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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Dates: 2/22/1932; 1/20/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 letters -

@ ALS 2/22/1932 w/ enclosure (verse copied by HG for DJ's amusement).

@ TLS 1/20/1941 w/ enclosure (Latin verse).

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 10/8/1943-12/29/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 letters -

@ ALS 10/8/1943 on letterhead for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), London. HG relates some "funny war stories."

@ ALS 11/11/1943: "...we are coming up to London tonight to dine with the Kirkpatricks. And on Saturday again to go to a party at the [Douglas] Woodruffs. Bobby Speaight is very funny in his new post which needless to say he greatly relishes."

@ ALS 12/29/43 w/ enclosure (article by T. Charles Edwards, "The Hero of Maida" (The Tablet 6/26/43).

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/31/44-9/29/44

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 letters -

@ ALS 1/31/1944 on BBC letterhead.

@ ALS postcard 3/22/44.

@ ALS 9/6/44 on BBC letterhead.

@ ALS postcard from the Garrick Club, London, 9/29/44.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 3/8/45-10/29/46

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 letters -

@ ALS 3/8/45 on letterhead for Hotel Grosvenor, Swanage, Dorset. 4 pp.

@ ALS 4/17/46 on BBC letterhead, addressed from Gatwick House, Billericay, Essex: "Dearest Dai: How I do look forward to seeing you.

@ ALS 6/6/46 on letterhead from the Garrick Club, London: "Dearest David - It is an age since we met & I have missed seeing you very much."

@ ALS 10/29/46 addressed from Perros-Guirec. 2 pp.: "Dearest David - This is to wish you a very happy birthday from us both."

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/28/47-11/1/47

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 letters, of which 3 are written from Gatwick House, Billericay, Essex. Includes 2 envelopes addressed to DJ at the private nursing home Bowden House, Harrow-on-the-Hill in Middlesex.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 5/21/48-7/10/49

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 letters + 1 postcard. ALS 4/20/49 is written on the back of a typed letter in Latin from J.L. Grumbridge to "Reverende Pater." Forwarded by HG to DJ.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 4/2/50-8/17/51

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS written variously from Gatwick House, Essex; BBC London; and 9, Tenby Mansions, London.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 7/4/52-12/18/52

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS of which 2 are postcards. Addressed from 9 Tenby Mansions, London. ALS 8/9/52, 4 pp., HG describes his impressions of T.S. Eliot: "I wish I knew him. There is some Merlin-like magic about him. Did you see him in his American hat? He looked very magical & very American. I saw him in the street after luncheon. He smiled and waved in a knowing sort of way."

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 2/14/53-12/11/53

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS. Written variously from 9 Tenby Mansions and from Broadcasting House, BBC London headquarters.

@ ALS 3/4/53 includes attachment: carbon copy (typescript) of a review of DJ's "Anathemata" by Edward Sackville West.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/7/54-9/15/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS, all addressed from 9, Tenby Mansions. ALS 1/12/54 on letterhead from Broadcasting House, London, includes enclosed TLS from P.G. Oates, prime minister, to HG re financial matters of DJ.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 2/3/55-12/15/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS written variously from the Hotel Phoenicia in Malta; 9 Tenby Mansions; and Broadcasting House in London. Includes 2 envelopes addressed to DJ at Northwick Lodge, Middlesex. ALS 12/15/55 encloses a newsclipping of an article, "Five Poets of Today," by Anne Ridler.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 2/14/56-8/31/56

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS written from BBC's Broadcasting House, London; 9 Tenby Mansions, the Grisewood London residence; and Farm Cottage, Widford, Hertfordshire, the Grisewood country home. Includes envelope addressed to DJ at Northwick Lodge.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/28/57-11/28/57

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS -

@ 3 ALS 1/28/57-2/25/57 written from the hospital at University College, Gower St., London.

@ Others are written from Farm Cottage, Widford, Hertfordshire; and from London.

@ Includes 2 envelopes addressed to DJ at Northwick Lodge, Middlesex.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 4/18/58-12/1/58

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS written from London and from Farm Cottage, Widford. ALS 8/6/58 includes envelope addressed to DJ at Northwick Lodge. This letter includes some comments by HG about the poetry of T.S. Eliot.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/15/59-10/12/59

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS addressed from Tenby Mansions and on BBC letterhead to DJ at Northwick Lodge.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 3/22/60-12/7/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS addressed from Tenby Mansions and Broadcasting House. Includes envelopes addressed to DJ at Northwick Lodge.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/3/61-10/19/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS written from 9 Tenby Mansions and Broadcasting House to DJ at Northwick Lodge. In ALS 10/19/61, HG discourses on "dissociation" vis a vis the world.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/8/62-8/18/62

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS written from 9 Tenby Mansions addressed to DJ at Northwick Lodge, Middlesex.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/5/63-12/29/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS from Tenby Mansions to Northwick Lodge.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 3/28/64-12/28/64

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS on letterhead from Tenby Mansions and Broadcasting House, London. Also from Field House, Widford, where the Grisewoods moved at this time.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 10/22/65-12/10/65

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS written from Field House, Widford, Hertfordshire.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/9/66-10/17/66

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS written on letterhead from "The Times," Broadcasting House, and Field House.

@ ALS 4/1/66: "We have had a terrible fright. Margaret was operated on at two o'clock today with the fear of cancer. But no malignancy was found..."

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 4/4/67-7/22/67

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS + postcard, written from Tenby Mansions and Field House, Widford.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 1/31/68-10/31/68

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS from Field House and 1 ALS from Mallorca.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Correspondence - HG to DJ
Datespan: 3/13/70

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS addressed from Field House, Widford, Hertfordshire. Accompanying a copy of HG's book, "The Painted Kipper: A Study of the Spurious in the Contemporary Scene" (C.A. Watts, 1970).

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Undated Correspondence HG to DG from: BBC, London
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated correspondence from HG to DJ on letterhead from the BBC. Total 8 ALS.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Undated Correspondence HG to DJ from: Broadcasting House
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated correspondence from HG to DJ on letterhead from Broadcasting House, London. Total 2 ALS.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Undated Correspondence HG to DJ from: Farm Cottage, Widford
c. 1957-1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains incompletely dated correspondence from HG to DJ. Possibly 1956/7 based on the reference to HG's rheumatoid arthritis for which he was hospitalized in 1956 (cf. letters dated 1956). Also, 1956 is the earliest date of correspondence from Farm Cottage (see folder 1:12). Total 2 ALS.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Undated Correspondence HG to DJ from: 9 Tenby Mansions, London
c. 1950-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated correspondence from HG to DJ addressed from the Grisewood home in London at 9 Tenby Mansions, probably written during the 1950s. Total of 8 ALS + 1 postcard.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Undated Correspondence HG to DJ (Miscellaneous)
c. 1938-1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous undated letters, written circa 1938-1954. Total 16 ALS + 1 Christmas card. Includes 1 ALS addressed from Gatwick House, Billericay, Essex; 1 ALS from Sion College; 2 ALS from 61 King's Rd; 1 ALS on letterhead of The Dublin Review (HG was editor 1949-52); 1 ALS on letterhead of Harvard Club of Boston, 374 Commonwealth Ave.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Undated Correspondence HG to DJ (Fragments)
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains fragments of correspondence.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Undated Correspondence HG to DJ: Editorial Remarks
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains editorial remarks by HG written to DJ(?) about an unidentified piece. Order of the notes/fragments is confused.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 6/3/40

DESCRIPTION: Contains AL addressed from Fort Hotel, Sidmouth. Probably a draft. 3 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Incomplete date; written shortly after 6/3/40

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS addressed from Fort Hotel, dated Thursday, June 1940: "...Harman, I've written you about six pages during the last day or so - but on reading it it seems [such?] good nonsense. So I'll write you a short letter instead." 3 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 12/23/1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS written from Northwick Lodge, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, on reverse of a photograph of a painted inscription by DJ.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 1/14/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS addressed from Northwick Lodge. 2 pp. Primarily concerning income.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 12/20/56

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS addressed from Northwick Lodge. Includes DJ's commentary on contemporary literary trends and on BBC's Third Programme. 2 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 8/5/58

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS addressed from Northwick Lodge. 1 p. Concerns work in progress on DJ's book, "Epoch and Artist," published by Faber and Faber, 1959.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Dated Christmas eve and Christmas day 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS written in tricolor ballpoint pen on the reverse of a photograph of a painted inscription by DJ. Correspondence mentions a visit to T.S. Eliot: "It was jolly nice going to lunch at the T.S.E.'s; a completely unexpected pleasure. They were both awfully kind and his mother-in-law I like too. But he certainly has aged since I last saw him, and winter in England is not good for him."

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 12/25/1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS written in tricolor ballpoint pen on the reverse of a photograph of a painted inscription by DJ. Sending Christmas greetings.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Date: 2/7/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS addressed from Northwick Lodge. 1 p. "My Dearest Harman - Thank you very much for "The Recess" [novel by HG, published by Macdonald & Co., 1963] which yr publishers sent me a day or so back - I see it will appear on Feb. 16th. I've not read it, at least only in part, but I wanted to write to thank you for having it sent to me. I perceive it to be almost preternaturally topical in its content..." DJ continues with thoughts on Anglo-French relations of the time.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Correspondence - DJ to HG
Incomplete date: Christmas

DESCRIPTION: Contains ANS sending Christmas greeting. Written on the reverse of a photograph of a painted inscription by DJ.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Correspondence - DJ to HG (Fragments)
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains fragments of ALS. Some in Latin.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Correspondence - DJ to HG (Envelopes)
Datespan: c. 1956-1970

DESCRIPTION: Contains empty envelopes addressed to HG in DJ's hand. No accompanying correspondence. Some bear autograph annotations by DJ.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG - Catalog
Datespan: 12/25/30-1/12/74

DESCRIPTION: Contains handwritten inventory of the xeroxed correspondence from DJ to HG.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG - Catalog
Datespan: 12/25/30-1/12/74

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copy of a handwritten list of the xerox correspondence from DJ to HG. This copy is probably in the hand of Sabina Bailey, daughter of HG.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG (pp. 1-10)
Datespan: 12/25/30-7/8/34

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copy of ALSs from DJ to HG. Datespan as given above. Total 4 letters.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG (pp.11-35)
Datespan: 1/12/35-10/8/35

DESCRIPTION: Contains xeroxed correspondence from DJ to HG. Datespan as given above. Total 5 ALS.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG (pp.36-55)
Datespan: 2/14/38-10/4/38

DESCRIPTION: Contains xeroxed correspondence from DJ to HG. Datespan as given above. Total 4 ALS.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG (pp. 56-68)
Datespan: 1/17/39-6/23/39

DESCRIPTION: Contains xeroxed correspondence from DJ to HG. Datespan as given above. Total 4 ALS.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Xerox Correspondence: DJ to HG (pp.69-89)
Datespan: 3/19/40-6/18/40

DESCRIPTION: Contains xeroxed correspondence from DJ to HG. Datespan as given above. Total 4 ALS.

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