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Tomlinson, Henry Major, 1873-1958 (writer and traveller)

 Person

Biography

Henry Major Tomlinson (1873-1958), writer and traveller

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Journal, 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/21
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook, marked '1924 III', and mostly comprises diary entries on Sassoon's motoring tour with John Philbin. They include accounts of visits to Garsington (home of Lady Ottoline Morrell) and Max Gate, Dorchester (home of Thomas Hardy), where T.E. Lawrence and H.M. Tomlinson were also guests: /3v-15r, and an account of a stay with Ruth and Henry Head: /17v-18v. The volume also includes: - drafts of poetry: /32v-33v. 'An industrial landscape';...
Dates: 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
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-09852-00001-00021/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
 Item

Letter from H.M. Tomlinson, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8900/5/5/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Minutes, accounts, lists of books recommended and considered, letters from English and French committee members and prizewinners, and newscuttings. Letters from prizewinners: Percy Lubbock, Mary Webb (6), Radclyffe Hall, Virginia Woolf, H.M. Tomlinson, Charles Morgan (7), Stella Gibbons/Webb (4), Elizabeth Jenkins (2), L.H. Myers (2), Margaret Lane, Richard Church (2), and Robert Graves. Letters from French prizewinners: Joseph Kessel, François Mauriac, Marion Gilbert (2), étienne Burnet...
Dates: 1929
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 from H. M. Tomlinson (Croydon and elsewhere) to Siegfried Sassoon re literature and politics, 17 Aug. 1937-20 Dec. 1945 (17 August 1937; 28 March, 8 November 1938; 10 January, March, 23 Jun 1939; 20 December 1945)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/899-906
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 Aug. 1937-20 Dec. 1945 (17 August 1937; 28 March, 8 November 1938; 10 January, March, 23 Jun 1939; 20 December 1945)
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).
 Fonds

Siegfried Sassoon: Wonted Themes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9773
Scope and Contents

A collection of 14 poems, handwritten by Sassoon and bearing his monogram. Fair copy with occasional corrections. Poems: 'Apologia', 'The Tasking', 'Another Spring', 'An Epitome', 'The Best of It', 'The Worst of It', 'The Half Century', 'Neighbours', 'A Reunion', 'Not Guilty', 'Human Bondage', 'Can it be...', 'The Offering' and 'Two Twinklings'. With a related letter from Sassoon to 'Tommy' [H.M. Tomlinson], Heytesbury, 1 Jan. 1953.

Dates: 1952-1953
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).

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