Papers of Richard Ellis Roberts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Richard Ellis Roberts comprising:

  • letters to Ellis and Harriet Roberts, 1927-39, n.d., including 11 letters from Florence Beerbohm to Harriet Roberts and 1 letter to Ellis Roberts, 1931-6, n.d.; 11 letters from Mary Butts to Ellis Roberts and 1 letter to Harriet Roberts, 1933-6; 10 letters from H.R.L. Sheppard, 1936-7; and 28 letters from Helen Waddell, 1927-39, n.d.
  • letters to Ellis and Harriet Roberts, 1898-1939, n.d., including a letter from Ellis Roberts to Katharine Tynan, 1923; engravings by Robert Gibbings, 1926 and a letter from Ellis Roberts to Kingsley Martin, 1932.
  • 45 poems by Richard Ellis Roberts, 1917-28, n.d., with two photographs, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Ellis Roberts (1879-1953) was a journalist.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Library in 1976.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.