Correspondence of Faber & Faber

Scope and Content

Geoffrey Faber, Frank Morley, T.S. Eliot, Morley Kennerley, Anne Ridler, Alan Pringle and Berthold Wolpe of the publishers Faber & Faber write to Graves on a number of topics including: the implication that Graves was the author of 'The Gold Falcon'; references to Eliot in 'The Long Weekend'; soliciting support for Ezra Pound in the face of the charge of treason; 'The White Goddess'; poems for inclusion in 'The Faber Book of Modern Verse'; and 'Old Soldiers Never Die' by Frank Richards. The series also includes: a [copy, draft or unsent?] ts letter from Graves to Frank Morley concerning the attribution of authorship to Graves and to Henry Williamson for 'The Gold Falcon' (17 November 1933); a [copy, draft or unsent?] ts letter from Beryl Graves to Wolpe on the subject of the cover design for 'The White Goddess' (18 June 1978); and four Faber & Faber Christmas cards sent by Eliot (1946, 1950, 1955 and 1956).

Note

Canelluñ Collection number: CC0491

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

Ts letter from Graves to Morley originally filed separately [WG ref CC6001] in box 15 box of "Robert's bits"; placed here during cataloguing.

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