Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Contains letters and papers held by Ida Darwin. The bulk of the collection are letters sent to Ida Darwin but also includes a small quantity sent to her husband Horace Darwin, a small collection of papers relating to the purchase of opals by her son Erasmus Darwin, a collection of envelopes addressed to and letters sent to Gwen Raverat, photographs of Ida's family, and a few items of ephemera.
8 letters, some on psychological, sexual and religious matters. With 3 poems by Laurence Housman. The correspondence has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct quotation.
Includes offprints of articles on John Clare by Mark Stoney.
The letters listed below from Stanley Baldwin to his elder son Oliver are additional to those acquired by the University Library at auction in 1989 (MS Add.8795). John Boyle (1893-1969) was Oliver Baldwin's companion for thirty-five years from 1923. He had Conservative sympathies and great charm, and was liked by both Oliver's parents.
49 letters to Oliver Baldwin, containing mostly family and personal news, with occasional references to the strain of political life. There is also 1 letter from the Shropshire Archaeological Society to Stanley Baldwin, 17 June 1937, on his Earldom, and congratulating him for selecting Corvedale, a Shropshire place name, for his subsidiary title.
The collection principally consists of draft texts, offprints and correspondence relating to articles, lectures and broadcasts delivered by Hamson. Some correspondence, most of which concerns various honours and offices held, is also included, together with a small number of items relating to Hamson’s school and university education.