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Marsh, Sir Edward Howard, 1872-1953 (Knight, public servant and patron of the arts)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1872-1953

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Christopher Hassall: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905
Scope and Contents 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: 1900-1999 (20th century)
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

Frances Cornford: Letters to Sir Edward Marsh

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9280
Scope and Contents Sir Edward Howard Marsh (1872-1953), patron of the arts and for many years private secretary to Sir Winston Churchill, was a close friend of Rupert Brooke, and wrote the Memoir introducing Brooke's Collected Poems in 1918. Frances Cornford's letters provided him with much information about Brooke and his circle of friends.
Dates: 1915-1951 (Some undated)
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).
 File

Journal, 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/17
Scope and Contents The volume is a plain notebook titled 'Journal 1921', written while living at 54 Tufton Street. It is entirely comprised of diary entries in an unusually fair hand together with many later annotations and expurgated sections. It includes: - quotations from Conrad, Sir J. Davies, Pope, Bertrand Russell, Goethe and Stendhal: /1b (r)-1b(v). - list of social engagements: /7r, 8r. - mention of the suicide of young Holloway at Nellie Burton's lodgings at Half Moon Street: /9r. - Sassoon's work for...
Dates: 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)
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-09852-00001-00017/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
 Item

Letter from Eddie [Marsh] (20, West Road, Cambridge) to Siegfried Sassoon (no place given), 6 Feb. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/41/3
Scope and Contents Criticism of the poem 'Go winds, on Wings of War' sent to him by Sassoon; Sassoon's domestic situation; news of Christopher; comments on works by other authors. This item was removed from MS Add.9852/1/41 p. 209.
Dates: 6 Feb. 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The First World War journals and some post-war journals (MSS Add.9852/1/4-25 and 32) are unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition. Digital copies of these items can be consulted in the Sassoon Journals section of the Cambridge Digital Library, https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/sassoon/1. The other journals are available for consultation.
 Item

Letter from Eddie [Marsh] (20, West Road, Cambridge) to Siegfried Sassoon (no place given), 15 Feb. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/41/4
Scope and Contents Re alterations to ['Go winds, on Wings of War']; is against sending a poem to the times despite its novel form; commentary on Lawrence's work; news of Christopher; comments about the war etc. This item was removed from MS Add.9852/1/41 p. 209.
Dates: 15 Feb. 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The First World War journals and some post-war journals (MSS Add.9852/1/4-25 and 32) are unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition. Digital copies of these items can be consulted in the Sassoon Journals section of the Cambridge Digital Library, https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/sassoon/1. The other journals are available for consultation.
 File

Letter from Edward Marsh, 4 Aug. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/M/18
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: 4 Aug. 1940
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 Sir Edward Marsh, (1872-1953), civil servant, patron of the arts, (Whitehall) to Siegfried Sassoon re thanks for ''Lingual Exercises'', 2 Apr. 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/219
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: 2 Apr. 1925
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 Sir Winston Churchill to Siegfried Sassoon (via Eddie Marsh), 25 June 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/5/15
Scope and Contents Typed letter from Churchill (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent) to Marsh stating that Sassoon's views that the film story of T.E. Lawrence should be dignified and accurate agreed with those of Alexander Korda. The letter was forwarded to Sassoon by Marsh, with an added note.
Dates: 25 June 1935
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

Obituary of Sir Edward Marsh from The Times, 14 Jan. 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/2/3/6/5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Cuttings of reviews and press articles, chiefly from Durrant's Press Agency. Many list Sassoon or Faber and Faber as clients but some were clearly collated by Egremont during his own research.
Dates: 14 Jan. 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).

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