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Dominic Hibberd’s working files, 1909-2003

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MS. 12282/43

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Folder 1 [Former reference folder 6]:
  1. Item 1 postcard from Bordeaux, labelled ‘Porte Dijeaux’
  2. Item 2 postcard from Bordeaux, unlabelled
  3. Item 3 photograph of Milford train station, labelled ‘Summer 1999, Milford Station, Elizabeth Owen’
  4. Item 4 postcard labelled ‘Bordeaux’
  5. Item 5 postcard labelled ‘Bordeaux’
  6. Item 6 MS list by Dominic Hibberd, entitled ‘still to be filed/recorded’
  7. Item 7a-g photocopies of items owned by 2/Lt John Foulkes’ daughter, Mrs Pat Denny: Foulkes’ annotated map for the canal crossing; MS drafts for his and Wilfred Owen’s citations, with TS transcript; 2 cuttings about him, with portrait, c.1919.
  8. Item 8 envelope entitled ‘Laurent Tailhade & his lecture & Bagnères, Bordeaux / photocopies of articles etc.’
  9. Item 9 photocopy of press cutting from The Graphic, 13 Dec 1919. Contains article ‘Tailhade, the last of the generation of Verlaine’ by Arthur Symons. Annotated with a note from Helen [?] to Dominic Hibberd.
  10. Item 10 photocopy of extract of reprinted letter from Tailhade to Wilfred Owen, 1 Apr 1915. With note ‘Yggdrasil, July-Aug 1939’
  11. Item 11 photocopy of press cutting from ‘L’Avenir des Hautes Pyrénées’ containing article by Tailhade ‘Deux séances littéraires et artistiques au Casino’, 30 Aug 1914.
  12. Item 11a copy of 11
  13. Item 12 TS of article on Laurent Tailhade by Sacha Guitry, written in French, n.d. 2 leaves.
  14. Item 13 print out of information on Tailhade from www.gatzke.org. 5 leaves. Light annotation.
  15. Item 14 2 photocopies of encyclopedia entries for Laurent Tailhade. 2 leaves.
  16. Item 15 photocopy of bulletin from Société Ramond on Laurent Tailhade. 8 leaves.
  17. Item 16 photocopy of extract from ‘La Poesie du XIXe siècle’. Chapter concerns Tailhade. 6 leaves.
  18. Item 17 photocopy of introduction to Tailhade’s ‘Plaidoyer pour Dreyfus’ by Gilles Picq. 8 leaves.
  19. Item 18 map labelled ‘St Quentin’
  20. Item 19 print of photograph of 5th Manchester Regiment - Witley Camp, July 1916. Includes Wilfred Owen in front row.
  21. Item 20 postcard from Bill [?] to Mrs JW [Hiles?], 1913
  22. Item 21 postcard of Bold Street, Fleetwood
  23. Item 22 photograph labelled ‘Summer 1999 / Thorpe’s Bookshop, Guildford’
  24. Item 23 photograph labelled ‘111 Bold Street, Fleetwood, Lancashire / Wilfred Owen was here 1916 / Photograph by Ronald Kennedy’
  25. Item 24 photocopy of 4 postcards, labelled ‘John Young’s postcards’
  26. Item 25 photocopy of 4 postcards, annotated.
  27. Item 26 photocopy of photograph of Hare Hall
  28. Item 27 photocopy of postcard of Bordeaux
  29. Item 28 photocopy of two postcards from Bagnères
  30. Item 29 photocopy of postcard from Bagnères
  31. Item 30 photograph of Tailhade’s plinth, labelled ‘May 1999 / Plinth - Muse / Bagnère de Bigorre / Inscription on statue plinth’
  32. Item 31 photocopy of photograph of Bagnères de Bigorre
  33. Item 32 photocopy of photographs of Birkenhead
  34. Item 33 photocopy of drawing of Dunsden Vicarage by Elizabeth Owen
  35. Item 34 photocopy of drawing of Mahim by Elizabeth Owen
  36. Item 35 photocopy of drawing of Plas Wilmot by Elizabeth Owen
  37. Item 36 photocopy of drawing of Borrage Lane by Elizabeth Owen
  38. Item 37 photocopy of article by Dominic Hibberd on what Wilfred Owen would have done after 1918, had he survived, [1993]. 4 leaves.
  39. Item 38 photocopy of all known photographs of Wilfred Owen. 5 leaves.
Folder 2 [Former reference folder 7]. Includes MS partial list of items by Dominic Hibberd, and a scored out list of items in [Former reference 41].Comprises:
  1. Item 1 covering note to Sue Usher, of Oxford English Faculty Library, describing the following collection, 9 Jan 1998
  2. Item 2 photocopy of letter from Arthur Newboult to John Bell, 1 Feb 1967. Concerning memories of Wilfred Owen.
  3. Item 4 photocopy of letter from Arthur Newboult to John Bell, 8 Feb 1967. Concerning Craiglockhart.
  4. Item 5 photocopy of letter from Arthur Newboult to John Bell, 19 Feb 1967. Concerning attached photographs (not included here)
  5. Item 7 photocopy of letter from Mary Newboult to John Bell, 26 Feb 1967. Concerning memories of Wilfred Owen.
  6. Item 11 photocopy of letter from Mary Newboult to John Bell, 4 Mar 1967. Concerning memories of Wilfred Owen.
  7. Item 13 photocopy of letter from Charles La Touche to John Bell, 13 May 1966.
  8. Item 18 photocopy of letter from Charles La Touche to John Bell, 16 Jun 1966.
  9. Item 22 photocopy of letter from Charles La Touche to John Bell, 18 Aug 1966.
  10. Item 31 photocopy of letter from Charles La Touche to John Bell, 6 Jun 1967.
  11. Item 33 photocopy of letter from John David La Touche to ‘Nanny’, 7 Dec 1915
  12. Item 34 brief biography of John David La Touche by CJP La Touche, n.d.
  13. Item 36 photocopy of letter to Charles La Touche, 13 Nov 1974. Signature illegible.
  14. Item 37 photocopy of 4 mourning cards for members of the La Touche family
  15. Item 38 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 22 Feb 1966.
  16. Item 42 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 16 Mar 1966.
  17. Item 46 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 24 Apr 1966.
  18. Item 48 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 2 Jul 1966.
  19. Item 50 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 21 Aug 1966.
  20. Item 51 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 1 May [1967?]
  21. Item 56 photocopy of letter from John Bell to Charles La Touche, 2 Jun 1967.
  22. Item 57 photocopy of letter from Harold Owen to Charles La Touche, 10 Jun 1966.
  23. Item 61 photocopy of letter from Harold Owen to Charles La Touche, 6 May 1967.
  24. Item 63 photocopy of letter from Harold Owen to Charles La Touche, 16 Nov 1967.
  25. Item 66 photocopy of letter from Harold Owen to Charles La Touche, 23 Jan 1971.
  26. Item 68 photocopy of postcard from Phyllis Owen to Charles La Touche, n.d.
  27. Item 69 photocopy of letter from Phyllis Owen to Charles La Touche, Apr 1974.
  28. Item 72 letter from Barbara La Touche to Dominic Hibberd, 20 Jun 1998.
  29. Item 76 photocopy of an unsigned MS note in a copy of the Blunden edition of Wilfred Owen’s poems, probably by Dr Rayner
  30. Item 77 letter from Jean [?] to Dominic Hibberd, 25 Apr 2000.
  31. Item 79 photocopy of letter from Albert Webb to Mrs Bland, 11 Jul 1995.
  32. Item 82 letter from Danny Wigley to Dominic Hibberd, 24 May 2000
  33. Item 83 photocopy of two photographs of Herbert Bradley Briggs, both labelled.
  34. Item 84 photocopy of extract from ‘Jackson’s Illustrated Guide to Yorkshire’ by Richard Jackson. Includes advertisement for T Briggs & Sons.
  35. Item 85 unsigned TS entitled ‘Ray Williams, the scout at Hare Hall camp - and a possible photo of Wilfred’
  36. Item 87 letter from Rachel White to Dominic Hibberd, 24 Jul 2001. Includes photograph of the writer’s mother.
  37. Item 90 unsigned MS entitled Canon HR Bate, 7 Mar 1989. Includes postcard from HR Bate to Dominic Hibberd, 8 Feb 1989
  38. Item 92A letter from David Wilkinson to Dominic Hibberd, 16 Feb 1994.
  39. Item 92B letter from David Wilkinson to Dominic Hibberd, 31 Jan 1989.
  40. Item 93 script entitled Canon HR Bate, ‘Sixty Years After’. Both TS and MS.
  41. Item 108 photocopy of press cutting from Blackwood's Magazine, Nov 1975.
  42. Item 110 photocopy of letter from Molly [Searcy?]-Taylor to Major Hollingworth, 25 Nov 1940.
  43. Item 111 photocopy of pencil draft of recommendations for MC to Foulkes and Owen by Capt. Taylor, 1918
  44. Item 112 photocopy of notes from Taylor at Joncourt Ridge, 1-2 Oct 1918.
  45. Item 114 photocopy of Army Order from Gen. Rawlinson confirming awards, 1919.
  46. Item 115 photocopy of letter from Edmund Blunden to John Foulkes, 2 Mar 1930
  47. Item 116 photocopy of letter from Edmund Blunden to John Foulkes, 23 Mar 1930
  48. Item 118 photocopy of letter from Edmund Blunden to John Foulkes, 19 Mar 1931
  49. Item 119 photocopy of telegram from Lord Chamberlain to John Foulkes, n.d.
  50. Item 120 photocopy of MS notes about Wilfred Owen by John Foulkes for Edmund Blunden, [1930]
  51. Item 121 TS note about John Foulkes by Dominic Hibberd.
Folder 3 [Former reference folder 8]:
  1. Item 1 empty envelope entitled ‘Ripon + Scarborough’
  2. Item 2 empty envelope entitled ‘Western Front, Feb 1994’ with paragraph describing a trip to Jancourt.
  3. Item 3-5 photographs of Hindenburg Reserve Line, Feb 1994. All labelled.
  4. Item 6 photograph of German dugout at Jancourt, Feb 1994
  5. Item 7 photograph of American sign at Jancourt, Feb 1994
  6. Item 8 photograph of Hindenburg Reserve Line, Feb 1994.
  7. Item 9 photograph of Baskin Wood, Feb 1994.
  8. Item 10 photograph of Hindenburg Reserve Line, Feb 1994.
  9. Item 11 photograph of La Signy Farm and Baskin Wood, Feb 1994.
  10. Item 12 guidebook to Camera Obscura in Edinburgh
  11. Item 13 photocopy of advertisement for The Clarence Gardens Boarding House and Hotel, Ltd., n.d.
  12. Item 14 press cutting from Scarborough Evening News, n.d.
  13. Item 15 press cutting from English Rose Hotels, n.d.
  14. Item 16 MS notes on Owen places in England by Dominic Hibberd, Feb 1989.
  15. Item 17 photocopy of drawing of Plas Wilmot once belonging to Colin Owen.
  16. Item 18 photograph of Plas Wilmot, 1983
  17. Item 19 photograph of village hall on Dunsden Green, 1909
  18. Item 20 information concerning sale of the Glebe House, Dunsden, 1995.
  19. Item 21 information concerning sale of 111 Bold Street, Fleetwood, 1999.
  20. Item 22 MS note on Bordeaux & Bagnères, 1978.
  21. Item 23 advertisement for festival in Bagnères, 21-22 Jul [no year]
  22. Item 24 map of Bordeaux annotated by Dominic Hibberd, 1978
  23. Item 25 photograph of Bill Bulman, n.d.
  24. Item 26 letter from Philip W Guest to Dominic Hibberd, 23 Mar 1995
  25. Item 27 letter from Philip W Guest to Dominic Hibberd, 20 Dec 1996
  26. Item 28 letter from Philip W Guest to Dominic Hibberd, 1 Dec 1995
  27. Item 29 photocopy of letter from Liam J Hanna to Philip Guest, 2 Sep 1998
  28. Item 30 photocopy of map 10 from 'The Story of the French Army’ by Maj. Gen, Sir A Montgomery. Highlighted.
  29. Item 31 photocopy of extract from American Armies and Battlefields in Europe, 1938.
  30. Item 32 photocopy of map of Hindenburg Line. Highlighted.
  31. Item 33 TS with photographs, containing short biographuies of James Kirk and Hames Neville Marshall
  32. Item 34 photocopy of diagram of Cork Bridge Piers
  33. Item 35 photocopy of diagrams of the Platoon and the Company
  34. Item 36 photocopy of map of Ripon Army Camp, 1918
  35. Item 37 photocopy of extract from ‘A Ripon Record, 1887-1986’, ed. Edna Ellis, 1986. 3 leaves.
  36. Item 38 TS containing information of the Chapel of St. Michael de Monte
  37. Item 39 photocopy of extract from ‘A Guide Book to the antiquities of Aldborough and Boroughbridge’, 1927.7 leaves.
  38. Item 40 photocopy of ‘Community History Project’ leaflet from Ripon library, 1988
  39. Item 41 photocopy of extract from ‘A Ripon Record, 1887-1986’, ed. Edna Ellis, 1986.
  40. Item 42 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 26 Apr 1985
  41. Item 43 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 14 Jun 1985
  42. Item 44 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 27 Jun 1986
  43. Item 45 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 27 Jun 1986
  44. Item 46 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 27 Jun 1986
  45. Item 47 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 24 May 1985
  46. Item 48 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 13 Jun 1986
  47. Item 49 photocopy of press cutting from Ripon Gazette, 13 Jun 1986
Folder 4:
  1. Item 1 empty envelope labelled ‘Owen / Programmes & posters of readings, plays, etc.’
  2. Item 2 TS advertisement for dramatic reading of Wilfred Owen’s poems by Manchester Grammar School sixth form, 16 Dec [no year]
  3. Item 3 leaflet advertisement for anniversary lecture and concert, Eglise d’Ors, 4 Nov 2003
  4. Item 4 MS notes on reading advertised in item 2
  5. Item 5 conference programme for ‘Poètes et Soldats Britanniques dans la Première Guerre Mondiale’, University of Picardie, 14-16 Nov 1986.
  6. Item 6 advertisement for exhibition entitled ‘Wilfred Owen in 1918’ at English Faculty Library, Jan 1989
  7. Item 7 advertisement for recital ‘Everyone Sang: English song and the First World War’, at English Faculty Library, 29 Oct [1988]
  8. Item 8 programme for Symposium 'The First World War in English and German literature’ at Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, 22-26 Sep 1991
  9. Item 9 photocopy of map of Birkenhead
  10. Item 10 photocopy of drawing of Birkenhead Institute by DSW Jones, 1982
  11. Item 11-13 photocopies of drawings of Wilfred Owen’s houses by DSW Jones, 1993
  12. Item 14 TS Birkenhead Institute, ‘List of old boys who have fallen;
  13. Item 15 photocopy of MS transcript of ‘Futility’, with illustration, 1993
  14. Item 16 design for window in Wilfred Owen’s memory to be erected in the Birkenhead public library, 1993
  15. Item 17 photocopy of MS transcript of ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’, with illustration, 1993
  16. Item 18 order of service for dedication of a memorial to Wilfred Owen, Dunsden, 12 Nov 1978
  17. Item 19 programme for unveiling of memorial plaque, 18 Mar 1995. Includes leaflet on Wilfred Owen and invitation to unveiling.
  18. Item 20 ‘Flanders Tours’ leaflet, 1998
  19. Item 21 programme for ‘Everyone Sang: English song and the First World War’, at English Faculty Library, 29 Oct [1988], Includes invitation, ticket, and lyrics to ‘Oh! It’s a lovely war’
  20. Item 22 copy of 21, without paraphernalia.
  21. Item 23 TS first draft for ‘Everyone Sang’ programme, by Stephen Banfield, 25 Aug 1988.
  22. Item 24 leaflet about the War Poets Collection, Craiglockhart Library, Napier Polytechnic, n.d.
  23. Item 25 advertisement for play ‘An evocation of the Great War’, Bristol, 12 Nov 1989
  24. Item 26 advertisement for play ‘All the Arts of Hurting’, 9-27 Jun [no year]
  25. Item 27 programme for ‘All the Arts of Hurting’
  26. Item 28 advertisement for play ‘The Poetry of Wilfred Owen’, Contact Theatre Company, Manchester, 3-4 Nov [no year]
  27. Item 29 advertisement for play ‘Wilfred’, Bristol, 30 Apr-5 May [no year]
  28. Item 30 advertisement for Cheltenham Festival of Literature, 9-12 Oct 1983
  29. Item 31 advertisement for conference ‘Poets of the First World War’, St David’s University College, 3-6 Sep 1976
  30. Item 32 programme for play ‘Not About Heroes’, Islington, 29 Mar-20 Apr 1983. Contains pasted press cuttings concerning the play.
  31. Item 33 advertisement for play ‘Not About Heroes’, Jermyn Street Theatre, 21 Nov-10 Dec 1994
  32. Item 34 programme for reading ‘Great War Poets and People’, Victoria Theatre, 24 Sep 1980
  33. Item 35 programme for recital of War Requiem in King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, 9 Jun 1964
  34. Item 36 programme for First World War exhibitions at Napier Polytechnic,1988. Includes press cutting and invitation.
  35. Item 37 press cutting from the Daily Mail, 12 Nov 1988.
  36. Item 38 advertisement for the Armistice Festival, Nov 1988.
  37. Item 39 programme for the Armistice Festival, Nov 1988.
  38. Item 40 complete programme guide for the Armistice Festival, Nov 1988.
  39. Item 41 poster for film ‘Regeneration’, 1997
  40. Item 42 advertisement for exhibition ‘The Great War’ by David Cohen, 1-17 Nov 1991
  41. Item 43 TS poem ‘For Wilfred Owen, MC’ by Helen Forsyth

Dates

  • 1909-2003

Extent

1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 12282/43

Former reference:

Box 48/1, 2 of 2 and 48/2

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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