Catalogue of the papers of Robert North Green-Armytage, 1918-56

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2002

Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A    Letters from Walter de la Mare to R.N. Green-Armytage, 1918-56
B    Letters and papers, 1919-56


Papers of Robert North Green-Armytage, 1918-56

Abstract:
Correspondence and papers, 1918-56, of Robert North Green-Armytage, lawyer and book collector, mainly letters to him from Walter de la Mare.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 839-50

Extent: 12 shelfmarks

Custodial History

Many of the letters were found loosely inserted in books in Green-Armytage's library and were removed by the donor after Green-Armytage's death. The books were subsequently offered for sale by George's of Bristol in 1988, together with a few typescripts of poems and letters from de la Mare that remained in the books. A list of letters removed from the books is at MS. Eng. lett. c. 850, fol. 98.

Acquisition

Given, with two photographs of de la Mare (MS. Photogr. c. 11, fols. 41-2) by Mrs. E.L. Green-Armytage, 1987.

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Mare | Walter John | De La | 1873-1956 | author, poet
Armytage | Robert North | Green- | fl 1918-1956 | lawyer and book collector

A   Letters from Walter de la Mare to R.N. Green-Armytage, 1918-56

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 839-49


1918-27
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 839
Extent: 87 leaves

1928-July 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 840
Extent: 83 leaves

Aug. 1930-3 Nov. 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 841
Extent: 80 leaves

6 Nov. 1931-Mar. 1933
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 842
Extent: 77 leaves

Apr. 1933-4 Feb. 1935
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 843
Extent: 74 leaves

11 Feb. 1935-1 Oct. 1936
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 844
Extent: 74 leaves

4 Oct. 1936-Apr. 1939
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 845
Extent: 81 leaves

9 May 1939-June 1943
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 846
Extent: 98 leaves

July 1943-Dec. 1947
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 847
Extent: 118 leaves

Jan. 1948-10 July 1953
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 848
Extent: 132 leaves

15 July 1953-1956
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 849
Extent: 58 leaves

B   Letters and papers, 1919-56


Letters and papers, 1919-56
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 850
Extent: 98 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-7) letters from Green-Armytage to de la Mare, 1929-53
  • (fols. 8-34) letters to Green-Armytage from members of de la Mare's family and his secretary, Olive Jones, 1927-56
  • (fols. 38-47) letters to Mrs. Green-Armytage, 1927-5
  • (fols. 52-89) photocopies of printed poems by de la Mare and articles about him, 1919-56

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