Correspondence and papers relating to honours and awards, invitations to re ... 

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  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88936/4/31
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001245.0x000273
  • Dates of Creation
      1952-1997, nd
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to honours and awards, invitations to receptions, memorial services, dinners, etc, membership of societies and associations. Includes: correspondence on Lee's award of Membership of the Order of the British Empire; correspondence and programmes of Foyle's literary lunches, including the lunch of 16 Mar. 1956 at which Lee was awarded the William Foyle Poetry Prize; a menu for dinner in 1957 in honour of Robert Frost signed by Robert Frost, and Lee's place card with notes by him, Arthur Waley, Isaiah Berlin and others; his and others' membership of Garrick Club; his membership of Chelsea Arts Club, with a draft of an appeal for funds; half the cheque for £1000 received by Lee on winning the W. H. Smith Award for 1960; his election to the Senior Common Room of the Royal College of Art; menu of the Royal Academy of Art dinner at which Lee spoke (a draft of this speech is at Add MS 88936/5/81); correspondence on his being awarded the freedom of the City of London; papers and correspondence on his membership of Stroud Conservative Club; a letter asking for a response to an application for a Civil List pension.

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