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Papers of the Revd Cyril Tomkinson, chiefly consisting of letters from Siegfried Sassoon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9926

Scope and Contents

With notes by Tomkinson concerning this relationship with Sassoon, letters and postcards from a few other correspondents, and printed items.


  • Creation: 1922-1946 (some dates inferred or conjectured)


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1 archive box(es) (1 box paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Estate of the Revd Cyril Tomkinson, through the Revd Nigel Hancock.

Related Materials

A volume of letters to Tomkinson, including (ff. 35-52) 10 letters from Sassoon, 1923-1960, together with related printed items, is held as MS Add. 7595. Cambridge University Library holds numerous other collections relating to Sassoon, including MSS Add. 7935, 7973/S3-S77, 8276, 8483-94, 8538-39, 8541, 8633 (Box 9), 8889, 8905/2/3/44-59, 8905/10/S/1-S22, 9375, 9454, 9608, 9700, 9724, 9773, 9784/191-194, 9792, 9852, 9877 and 9926, MSS Microfilm 11283-7, and Rare Books classmarks CCC.39.24, CCC.39.47, CCC.39.48, Keynes.J.1-Keynes.J.4 and Syn.7.91.43(1)-(3). Letters from Tomkinson to Sassoon are at MS Add. 8889/3/277, MS Add. 9375/878-895, MS Add.9852/9/4/17 and MS Add.9852/9/5/8.

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