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Miscellaneous TSS. and MSS., c.1937-1983; n.d.

MS. 7154/19

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Other literary papers by Ruth Pitter:
  1. Folder 1: [Auto]biographical writings, including 'Biographical Note', n.d., with updates 1946, 1952 and 1961; biographical writings including a copy of a letter by Ruth Pitter to Alan Denson about A.E. [George William Russell], 1950; reminiscences of her confirmation, n.d.; reflections on her poetry and beliefs, n.d.; reminiscences of A.R. Orage and Hilaire Belloc, 1970. Also includes reminiscences of Ruth Pitter by others, including by Kathleen O'Hara, c.1937; various versions of Ruth Pitter's bibliography; and TS. and offprint of article by Francine Muffoletto Landreneau, 'Ruth Pitter (7 November 1897 - )', with a related letter by the author, 1983.
  2. Folder 2: TSS. [of articles, radio scripts, reviews, lectures], A-G, including 'A Desperate Encounter', 'A Five-Pound Poem', ' A Half-Century's Dream Come True', 'A Hero of Our Time - Charles Williams', ' A Return to Poetic Law', 'A Timeless Moment - Instant Maturity', 'A Treasure of the Spirit', 'Charles de Tessier Stabb. An Appreciation', 'Culture and the Cultivation', 'Dance of the Blessed Spirits', 'Dorothy Wellesley (Duchess of Wellington) 1889-1956', 'English Diaries. Dorothy Wordsworth', 'Farewell Happy Fields', 'Glory is real', Glow-Worm Country', 'Going On', 'Growing Up With Poetry', n.d. [c.1940s-1970s].
  3. Folder 3: TSS. [of articles, radio scripts, reviews, lectures], K-T, including 'Keep Beauty in Your Life', 'Love is the Lord of All', 'Londoners Love Cats', 'Mike-Shyness in the Female Sex', 'One Christmas in the Past', 'Our Glamourous Aunt Kitty', 'Our Hainault Forest', 'Poetry in the Bad Old Days', 'Pope', ' Preface to The Poems of N.S. Power', 'Reverting to Type', 'Romance - The Great Deception', 'Swallows in the Family', 'The Art of Reading in Ignorance', 'The Image and the Reality', 'The Pleasures of Old Age', 'The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park', 'The Three Romances of C.S. Lewis', n.d. [c.1940s-1970s]. Also includes untitled TSS., TS. fragments, and some MS. notes, n.d.


  • c.1937-1983; n.d.


1 box (3 folders)


MS. 7154/19

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