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Viljoen, Helen Gill

Overview
Works: 1,232 works in 1,307 publications in 1 language and 2,077 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Archives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Owner
Classifications: PR5263, 928.2
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Publications about Helen Gill Viljoen
Publications by Helen Gill Viljoen
Most widely held works by Helen Gill Viljoen
Ruskin's Scottish heritage, a prelude by Helen Gill Viljoen( Book )
8 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
A preface to our day by Dwight L Durling( Book )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A preface to our day; an invitation to thought, discussion, and writing by Dwight Leonard Druling( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The Froude-Ruskin friendship, as represented through letters by James Anthony Froude( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A preface to our day; thought and expression in prose by Dwight Leonard Durling( Book )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Ruskin's backgrounds, friendships, and interests as reflected in the F.J. Sharp collection by Paul Klapper Library( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Archival Material )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Relating news of the family; updating him on his current painting; talking of Philip's [Burne-Jones] progress as a painter
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Saying he is pleased to know of "the prodigal's return. It was pleasant to me to think how happy Boo [Jane Faulkner] would be in this fulfilled hope and recovered pleasure;" inviting her and John to dine with him the following Tuesday
London, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Arranging a time for a visit
Harristown, Ireland, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
6 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sharing news of family, friends and her garden
[Harristown], to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Telling her of the seedlings and plants she will send her; relating news of family and friends
[Italy], to "Dearest Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
5 editions published between 1886 and 1903 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Concerning the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, and noting that his letters to Alexander "have been lately ... a little forgetful," but that "things were worse last year." Reminding Severn to "not take too much to heart anything that he says or does when not himself," and noting that "the cloud has been lifted even when all looked darkest, and [hoping] that it may be so now."
[Italy], to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
4 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Referencing the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, and thanking Severn for the "precious message" from him, hoping that "at last [their] prayers begin to be answered."
[Italy], to [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
4 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Relating a folktale told to Alexander by Polissena, concerning the baby Jesus being suckled by a young unmarried woman
[Harristown, Ireland], to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
3 editions published between 1882 and 1886 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thanking her for her sock order; talking of the weather and the fact that it is "not a bit like summer;" relating news of her grandson, Ernest Ward, who is staying with her
Lugano, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Concerning potential publication of Alexander's Roadside Songs of Tuscany, indicating that the wish of her "Mammina," Lucia Gray Swett Alexander, "is to have the whole book reproduced by photograph ... page by page ... just as she saw it growing up under [Alexander's] hand, years ago," but reiterating that "the manuscripts ... are in no way [the Alexander's] property." Noting that Alexander will send to Severn under another cover a letter "from a young Canadian lady ... telling about a visit which she made to the Mother of the Orphans," hoping that it will interest Severn and Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, but requesting that Severn send the letter back to Alexander when she has read it
London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Saying "we won't talk of this nonsense [Whistler trial] which is out of our lives altogether;" encouraging him to read a chapter in Dickens' "Uncommercial Traveller" called 'Titbull's Almshouses' so that he might "laugh five minutes;" adding "I want Dickens back again."
[Florence], to [Joan Severn] by Lucia Gray Swett( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Discussing the "numerous people who seek directly and indirectly to push themselves in at Brantwood," reminding Severn that they are "simply impostors and should be treated as such."
The imperfect round : Helen Gill Viljoen's Life of Ruskin by James L Spates( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
place not specified, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Thanking her for the invitation to call on Wednesday; inviting her to lunch on Friday; wishing her a Happy Christmas
 
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