Found in 181 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence written by Christopher Hassall to his friend George Benson, together with related items including a diary volume with entries by Hassall, literary texts by Hassall, notes by Benson, letters between other correspondents, and printed items.
Verses copied from the St James' evening post, the Grub Street journal, and other publications, including items by William Walsh, Sir C.H. Williams, T. Tickell, Stevenson, Bavius, David Garrick, C. Pitt, and Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 32 folios. On fo. i is a woodcut entitled 'The patient husband&scolding Wife', with verses below. On fos 27v and 28r is a list of contents.
There is to be a meeting of the Old Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Antiquarian Society on Castle Hill, to which Geoffrey Martin and F. Stubbings are invited. Gorley Putt and Peck are writing a ballad called 'The Bursar Drives an Air-Conditioned Car'. Weiss-Fuch is to be in college that evening and Professor Robert Burns Woodward is to be a Fellow.
Commonplace collection containing religious poetry, copies of letters, cuttings, etc., including material relating to Byron and Napoleon, written in several hands, 269 folios. There is an index of contents on pp. iv-xi.
Copies of documents, chiefly historical, concerning George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, and the reigns of King James I and King Charles I, c. 1650
Correspondence between Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, together with poems, verse dialogues, newspaper cuttings, photographs and related items. The letters date between 1953 and 1967. They are from Sassoon, and addressed from Heytesbury, unless otherwise stated. A few were addressed jointly to Dennis and Diana Silk. There are three letters from Dennis Silk to Sassoon, and letters from a few other correspondents are included as enclosures.
Photocopied typescript of the poems in the book, with a title page dated 1979. The poems bear dates between 1972 and 1979. With two sheets of manuscript notes in the hand of John Welch, one apparently not relating to 'Hotel Zingo'.
Two volumes of poems, some printed. Includes 'The Knaresborough Election', a poem in two parts, in second volume.
Literary papers and correspondence of Denise Riley, consisting chiefly of letters and texts sent to Riley and a small selection of her (mainly earlier) poetry and critical/academic writing.
(1) 'A conference held in the castell of Ste Angelo by the pope, the emperor and the king of Spaine', beginning (the pope being the speaker) 'Welcome dear sonne unto our courte of Rome'. The work was edited, with prefatory matter of his own, by John Taylor the water poet in 1631, under the title 'The suddaine turne of fortune's wheele'; (2) 'David's sins, 1 Sam. xxi', a poem, beginning 'In Juda and Jerusalem ...'.
The first part consists of a number of rough pictorial capitals in the order of the alphabet, with five or six lines of letterpress appended to each. The title page is embellished. The second part is entitled 'Chansons, anno MCCCCC,XCIX'; among others are 'Nien liedeken', relating to 'Wilhelmus van Nassau'.
'Fresh thought on an old poem' and 'To Diana', holograph poems signed by Edmund Blunden.
Ethical and theological extracts and notes, lecture notes on 'mental philosophy,' welsh poetry and Michaelangelo's sonnets, both translated into English.
Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.