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66289: Letter: To Marion Scott.

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posted on 2024-04-18, 18:06 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Written from the Bangour War Hospital. Discusses virtues of writing and writing verse in particular in pen vs. pencil, as a soldier / includes 'After Music' / notes that the mail arrived while writing the poem / concerned about a package sent to France and possibly lost / reports that Annie Drummond, a VAD nurse at the hospital, has borrowed his copy of F.W. Harvey's 'Gloucester Friends' / discusses the volume. |

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Envelope containing letter.
Written from the Bangour War Hospital. Discusses virtues of writing and writing verse in particular in pen vs. pencil, as a soldier / includes 'After Music' / notes that the mail arrived while writing the poem / concerned about a package sent to France and possibly lost / reports that Annie Drummond, a VAD nurse at the hospital, has borrowed his copy of F.W. Harvey's 'Gloucester Friends' / discusses the volume.

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Identifier

7563.cpd | 6484.jpg | IG-41-142.jpg 6485.jpg | IG-41-142f1r.jpg 6486.jpg | IG-41-142f1v.jpg 6487.jpg | IG-41-142f2r.jpg 6488.jpg | IG-41-142f2v.jpg 6489.jpg | IG-41-142f3.jpg

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

8th October 1917

Date Created

08/10/1917

Spatial

Edinburgh, Scotland

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem within letter | Letter Poem within letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Number of Pages

6

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

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

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.142 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.142.1r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.142.1v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.142.2r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.142.2v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.142.3

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

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

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