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Fonds — Box: CLX-A-480
Content Description This fonds consists of three letters by John Middleton Murry, and a Memorandum of Agreement between him and Jonathan Cape, publishers. These documents are seemingly unrelated but were part of one single donation by the same person. Two signed autograph letters from John Middleton Murry in his capacity as editor of The Adelphi. In the first, dated 13 June 1923, Murry writes to...
Dates: 13 June and 5 December 1923; 17 March 1939; 5 October 1950
Scope and Contents This autograph letter signed is dated 10 February 1933, and was written from The Old Rectory, Larling, nr. Norwich. The letter is not addressed to anyone by name and Murry begins by stating that he is 'not perfectly certain of your name even'. It continues by referring to an 'issue between Mrs Carswell and me' which 'is at once simple, and not simple'. Murry states that he does 'not doubt, for one moment, that her original impulse was one of good faith'. He writes, 'She felt it her duty to...
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1323
Scope and Contents The manuscript of Love, Freedom and Society spans 345pp, in closely written handwriting, covering the entire text of the work.As well as sections on D. H. Lawrence and Albert Schweitzer, the ms also includes a set of politically based conclusions entitled 'A political epilogue' which was omitted from the final publication. These conclusions were replaced with the chapter 'Christianity and tragedy' which is also present in the ms.Letter of provenance...
Scope and Contents The collection includes critical reviews, including typescripts and proof sheets of some of these; poems, possibly by Katherine Mansfield; typescript notes of work; typescripts of articles; galley proofs; manuscript notebooks; bundles of notes on Keats; lectures and speeches; and , essays. There are also albums of press cuttings between 1939-47, and letters, letterbooks, diary, and contracts. Some material unidentified or undated.Click ...
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-480
Content Description This fonds consists of three notebooks and two letters written by John Middleton Murray.The first notebook contains texts written between 1915 and 1917, including an autobiographical essay and the first part of John Middleton Murry's verse drama 'Cinnamon and Angelica'. The second notebook contains the remainder of 'Cinnamon and Angelica', dated 3-24 December 1917. The third notebook contains notes on French and English literature and two journal entries, dated 19 April 1921 and 3 March...
Dates: 1915-1923; 1938-1939
- Names: Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) X
- English literature | 20th century 4
- Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 -- Correspondence 4
- Autobiographies 1
- Biography 1
- English literature | Criticism, Textual | 1
- Publishers and Publishing 1 ∧ less
- English 3
- English 2
- Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 (New Zealand writer and critic) 2
- Asquith, Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn, 1887-1960 (English writer and socialite) 1
- Cape, Herbert Jonathan, 1879-1960 (Founder of Jonathan Cape Publishers) 1
- Carswell, Catherine, 1879-1946 (Scottish writer; dramatic critic; friend of D.H. Lawrence) 1
- Lawrence, David Herbert, 1885-1930 (poet novelist and essayist) 1