- US TxAM-C 229-2
Part of Harold Monro Collection
1/7: Correspondence to Hibberd regarding research for his biography of Harold Monro. Folder contains responses to Hibberd's requests for information from a variety of sources, including the Royal College of Physicians, David Monro, G. K. Monro, and the Essex Archives. Information on Nigel Monro, Harold's son, was provided by correspondence from Fred Urquhart, Eastbourne College, St. Thomas's Hospital, and the General Medical Council. Also contains correspondence from executors, including the law firm of Hubbard & Co., Penelope Fitzgerald, Ruth Tomalin, and Freda McGregor. Also includes pedigrees of the Monro family.
1/8: Responses to Hibberd's requests for information in the form of correspondence and copies of research materials. Includes information from the Radley College school magazine, correspondence, and an article (in French) concerning Clinique La Ligniére. Folder contains copies of newspaper reports concerning Monro's 1903 wedding and two postcards of the church in which he was married, as well as information on Arundel del Re from his daughter Dianora del Re and university libraries. Also includes correspondence concerning Monte Verita, Galloway Kyle, and the Poetry Society.
1/9: Letters and information about individuals who had contact with Harold Monro. Includes information about Basil Watt, Robert Frost, Amy Lowell, Anna Wickham, Herbert Read, Ottoline Morrel, and Seigfried Sassoon. Information obtained via articles and copies of original correspondence.
1/10: Miscellaneous biographical information, various manuscript collections, and a portrait of Monro by Wyndham Lewis that could not be located. Includes copies of articles, other items, and letters from Gwen Staveley, Samuel Hynes, Joy Grant, Jeff Coopers, and others in the U.K. and the U.S.
1/11: Miscellaneous photocopies of articles written by Monro and documents belonging to Monro. Articles include "How I Began" from an April 4, 1913 issue of T. P.'s Weekly and reviews written by Monro. Folder also contains copies of letters written to and articles about Monro, including his obituary from the March 17, 1932 edition of The London Times.
1/12: Documents given to Dominic Hibberd by Joy Grant, author of Harold Monro and the Poetry Bookshop, relating to The Poetry Bookshop and Harold Monro. Contains copies of letters to Grant about her book both before and after publication. Also includes an article from the September 11, 1970 edition of the Times Literary Supplement titled "Harold Monro as Shopkeeper and Poet."
2/1: Correspondence between Harold Monro and Galloway Kyle, who replaced Monro as editor of The Poetry Review. Folder also contains correspondence to Hibberd, miscellaneous correspondence from Kyle, articles about Kyle, and information on the Poetry Society.