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Miscellaneous letters and cards, mainly to Silvester Sparrow and his wife

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 652, fols. 120-184

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  1. (fols. 120, 155-156) letters and cards to Silvester Sparrow from the composer, A.C. MacKenzie, 1918-1928
  2. (fols. 121-125, 128, 133-141) letters and cards to Mrs Sparrow from the artist, Frank Brangwyn, 1934-1944
  3. (fols. 129-130) letters to Mrs Sparrow from May Morris, Kelmcsott Manor, 1936-1937
  4. (fols. 131-132) letter to Donald Gowing from Helen Keller, postmarked 27 Dec 1938
  5. (fol. 144) letters of administration for John Leyland, ironmonger of Ripon, Yorkshire to his widow Elizabeth Leyland, 21 May 1828
  6. (fols. 145-184) picture postcards of composers and musicians

Dates

  • 1828, 1904-1944

Extent

65 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 652, fols. 120-184

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21369

Abstract

Miscellaneous letters and cards, mainly to Silvester Sparrow and his wife

Biographical / Historical

James Silvester Sparrow (1862-1929) was a stained glass artist. He made his name by undertaking important commissions for other artists including Walter Crane and Frank Brangwyn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Professor Margaret Gowing, 1978.
Title
Miscellaneous letters and cards, mainly to Silvester Sparrow and his wife
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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