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Dymock Poets Special Collection File
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Eleanor Farjeon

Handwritten letters, notecards and a programme for the production of "The Two Bouquets" by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon at Piccadilly Theatre. Also includes Christmas greetings cards from Eleanor featuring poems "St Mary Axe", &...

Letters from Various Sources

Photocopies of letters and cards from friends of Haines. They include thank you letters from children, expressions of sympathy on the death of his father and comments on contemporary literature. Authors include Marion M Scott, C W B Marsh, Madge ...

Lascelles Abercrombie to Edward Marsh

Handwritten transcript of letters from Abercrombie to Marsh, 5 March c.1912 - c. April 1919. Topics include literary works, visits, New Numbers, lecturing, Catherine Abercrombie's illness and Rupert Brooke's death

John Drinkwater to Edward Marsh

Handwritten transcript of letters from Drinkwater to Marsh, 29 September 1912 - 29 December 1915. Topics include written works, visits, James Elroy Flecker, New Numbers and Rupert Brooke

Wilfrid Gibson to Edward Marsh

Handwritten transcript of letters from Gibson to Marsh, 2 August 1912 - c. January 1916. Topics include differences with Harold Munro, visits, written works, health, Rupert Brooke, Georgian Poetry, marriage to Geraldine Townshead, New Numbers, Mau...

Lascelles Abercrombie to Rupert Brooke

Two photocopied letters and one photocopied postcard dated 30 September 1912, 5 October 1912 and 31 March 1913. Includes typescript of October 1912 letter and March 1913 postcard. Topics include Madame Strindberg and the Cabaret Theatre, illness a...

John Drinkwater to Rupert Brooke

Two photocopied letters from Drinkwater to Brooke dated 26 September 1912 and 1 January 1915. Includes thanks to Brooke for sending him a volume of his poetry, visits, Brooke in Antwerp, Drinkwater's work and views on the war

Vincent Corbett Drawings

Comical drawings of Rowland and Cherry Watson on postcards and paper. Includes a postcard with illustration by Eric G McColl entitled "A Page from the Life of a P S U". With ink annotations

Edward Thomas to Robert Frost

Photocopied typescripts of 57 letters spanning virtually the whole course of the Thomas - Frost relationship until Thomas's death in 1917. Mainly written from Thomas to Frost, they cover domestic issues as well as thoughts on poetry and the w...

Wilfrid Gibson to Rupert Brooke

One photocopied letter and one photocopied postcard from Gibson to Brooke written 20 March 1913 and 13 January 1915. Includes details of illness, a series of books called "The Shilling Garland" and plans for a "New Shilling Garland&...

Letters from Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

Photocopies of letters and postcards covering a wide range of subjects including reviews of Gibson's poetry, the publication of New Numbers and Gibson's army service. Also included are typed copies of poems Northleach, Bourton-on-the-Wa...

Letters from John Freeman

Photocopies and transcripts of letters and postcards covering a wide range of subjects including Freeman's poetry and details of his social and domestic life. Also includes one letter from Gertrude FreemanJohn Freeman (1880-1929) was a poet ...

Hanslip Fletcher

Exhibition programme for "Changing London & Other Drawings" at The London Museum November - December 1927 and two editions of "The Journal of The Royal Society of Arts" with articles "The Art of Hanslip Fletcher" ...

Vernon Bartlett

Refers to etchings, the poem "Calf Love", meetings with Alan Thomas [friend of Edward Thomas] and Helen Thomas, life since his wife died and his publications

Photographs

Includes photograph of portrait of James Guthrie by his son Robin, unveiling of the Edward Thomas memorial plaque at Berryfield Cottage featuring John Masefield and Helen Thomas, unveiling of the Edward Thomas memorial plaque in London featuring H...

Vernon Bartlett

Typescript poems "Sunset on the Lake", "The Song of the Wind", "Souvenirs of Florence" attributed to Vernon Bartlett. Also includes a note by Rowland Watson stating he lived with Bartlett in Berlin from 1913-1914

Hanslip Fletcher

Hanslip Fletcher [b.1874 d.1955] was an artist and the letters discuss his drawings. Includes pencil annotations

Robert P Eckert Jr

Eckert was a biographer of Edward Thomas and wrote to Watson about Thomas. Includes newspaper cuttings and an article Eckert wrote on James Guthrie and The Pear Tree Press. Includes pencil annotations

Newspaper Cuttings

Newspaper article "A Derbyshire poet with a touch of Irish" on Teresa Hooley, including a typescript of her poem "Sex". With annotationsObituary of Eleanor Farjeon printed in The Times 7 June 1965Death notice for Rowland Watson...

Various

One-off and general correspondence. Includes pencil annotationsLetters from:L J PackingtonHayward MartinCelia SpargerSanchia WatsonJohn W SichJoan HassallFrank FrancisT C SkeatNathaniel MicklemMary M LagoEsther de WaalJoan A Roebling

Helen Thomas

Programme for Battersea Grammar School Prize Distribution ceremony for the Upper School awarded by Helen Thomas on 22 December 1937 and typescript of "A North Country Kitchen in the 'Eighties" by Helen Thomas, recounting her childho...

Various

Single letter from E H W Meyerstein offering sympathy for her loneliness, quote from John Stoddart [friend of Wordsworth written 1801] handwritten by Rowland for Sanchia on her marriage and compliments card from Lyn and Sanchia Metcalfe on their w...

Edward Thomas

Includes poem "The Spring: To Edward Thomas" published in The Grasshopper Broadsheets April 1945, invitation to a talk "Edward Thomas (1878-1917): Poet and Critic" by R George Thomas on 15 November 1967, and an information shee...

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