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A small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. |

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Rear cover of small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
An early draft of 'Toussaints' found in a small green notebook in use by Gurney during July-August 1918. The poem was later published in 'War's Embers'.
A musical sketch and notes written in pencil, and a rhyme in the greeting card vein which may not be by Gurney, from a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. 'Cridland' is Gurney's Gloucestershire battalion colleague, Basil Cridland. 'Friends' refers to Wilfrid Gibson's poetry collection of that name. 'M.H.' is Margaret Hunt.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Another manuscript draft was included in a letter of September 1918 to Marion Scott and was dated 'September St. Albans'. The poem from this letter was initially published as 'The Tryst', but Gurney made the correction in a later letter. Also included in 'War's Embers' (2004). Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney in July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. another manuscript draft of the poem exists in the black notebook 64.5.6. Marion Scott also made a fair copy. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). From a small green notebook used by Gurney in July-August 1918.
A manuscript draft probably for the poem Migrants, published in War's Embers (1919). From a small green manuscript book used by Gurney in July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil drafts of an unidentified poem (left), and (right hand side) Toussaints. From a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand of a draft of part of The Farm (left hand page) and of the last two stanzas of The Fisherman of Newnham (right hand page). The Fisherman of Newnham was sent to Herbert Howells in a letter of July 1918. From a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand of a draft of part of The Farm and an unidentified musical sketch. From a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Unidentified lines of verse. Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney durnig July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand being a draft of a poem titled 'Tobacco the weed', later renamed 'Solace of Men' and published in War's Embers (1919). Gurney wrote two other poems on the subject: 'Tobacco' and 'Tobacco Plant'. This is from a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Unidentified melody line and a draft fragment of verse. From a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Draft of an unpublished poem found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
A draft of the poem 'Interval', from a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. The right hand page also includes a musical sketch.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Another manuscript of the poem exists in the black manuscript notebook 64.5.6, and another in a letter of 27th August 1918 to Marion Scott, dating the poem 'St Albans August 1918'. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
What could be an early draft of Toussaints (c.f. 'coloured pillars') from a small green notebook used during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. A copy of this draft was transcribed by Gurney into the black manuscript notebook 64.5.6 and Dated 'August 1918'. It was also transcribed by Gurney into a letter of 27th August 1918 to Marion Scott, where Gurney wrote 'Which is one of my best things - to the author's mind, at any rate'. Also included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a small green notebook used during July-August 1918.
Manuscript drafts of That County and Twigworth Vicarage from a notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. Both poems were later published in War's Embers (1919).
Manuscript drafts of That County and Twigworth Vicarage from a notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. Both poems were later published in War's Embers (1919). The proximity of the two poems here and on p19 of the notebook also suggests that the two published poems could have been conceived as a single poem.
Drafts of two poems, 'That County' and 'Migrants', from a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. The poems were published in War's Embers (1919).
Manuscript draft of 'Migrants' from a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
A draft of the last verse of Migrants and a note relating to one line of Toussaints from a small green manuscript book used by Gurney during July-August 1918. An unidentified musical sketch is given on the facing page.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919) in a form very close to this one, respecting Gurney's line rejections. Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Also included in a letter of September 1918 to Marion Scott. The 'F.W.H.' refers to the poet F.W. Harvey, a friend of Gurney's who was reported missing in August 1916 but was later known to have been taken prisoner. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. The first stanza on the left hand page is from an unpublished poem.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand of part of 'To F.W.H.'. Also included in a letter of September 1918 to Marion Scott. The 'F.W. H.' refers to the poet F.W. Harvey, a friend of Gurney's who was reported missing in August 1916 but was later known to have been taken prisoner. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918. On the facing page Gurney is a sketch of an unidentified musical score dedicated to Margaret Hunt.
Two pages of notes, including some listings of musical keys, perhaps working through a formal harmonic progression. From a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.
Front cover of small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.

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Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

July-August 1918 | Aug-18 Jul-18 July-August 1918

Date Created

01/07/1918 | 01/08/1918

Temporal Date

31/08/1918 | 31/07/1918

Spatial

Unknown | Unknown St Albans St. Albans St Albans, England England

Source

Notebook

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Poem

Pages

, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

Number of Pages

29

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Ivor Gurney Archive, Gloucestershire Archives / The Ivor Gurney Estate

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.1r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.1v-2r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.2v-3r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.3v-4r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.4v-5r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.5v-6r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.6v-7r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.7v-8r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.8v-9r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.9v-10r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.10v-11r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.11v-12r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.12v-13r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.13v-14r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.14v-15r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.15v-16r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.16v-17r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.17v-18r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.18v-19r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.19v-20r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.20v-21r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.21v-22r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.22v-23r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.23v-24r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.24v-25r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.25v-26r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.26v-27r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6.27v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.6v

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

Gloucestershire Archives, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3DW, UK

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