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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 1070 Collections and/or Records:

E. McKnight Kauffer letter to Evelyn Hunt, 1937 October 23

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 37
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Kauffer accepts the invitation to act as adjudicator for the exhibition and asks for details regarding time.
Dates: 1937 October 23

E. McKnight Kauffer letter to Evelyn Hunt, 1937 November 6

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 38
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Kauffer confirms intention to see exhibit on Friday 19 in the afternoon.
Dates: 1937 November 6

E. McKnight Kauffer letter to Frank B. Mason, 1934 December 4

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 36
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Kauffer informs Mason he has gotten [E.C.] Gregory's consent to donate a prize for the exhibition, and will himself present the prize. He also mentions the probable willingness of Denis Cohen to offer a prize as well. Marginalia at bottom of page in pencil, signed FBM, notes that he verified Gregory's intent to provide a prize.
Dates: 1934 December 4

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1852 January 24

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones jokingly chastises Price for his last "skinny" letter and promises that "now [he]'ll be revenged" in his response. Burne-Jones describes at length how he spends his time in the River Wye area, which he says is like "Elysium." He describes his daily routine of walking in the countryside, reading and going to the cathedral. He says in his time in the area he has "endured two" parties and complains about the questioning he receives from guests, commenting "girls are such -- hm -- hang...
Dates: 1852 January 24

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1853 March 5

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones opens by observing that, "like Mahomet of old", Price "finding the mountain won't come to [him]" has "gone to the mountain" and written to Burne-Jones. He offers Price a "free pardon" for not having done so earlier. Burne-Jones accepts Price's congratulations on the "issue of my 'little go'" but notes his tardiness. Burne-Jones writes that "your condolence ... on Sewell's leaving is pathetic" noting that it is likely that Sewell will be promoted to rector upon the...
Dates: 1853 March 5

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1853 May 1

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones congratulates Price on his "dutiful and exemplary" conduct, developed "for many years under [Burne-Jones's] auspices." He adds: "it gives me encouragement that the philosophical notions I have inculcated, and wh. have brought such fruits in you, will be equally productive in others." However, so that Price is not "unduly puffed-up," Burne-Jones goes on to jovially criticize Price's "volatile, hurry-scurry, hyper-condensed" writing style. Burne-Jones comments that he is...
Dates: 1853 May 1

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1853 August 5

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones writes to Price in the character of "Cardinal de Birmingham" on matters of Ecclesiasticism and Christian unity. Near the end of the letter, Burne-Jones praises Ruskin, upon the publication of the second volume of The Stones of Venice. A postscript responds to the issue of celibacy, on which Price sought counsel.

References: Georgiana Burne-Jones, v. 1, pages 81-86.
Dates: 1853 August 5

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1853 October 29

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones expresses his delight upon receiving Price's last letter. He regrets that he cannot respond to Price's latest request on account of being very busy. He also remarks that the subject proposed by Price is "really beyond me." It seems that Price's request is related to a specific poet (perhaps Tennyson, who is discussed at length in the previous letter), for Burne-Jones writes that: "I have not found a day without reading or hearing his work - it is unfair I know to other poets, for he...
Dates: 1853 October 29

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1853 November 8

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 6
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones tells Price that he must write a letter to "Harry" (Henry Macdonald), but, not knowing Harry's address, must send it via Price. Burne-Jones commiserates with Price regarding "the suppression of the Press" which Burne-Jones declares an "act of high-treason against the Great Republic of Literature," "Inquisatorial in a land that acknowledges no Inquisition" and "tyranny." He quotes Tennyson, assuring Price that "the tyrant's cruel glee forces on the freer hour." ...
Dates: 1853 November 8

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1854 February 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones responds to Price's questions about scholarships, noting that the competition for Oxford scholarships "depend entirely upon the men who present themselves for candidacy" and that the University's reputation for "stiffness" deters individuals from applying and so "competition has been less." He tells Price that the scholarships for Queen's College are generous but that the college has changed from "old times." He notes Magdalen College's demyship scholarship form and states that he...
Dates: 1854 February 28

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1854 March 9

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones apologizes for being "forgetful" of Price and admits that he "cannot plead hard work altogether for my cause, so many nameless trifles occur all day long to break the best resolutions." He tells Price that he has heard that he is studying hard and wishes him success in his endeavors. He encourages Price to apply for an Oxford scholarship, noting that even in failure "the practice is very good and often encouraging." He says that this term has been his happiest yet and he has been...
Dates: 1854 March 9

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1854 October 16

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 9
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones says he would have written to Price earlier had he not had "too much friendship to pour my sorrows into your ear." He states that Price's last letter came at a time when he was "suffering greater mental troubles than [he] ever remember[s]." Burne-Jones complains about the postponement of the start of the university term, remarking that he "longed to be back with [William] Morris and his glorious little company of martyrs." Burne-Jones describes a recent evening party he...
Dates: 1854 October 16

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1856 January 9

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones asks why Price has not yet sent the "MS," presumably a piece for The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine. He tells him that Burne-Jones's aunt has been Price's "champion all along," transcribing a humorous conversation he had with her at breakfast the previous day, in which Burne-Jones describes Price as a "reprobate" and "a dissolute little creature" while "Auntie" defends him as a "dear little fellow." Burne-Jones says he does not want to hurry Price over the magazine but that they...
Dates: 1856 January 9

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1856 May 18

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones begins the letter with the following declaration: "Mr Jones begs respectfully to inform the public that he executes pictures of the most chaste and unique description upon the most reasonable terms." He then lists prices for a variety of types of drawings, including "love scenes, executed in bold style, indian ink" (5 shillings) and "full length caricature" (2 shillings and sixpence). He goes on to announce that he is "desirous of forming classes...
Dates: 1856 May 18

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1856 May 30

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones says that he owes Price more apologies than he has time to write at present. He tells Price he has taken rooms at Old House, Ship Street in Oxford and asks that Price tells him which train he will take to Oxford so that Burne-Jones can meet him. Burne-Jones goes on to give Price details about gaining entry to New College, remarking that on Sunday morning it is hosting a private party and admission will not be possible. He recommends that Price asks the sub-warden --...
Dates: 1856 May 30

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1856 June 15

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 13
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones sends his best wishes for Price's recovery from a bout of illness, remarking that he "daren't tell Auntie about it, or she'd be hurrying off to nurse [Price]." He asks if Price could stay in Birmingham for the first three days of the following week as Burne-Jones will be visiting his father and would like to see Price, commenting that "it seems generations past since [they] had one of those dear evenings." Burne-Jones says that he is happier than he has ever been which...
Dates: 1856 June 15

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1861 June 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 14
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones says he has been a "villain" in his lack of correspondence with Price and says that the rest of the day will be given over to writing him letters, remarking that although the letter will only take half an hour to write, "the exertion will completely do for [him]." He asks if Price is "lonely out there" and says he has encouraged William Morris to write to him and will try to get "everyone" to do the same. He says they will all be so glad when Price comes back. ...
Dates: 1861 June 28

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1862 February 23

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 15
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones thanks Price for his last letter, commenting that it has been passed around and shared with "all who want [Price] back." He pleads with Price to move back to Britain, offering Price a room in his home until he can find something permanent. He tells Price his family are spending three months in Venice from May and that Price could have their home in London to himself. Burne-Jones tells Price that Elizabeth Siddall has died and that Rossetti is "smashed for the time." He...
Dates: 1862 February 23

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1862 June 3

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 16
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: "Dearest Crom, I won't write at length; you may never get this -- we shall be in Venice I hope in a week to stop there for nearly a month, direct poste restante. I do do hope we shall meet this year. Love from Georgie. Most affectionately yours, Ned."
Dates: 1862 June 3

Edward Burne-Jones letter to John Ruskin, 1862 June

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 56
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones is working on a "little head of Paolo in the Ducal Pal[ace]" for Ruskin and is anxious about the quality. (Fiona Macarthy has identified this to be a study from Veronese's Thanksgiving for the Victory of Lepanto in the Sala del Collegio. See Macarthy, The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012), 144.) Burne-Jones asks Ruskin to stay in Milan and...
Dates: 1862 June