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Dymock Poets Special Collection Subseries
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Photocopy of article "Weekend tribute to poets"

Published in The Citizen on 16 May 1995. Refers to weekend in Ledbury commemorating the 80th anniversary of Rupert Brooke's death. Those present included Lesley Lee Francis, Sean Street and Roger Hogg. Photocopied as a Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education press cuttings alert

Two audio cassette recordings of "Kings and Queens" and "A Nursery in the Nineties" by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon

Kings and Queens was produced for the 50th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II with contribution by Anne Harvey. Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 1 June 2003

A Nursery in the Nineties is the dramatised memoir of Eleanor Farjeon. Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour 26-30 May 2003. Contains episodes 1 - 3 of 5

Letter from Edward Thomas to Eleanor Farjeon

Letter contained in book "The Prose of Edward Thomas" selected by Roland Gant. Volume inscribed "To dearest Joan from Nellie Christmas 1954" [Eleanor Farjeon's handwriting]

Letter published in "The Last Four Years" by Eleanor Farjeon, page 101. Responds to news that Eleanor's brother Herbert [Bertie] is to be married to Joan Thornycroft daughter of Sir Hamo Thornycroft RA, sculptor. Joan was also, via her aunt Theresa Sassoon née Thornycroft, first cousin to Siegfried Sassoon

Photograph album of sites associated with Edward Thomas, compiled by Anthony Berridge

Photographs taken by Anthony Berridge between 1979-1983 of sites related to Edward Thomas. Identical album held in the Edward Thomas Collection at Cardiff University.
Includes loose photographs [some copyrighted images of Edward Thomas], list of photographs in album, "The Wandsworth Historian" with article on Edward Thomas December 1978 and "Common News: A Newspaper sponsored by Churches in South Battersea" February 1979

Also includes letter from Anthony Berridge to Myfanwy Thomas, 14 April 2000, and explanatory note from Richard Emeny of The Edward Thomas Fellowship, July 2003

Photocopy of receipt for "New Numbers"

Photocopy of an original receipt for the periodical New Numbers for 7s 6d from Norman S Macdonnell. Handwritten by Catherine Abercrombie. Accompanied by a postcard from Lorna Beckett, later Chair of the Rupert Brooke Society

Newspaper articles on the Dymock Poets, St Mary's Church in Dymock and May Hill

Article "A literary 'footnote'" by George Henderson published in The Citizen 23 December 1994
Photocopy of article "To the top of the singing hill" by Gerald Isaaman published in The Daily Mail's Weekend magazine 25 November 1995
Article "St Mary's draws poetic pilgrims" by George Henderson published in The Citizen 14 September 1996

Documents relating to the Laurence Whistler window dedicated to Edward and Helen Thomas at Eastbury

Letter from Myfanwy Thomas to Mr Batty regarding thanking him for his contribution to the window and inquiring if he is related to Mr Trevor Batty, who owned Ashford Chase at Steep before Lord Horder, 20 November 1969
Letter from Myfanwy Thomas to Mr Batty recounting the dedication of the memorial window at Eastbury, 7 November 1971
Information letter, circular and pamphlet with loose photograph of the memorial window
Article "Tribute to a Poet: The Edward Thomas Window at Eastbury" by Noel Carrington published in County Life October 1971

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