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Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948



  • Existence: 1874-02-20 - 1948


Gordon Bottomley (1874-1948), British poet

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John Drinkwater collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 234
Abstract: Collection consists primarily of over 1000 letters to John Drinkwater from various persons, with six letters from Drinkwater (four of them carbons or drafts of letters), two manuscript poems ("Malediction" and "Spectral"), one essay ("Poetry of the Seventies") and one playscript, "Mary Stuart." Some letters addressed to Kathleen Walpole Drinkwater. Principal correspondents include Gordon Bottomley, Ernest De Selincourt, Arthur J. Gaskin,Edmund Gosse, E. V. Lucas, John Masefield, Alan...
Dates: 1904-1937

Letter : Carnforth, to Mr. Dent, 1918 Dec 22

 Part of Collection — Box 40: [Barcode: 39002137225158], Folder: GROUP 1037, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:


Removed from Today edited by Holbrook Jackson (London, 1918).

Dates: 1918 Dec 22

Letter to Mercia Oakley, 1912

 Item — Nash 33
Call Number: MSS 24
Scope and Contents:

Written from Iver Heath. Quotes Edgar Allen Poe and discusses the beauty of the night and Nash's sudden introduction to Mlle. Seutoni. People mentioned: Gordon Bottomley, Jack, Wilkie and Mlle. Vere Seutoni.

Dates: 1912

Letter to Mercia Oakley, 1912 July

 Item — Nash 39
Call Number: MSS 24
Scope and Contents:

Written from Iver Heath. Nash has been busy and completed three landscapes. He hopes that Oakley will pose for another picture. He also discusses potential art sales. Includes ink drawing of a reclining woman (reproduced in Dear Mercia, p. 81). People mentioned: Nash's uncle, Nugent Monck (producer of the Norwich Players), Gordon Bottomley, John Nash, and Aunt Jane.

Dates: 1912 July

Letters : to Elkin Mathews, 1907-18

 Part of Collection — Box 40: [Barcode: 39002137225158], Folder: GROUP 1037, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Four ALS, three LS in an unidentified hand, and two autograph postcards signed.

Dates: 1907-18

Paul Nash Letters to Mercia Oakley

Call Number: MSS 24

This collection comprises letters from Paul Nash to Mercia Oakley, written from 1909 to 1918.

Dates: 1909-1951, bulk 1909-1912

Herbert F. West collection of A. Hugh Fisher

Call Number: GEN MSS 795
Abstract: The Herbert F. West Collection of A. Hugh Fisher consists of correspondence, writings, clippings, tearsheets, and fine art sent to Herbert West by the artist Alfred Hugh Fisher between 1938 and 1945. It includes over 300 letters from Fisher to West, 1938-1945; autobiographical memoirs by Fisher; volumes of travel journals (in the form of letters to his colleague Halford Mackinder) covering Fisher's work with the Visual Instruction Committee of the British Colonial Office and recording his...
Dates: 1860-1945, bulk 1901-1945

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