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VWL1453 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud

Thank you very much for the poetry book - I waited to write till I had read it through. I fear I don't understand modern poetry...

19390101
VWL655 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud

I hate writing begging letters - I know in my bones that you have already done more than your share for refugees - Here is a case...

193902--
VWL3915 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vera Hockman

My dearest Vera,
This is frankly a begging letter - & I hate doing it because I know that your generous heart has already helped, more...

19390203
VWL5186 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Harvey

Dear Mrs Harvey
I enclose herewith a cheque for £100 which my wife and I have collected for Dr. Fuchs.1 The names of...

19390212
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--
VWL683 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Imogen Holst

My Dear Imogen

I was thankful to know you are back in England1
I am not going to RCM2 this term as it was...

193909--
VWL1222 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

This is to thank you for your love and send you mine. You are lucky to have a job - I daresay I shall get one in time - but I feel...

19390906
VWL1223 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I’ve just been reading Byzantium1. How dear of you to send it. We shall probably be living on potatoes next year, so I’m...

19390915
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
VWL684 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I never answered your last letter. I really have been rather busy - with internees & evacuees & low-brow concerts...

193910--

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