Guide to the Papers of Edward Thomas, 1896 - 1994Manuscript MS-958

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Box: 1, Dates: 1901-1989

Box 1 includes sixteen manuscript diaries, magazine articles, sheet music, photographs, audio cassette tapes, original unpublished poems, correspondence, maps, and manuscripts.

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Box: 2, Dates: 1901-1989

Box 2 contains diaries from 1925-1954, a canvas map of Cambridge, letters from Helen Thomas's grandchildren, press notices and letters to Myfanwy Thomas about "Time and Again" and "One of These Fine Days," assorted sketches, articles, poems, news clippings, Christmas cards, prayers, postcards, letters, brochures, and books of poetry, most of which contain articles, letters, notes inside the front covers.

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Box: 3, Dates: Ca. 1896-1990, undated

Box 3 contains "Eve's Journal for July 1939", Thomas' published essays, handwritten letters (ca. 1910-1932), handwritten and typed manuscripts of Helen Thomas and Ann Thomas, newspaper clippings of Helen Thomas' published essays, correspondence to Helen Thomas (ca. 1937-1978) and between Ann Thomas and Eleanor Farjeon (ca. 1956-1965), post cards addressed to Ms. Eleanor Farjeon 1913-1916, photographs of Edward and Ann Thomas, loose books and notebooks, 12 volumes of exercise books of Ramon Willey, with notes about his study of Adlest Rop, 5 volumes of "The Adelphi" 1924-1927, "The Bermondsey Book", and four copies of John O'London's Weekly, 1938-1940. q

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Box: 4, Dates: Ca.1903-1989

Box 4 contains handwritten and typed manuscripts and essays of Myfanwy (Ann) Thomas and Helen Thomas, proofs of Edward and Helen Thomas "A Visit To William Morris," "A Memory of W.H. Hudson," 2nd draft of Helen Thomas' "One of Their Fine Days," correspondence (ca.1903-1991), typed articles, newspaper and magazine clips, three albums, ca. 1923-1925, three volumes of home diary 1948, 1952, 1955, notebooks and Helen's collection of Christmas cards signed by Richard De La Mare and Charles Monteith (1950-1971).

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Box: 5, Dates: Ca. 1932- 1994

Box 5 contains poetry by Richard Gates and Peter Walton, Thomas' catalogue, pamphlets and booklets, articles, newspaper and magazine clippings, and books. There is also a collection of pamphlets and leaflets relating to the Edward Thomas 1937 Memorial stone and the Eastbury engraved window, 1971 and letters and cards (ca. 1950-1994) to Helen & Myfanwy Thomas, including an interesting letter from E. Farjeon about her relationship with Thomas.

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Box: 6, Dates: 1937

Box 6 contains newspaper clippings relating to the Edward Thomas 1937 Memorial stone.

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Box: 7, Dates: circa 1972

Contains galley proofs of Edna Langley's ‘Poems and Last Poems' by Edward Thomas.

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