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52493: Letter: To Edward Brittain.

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posted on 2024-05-01, 15:53 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Discusses feelings about the death of mutual friend Geoffrey Thurlow / its effect on mutual acquaintances / possibility of Vera Brittain caring for the severely wounded Victor Richardson / the difficulties of making her way home at this point in the war / a poem entitled 'In Memoriam' written by Vera Brittain for Geoffrey Thurlow / the irony of the timing of Geoffrey Thurlow's death in relation to Rupert Brooke and to Roland Leighton. |

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Discusses feelings about the death of mutual friend Geoffrey Thurlow / its effect on mutual acquaintances / possibility of Vera Brittain caring for the severely wounded Victor Richardson / the difficulties of making her way home at this point in the war / a poem entitled 'In Memoriam' written by Vera Brittain for Geoffrey Thurlow / the irony of the timing of Geoffrey Thurlow's death in relation to Rupert Brooke and to Roland Leighton.
Poem written for Geoffrey Thurlow, included in the letter to Edward Brittain on 6 May 1917. The letter discusses feelings about the death of mutual friend Geoffrey Thurlow / its effect on mutual acquaintances / possibility of Vera Brittain caring for the severely wounded Victor Richardson / the difficulties of making her way home at this point in the war / a poem entitled 'In Memoriam' written by Vera Brittain for Geoffrey Thurlow / the irony of the timing of Geoffrey Thurlow's death in relation to Rupert Brooke and to Roland Leighton.
Envelope containing letter.

History

Identifier

1697.cpd | 1670.jpg | VBMML_Vera_to_Edward_-_6_May_1917_-_p1.jpg 1671.jpg | VBMML_Vera_to_Edward_-_6_May_1917_-_p2.jpg 1672.jpg | VBMML_Vera_to_Edward_-_6_May_1917_-_p3.jpg 1673.jpg | VBMML_Vera_to_Edward_-_6_May_1917_-_p4.jpg 1674.jpg | VBMML_Vera_to_Edward_-_6_May_1917_-_p5.jpg

Creator

Brittain, Vera (1893-1970)

Date

6th May 1917 | 6th May 1917 06-May-17

Date Created

06/05/1917

Spatial

Macclesfield

Source

Leaf | Leaf Poem within letter

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Letter | Letter Poem

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Number of Pages

5

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The digitised Vera Brittain material may be used for educational purposes only and remains the copyright at all times of the Literary Executors for the Vera Brittain Estate, 1970 and The Vera Brittain Fonds, McMaster University Library. In any distribution or display of the material this acknowledgment must be clearly indicated.

Repository Name

McMaster University, Mills Memorial Library, The William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections

Repository Address

1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L6, Canada

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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