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Turner, Walter James Redfern, 1889-1946 (poet and critic)

 Person

Biography

Turner, Walter James, (1884 -1946) Australian critic, Siegfried Sassoon's landlord

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

'Boswell and Walter James; Goethe and Daniel Malthus' by C. Ryskamp, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/18/Ryskamp/3
Scope and Contents

Offprint from Eighteenth-Century Studies In Honor of Donald F. Hyde.

Dates: Publication: 1970
 File

Journal, 20 July 1922-20 Nov. 1922 (with later annotations, including one dated 1930)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/19
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook, 'marked 1922 II', and mostly comprises diary entries (chiefly of Sassoon's trip to France, Germany and Italy with Walter Turner, Frankie Schuster and Philipp of Hesse). Entries also include mention of Lord Berners, Gabriel Atkin, the Sitwells, Robert Graves and Ottoline Morrell, among others. The volume also includes:- a list of hotels in France, Germany and Italy: /1v. - a quotation from Gibbon, 'Autobiography': /1v. ...
Dates: 20 July 1922-20 Nov. 1922 (with later annotations, including one dated 1930)
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-09852-00001-00019/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
 File

Postcard from Walter James Turner (Florence) to Siegfried Sassoon, 17 Nov. 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/916
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: 17 Nov. 1923
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).
 Sub-Series

Postcards from Walter James Turner, (1884-1946), Australian critic, Siegfried Sassoon's landlord to Siegfried Sassoon from Italy and France, 1923-1924

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/262-4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection largely comprises letters addressed to Sassoon although there are few other recipients such as Glen Byam Shaw and Georgiana Theresa Thornycroft, Siegfried Sassoon's mother. There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.

Dates: 1923-1924
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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