Olivier, Edith Maud, 1879-1948 (novelist)
- Existence: 1879 - 1948
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The volume is a ruled notebook and almost entirely comprises diary entries. It also includes: a verse sent to Stephan Tennant on Christmas Day, 1931 based on King Lear: /47r-47v; and a list of locations of nights spent away from home: /1v-2r.
N.B. There are no loose enclosures or detached folios. The foliation is the archivist's.
Letter from Edith Olivier, (1879-1948), novelist, (Daye House, Quidhampton, Salisbury), to Siegfried Sassoon, 3 Jan. 1929
Response to letter from Sassoon, and putting off visit, as schoolmistress friend is coming.
Letter from Edith Olivier, (1879-1948), novelist, (no place given) to Siegfried Sassoon enquiring about the health of Stephen Tennant, 1 Feb. 1929
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 There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.
Congratulating Siegfried and Hester Sassoon on the birth of their son George. Also enclosing a letter from Patience Platen requesting that Sassoon give a second talk to raise funds for the Wilts Rural Music School, as tickets for the first had sold out.
Three letters from Edith Olivier (Quidhampton, Salisbury) to Lady Katherine Gatty, mother of Hester Sassoon (née Gatty); with a set of envelopes. Two photographs of Siegfried Sassoon are included.