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Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959 (playwright)

 Person

Biography

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:

 Fonds

Laurence and Clemence Housman: letters to Noel Teulon-Porter

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8831
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1917-1963
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Fonds

Laurence Housman: Letters to Ida Northcote

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9506
Scope and Contents Contains the following: [1-254] Letters, LH to ISN, 1929-58 (but [51(ii)] = MICHAEL LEGGE to LH,1937). [255-270] Letters, LH to ISN, undated. [271-272] Letters, LH to 'Shadwell', n.d., 1924. [273-274] Letters, LH to Clemence?, 1933, n.d. NORTHCOTE, 1929-58 [275-277] Letters, AEH to ISN, 1928-35. [278-316] Letters, CLEMENCE HOUSMAN to ISN, 1930-43 and undated. [317-318] Letters, KATHARINE E. SYMONS (sister of LH) to ISN, 1936-37. [319] Letter, M.F. to ISN, 1947 [320-323] Photographs of LH and...
Dates: 1929-1958
Conditions Governing Access: 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

Laurence Housman, letters to Leslie Harries, 1943-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9563/38-47
Scope and Contents

10 letters, 1943-45, on publication of Welsh translations of Brother Wolf and The new hangman, fees, royalties, illustrations, amateur performances.

Dates: 1943-1945
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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