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Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951 (actor and composer)

 Person

Biography

Ivor Novello [real name David Ivor Davies] (1893-1951), composer, actor, and playwright

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

copy of letter from Ivor Novello, 11 Aldwych, WC 2 to Todman, 3 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/N/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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: 3 Dec 1951
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

Correspondents N, 1951-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/N
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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: 1951-1962
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

Feature story on Ivor Novello, with photographs, from 'The Sketch', 18 Apr. 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/102/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This collection contains 373 letters, notes and postcards from Sassoon to Byam Shaw, 1924-1966; some with additional enclosures. Many have inferred dates written in pencil [by Hart-Davis]. It includes a number of items received by Sassoon and perhaps then forwarded on to Shaw, e.g. MS Add.9454/86-90; these are listed chronologically where not clearly associated with a particular letter. Undated letters are numbered from /369-373. All letters are from Sassoon to Shaw unless otherwise...
Dates: 18 Apr. 1928
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

Letter, 21 Oct 1925 (date inferred; marked 'Tuesday night')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/6
Scope and Contents

Wishes Shaw was still there, refers to an intimate conversation about 'I.N' [Ivor Novello]; originally enclosing a photograph (not extant).

Dates: 21 Oct 1925 (date inferred; marked 'Tuesday night')
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

Letter (54 Tufton St, London), 22 Oct 1925 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/7
Scope and Contents

Thanking Shaw for a letter, promising not to be demanding, discussing his betrayal by 'our mutual friend' [?Ivor Novello].

Dates: 22 Oct 1925 (year inferred)
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

Letter (54 Tufton St, London), 25 Nov 1925 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/17
Scope and Contents

Re his dusty cricket bag, Constance Collier, 'I.N. [Ivor Novello] and other news.

Dates: 25 Nov 1925 (year inferred)
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 Ivor [?Novello] (69 Rustlings Road, Sheffield) to Jack at the Savage Club, about death of R., and Aunt Dot's reaction; with added note in another hand 'an interesting and human letter from Ivor', 11 Nov. 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/997
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: 11 Nov. 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).