Cornford, Frances Darwin, 1886-1960

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From the description of Autograph letter signed : Conduit Head, Madingley Road, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [1925] Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517944

British poet Frances Cornford (1886–1960) was descended from a number of Cambridge intellectuals, including Charles Darwin and William Wordsworth. Her work was influenced by both the Georgian and modernist forms of poetry. She experimented with a variety of forms including the triolet and the villanelle and also translated a number of works from Russian and French.

"Frances Cornford." Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 240: Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century British Women Poets (reproduced in Literature Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/LitRC (accessed August 17, 2007).

From the guide to the Frances Cornford letters and poems, 1959–1960, undated, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Correspondence, 1898-1954 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Jane Harrison Collection, 1870-2001 Cambridge University: Newnham College Archives
creatorOf Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925. Letter, Kensington Square, August 24, 1905 to Barbara [Crofts]; letter, Cornwall, September 1, 1955 from Avery M. Crofts to Mrs. Cornford. 1905-1955. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Edward Howard Marsh collection of papers, 1886]-1963, 1910-1952 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Cornford, Frances Darwin, 1886-1960. Autograph manuscript drafts of two poems by Frances Cornford. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Cornford, Frances Darwin, 1886-1960. Autograph letter signed : Conduit Head, Madingley Road, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [1925] Oct. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Frances Cornford: Letters to Sir Edward Marsh, 1915-1951 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953. Edward Howard Marsh collection of papers, [1886]-1963 bulk ([1910]-1952). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Frances Cornford letters and poems, 1959–1960, undated University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915. Rupert Brooke letters to Dudley Ward and to Frances Cornford, 1908-1915. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stevens, James. He lies awake : high voice / [music by] James Stevens ; [text by] Frances Cornford. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein: Portrait Drawings, 1904-1909 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Kaye Webb Collection, 1925-1994 Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books
creatorOf Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915. Rupert Brooke collection of papers, [1905]-[1937] bulk (1912-1929). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Rupert Brooke collection of papers, 1905]-[1937, 1912-1929 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Tragara Press. Papers, 1953-1996. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915. person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Clodd, Alan. person
associatedWith Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962, person
associatedWith Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925. person
associatedWith Darwin, Sir Francis, 1848-1925. person
associatedWith Frances Crofts Cornford person
associatedWith Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. person
associatedWith Harrison | Jane Ellen | 1850-1928 person
correspondedWith Hazeltine, Harold D., 1871-1960 person
associatedWith Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953. person
associatedWith Sir William Rothenstein person
associatedWith Stevens, James. person
associatedWith Tragara Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Webb, Kaye person
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Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence
English poetry--20th century
English poetry--History--20th century--Sources
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Poets
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Birth 1886-03-30

Death 1960-08-19

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