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Letters from various authors to Hugh Owen Meredith, 1903-10-03 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HM/1/2

Scope and Contents

Original letters to Hugh Meredith: -3 ALS from Lytton Strachey, 3 Oct 1903, 26 Mar [1905] and 5 May 1909, with 2 envelopes; -2 ALS from Lascelles Abercrombie, 30 May [c. 1907-9] and 9 June 1907; -1 ALS from A[rthur] C[hristopher] Benson, 16 Dec 1910; -1 ALS from Rupert Brooke, 5 Jan 1911, with envelope; -1 ALS from Bertrand Russell, 13 Apr 1911, with envelope; -1 TLS from [EM Forster], with envelope postmarked 21 June 1911; -1 ALS from G[odfrey] H[arold] Hardy, with envelope postmarked 2 Jan 1912; -2 ALS from Roger Fry, 6 Feb 1912 and 30 Dec 1912 enclosing an unsigned woodblock print Madonna and Child Christmas card, with one envelope; -1 ALS from John Maynard Keynes, 20 Oct 1913, with envelope. (16 pages + 8 envelopes of originals.) Photocopies of letters to Hugh Meredith: -from Brooke, Forster, Fry and Keynes as above; -1 ALS from Virginia Stephen (later Woolf), 6 Feb [1912], with envelope; -1 ALS from D[avid] H[erbert] Lawrence, 2 Nov 1915, with envelope.


  • Creation: 1903-10-03 - 1987



1 envelope(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

(part) Misc. 15/2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopies of the Brooke, Forster, Fry and Keynes letters were provided by S Gorley Putt in March 1987 and previously catalogued as Misc. 15/2. Photocopies of the DH Lawrence and Virginia Stephen letters, and all the originals were given by S May, executor to S Gorley Putt, in March 2020.

Related Materials

See JMK/PP/45/244 for the Wyndham Lewis letter cited in the Keynes letter here.

Related Materials

Putt's copy of 1980s correspondence between himself and King's is held in the Archivist's accessions file.

Date information

DateText: Original material dated 3 Oct. 1903-2 Nov. 1915; some photocopies were made in 1987.

Finding aid date

2004-02-02 10:42:42+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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