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VWL2511 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Trevelyan

Dear Bob

I have been reading right through the 1947 Xmas book. I think it a very fine collection - and particularly ‘The Veil’ ‘The Stream...

19471227
VWL4971 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning

Dear Sir,
I venture to place before you the case of Dr. Sohn, 131 Bewick Road, Gateshead-on-Tyne.
Dr. Sohn is a Scientist and now has a...

19480429
VWL2838 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Douglas Lilburn

dictated

Dear Lilburn

Please use my name as a reference and I will do all I can to get you the job - but I take it you do not want...

19481022
VWL3051 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Professor Arthur Hutchings

Dear Professor Hutchings
In my opinion the University of Durham would do itself honour by conferring a degree on Edmund Rubbra.
His work...

19481029
VWL5188 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Johannesburg City Orchestra

Dear Sirs

I understand that Mr. Geoffrey Corbett has applied for the post of Conductor of the Johannesburg City Orchestra.1...

19481118
VWL3171 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage (BBC)

Dear Mr Herbage,

Thank you for your letter.  I am glad to think that there is a possibility of your making “Pipers Guild” a feature in “...

19490706
VWL3172 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

You never put P.T.O. in your letter and so I have only just discovered your P.S. about the pianist.1 It seems rather...

19490706
VWL3170 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

The Secretary of the Butterworth Trust is:
Lady Croft,
16, Frognal Gardens,
London, N.W.3.

Though the...

19490714
VWL3114 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to G.E. Moore

Dear Moore,

I hope you will forgive an old friend writing to you though it is years since we met, and I want to write to you about another...

19491109
VWL3079 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Tressider Sheppard, Provost of King’s College Cambridge

Dear Provost,1

I venture as a stranger, to write to you about Robert Trevelyan. Do you think there is any chance that he would...

19491116

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