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66243: Coverless Notebook

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A coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September |

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Manuscript in pencil with corrections in ink and pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Two unidentified fragments of poetry. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript draft in pencil with corrections in Ivor Gurney's hand. The poem was sent to Marion Scott in a letter of 10th September 1918. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Continuation of manuscript draft in pencil with corrections in pencil and ink. The poem was sent to Marion Scott in a letter of 10th September 1918. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
A fair manuscript copy of this poem in pencil. Another draft exists in the green manuscript notebook 64.6. this draft was transcribed by Gurney in a letter of 27th August 1918 to Marion Scott, and he referred to it as 'Which is one of my best things - to the author's mind, at any rate'. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Fragments of a draft poem. Manuscript in pencil with corrections in ink and pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil with corrections in Ivor Gurney's hand of a poem later titled 'Interval'. Another manuscript draft, under this later title, was included in a letter of 27th August to Marion Scott'. However, it was sent to John Haines under the first title in a letter received 11 September 1918. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Continuation of 'Mangle-Hoeing' [later titled 'Interval'], here dated 'St Albans / August 1918'. This poem was included in a letter of 27th August to Marion Scott. 'From the Window' was included in a letter to John Haines received 11 September 1918. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil with corrections in ink and pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. The poem was sent to John Haines in a letter received 11 September 1918. The right hand page contains an early draft of what was initially titled 'Girls Song' but which was later renamed 'The Tryst'. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Another draft of the poem can be found in the small green manuscript notebook 64.6. It was also sent to John Haines in a letter received 11 September 1918. The version shown here was included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918. The facing page contains some notes on a progression of musical keys.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Another draft of 'Hidden Tales'. Alternative manuscript drafts of 'Hidden Tales' and 'Solace of Men' can be found in the small green manuscript notebook 64.6. 'Solace of Men' was also included in a letter of early September 1918 to Marion Scott, and Hidden Tales was sent to John Haines in a letter received 11 September 1918. Both were included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Another draft of the poem can be found in the small green manuscript notebook 64.6. The draft shown here was included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Two other manuscript drafts of the poem exist. One was included in a letter to Marion Scott of 24th August 1917, and all 3 drafts remain consistent. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil with corrections in ink and pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. The poem was sent to Marion Scott in a letter of 7 September 1918. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Two other manuscript drafts of 'Eternal Treasure' exist. One was included in a letter to Marion Scott of 24th August 1917, and all 3 drafts remain consistent. Another manuscript draft of 'The Poplar' can be found in a letter of September 1918 to Marion Scott. Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Both poems were included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand, with a musical sketch written on the facing page. The poem was sent to Marion Scott in a letter of c.11 September 1918. Gurney also composed a musical setting of a version of this poem, for two voices. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript draft, in ink, of part of 'On Rest'. The pencil draft opposite is a draft of an as yet unidentified poem. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
A pencil draft of an unidentified poem. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Shows an as yet unidentified musical score. Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.
Manuscript in pencil with corrections in ink and pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand of a poem here titled 'Girls Song' but which was later to be titled 'The Tryst'. Under the title given here the poem was sent to Marion Scott in a letter of 10 September 1918. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Found in a coverless notebook used by Gurney from late August to mid-September 1918.

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Identifier

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Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

August-September 1918 | 27th August 1918 27-Aug-18 1917 - 1918 August-September 1918 Sep-18

Date Created

27/08/1918 | 01/01/1917 01/09/1918

Temporal Date

15/09/1918 | 31/12/1918 11/09/1918 10/09/1918

Spatial

St Albans, England | Unknown St Albans, England

Source

Notebook

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Poem | Miscellaneous Poem

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Number of Pages

20

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

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

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.1r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.1v-2r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.2v-3r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.3v-4r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.4v-5r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.5v-6r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.6v-7r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.7v-8r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.8v-9r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.9v-10r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.10v-11r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.11v-12r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.12v-13r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.13v-14r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.14v-15r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.15v-16r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.16v-17r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.17v-18r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.18v-19r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.5.6.19v

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

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

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