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65899: Letter: To Vera Brittain

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posted on 2024-05-02, 15:11 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Pleasure at reading Vera Brittain's letters / discusses Speech Day at school and meeting Vera / love-letters / requests Rupert Brooke's poems / discusses photographs / current location and the trenches / lack of changes from one day to the next in army life / talking to the men / riding the train in France / arriving at billets / a picturesque French village / the sunset / being sent to Headquarters and new position there.

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Identifier

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Subject

Brittain, Vera (1893 - 197)

Creator

Leighton, Roland (1895-1915)

Date

18th July 1915

Date Created

18/07/1915

Spatial

France

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Number of Pages

8

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Vera Brittain Fonds, McMaster University Library / The Roland Leighton Literary Estate

Collection ID

The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8 | The Vera Brittain Archive Folder 1915 10-July18p1-p8

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

Usage metrics

    The Roland Leighton Collection

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