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D8251

John Cupit of Clay Cross (1871-1963), joiner, poet and amateur inventor

Poems, mostly 1930s-1960s, also including William Henry Wilson's notebook, 1817

1817-1962

D8251/1

Scroll of poems

Includes: To a girl; For George Hill for his young lady (1895); Gas lamps Danesmoor

c1890s

D8251/2

Scroll of poems

Full list on scroll, includes: My dear between now and Christmas; There’s an ambrosial rose; To make a woman beautiful; Love befools mankind

 

D8251/3

Scroll of poems

Includes: Monorhyme (1956); Golden days; There is millions today; I’ve become damned baffled (1947); to Miss Sally Baker (1946)

c1940s-c1950s

D8251/4

Scroll of poems

Full list on scroll. Includes: Uncultured literature; A woman with all her faults; Don’t say goodbye.

 

D8251/5

Scroll with newscuttings about the murder of Linda Bowyer and poem entitled ‘Linda Bowyer’

 

 

D8251/6

Scroll in tube entitled Bereavement

 

 

D8251/7

Scroll of poems

Includes: On my Gransire’s and grandmother’s tomb; Relation (1950)

c1950s

D8251/8

Scroll pf poems

Includes: Matrimonial issues, and who is exempt of faults (1936) rewritten for Sir George and Lady Kenning (1952)

c1930s-c1950s

D8251/9

Scroll of poems

With full list, including Sir George Kenning and wife (1950s)

c1950s

D8251/10

Scroll in tube: Linda Bowyers maunscrips [sic]

 

c1952

D8251/11

Scroll in tube: Crucifixion

 

1962

D8251/12

Scroll in tube poems

 

c1958-1961

D8251/13

Scroll of poems

Includes: Never as [sic] the world known two greater men (1956)

 

D8251/14

Scroll in tube: patriarch

 

 

D8251/15

Scroll in tube: Adolescency

 

 

D8251/16

Scroll in tube: Churchill

 

 

D8251/17

Scroll of poems entitled ‘Aunt Dolly do you believe’

With note ‘This was my very long piece I composed in 1886. Requires amendments.’

 

D8251/18

Scroll of poems

Includes: Adventure (1957); To Miss Rose Marsh; Rhapsody.

 

D8251/19

Scroll of poems

Includes: Youth & Freedom (1953); Royal Highness (1952)

1950s

D8251/20

Scroll in tube entitled Strictly Private, satires or lampoonery

Poem on tube dated 1956.

c1956

D8251/21

Wooden dowel stamped ‘J C’.

 

 

D8251/22

Scroll of poems

Includes: On Spring (1893); A dream in 1894; Despondecy (1890)

1890s

D8251/23

Scroll of poems

Includes: My Mary Cupit (to a cousin of mine in Sheffield) (1897); To Miss Eliza Gregory (1895)

1890s

D8251/24

Scroll in tube

Includes: My Biography (1950)

1950s

D8251/25

Scroll in tube entitled INDEX

 

 

D8251/26

Large scroll of poems with full list

 

1961-1962

D8251/27

Wide scroll poem entitled Laura Car

 

 

D8251/28

Scroll of poems

Includes: Remember dear readers; Fame and fate; Original scribblings. (no dates)

 

D8251/29

Scroll of poems

 

1930s-1940s

D8251/30

Wide scroll of poems

Includes: 39 feet long; Gleanings in life’s pursuit (1932)

 

D8251/31

Scroll of poems

Includes: Coronation Reminders

1950s

D8251/32

Poem in tube entitled Hierographic Script

 

1961

D8251/33

Scroll of poems

includes: Hierography

1940s-1950s

D8251/34

Scroll of poems in tube labelled 5 Jun 1961 [90th birthday] Presentation 1961

 

1961

D8251/35

Poem in wide tube labelled Miss Laura Car

 

 

D8251/36

Poem in wide tube labelled Doon Gardens

 

 

D8251/37

Poem in wide tube labelled Herr Hitler the Dogge

 

 

D8251/38

Poem in wide tube labelled Fame and Fate

 

 

D8251/39

Poem in wide tube labelled Burns Manuscript

 

 

D8251/40

Wide tube labelled Derbyshire Courier with page from 23 Oct 1909 carrying picture and article about Mr John Cupit

Fragile condition – photocopy kept with tube.

c1909

D8251/41

Wide scroll, poem My Last Desire

 

 

D8251/42

Wide scroll of poems, large

 

c1900

D8251/43

Scroll of poems, large

With full list, includes: Miss Rudge. Labelled ‘2nd roll’.

 

D8251/44

Wide scroll of poems

Includes: Scripts Vic Chesterfield c1939

1930s

D8251/45

Wide scroll in tube labelled ‘Oh when we enter areanum; Lucifer, Cenotaph; My Last Desire; Vision of death

 

 

D8251/46

Wide scroll of poems

Includes: Miss Thomson Chesterfield (1931)

1930s

D8251/47

Wide scroll of poems

Includes: When we enter that Areanum

 

D8251/48

Wide scroll in tube labelled Sylva

With various loose pages and unnumbered lists

 

D8251/49

Cupit / Wilson family bible

 

 

D8251/50

William Henry Wilson’s notebook (containing mostly verses)

 

1817

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