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Letter from J. Middleton Murry 10 February 1933

Identifier: Coll-1470
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...
Dates: 1933

Original ms for 'Love, Freedom and Society', by John Middleton Murry, published 1957

Identifier: Coll-1681
Scope and Contents The ms 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 is...
Dates: 1955-1957

Papers of John Middleton Murry

Identifier: Coll-62
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 ...
Dates: 1912-1959

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  • Names: Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) X

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Lawrence, David Herbert, 1885-1930 (poet novelist and essayist) 1
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