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Abercrombie, Lascelles, FBA, 1881-1938



  • Existence: 1881-01-09 - 1938-10-27


British poet and literary critic. English language professor. Contemporary of Rupert Brooke, Robert Frost, Edward Thomas, and J.R.R. Tolkien. Served as a munitions examiner during WWI. After his death it was discovered that his name was included in "The Black Book," a German list of Britons who were to be arrested in the event of a Nazi invasion of Britain.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Martin Secker - Richards Press publishing archive, 1908-1977

Identifier: 1979-014
Scope and Contents Contains office copies of books published by Secker into which a variety of materials were laid in, tipped in, or pasted in to many of them. These materials include handwritten and typed cards, letters and royalty receipts; Richards Press and Martin Secker publication announcements; press cuttings of book reviews and articles; photographs and clipped photographic illustrations; handwritten poems and essays; and fragments of dust jackets and dust jacket blurbs.Items which could...
Dates: 1908 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1941