Letters relating to Open air sculpture in Britain

Scope and Content

A bundle of letters sent to Strachan in response to his book, Open air sculpture in Britain (1984). These were sent by fans, friends and acquaintances, most of whom are not represented elsewhere in the archive. Many of them were sent complimentary copies of the book by Strachan. Where Geoffrey Strachan has supplied additional information about the identity of correspondents, this is included in square brackets in the list of correspondents below:

  • /1 Pat [Gibberd]
  • /2 James Fraser
  • /3 Kenneth Hall of Newport Free Grammar School
  • /4 Margaret Lintern Ball of the University of Leicester
  • /5 Ralph B. Clark of C. and J. Clark Ltd, Street, Somerset
  • /6 Richard Churchill
  • /7 J. St Lawrence of Reckit and Colman plc
  • /8 Pierre Lecuire, poet and creator of livres d'artiste; in French
  • /9 George [Jason Wood, Strachan's nephew]
  • /10 Geoff[rey Strachan]
  • /11 J.E. Sweetman, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art and History of Art at the University of Southampton
  • /12 Madeleine [Pont]; in French
  • /13 Sheila Read
  • /14 J.G. Stirling
  • /15 Marny Park
  • /16 John Fearnley, Deputy County Architect at Cornwall County Council
  • /17 Alison [Collier?]
  • /18 Keith
  • /19 Alex Gregory-Hood of Juda Rowan Gallery, London
  • /20 Tom Bendhem
  • /21 Susan [Strachan]
  • /22 Yvonne Doggart
  • /23 Nanette [Foster]
  • /24 Jonathan Phipps of Ambient, art consultants
  • /25 Robert
  • /26 Harry [Guest, poet and translator]
  • /27 Lance [Aston, an Old Stortfordian]

Arrangement

The letters have been left in their original order.