Contains 41 Results:
The Key to the Tarot: Being Fragments of a Secret Tradition under the Veil of Divination by Arthur Edward Waite. New Edition. London: Rider and Co. Inscription in front of book reads “Anne Ridler from C.W. [Charles Williams] via M.D.! [Margaret Douglas] 1963.” Call no.: BF1879.T2 W35 1920. See additional description on p. 194 of Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop.
Metal Three Nuns tobacco tin containing a set of tarot cards (the 'Marseille' tarot, the most traditional tarot generally available) once belonging to Charles Williams. Incomplete deck of 59 cards. See additional description on p. 194 of Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop.
2 folders. Lamb, Lynton. Artwork for the cover of Three Plays by Charles Williams. Includes a folded piece of paper with the inscription "Lynton Lamb / artist - often commissioned by OUP" in Anne Ridler's writing; also includes a photocopied photograph of Lamb, and a biographical article about him from Amen House; originally included on the cover of the 1931 edition of Three Plays published by Oxford University Press. 11"x16"
Including: information on the 1997 conference, newsletter drafts and excerpts, obituary for Charles Hadfield, newsletters 61-70 index, December 1993 membership list, issue 101 of the Newsletter (Winter 2001) with accompanying correspondence to Vivian Ridler from Stephen Medcalf. 27pp.
Sketch of Charles Williams by Anne Spalding, "with best Christmas wishes to Anne Ridler, 1945", 1942-1945
Notebook in Anne Ridler's handwriting titled "Notes from the Writings of Charles Williams" and other short pieces, 1937-1969
Correspondence, including letters with Stephen Medcalf, Raymond Hunt, Vivian Ridler, Alice Mary Hadfield, Oxford University Press, Phillida, and others, undated, 1938-1958
Miscellaneous published pieces: “After Ronsard” poem, photocopied excerpts from The Inklings by Humphrey Carpenter, and book chapter titled “The Arthurian Legend”, n.d.
Correspondence, including letters with Alice Mary Hadfield, the Charles Williams Society, Humphrey Carpenter, Brian Horne, Martin Moynihan, and others, 1976-1989
Correspondence, including letters with the Charles Williams Society, Charles Hadfield, Roma A. King, Gavin Ashenden, Georgette Versinger, and others, 1990-2001
Notebook belonging to Anne Ridler in which she has recorded what she describes as "Charles Williams loquitur' [his obiter dicta], n.d.
Original envelopes which held items in this collection, some with handwritten notes and addresses on the front, 1945-2001
(February 22, 1992, Oxford University). Also includes a typed outline titled "Charles Williams and the Dominions of Love: A Critical Analysis and Critical Edition of The Silver Stair, Poems of Conformity, Divorce, and Windows of Night (December 17, 1991, New College). 24pp.
Jones, Rufus M. "The Affirmative and Negative Ways in the Pseudo-Dionysius," typed transcript from Studies in Mystical Religion, ca. 1951
Mecalf, Stephen. "The Dance Along the Artery: T.S. Eliot and Charles Williams," handwritten paper, ca. 2000
Ridler, Anne et al. Various notes on the Taliessin poems by Charles Williams, including a mailer dated October 11, 1990, ca. 1990
"The Commonplace Book: Charles Williams's Early Approach to the Arthurian Poetry" by Georgette Versinger, 1999-2000
(London: Oxford UP, 1940). Stapled inside a paper cover with an inscription by Williams which reads: "for Anne / C.W. / Dec. / 40." In envelope with annotations by Anne Ridler. Pages numbered ix-xxii. 1 pamphlet and 1 envelope.
(London: Faber & Faber, 1941). Includes pages: 13-16, 209-311, with a stamp dated December 20, 1940 and another set of pages 305-316 with a stamp dated February 3, 1941. 64pp.
Versinger, Georgette. "Charles Williams's Imagination of the Fall and Redemption in The Advent of Galahad", 2000
Talk given to the CW Society and published in the Newsletter (February 5, 2000). Includes a letter dated February 21, 2000, an envelope, and a sheet headed "Queries about CW's Plays." 26pp.
Two photo albums featuring a couple photos of Williams, Michal, Michael, and vairous photos of friends in the circle of Williams admirers, including Alice Mary Hadfield
Also include photos of Ridler's trips to Italy, and British landscape photos. 2 albums (at end of archive), original prints stored in the Williams Photograph Collection. Copies of the photos are in this folder. 21pp.
The Anne Ridler Collection contains correspondence and other documents relating to the life and work of Anne Ridler, poetess, playwright, and editor. Materials in the collection are primarily focused on Charles Williams.