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Scope and Content

Letters from the doctor, researcher and writer, J[ohn] H[enry] Douglas Webster. Contents refer to: information Webster is gathering on Edward Carpenter for a meeting; Sixsmith's paper, 'Edward Carpenter. In Appreciation'; the days when Carpenter lived in Millthorpe [Derbys]; Whitman; the history of Webster's interest in and admiration for Carpenter and his work, and his visits to Carpenter; Webster's own poetry; Sixsmith's book collection; an illness of Sixsmith; the Poetry Society, where Webster is giving a paper; Webster's daughter; a meeting where Sixsmith and Webster discussed Whitman and Carpenter.

Also 2 programmes for events being held by the Poetry Society at 33 Portman Square, London; these include 2 talks by Webster, on 'Whitman and Carpenter as men and poets' and 'Victor Hugo and Heredia'.

Includes 1 envelope.