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  • CRS/2/2/24

    Letter from Gerald Hughes to Donald Crossley Item

    2009
    Letter dated 19th of April 2009 from Gerald Hughes, addressed to Donald Crossley thanking him for his letter and the photographs, writing about the memories they evoked of him and Ted as children. Hughes goes on to write about a literary festival, as well as reassuring Crossley that they are away from the fires, before writing about his experiences and his fear of climate change.
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  • CRS/2/2/25

    Letter from Gerald Hughes to Donald Crossley Item

    2009
    Letter dated 15th of September 2009 from Gerald Hughes, addressed to Donald Crossley apologizing for his delayed reply and explaining the trying year they had been experiencing with his health. Hughes goes on to explain that he doesn't know the origin of the photo of the six young men, before complimenting Crossley on his photography skills and informing him about his family and finally apologizing again.
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  • CRS/2/2/26

    Christmas card from Gerald Hughes to Donald Crossley Item

    2009
    Christmas card dated 30th of November 2009 from Gerald Hughes, addressed to Donald Crossley thanking him for his previous letter and the pictures which accompanied it. Hughes writes about Crossley meeting Cedric Eastwood before explaining how he knew him and then writes about his age and a memory of his grandma and her father.
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  • CRS/2/2/27

    Christmas card from Gerald Hughes to Donald Crossley Item

    2010
    Christmas card dated 21st of December 2010 from Gerald Hughes, addressed to Donald Crossley thanking his for the previous card and painting before writing about his health and enquiring if Crossley has a copy of a photograph of 'Six Young Men' before offering to send him one. Hughes ends the letter encouraging the Crossley's to stay happy, fit and warm - through the severe weather in Yorkshire.
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  • CRS/2/2/28

    Letter from Gerald Hughes to Donald Crossley Item

    2011
    Letter dated 24th of December 2011 from Gerald Hughes, addressed to Donald Crossley thanking him for his previous letter and photos before discussing both Crossley and his wife's health. Hughes goes on to write his appreciation of the photographs, which took him back to his childhood and how he shared them with a dying Yorkshire man, who later passed away, and brought him great comfort. He goes on to write about his mother's love for Hardcastle Craggs and their trips there before the second world war, before commenting on a friend they shared. Hughes writes about his wife's health, commenting on chemo before wishing the Crossley's a good new year.
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  • CRS/2/2/29

    Letter from Gerald Hughes to Donald Crossley Item

    2011
    Letter dated 17th of July 2011 from Gerald Hughes, addressed to Donald Crossley thanking him for his previous letter and reassuring him about some health issues he'd written about. Hughes goes on to write about childhood memories of him and Ted, before commenting on how he misses seeing castles in Australia and writing about the nature of Aboriginals and their art and buildings.
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  • CRS/3/1/1

    "Under the Worlds Wild Rims (The Passing Of)" Item

    2002
    Album containing photographs around the demolision of the "Empress Foundry", Summer 2002 - with accompanying notes by Donald Crossley.
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  • CRS/3/1/2

    "The Weasels We Smoked out of the Bank" Item

    2000's
    Album containing photographs around the setting of the poem "The Weasels We Smoked out of the Bank" - with accompanying notes by Donald Crossley, as well as a copy of a letter from both Ted Hughes and Gerald Hughes.
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  • CRS/3/1/3

    "Two" Item

    2003
    Album containing photographs around the setting of the poem "Two" - with accompanying notes by Donald Crossley and a copy of a letter from Gerald Hughes.
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  • CRS/3/1/4

    "Tick Tock, Tick Tock" Item

    2012
    Album containing photographs around the setting of the poem "Tick Tock, Tick Tock" which is about a play - with accompanying notes by Donald Crossley.
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