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Eric Warman Collection of Richard Aldington Papers


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Title: Eric Warman Collection of Richard Aldington Papers, 1932-1962Add to your cart.

ID: 1/1/MSS 070

Primary Creator: Aldington, Richard, (1892-1962.)

Other Creators: Warman, Eric, collector.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1967

Subjects: Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962

Forms of Material: Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962 - Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Eric Warman Collection of Richard Aldington papers consists mainly of letters from Richard Aldington to Eric Warman over the period of 1932-1962.  These letters are of a personal nature and speak of mutual friends, writing, politics and other topics of common interest.

Biographical Note

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. It was during this time that Aldington began exchanging letters with Count Geoffrey Potocki de Montalk, a writer, scholar, private printer,  poet, and exiled Polish artistocrat.

Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

Subject/Index Terms

Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Purchased

Preferred Citation: [Item], Eric Warman Collection of Richard Aldington Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Folder 1: InventoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Letters, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letters, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letters, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letters, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Letters, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letters, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Letters, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Letters, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Letters, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Letters, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Letters, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Letters, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Letters, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Letters, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Letters, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Letters, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Letters, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Letters, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Letters, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Letters, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Letters, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Letters, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Letters, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Letters, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Letters, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Letters, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Letters, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Letters, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Letters from Bridget Patmore to Eric Warman, 1934-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Letter from Netta Aldington to Eric Warman, 1947? July 9Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Chase National Bank to Eric Warman, 1940 September 13Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Letter from P.A.G. Aldington to Eric Warman, 1955 February 25Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Letter from J. Brian to Eric Warman, 1933 January 26Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Letters from Bridget Patmore to Vi Warman, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Carbon letter from Eric Warman to P. A. G. Aldington, 1955 February 24Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Miscellaneous papers relating to Richard AldingtonAdd to your cart.

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