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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL1355 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

My Dear Maud

Thank you so much for your letter.
- I am now sitting up for the 1st time for a 4tnight -...

193407--
VWL5055 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
Until only the other day it was almost universally held that the noblest contribution of the British to European civilization has been...

19360818
VWL1378 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

What a lovely picture - though not half pretty enough of course (this is truth - I always tell you the truth). It will...

19381004
VWL1225 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Douglas Lilburn

Dear Lilburn

I am very sorry I shall not be teaching at the R.C.M.1 this term - it has been decided that only those who live in...

19390918
VWL4906 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Daer Maud
(wartime economy paper!)
Yes of course refer to me - you ought to get a good job
I have not one at present - & I don'...

193910--
VWL1486 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

Those new stockings sound exciting - keep them intact for me!
I did not mean that I wanted frivolous verse (i.e. in...

194004--
VWL1418 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Fritz Hart

My Dear Fritz

It was nice to hear from you once again. - I feel the Englishmen in U.S.A. have a great mission to perform - that we are...

19400511
VWL1490 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I am so sorry about your foot. Do take care and don’t move - that is essential with a poisoned foot - they kept me in bed...

194007--
VWL1442 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

My dear Iris1

There seem to be several shadowy schemes - but nothing seems to materialize.
(1) I believe the I.S.M. were...

19401004
VWL1606 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Tippett

Dear Tippett

Here is something for you to show which is the best I can do.
I will not argue with you about your pacifist scruples...

19411217

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