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Letters 'On Poetry &c. Literary to July 1949', 1911-1949; n.d.

MS. 7154/1

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Correspondence and related papers from folders 'Letters & papers (1930)' and 'On Poetry &c. Literary to July 1949', many with retrospective comments by Ruth Pitter:
  1. Folder 1: A-F. Topics and correspondents include M.E. Alderson (two poems), 1947 and n.d.; Francis Andrews (poem 'To Ruth Pitter'), n.d.; Owen Barfield, 1949; Ernest Beavis, 1927; H. Belloc, 1925-1936; Lawrence Binyon, 1929; Kurt Berger, 1949; 'Boss' (Ruth Pitter's boss when working at the Income Duty Department at the War Office) with a letter signed by her colleagues, 1917; Stephen Bowes, n.d.; David Cecil, 1941-1949 and many n.d.; H. Clifton. 1937; John Coghlan, 1937 and 1938; Mary E. Cooley (with a booklet of poems 'Moral Stories from Mineral Land'), 1947; Sydney Cockerell, 1949; 'Dad' (George Pitter), 1918, and two letters from Ruth Pitter to her father, 1921 and n.d.; Humphrey Dakin, 1936 and n.d.; Walter de la Mare, 1939 and 1942; Enid Derham (printed booklet 'How the Animals Came to Australia'), 1930; Marianne More for The Dial, 1928; Margaret Diggle (with poems), n.d.; The Dublin Magazine, 1934; Jane Dunn, n.d.; W.R. Dunn, n.d.; E.R. Eddison (two extracts from 'Mistress of Mistresses', n.d.); J.T. Edwards (poem), n.d.; Olive Edwards, 1935 and 1940; Shirley Edwards, 1947; J.A. Elliot, 1947; A.R.D. Fairburn, 1935; Verity Forsyth (postcard and poem), 1948 and n.d.; Canon Adam Fox, 1944.
  2. Folder 2: G-O. Topics and correspondents include Rudolph Gilbert, 1943 and 1946; C.M. Grieve, 1937; Dora Hagemeyer (with poem), 1939; W.J. Haley/ Manchester Evening News, 1935-1936; Christopher V. Hassall, n.d.; Joan Hassall (with illustrated poem booklets), 1948-1949; Hawthornden Prize (invitation, laudation by Hugh MacDiarmid, 1938); Audrey Heath-Lemon (sheet music with dedication to Ruth Pitter), 1937; Stephen Hudson, 1937; Julian Huxley, 1937, 1939 and n.d.; Kennet, 1938; Francis King, 1939; Margaret E. Layton (poem), 1939; Isaac Levine, 1949; newspaper cuttings relating to C.S. Lewis, 1947 and n.d.; John Masefield/ Macmillan, 1935, 1937 and n.d.; invitation and table plan for dinner in honour of Sir Edward Marsh, 1937; C.M. Mathieson, 1938 and 1939; Sir Humphrey Milford/ Oxford University Press, 1940 and n.d.; A.A. Milne (booklet 'A Reader's Guide, Books for Children'), 1948; Thomas Sturge Moore, 1939; Philip Morrell (regarding death of Ottoline Morrell ), 1938; 'Mother' (Louisa Pitter), 1918; Norah McCausland (poems). 1939; Percy MacKaye (with poem), 1938; M. Nightingale, 1943; Alfred Richard Orage/ The New Age, 1911-1914 and 1932-1934; Oxford Summer Diversions (programme), 1937.


  • 1911-1949; n.d.


1 box (2 folders)


MS. 7154/1

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