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Condolence Notes

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, 24 January 1959, to Vernon Watkins from Willa Muir

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1488
Scope and Contents The letter in Muir's own hand, and signed, is dated 24 January 1959, Priory Cottage, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge, and is addressed to 'Dear Vernon Watkins'. The letter is responding to Watkins' correspondence on the death of her husband, Edwin Muir. She writes that the letter 'will be a comfort to me later, when Edwin's presence in this cottage will have ceased to emphasise his absence, as it surely must do'. She has 'been half demented [...] with grief and exhaustion'. She ends by saying that...
Dates: 1959

Letter to ( Aunt ) Jeanette Green from Sir Donald Francis Tovey, c 25 December 1908

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L683
Scope and Contents Letter, [25 December 1908], Donald Tovey to ( Aunt ) Jeanette Green. Informing of the death of Aunt Bessie, consoling and sympathetic tone. Holograph signed.
Dates: c 25 December 1908

Letter to Clara Tovey from Robert Calverley Trevelyan, 11 July 1940

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2545
Scope and Contents Letter, 11 July 1940, Surrey, Robert Trevelyan to Clara Tovey. Expressing grief and sympathy after the death of Tovey. Holograph signed, with envelope.
Dates: 11 July 1940

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from Sophie Weisse, 08 September 1934

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2588
Scope and Contents Letter, 8 September 1934, Sophie Weisse to Mary Grierson. News of bereavements, praising Grierson and analysing Tovey, concern over Eugenie Schumann. Holograph signed.
Dates: 08 September 1934

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from Sophie Weisse, 11 October 1935

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2598
Scope and Contents Letter, 11 October 1935, Surrey, Sophie Weisse to Mary Grierson. News of Miss. Weisses brothers death, requesting that Grierson get a ticket for the Reid concert series and a description of Tovey's parents last years. Holograph signed.
Dates: 11 October 1935

Letter to Hubert James Foss from Sophie Weisse, c1942

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2579
Scope and Contents Letter, [n.d], Sophie Weisse to Hubert Foss. Sending Foss a picture of Tovey, and describing Tovey's death as a tragedy. Holograph signed.
Dates: c1942

Letter to Hubert James Foss from Sophie Weisse, c1941

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2580
Scope and Contents Letter, [n.d], Edinburgh, Sophie Weisse to Hubert Foss. Enclosing photographs of the Tovey Memorial rooms, expressing Weisse's grief. Holograph signed.
Dates: c1941

Letter to Lady Mabel Emily McCormick from Sir Donald Francis Tovey, 04 April 1930

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L103
Scope and Contents Letter, 4 April 1930, Edinburgh, Donald Tovey to Lady McCormick. Letter of condolences after the death of Lord McCormick. Ms. transcript by Hubert Foss.
Dates: 04 April 1930

Letter to Mr Paget from Sir Donald Francis Tovey, 20 February 1936

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L116
Scope and Contents Letter, 20 February 1936, Edinburgh, Donald Tovey to Mr. Paget. In sympathy after the death of Mr. Paget's mother. Ms. transcript by Hubert Foss.
Dates: 20 February 1936

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Andersen Strecker, c1920

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1720
Scope and Contents Letter, 1916 Feb 6, A Strecker to Donald Tovey. Anticipating press reviews of Tovey's concerts, informing Tovey that he is working on a new opera by Korngold and thanking Tovey for offering sympathy over the death of his son. Holograph signed.
Dates: c1920