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66250: Letter: To Marion Scott.

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posted on 2024-04-18, 14:48 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Includes 'To England: A Note' / not much to do as a signaller / describes writing under attack / quotes the poet John Masefield on Shakespeare / includes a musical score entitled 'Sea Symphony' / the state of the dugout and hygiene at the front / pipes and sunsets / Milton / quotes an unknown poem / describes just escaping from a strafe / German vs. English explosives / instructions regarding a parcel from Marion Scott / the courage and humour of the men / pleasure over a trench journal, the 'Somewhere in France Gazette' / loss of a friend to hospital / things starting to 'move' regarding Russian, etc. / Bach / aeroplanes and a musical score / poppies. |

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Envelope containing letter.
Includes 'To England - A Note' / not much to do as a signaller / describes writing under attack / quotes the poet John Masefield on Shakespeare / includes a musical score entitled 'Sea Symphony' / the state of the dugout and hygiene at the front / pipes and sunsets / Milton / quotes an unknown poem / describes just escaping from a strafe / German vs. English explosives / instructions regarding a parcel from Marion Scott / the courage and humour of the men / pleasure over a trench journal, the 'Somewhere in France Gazette' / loss of a friend to hospital / things starting to 'move' regarding Russian, etc. / Bach / aeroplanes and a musical score / poppies.
Includes 'To England: A Note' / not much to do as a signaller / describes writing under attack / quotes the poet John Masefield on Shakespeare / includes a musical score entitled 'Sea Symphony' / the state of the dugout and hygiene at the front / pipes and sunsets / Milton / quotes an unknown poem / describes just escaping from a strafe / German vs. English explosives / instructions regarding a parcel from Marion Scott / the courage and humour of the men / pleasure over a trench journal, the 'Somewhere in France Gazette' / loss of a friend to hospital / things starting to 'move' regarding Russian, etc. / Bach / aeroplanes and a musical score / poppies.

History

Identifier

7523.cpd | IG-41-27 | 6576.jpg | IG-41-27.jpg 6577.jpg | IG-41-27a.jpg 6578.jpg | IG-41-27f1r.jpg 6579.jpg | IG-41-27f1v.jpg 6580.jpg | IG-41-27f2.jpg 6581.jpg | IG-41-27f3r.jpg 6582.jpg | IG-41-27f3v.jpg 6583.jpg | IG-41-27f4r.jpg 6584.jpg | IG-41-27f4v.jpg 6585.jpg | IG-41-27f5r.jpg 6586.jpg | IG-41-27f5v.jpg

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

29th June 1916

Date Created

29/06/1916

Spatial

France

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Letter Poem within letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Number of Pages

11

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

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

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27a | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.1r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.1v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.2 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.3r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.3v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.4r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.4v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.5r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.27.5v

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

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

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    The Ivor Gurney Collection

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