Finding-Aid for the Leslie Thomas John Arlott Collection (VMF004)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

L.T.J. Arlott to John Betjeman 1941: June 6.

Program. 1941: April.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arlott , Leslie Thomas John , British author. ,
Title: Leslie Thomas John Arlott Collection
Dates: 1941.
Quantity: 2 items
Identification: VMF004[Accession: 1241]

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Source

Laid in Choice or chance [collection of poems] by Edmund Blunden.

Processed: January, 1971 HH.

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Box/folder
1 /Arlott

L.T.J. Arlott to John Betjeman, 1941: June 6. (1 item (2 pp.): TLS)

Typed letter signed, L.T.J. Arlott to John Betjeman, proposing that they collaborate on an anthology of topographical verse. Suggests that he would do all of the background bibliographic work, with Betjeman providing the scope and direction of the collection. Lists names and some of the works he would wish to include and sketches the intent of such an effort.
Published under the name John Arlott. The proposed book (above) was issued in 1943 under the title Landmarks; a book of topographical verse for England and Wales, and was compiled by Arlott and Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton, Cambridge University Press, 1943. Arlott also wrote a good deal about sporting events in England, especially cricket.

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Box/folder
1 /Arlott

Program., 1941: April. (1 item (4 pp.))

Printed program of worship services to be held in St. Patrick's Cathedral during the four Sundays of April, with special additional services during Holy Week. No other identifying marks.

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