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Leslie Thomas John Arlott Collection (VMF004)

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Arlott to John Betjeman, proposing that they collaborate on an anthology of topographical verse.  Suggests that he would do all the background bibliographic work, with Betjeman providing the scope and direction of the collection.  Lists names and some of the works be would wish to include and sketches the intent of such an effort.

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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Title: Leslie Thomas John Arlott Collection (VMF004), 1941Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1941: April - 1941: June 6

ID: MSS/VMF/004

Primary Creator: Arlott, John

Extent: 2.0 Items

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence from Arlott to John Betjeman proposing an anthology of topographical verse.  The proposed book, Landmarks: A Book of Topographical Verse for England and Wales, was published by Cambridge University Press in 1943 by Arlott and Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton.  Also includes a program of worship services for St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Collection Historical Note

Leslie Thomas John Arlott (February 25, 1914 – December 14, 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special. He was also a poet, wine connoisseur and former police officer.

He had many books published, including: Of Period and Place, a book of poetry (1944); Indian Summer (1946); Concerning Cricket (1949); Maurice Tate (1951); Test Match Diary (1953); Vintage Summer (1967); Fred - Portrait of a Fast Bowler (1971); A Hundred Years of County Cricket (1973); John Arlott's Book of Cricketers (1979); Jack Hobbs: Profile of the Master (1981) and Basingstoke Boy: The Autobiography (1989). A Word From Arlott and Arlott In Conversation were published in 1983 and 1984 respectively as collections of his commentaries and writings.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open

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Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Originally laid in Choice or Chance by Edmund Blunden. PR6003 L8 C5 1934

Acquisition Method: Accession number 1241.

Separated Materials: Originally laid in Choice or Chance by Edmund Blunden.

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: Processed January 1971 by Holly Hall.


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[Item 1: Arlott to John Betjeman, proposing that they collaborate on an anthology of topographical verse.  Suggests that he would do all the background bibliographic work, with Betjeman providing the scope and direction of the collection.  Lists names and some of the works be would wish to include and sketches the intent of such an effort., 1941: June 6],
[Item 2: 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., 1941: April],
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Item 1: Arlott to John Betjeman, proposing that they collaborate on an anthology of topographical verse.  Suggests that he would do all the background bibliographic work, with Betjeman providing the scope and direction of the collection.  Lists names and some of the works be would wish to include and sketches the intent of such an effort., 1941: June 6Add to your cart.
Typed letter, signed. 2 pages.
Item 2: 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., 1941: AprilAdd to your cart.
4 pages.


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