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Laurence Housman: Letters to Ida Northcote

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9506

Scope and Contents

Contains the following: [1-254] Letters, LH to ISN, 1929-58 (but [51(ii)] = MICHAEL LEGGE to LH,1937). [255-270] Letters, LH to ISN, undated. [271-272] Letters, LH to 'Shadwell', n.d., 1924. [273-274] Letters, LH to Clemence?, 1933, n.d. NORTHCOTE, 1929-58 [275-277] Letters, AEH to ISN, 1928-35. [278-316] Letters, CLEMENCE HOUSMAN to ISN, 1930-43 and undated. [317-318] Letters, KATHARINE E. SYMONS (sister of LH) to ISN, 1936-37. [319] Letter, M.F. to ISN, 1947 [320-323] Photographs of LH and CLEMENCE H. [324] Printed card, LH poem 'Light looked down and beheld Darkness', n.d. [325] LH, T/S poem 'Benjy's dream', n.d. [326] Theatre programme for LH's Little plays of St. Francis, 1934. [327-331] Newscuttings, reviews of LH's book, 80th birthday, obituary. [332-335] A.E. HOUSMAN: Alfred Edward Housman. Recollections by Katharine E. Symons, A.W. Pollard, Laurence Housman, R.W. Chambers, Alan Ker, A.S.F. Gow, John Sparrow, publ. Bromsgrove School, 1936; More memories of A.E.H., by Mrs. E.W. Symons (sister); typescript and newscutting on interment of AEH's ashes. [336-337] Provenance.


  • Creation: 1929-1958


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Sheehan, 1998. Mrs. Shehan is Ida Stafford-Northcote's granddaughter.

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