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John, Augustus, 1878-1961
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Screenplay by Robert Bolt titled Augustus, the plot based on the life of artist Augustus John.

Personal correspondence,

Letters mainly of a personal nature, including a letter concerning the Presentation Goblet to the Queen and Prince Phillip, 1972; a letter from the Royal Institute of British Architects, concerning Sir Clough Williams-Ellis's election as an h...

Printed material,

Printed material, 1953-1998, comprising mostly press cuttings of articles and obituaries about Caitlin Thomas, together with a postcard of Augustus John's portrait of her, and a copy of her funeral brochure, 1994.

Keidrych Rhys,

Holograph letter, dated 7 January 1938, by Dylan Thomas to Keidrych [Rhys], sent from Blashford, in which he informs KR that Augustus John is trying to contact him regarding a portrait, expresses his own frustration at KR and the publication of Wa...

Augustus John,

Holograph letter, (2 ff.), dated 5 March 1945, by Dylan Thomas to Augustus [John], written in blue ink (ff. 1r, 2r) and sent from New Quay, thanking the latter for his gift and referring to Mary Keene who is staying at New Quay. Also included is a...

Michael Holroyd (Augustus John) Research Papers,

  • GB 0210 HOLROYD
  • Fonds
  • [1899]-2000 (accumulated [1968]-2000) /

The fonds comprises the research papers of Michael Holroyd mainly relating to his biography of Augustus John originally published in 1974-1975, other editions and the revised edition published in 1996. These include letters from the John family, r...

Holroyd, Michael

Other Augustus John letters

The series comprises photocopies of letters, mainly written by Augustus John to his friends and sitters relating to his artwork and family matters and also to works on him such as Lillian Browse, Augustus John Drawings (London, 1941) and David Cec...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Augustus John Papers

  • Fonds
  • [1880s]-1980

Papers, [1880s]-1980, of or relating to the artist Augustus John comprising letters from Augustus John to miscellaneous recipients, including over eight hundred and forty letters to his second wife Dorelia McNeill; letters to Augustus John from fa...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Augustus John (Jonathan Cape) manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • [c. 1950]-[early 1960s]

Typescript drafts and proofs of Augustus John's first volume of memoirs, Chiaroscuro: Fragments of Autobiography (London: Jonathan Cape, 1952), [1950]-1951; working manuscripts, typescripts and editorial correspondence relating to the follow-...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Romilly John letters to Sara John

One hundred and forty letters, 1968-1986, from Romilly John to his niece Sara John.The letters contain references to the John family, in particular Augustus, Gwen and Edwin John, with many discussing the settlement of the estate of Dorelia McNeill.

John, Romilly.

Letters to Edwin John

Some thirty-three letters and postcards, 1928-1975, addressed to Edwin John, mainly from family members.The correspondents include his father Augustus John, 1932-1946 (ff. 9-11), his aunt Gwen John, 1928-1933 (ff. 15-25), and his step-mother Dorel...

John, Gwen, 1876-1939

Letters to Sara John

Some eighty-two letters, cards and postcards, 1959-1994, to Sara John from family members, relating to family matters with occasional references to art.The correspondents include Amaryllis Fleming, [1990s] (ff. 4-8), Augustus John, 1959-[1961] (ff...

Fleming, Amaryllis, 1925-1999

Letters to Edwin John

Over a hundred letters, 1934-1956, addressed to Edwin John, nephew of Gwen John, from various correspondents (surnames B-J), including his father, Augustus John (48) 1938-1956, and other members of the John family; many of the letters are concerne...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Letters to Edwin John

Some fifty letters, 1934-1961, to Edwin John from various correspondents, including over forty letters from his father, Augustus John, relating mainly to the estate of Gwen John and the disposal of her works after her death but also containing per...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Letters to W. Goscombe John,

Fifty-eight letters and cards, 1889-1953, fifty-five of which, 1889-1948, were sent to Sir W. Goscombe John from various correspondents including sculptors, artists, statesmen and politicians, relating mainly to his career as a sculptor and to hon...

Michael Holroyd (Augustus and Gwen John) manuscripts,

  • Fonds
  • [1904]-[?1970s] /

Papers, [1904]-[?1970s], relating to Augustus and Gwen John collected by Michael Holroyd, including letters by Gwen John and Jeanne Robert Foster, 1920-1925; letters from Augustus John to various correspondents, [1904]-1958, and letters addressed ...


Gwen John letters,

Twenty-two letters, 1920-1925, from Gwen John, comprising one to her American patron, John Quinn, 18 December 1921 (ff. 48-50), and the remainder to his mistress, Jeanne Robert Foster, 1920-1925 (ff. 1-46), concerning personal matters and business...

John, Gwen, 1876-1939.

Letters to Augustus John,

Twelve letters, [1910]-1959, to Augustus John from various correspondents, concerning both personal matters and work.The correspondents include Lord Beaverbrook, 26 August 1959 (f. 1), [Nora] Brownsword, [late 1920s] (f. 2), Daniel George, 10 June...

Tristan de Vere Cole (Augustus John) Manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • [?1912]-2017 (mostly [?1912]-1969)

Letters and related papers of Augustus John and Dorelia McNeill, [?1912]-2017 (mostly [?1912]-1969), sent to, or collected by, Tristan de Vere Cole. The collection includes letters of Augustus John to Mavis de Vere Cole, 1934-1959, and to her son ...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

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