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Charitessi 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7333

Scope and Contents

Documents relating to Elizabeth Bridges's anonymous volume of poems, 'Charitessi 1911' [title transliterated from Greek], printed at the Cambridge University Press and published by Bowes and Bowes, Cambridge, 1912. The contents include a manuscript copy of the poems, a draft title page of the volume and notes to the printer, all in the hand of Francis Jenkinson; a printed proof of the volume bearing annotations in various hands, including corrections apparently in the hand of Elizabeth Bridges; a further printed proof, pages uncut, unmarked except for a note that the text 'differs in trifles' from the book as published; two letters from Robert Bridges to Francis Jenkinson, Chilswell [near Oxford], 31 May and 2 July [1912]; and a letter from Harry Richardson Creswick, University Librarian, to C. Nowell Smith, Cambridge, 26 Feb. 1952, bearing a response from Simon Nowell Smith to Creswick, London, 28 Feb. 1952, on the same sheet.


  • Creation: 1912-1952


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

From the miscellaneous papers of Hugh Fraser Stuart, received via Harry Richardson Creswick, March 1952.

Related Materials

Three letters from Elizabeth Bridges to Francis Jenkinson, 1915-1916 and undated, are at MS Add. 6463/8155, 8335 and 9707.

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