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Kendon, Frank, 1893 -1959 (publisher and novelist)

 Person

Biography

Frank Samuel Herbert Kendon (1893-1959), publisher, novelist, Quaker, pacifist, and poet, was Assistant Secretary of the Cambridge University Press, 1935-56, and a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, 1948-59. His autobiography The small years was published in 1930; his novel Martin Makesure appeared in 1950.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Frank Kendon: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251
Scope and Contents 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: 1921-1961 (Circa)
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

Letter from Frank Kendon, (1893-1959), poet and prose writer, (no place given) to Siegfried Sassoon re appreciation of [''The Tasking''?], 1955 (date uncertain)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/181
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 There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.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: 1955 (date uncertain)
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 Frank Kendon, (1893-1959), poet and prose writer, (no place given) to Siegfried Sassoon sending copy of ''Cage and Wing'' [1948, CCC.39.49], 7 Feb. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/1/26
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: 7 Feb. 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).

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