Papers of Richard Ellis Roberts
Papers of Richard Ellis Roberts comprising:
- letters to Ellis and Harriet Roberts, 1927-39, n.d., including 11 letters from Florence Beerbohm to Harriet Roberts and 1 letter to Ellis Roberts, 1931-6, n.d.; 11 letters from Mary Butts to Ellis Roberts and 1 letter to Harriet Roberts, 1933-6; 10 letters from H.R.L. Sheppard, 1936-7; and 28 letters from Helen Waddell, 1927-39, n.d.
- letters to Ellis and Harriet Roberts, 1898-1939, n.d., including a letter from Ellis Roberts to Katharine Tynan, 1923; engravings by Robert Gibbings, 1926 and a letter from Ellis Roberts to Kingsley Martin, 1932.
- 45 poems by Richard Ellis Roberts, 1917-28, n.d., with two photographs, n.d.
- 1917-39, n.d.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 446].
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MSS. Eng. lett. d. 446-7; MS. Eng. poet. d. 211
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13826
Biographical / Historical
Richard Ellis Roberts (1879-1953) was a journalist.
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented to the Library in 1976.
- 20th century
- Beerbohm | Florence Kahn | fl 1910-1936 | actress, wife of Sir Henry Maximillian Beerbohm
- Butts | Mary | 1890-1937 | author
- Gibbings | Robert John | 1889-1958 | author and illustrator
- Hinkson | Katharine | 1861-1931 | nee Tynan, poet and novelist
- Martin | Basil Kingsley | 1897-1969 | journalist
- Poetry -- 20th century
- Roberts | Richard Ellis | 1879-1953 | journalist
- Sheppard | Hugh Richard Lawrie | 1880-1937 | Dean of Canterbury
- Waddell | Helen | 1889-1965 | historian and author
- Papers of Richard Ellis Roberts
- Susan Thomas
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