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VWL1527 BBC Public Statement

BBC Public Statement

The Times, 14th March, 1941

B.B.C. AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

ANTI-WAR AGITATORS ONLY BANNED

The B...

19410314
VWL699 Completed registration form for Ralph Vaughan Williams's cultural national service

NATIONAL SERVICE
a) Surname Vaughan Williams
b) Christian names Ralph
c) Literary pseudonym (if any) --------...

193908--
VWL2166 Internal BBC memorandum to the Home News Editor from Sir Adrian Boult

Dr R. Vaughan Williams, D.M.

I happened to be asked to go down and give away the prizes at the revival of the Leith [Hill] Music Festival,...

19470418
VWL1831 Letter from A.H. Fox-Strangways to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear V.W.

Among 47 friends, I’ve made a Xmas list to write to, you come early, and as the biggest swell among ‘em, first. Forty seven: the...

19431225
VWL1810 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ann Boult

Dearest Ann

As if having you wasn’t the finest birthday treat!  And when Mrs K divulged there were 12 eggs in the box we were staggered....

19431015
VWL1887 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo

Dork[ing] behaved very sedately yesterday - The church bells pealed at intervals - now & then a megaphone brayed outside the...

19450509
VWL4671 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo

My scrawl came back to me [...]

Another bright day & all is well. Ralph going to a concert at Epsom - a matter of duty...

1945----
VWL2895 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Genia Hornstein

Dear Genia
Do you think I might venture to ask Mr Müller Hartmann to glance through a composition that has been sent me from Germany? - A...

1942----
VWL1469 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

How good you were to act so kindly and so quickly - Bob’s letter seemed so troubled & panicky about the precious James that...

19401103
VWL4293 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Mr. Shaw
Your news gave me such pleasure.  Somehow it isn't unexpected.  How very glad Ralph will be.  Your card has gone off to him in...

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