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The Cherry Record Collection of Josephine Reid’s Papers and Books Relating to Graham Greene

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Series 9 Articles etc re Graham Greene's life and works. 1950s - 2006.

Extent: 14 items.

GGJR 9/1 Promotional display stand by Penguin. Robust card stand in classic Penguin orange for display in a bookshop: in six folding sections, advertising five titles with Penguin covre designs plus the author in the sixth panel, with photograph. The titles are Our Man in Havana, The Quiet American, The Power and the Glory, The Heart of the Matter, The End of the Affair. ND [not earlier than 1958].

GGJR 9/2 Promotional display stand by The Bodley Head.Robust card stand in olive green for display in a bookshop: for Greene’s new novel, The Comedians, in three folding sections with the famous photo portrait by Karsh of Ottawa of Greene in a mac leaning against his bookshelves in Paris. ND (prob 1966).

GGJR 9/3 Daily Telegraph Magazine 27 March 1970. Front cover colour photograph: Greene standing by the harbour in Antibes. Article 'Graham Greene recollects', autobiographical introductions to It's a Battlefield, England Made Me and Brighton Rock. The four page article (pp.26-27, 29-30) is on the occasion of the publication of the first four books in the Collected Edition of his works. Photograph (Karsh of Ottawa, same as in GJR 9/2 above).

GGJR 9/4 Réalités Magazine, No. 145, December 1962. Article 'The Heart of the Graham Greene Matter' by Guy Martin, re Greene's personal religious and spiritual life and its influence on his writing. pp.60-63.Photograph.

GGJR 9/5 The Sunday Times Magazine 23 May 1982. An issue mostly devoted to Roman Catholicism in Britain. Article Roman Britain by Wilfred De'Ath concerns three leading Catholic families including the Stonors (p.20) who still lived in the ancient house with “priest’s holes” in which their ancestors had hidden priests such as Edmund Campion who were on the run in the 16th century, and who were friends of Greene (see GGJR 10). Photograph by Snowdon [Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon].

GGJR 9/6 Photocopy of TLS from Ian Marshall to Josephine Reid. Craigtoun Country Park, St Andrews. 30 June 1980. Response to JR's enquiries re history of Craigtoun Park and Mount-Melville House. Details and an MS mark by the 3rd para indicate that JR's interest may have been in the house's history as a hospital during WW2. 2pp.

GGJR 9/7 Brown A5 envelope addressed in Graham Greene's hand to Josephine Reid. Envelope only. Annotated by GG 'Letter and cassette only'. Annotated by JR on recto and verso 'Banker/ Shoes'. Postmark Antibes 6/11/1986. 3 stamps.

GGJR 9/8 ALS from Fr Leopoldo Durán to Josephine Reid. Letterhead of Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Filologia. 5 March 1982. Thanks for her letter, comments on Monsignor Quixote and his own improving health. 2s.

GGJR 9/9 MS note by JR 'Observer Review Sunday 7 April 1991 Article by Gavin Young Photo Tony McGrath'.

GGJR 9/10 Printed order of service for Memorial Requiem Mass for Graham Greene OM CH at Westminster Cathedral, 6 June 1991. Pencil annotations by JR throughout, noting further details and occasional discrepancies from cassette recording of Mass (see series 12). 8pp.

GGJR 9/11 Colour digital print of wedding photograph. Annotated on verso by JR 'Rozanne Colchester - Nick Dennys - Lucy Bethune - Lucy's mother'. ND

GGJR 9/12 A4 bifold brochure: Graham Greene Birthplace Trust. ND ?2001/2.

GGJR 9/13 ALS from Mike Hill to Josephine Reid. Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, 3 September 2006. Thanks for cheque, will provide copies of two talks requested by JR, pass on regards to Dr Lechat. Repeats invitation to the festival. 1l.

GGJR 9/14 ALS from Mike Hill to Josephine Reid. Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, 21 February 2011. Request for JR to write a short article for A Sort of Newsletter (Birthplace Trust quarterly) about her recruitment to post and work as Greene's secretary. Annotated by JR 'ack: on phone & refused. Spoke to very nice gentleman in February'.

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Catalogue

GGJR 01 Correspondence
GGJR 02 Administrative notebooks
GGJR 03 Correspondence - Dictabelt transcripts
GGJR 04 Correspondence - Dictabelt transcripts
GGJR 05 Correspondence, press cuttings & articles
GGJR 06 Correspondence & ephemera re the deaths of Graham Greene and Raymond Greene
GGJR 07 News cuttings re Graham Greene's life and works
GGJR 08 Material re sale of Graham Greene's archive and library
GGJR 09 Articles etc re Graham Greene's life and works
GGJR 10 Letters from Graham Greene to Josephine Reid
GGJR 11 Photographs of Josephine Reid and Graham Greene
GGJR 12 Cassettes
GGJR 13 Oil painting
GGJR 14 Material from the collection's printed books


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