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Wilson, John Dover, 1881-1969 (literary scholar and educationalist)

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John Dover Wilson (1881-1969), literary scholar and educationalist

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence from J. Dover Wilson, 30 Nov. 1945-10 July 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/W/57-70
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 30 Nov. 1945-10 July 1955
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

from J. Dover Wilson, Balerno, Midlothian, 15 Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/W/67
Scope and Contents

[postcard]

Dates: 15 Sep 1946
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

from J. Dover Wilson, Three Beeches, Balerno, Midlothian, 24 Oct 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/W/66
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.

Dates: 24 Oct 1944
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 (John) Dover Wilson (Balerno, Midlothian) to Siegfried Sassoon congratulating him on receiving the Queen's Medal, news of 'H. M. T.' and own family, 30 June 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/1044
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).
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Letter from John Dover Wilson to Philip Gaskell, 1 Nov. 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/477
Scope and Contents

Thanks for specimens of pamphlets, glad that 'Bibliography has at last taken root at Cambridge'; written in secretary hand, which he learnt 40 years ago from Maunde Thompson

Dates: 1 Nov. 1953
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

Letters to Philip Gaskell from bibliographers, 19 May 1951-23 Feb. 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/470-477
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 19 May 1951-23 Feb. 1956
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

Wilson, J. Dover: Correspondence with the Press, 1913 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2/13447
Scope and Contents

Includes mention of Frazer, N.L.; Couch, A. Quiller-; Stable, J.J.; Lummis, E.W.; Holden, J.; de la Mare, W.; Strachey, L.; Priestley, J.B.; Twentyman, A.E.; Cavanagh, F.A.; Bald, R.C.; Sadler, M.E.; Atkins, H.G.; Bell, C.; Ward, H. and Draper, J.W. and reports by Sadler, M.E.; Harrison, G.B.; Greg, W.W. and McKerrow, R.B.

Dates: 1913 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.

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