File 4/1 - Letters to Augustus John

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Letters to Augustus John


  • [1968x1995] (Creation)

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1 folder (0.5 cm.)

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The file comprises photocopies of letters written to Augustus John. The correspondents include John Samp[son], 1910, Frida Strindberg, [?1911], [?1914]; Wyndham Lewis, 1928; James Joyce, [1933]; Dora Yates, 1947; Holt Beever & Kinsey, Solicitors, London, 1950, declaring that The Rt Hon. Katharine Viscountess Tredegar had left him a Bronze Angel by Franc Krisnic in her will; and Ulick O'Connnor, 1958, together with a translation of a letter written in French by Albert Schweitzer, [1955], to the artist, and a covenant, 1927, signed by Horace de Vere Cole and Augustus John to drink no rum, whisky, gin or vodka.

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The original letters from Frida Strindberg, [?1911], [?1914], are in NLW MS 22785D, the letter from Wyndham Lewis, 1928, to Augustus John is in NLW MS 22783D, the letter from James Joyce, [1933], is in NLW MS 22782D, and the one from Ulick O'Connor, 1958, is in NLW MS 22784D. The original covenant is in NLW MS 22779E.

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Letters from Wyndham Lewis to Augustus John, [1910]-1952, are in NLW MS 23852E and correspondence between them are in 4/14; 37 letters, 1902-[1927], from Augustus John to John Sampson are in NLW MS 21459E. A letter from Augustus John to [Frida Stindberg], [?1911], is in 4/6.

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Preferred citation: 4/1

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  • Text: 4/1 (10).