Loose papers

Scope and Content

This series contains photocopies of papers found loose in C.R. Ashbee's inscribed copy of G.L. Dickinson's 'Savonarola' (1884). It comprises letters to C.R. and Janet Ashbee as well as autograph manuscript poems by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson as follows:

1. 1 typed letter, signed, from 'The Times' to C.R. Ashbee enclosing his rejected contribution to F.C. Burkitt's obituary, 14 May 1935.

2. Second typescript of C.R. Ashbee's obituary of F.C. Burkitt, undated.

3. Fly-leaf of 'Savonarola' with C.R. Ashbee's book-plate and inscription, [1884].

4. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Tynemouth', undated.

5. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Eros', undated.

6. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'To A Beech-Wood', undated.

7. Title page of 'Savonarola', inscribed by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson to C.R. Ashbee, [1884].

8. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Reichenstein', undated.

9. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Apollo, Apollo, youngest, fairest god...' and note by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, undated.

10. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Philosophi Quidam', 22 Nov. 1885.

11. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Erdgeist', undated.

12. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Shelley', undated.

13. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Sunrise on Hynde Head', Aug. 1887.

14. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'We live and die and every task...', before Jan. 1889.

15. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'To the Editor of the Epitome of Nonsense', undated.

16. 'The Church Reformer' cutting: article on Emerson, 16 Nov. 1885.

17. 1 postcard from Siegfried Sassoon to C.R. Ashbee, after a meeting with Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, 16 Dec. 1925.

18. 1 autograph letter, signed from Laurence Binyon to C.R. Ashbee, on Russell Loines memorial, 20 Nov. 1925.

19. 1 typed letter, signed from John Drinkwater to C.R. Ashbee, on Russell Loines memorial, 9 Feb. 1926.

20. 1 autograph letter, signed from [Miss] A.P. Burkitt to Janet Ashbee with autograph manuscript

note from F.C. Burkitt, undated [before 1935].

21. 1 autograph letter, signed from R.C.Trevelyan to C.R. Ashbee on Russell Loines memorial, 14 Dec. 1925.

22. 1 autograph letter, signed from Gordon Bottomley to C.R. Ashbee on Russell Loines memorial, 22 Nov. 1925.

23. 1 autograph letter, signed from W.R. [William Rothenstein] to C.R. Ashbee, 31 Jan. 1925.

24. 1 typed letter, signed from Sydney Webb to C.R. Ashbee, 26 Jan. 1924.

25. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'Once there was a little lad...', undated.

26. Autograph manuscript in Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's hand of his 'The Elgin Marbles', undated.

Acquisition Information

The photocopies in this series were made in 1983.

Related Material

Some of the poems by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson found in this series do not appear in the Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson collections (GLD) also held by the King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge.

Additional Information

The originals of these items are in private hands.