Correspondence and miscellaneous published and unpublished writings by Gishford

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Miscellaneous file of writings and correspondence of Anthony Gishford:

- A letter from John Brooke about King George III and the Royal Archives with photocopy of King George III's letter.

- Research notes by Gishford on French, Italian and German painters. His notes are titled 'J.L. David 1748-1825', 'Hamlet and Hair', 'Hamburg Kunsthalle' and 'Early Italian Painting, by Robert Oertel'. These are Gishford's notes about the painter Jacques-Louis David, the German Art Museum Kunsthalle and performances of 'Hamlet' in Edinburgh. His other notes on these pages are titled 'Painters ahead of their time'.

- Letters raising concerns with Anthony Gishford's publication 'Grand Operas': Inlcudes two letters from Patrick Carnegy regarding Gishford's publication of 'Grand Opera', and a letter from Philip L Forstall defending the Chicago Opera House from the claims made in Gishford's 'Grand Opera'.

- Handwritten copy of untitled poetry with corrections by the author.

- Handwritten copy of article 'Words and Music' by Anthony Gishford. This summarises Gishford's throughts about the difference between theatre and opera.

- Article written by Gishford 'on the motives for the United States proposal for talks with us, the Dominion and Indian Governments on telecommunications'. Sent by Mr Michael Wright to General Department, Foreign Office.

- Three newspaper articles written by Anthony Gishford. Includes articles 'Understand the Americans!', 'Yehudi Menuhin: A Study by Anthony Gishford' and 'Old and New in Instanbul'.

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