Inventory of the William Russell Flint Papers 1935-1961 Flint, William Russell Papers 1935-1961. Mss. 87s F64

Inventory of the William Russell Flint Papers 1935-1961

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Manuscripts and Rare Books Department
Collection Number Mss. 87s F64


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Repository
Special Collections, College of William and Mary
Collection number
Mss. 87s F64
Title
William Russell Flint Papers, 1935-1961.
Extent
8 items.
Creator
William Russell Flint
Language
English
Abstract
A group of letters and a postcard, 1935-1961, written to W. Russell Button of Chicago, Illinois

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Publication Rights/Restrictions on Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

William Russell Flint Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

Gift: 1987.


Scope and Content

A group of letters and a postcard, 1935-1961, written to W. Russell Button of Chicago, Illinois. The collection accompanied a book, Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved by Sir William Russell Flint, which was a gift to the Rare Book Collection.

Arrangement

This collection was arranged in chronological order by date.

INDEX TERMS

    Subjects:

  • English literature--20th century.
  • Persons:

  • Flint, Sibylle Suetor Russell, Lady, d. 1960.

Component List

George Arliss, [London, England] to W. Russell Button, Chicago, Illinois, 24 December 1935.
1 page.TLS.

Sends photograph to Button's aunt, Mrs. Briggs; is pleased she takes pleasure in his pictures; hopes they can meet the next time Button comes to England.

Sibylle [Russell Flint], London, [Eng.] to W. Russell Button, Chicago, Illinois, 12 April [19]53.
2 pages.ALS.

Thanks him for the parcel; has been hospitalized because of a fall and undergoing radio-therapy at Guy's Hospital; wonders if the treatment would help him.

Sibylle [Russell Flint, London, England] to W. Russell Button, Chicago, Illinois, 29 May [19]53.
1 page.ALS.

Will be delighted to see him in July; Willie will be in France from 1 July 'til 18 July; has heard from the Websters about him.

Sibylle Russell Flint, [London, England] to [W.] Russell [Button], 15 September 1953.
1 page.ALS.

Inquires about his health; has been in hospital since March; will see the Gallops next week.

Sibylle Russell Flint, London [England] to [W.] Russell [Button], n.p., 8 March [19]54.
1 page.ALS.

Hopes his arthritis is no worse and that he can "get round the gallery"; here everything is quiet and fears "artists are having a time [sic] [hard?] time"; Willie on the selection committee for the R. A. [Royal Academy] next month; thinks of him often.

Willie [William Russell Flint], Caernarvon [Wales], to R. B. [W. Russell Button], 18 [September 19]60.
2 pages.ALS.

Thanks him for his letter of sympathy [on the occasion of Sibylle Russell Flint's death]; Admiral Moore and he are in Caernarvon; thanks him for the color photo.

[William Russell Flint, London, England] to [W.] Russell Button, Chicago, Illinois, 18 [January 19]61.
3 pages.ALS.

Expresses admiration for the photographer of the "4 gents"; wishes he [WRB] could have been included; comments on a photograph of him "the Rowlandsonsque representation of your kind self in somewhat Pickwickian attire with wine glass in hand"; has visited Temple Cloud [?] and was shown many paintable subjects in Somerset; spent Christmas with friend Adrian Bury.

Willie [William Russell Flint], Cairo, [Egypt] to W. Russell Button, Chicago, Illinois, 18 [March 19]61.
Postcard.

Has been "gallivanting in Morocco & Libya. Now in Egypt --! too many subjects everywhere."

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Flint, Sibylle Suetor Russell, Lady, d. 1960.
  • William Russell Flint