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De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956 -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph letter signed from Walter de la Mare to Mr Wood, 20 September 1920

 Item — Box CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0236
Scope and Contents Autograph Letter Signed to Mr Wood, thanking him for his letter and saying he is "sorry you will be obliged to omit some of the poems you selected, but of course there's no help for it. May one of the others be substituted for Bunches of Grapes which has already been over-used? Have you written to Longman's? I'm afraid they will want a fee - but please tell them you have made arrangements with me. The poems from Peacock Pie I have Complete Control - as far as anthologies etc are concerned...
Dates: 20 September 1920

Letter from Walter de la Mare to John Atkins, 2 April 1948

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0117/2
Scope and Contents Long autograph letter signed, from Walter de la Mare to John Atkins, dated 2 April 1948, The Old Park. The letter says that "Alas, I didn't deserve one word of your reference to the R.L.F [Royal Literary Fund]. I wish it were otherwise. Illness as you know prevented my attending the Meeting of the Committee. ... I was very glad to hear that a grant has been awarded... . All that you said concerning the writing of books keenly interested me. There are outstanding exceptions, of course, but,...
Dates: 2 April 1948

Letter from Walter de la Mare to Nancy Bowden, 12 May 1947

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0117/1
Scope and Contents

Short autograph signed letter by Walter de la Mare, sent to Miss Nancy Bowden on the 12 May 1947 from The Old Park, Penn. De la Mare replies to a previous letter from Bowden, commenting on some remarks she made on notepapers, "Mrs Monro's address" that she heard through Mr Masefield, and on Charlotte Mew's poetry and women's in general.

Dates: 12 May 1947

Letter from Walter de la Mare to Rosemary Sisson, 9 December 1931

 Item — Box CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0085
Scope and Contents

Signed autograph letter from Walter de la Mare to Rosemary Sisson (1923-2017), the eight-year old daughter of his friend, the academic and author Charles Jasper Sisson (1885-1966). As an adult, Rosemary Sisson would become a successful novelist and television dramatist. There is also an envelope addressed to "Miss Rosemary Sisson".

Dates: 9 December 1931

Letter from Walter de la Mare to Rosemary Sisson, 18 January 1933

 Item — Box CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0087
Scope and Contents

Typed letter, with autograph addition, from Walter de la Mare to Rosemary Sisson (1923-2017), the nine-year-old daughter of his friend, the academic and author Charles Jasper Sisson (1885-1966). As an adult, Rosemary Sisson would become a successful novelist and television dramatist.

Dates: 18 January 1933

Letters from Walter de la Mare to Charles Jasper Sisson and Rosemary Sisson

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-480
Identifier: Coll-2101
Content Description This collection consists of three typed letters from Walter de la Mare to academic and author Charles Jasper Sisson (1885-1966), dated 6, 23, and 27 November 1933, and two typed letters to Sisson's nine-year-old daughter Rosemary Anne Sisson (1923-2017), a future novelist and television dramatist, dated 24 August and 27 September 1933.In his letters to Rosemary, de la Mare is mostly talking about his poems and answering her comments and stories about her own occupations; and in...
Dates: 24 August - 27 November 1933

Letters to Marie Lamigeon, 1940-1947

 Series
Identifier: Coll-1836/2
Scope and Contents

Three autograph letters signed (ALS) to Marie Lamigeon, his secretary.


  1. Letter thanking her for the account and letters, 21 February 1940
  2. Letter asking her to make two copies of a document for the BBC, 3 July 1940
  3. Letter dated 20 May 1947
Dates: 1940-1947

Letters to Mr and Mrs Verity, 1944-1953

 Series
Identifier: Coll-1836/1
Scope and Contents Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Terence Verity dating from 1944-1953, on blue paper. Mrs.Verity was clearly a fan of the author's work and initial contact was made by her in 1944.The letters include 7 Autographed Letters Signed (ALS) and 7 Typed Letters Signed (TLS). The first ten letters are from The Old Park, Devon, the later ones from 4 South End House, Twickenham.De la Mare's letters comment on his books and matters related to them and make arrangements to meet for tea...
Dates: 1944-1953

Letters to various other people, 1926-1938

 Series
Identifier: Coll-1836/3
Scope and Contents Six typed letters signed (TLS): TLS to Charles F. Scott, re writing his name on a photo with a scrap of verse, 16 February 1926 TLS to T. Jones, re autographing books ("It would be nothing but a pleasure to put my name in any book you would care to send me."), 20 January 1931 TLS to M.D. Hurley, in response to a letter received requesting information about Rupert...
Dates: 1926-1938