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Scrapbook entitled 'The Book of Fearful Joy', c.1887-1924

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MS. Benson 2/82

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Comprises: 478 leaves, 127pp. The scrapbook itself = fols. 1-247, the remaining folios being enclosures including letters, sketches, cartoons, and press cuttings; notable items include:
  1. (fols. 167, 205, 268, 358-9, 453) Press cuttings re. Mrs Asquith and her son Anthony.
  2. (fols. 6-8, 65, 67, 87, 88-90, 92, 97, 112, 137, 210, 213-216, 222, 256, 257, 260, 270, 288-289, 319, 356-357, 362-363, 387-389, 402-403, 419, 424-425, 427, 433-436, 443-447) Sketches, pen and ink cartoons etc. by Philip Burne-Jones
  3. (fols. 4, 5, 28, 318) Press cuttings re. G.K. Chesterton
  4. (fols. 20-21, 41, 410-411) Letters from Marie Corelli
  5. (fols. 345-355, 375-386, 405) Papers re. the resturanteur Hallie Eustace Miles
  6. (fols. 308-310) Letter from Queen Mary re. the Queen's Dolls' House at the British Empire Exhibition
  7. (fols. 173-194, 291-294, 311-315, 329 etc.) Press cuttings re. the Royal Family
  8. (fols. 462-478) Typescript copy of Edith Sitwell Facade
  9. (fols. 164, 450) Press cuttings re. Ethel Smyth
  10. (fols. 72, 208, 220, 323, 454) Press cuttings re. the Suffragettes

Dates

  • c.1887-1924

Extent

1 box

Shelfmark

MS. Benson 2/82

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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