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Letters of condolence, Apr 1972-Jun 1973

MS. 6681/28

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Also contains letters written after the memorial service. Includes correspondence with (inter alia):
  1. Frank E. Halliday, with typescript poem 'To Cecil Day Lewis' [Oct 1972]; Edwina Wray; Joy Finzi; Bronwen Simmonds (née Thomas); Patrick Savage; Dr Gerald Leatherman ('Uncle Gerry'); Iris Murdoch; Ursula Vaughn-Williams; Sidney Bernstein. Also includes letter regarding collected letters of W.B. Yeats [Jun 1973]. Apr 1972-Jun 1973 [= closed]
  2. Telegram from Queen Elizabeth II, 22 May 1972 [= closed]
  3. Copy of Summer Fields magazine, 1972, with enclosed letter from H.C.T. ('Henry'), 10 Nov 1972
  4. Stephen Hearst and Sean Day-Lewis (regarding memorial service, with notes by Jill Balcon); Arthur Bliss; Roy Fuller, with article from Oxford University Gazette, 23 Jun 1972; Dame Helen Gardner. Includes various typescript poems. Jun-Nov 1972 [=closed]
  5. Rachel Fields; Paul Rotha; Dr John Robinson. Includes various typescript poems, one by John Horder and one by Douglas Gibson. Jun-Dec 1972 [=closed]
  6. Phillida Stone; Francesca and Robert Langbaum; Meredith Davies; Austen Williams; Reynolds Stone. May 1972-Jun 1973


  • Apr 1972-Jun 1973


1 box (6 folders)

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MS. 6681/28

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Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom