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John, Augustus, 1878-1961 -- Archives.
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Augustus John (Jonathan Cape) manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSCAPEAUG
  • 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-up volume, published posthumously under the title Finishing Touches (London: Jonathan Cape, 1964), [1950x1952]-[early 1960s]; and other miscellaneous autobiographical fragments, [c. 1950], [?1959].

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Augustus John Papers

  • GB 0210 MSAUGJOHN
  • 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 family, friends and miscellaneous individuals; letters from Ida John (née Nettleship), first wife of Augustus John, mainly to relatives and friends; letters to Dorelia McNeill from miscellaneous correspondents; and other correspondence of the John and Nettleship families; sketchbooks, 1908-[mid 1920s], of Augustus John; drafts of autobiographical writings by Augustus John which would later be published as Chiaroscuro (London, 1952) and the posthumous Finishing Touches (London, 1964); miscellaneous family papers of the John and Nettleship families; catalogues of Augustus John's papers; and a volume of poems, [c. 1909], of Arthur Symons, composed during his period of madness and transcribed by his amanuensis Agnes Tobin.

John, Augustus, 1878-1961

Michael Holroyd (Augustus and Gwen John) manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSMICHOLJOHN
  • 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 to him, [1910]-1959; Augustus John's appointment diaries, [1921], 1923, 1934 and 1939; and typescript transcripts and notes [?by Michael Holroyd], [?1970s].

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