving the Queen's Medal, 30 June 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/1028
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 30 June 1957
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).
 File

Letter from Roderick Meiklejohn to Siegfried Sassoon, 8 Nov. 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/4/29
Scope and Contents

Wishing Sassoon 'all possible happiness' on his engagement.

Dates: 8 Nov. 1933
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).
 File

Letter from Roderick Meiklejohn to Siegfried Sassoon, 1 Jan. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/7/8
Scope and Contents

Congratulating Sassoon on his CBE but noting that he did not regard it as an adequate recognition of the distinction Sassoon's poetry and prose deserved.

Dates: 1 Jan. 1951
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).
 Series — Box: MS Add.9375/260-664: Box 2

Letters from Roderick Meiklejohn (London and Venice) to Siegfried Sassoon re personal news, 14 May 1917-15 Apr. 1926 (14 May 1917; 28 September 1923; 15 April 1926)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/640-42
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 14 May 1917-15 Apr. 1926 (14 May 1917; 28 September 1923; 15 April 1926)
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, 1917-1918, 1917-1918

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/3
Scope and Contents Notebook containing poetical drafts (mostly dated 1918), autobiographical notes or prose drafts, with some diary entries. Contents include: - a list of places Sassoon was posted with the 25th Battalion R.W.F. [Royal Welch Fusiliers], Dec. 1917-18 July 1918: /inside front cover. - drafts of poetry: /1v. untitled, begins 'Birds have their singing time' (poem is excised); /2r. 'I Stood with the Dead', 18 June 1918; /3r, /14r-15r. 'Flamingoes' (sic); /3v. 'Near Port Said'...
Dates: 1917-1918
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-09852-00006-00003/1. The original item is fragile and is currently unavailable for consultation.