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Cornford, Francis Macdonald, 1874-1943 (classical scholar and poet)



  • Existence: 1874 - 1943

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Frances Cornford Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10410
Scope and Contents Papers of the Cornford family, principally of the poet Frances Crofts Cornford. The collection includes letters to Francis Darwin from his second wife Ellen Wordsworth Crofts; letters to and from Frances Crofts Cornford and her husband Francis Macdonald Cornford; poems by Frances Crofts Cornford; notes on their children by Frances Crofts Cornford and Francis Macdonald Cornford; drafts of Frances Crofts Cornford's memoir of her husband; and correspondence of later generations of Cornford...
Dates: 1876-1992 and undated

Sir William Rothenstein: Portrait drawings

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8848
Scope and Contents

Drawings of Sir Francis Darwin (1848-1925), 1904, in charcoal, 29.5 x 23cm; Francis MacDonald Cornford (1874-1963), 1909, in charcoal and red chalk, 33.5 x 28.5cm; and Frances Crofts Cornford (1886-1960), daughter of Sir Francis Darwin, undated, in charcoal, 25.5. x 35.5cm.

Dates: 1904-1909
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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