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Viljoen, Helen Gill

Overview
Works: 950 works in 1,009 publications in 1 language and 1,786 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Diaries  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Owner
Classifications: PR5263, B
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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 453 libraries worldwide
A preface to our day by Dwight Leonard Durling( Book )
3 editions published between 1940 and 1958 in English and held by 211 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 68 libraries worldwide
Ruskin's backgrounds, friendships, and interests as reflected in the F.J. Sharp collection by Paul Klapper Library( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Archival Material )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Discussing the "divine defence of gipsies you have writ;" saying he is painting "some most beautiful pictures--much in advance of the age;" complaining about the "barbarous country of ours" and its treatment of "my dear arabs;" adding "I have turned arab, and my name is Fadl abu Mich ... so never say that the arabs haven't given a painter to the world because there's me."
[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
The Brantwood diary of John Ruskin, together with selected related letters and sketches of persons mentioned by John Ruskin( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Harristown, Ireland, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
6 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Discussing gardening; relating loss of her staff as "our establishment has dissolved itself most unaccountably--I lament;" telling of the loss of half of their oat crop due to an infestation of Daddy Longlegs larvae; talking of a local legal case and news of family
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 Beatrice Harraden( Archival Material )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thanking her for the "delightful time together in the Professor's [John Ruskin] library."
Lugano, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Discussing the "last wish that [Alexander's "Mammina," Lucia Gray Swett Alexander] seems to have left in this world:" to have Alexander's Roadside Songs of Tuscany "put together and published ... just as it left [her] hand." Asking whether "it would be possible ... who has the right to authorise it, [and] ... whether [her] Fratello [John Ruskin, is] so well now that his consent could be asked or given," and noting that the Alexanders "have no right nor property in those pages." Asking Severn to tell Alexander when she may write to Ruskin "without doing harm."
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."
All' Abetone, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing the health of "Fratello," John Ruskin, and asking Severn to notify Alexander as soon Ruskin is well enough to receive letters
London, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Inviting her to have lunch with her that afternoon and then arranging for a visit to Herne Hill later in the afternoon
place not specified, to John Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing, at length, his sadness and worries
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing the loan of a Titian and a Gainsborough sketch to a show; saying that John is "quite hoarse and can hardly speak today with a rough sore throat;" adding how much she and "coz" enjoyed her letter
The imperfect round : Helen Gill Viljoen's Life of Ruskin by James L Spates( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The first volume of John Ruskin's Modern Painters, in its relation to eighteenth and early ninteenth century thought by Helen Gill Viljoen( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Noting at the top of the letter that "this is for John--but you must open it or you'll be making custards;" asking him to "Read enclosed."
Harristown, Ireland, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing arrangements for her visit in August; asking if she and 'The Master" [John La Touche] might visit Brantwood "between May and Harvest."
 
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