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Letters to Siegfried Sassoon

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9792

Scope and Contents

Letters from C. St J. Pulley, Secretary of the Royal Society of Literature, to Siegfried Sassoon (including circular letters to the Academic Committee of the Royal Society of Literature), with related items including an agenda for a meeting of the Academic Committee, a notice of a luncheon, a volume of printed reports of the Royal Society of Literature annotated by Sassoon, and a letter from Thomas Sturge Moore to Sassoon. The correspondence concerns the award of the Society's Benson Medal in 1939, and Sassoon's consequent resignation as a Fellow of the Society.

Dates

  • 1938-1939

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

11 folio(s) (11 folios and 1 volume paper) : paper

1 volume(s) (11 folios and 1 volume paper)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 2008

Bibliography

See James Fergusson, 'Benson and hedging', 'RSL', 2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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