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Letters and papers of Geoffrey Dearmer

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MS Eng. c. 7557

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Includes letters to Geoffrey Dearmer from
  1. (fol. 1) Frank Archer, 14 Mar. 1955
  2. (fols. 2-17) Monica Baldwin, 1950-7, n.d.
  3. (fols. 18-9) Enid Blyton, 31 May 1953, 13 June 1953
  4. (fol. 20) Leonard Clark, 17 June 1966
  5. (fol. 21) Dorothy Collins, 16 Jan. 1963
  6. (fol. 22) Robin De La Condamine, n.d.
  7. (fols. 35-6) David Davis, 20 May 1979, 13 Jan. 1990
  8. (fols. 37-41) Percy Dearmer, 14 Dec. 1915, 3 Aug. 1918
  9. (fol. 42) R. F. Delderfield, 2 Sept. 1966
  10. (fols. 43-5) Frederick Wingfield Douglass, 26 Mar. 1923, 17 Dec. 1923 with (fol. 46) envelope
  11. (fol. 47) Jacob Epstein, 14 Apr. 1954
  12. (fol. 48) Annie Game, n.d. with (fol. 49) copied newspaper cutting
  13. (fols. 50-60) Henry Game, 1950-65. In fols. 50-1 and 54 he signs himself 'P. Loon'
  14. (fols. 61-2) Elizabeth Goudge, 22 Feb. 1975
  15. (fol. 63) Duncan Grant, 3 Apr. 1960
  16. (fols. 64-9) Ivon Hitchens, 1 Jan. 1948, 13 Oct. 1956, n.d. Fols. 66-9 are photocopies.
  17. (fols. 70-88) Laurence Housman, 1915-55. In fols. 71-8, 83 and 85-8 he signs himself 'Uncle Odrik'. Fol.70 is a letter from Geoffrey Dearmer to Uncle Odrick
  18. (fols. 89-90) Monica Jenkin, 1 June n.y.
  19. (fols. 91-109) Lt. Col. Sir John Johnson, 8 Feb. 1989 - 15 June 1989, n.d.
  20. (fol. 110) Bill Kennett, 5 Nov. 1953
  21. (fol. 111) John Masefield, 2 Feb. n.y.
  22. (fols. 114-7) David Rolt, 1982
  23. (fols. 118-20) Robert Sherriff, 1928-29, 20 Sept. 1968
  24. (fol. 122) Rita F. Snowden, 10 July 1967
  25. (fols. 123-5) Cyril Taylor, 16 Mar. 1978
  26. (fol. 126) Rebecca West, 17 Sept. 1975
Also includes
  1. (fol. 127) letter to Betty from May Jenkin, 16 June 1976
  2. (fol. 128) letter to Nan Dearmer from Adrian C. Boult, 5 May 1979
Also includes photographs of
  1. (fols. 129-34) Mabel Constanduros, n.d.
  2. (fol. 135) Laurence Housman, n.d.
Also includes papers relating to Mabel Constanduros including
  1. (fols. 136-40) copied newspaper cuttings of obituaries, n.d. [1957]
  2. (fols. 141-2) order of service for her funeral, 8 Mar. 1957
  3. (fol. 143) transcript of a transmission from Woman's Hour, 8 Mar. 1957

Dates

  • 1915-89

Extent

143 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS Eng. c. 7557, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS Eng. c. 7557

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13778

Overview

Letters and papers of Geoffrey Dearmer

Biographical / Historical

Geoffrey Dearmer (1893-1996) writer and radio broadcaster - see Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Bodleian Library in 2009 by Reverend Juliet Woollcombe.
Title
Letters and papers of Geoffrey Dearmer
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom