Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959 (playwright)
Laurence Housman (1865-1959), playwright, socialist, pacifist, younger brother of Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936), poet, classical scholar. Ida Stafford-Northcote (d.1978) was the wife of Leonard Stafford-Northcote (1879-1942). Ida was usually addressed in the letters 'Muziful', and Laurence usually signed himself 'Lollynge'. Clemence Annie Housman (1861-1955), illustrator, suffragette, lived with Housman for many years, latterly at Street, Somerset.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
8 letters, some on psychological, sexual and religious matters. With 3 poems by Laurence Housman. The correspondence has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct quotation.
10 letters, 1943-45, on publication of Welsh translations of Brother Wolf and The new hangman, fees, royalties, illustrations, amateur performances.