Ms letter from M. Edwards, Glenys Tulles, Sally Cornell, Dianne Flee, Judy Newton, Margaret Cornell and Annette Maddox to Graves

Scope and Content

This group of schoolgirls ask Graves to clarify the meaning and sense of his poem 'A Slice of Wedding Cake'. Letter bears ms undelivered reply from Graves, discussing relations between men and women and advising caution when choosing a husband.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC6301

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

Custodial History

Letter arrived in a folder marked "Reproofs, admonitions, letters to editors"; the contents of the folder were not, however, homogeneous so have been re-filed during cataloguing in their appropriate correspondent series.